The 6 day training programme for minority/rural women, organised at Madal village, Rathian panchayat in Udhampur district under Nai Roshani scheme of Union Ministry for Minority Affairs for Leadership Development of Minority women, concluded here today.During the training camp, being organized by Destitute And Handicapped Welfare Association (DAHWA), the resource persons educated the trainees on different topics like Leadership, Educational Empowerment, Health and Hygiene, Swachh Bharat, Financial System, Life Skills, Legal Rights, Digital Literacy and Advocacy through the printed literature and audio-visuals. The trainees were also given lectures by the experts of various government departments on their respective schemes. Besides, the camp witnessed lectures by departmental experts from Social Welfare, agriculture, Horticulture and allied departments.Chief Horticulture Officer, B.V.Gupta, who was the chief guest on the occasion, distributed cheques, as stipend, among the trainees. He delivered an informative lecture on women issues besides highlighting the schemes of Horticulture department. He appreciated the enthusiasm of the trainees and asked them to adopt self employment ventures available under different schemes of Horticulture sector and other sectors as well to live an independent and dignified life.
He exhorted upon them to optimally utilize this training for their socio-economic empowerment. He complimented DAHWA for their hard efforts in successful implementation of this women oriented scheme and stressed on the need of organizing more such camps which are of paramount importance for empowerment of under privileged women.DAHWA Chairman, S.S.Sumbria, expressed gratitude to the district administration especially Deputy Commissioner Ravinder Kumar for his cooperation and support in successful implementation of this training programme. He hoped that the district administration would continue its support to the organization in effective implementation of such programmes.The trainees were provided literature kits containing training modules prescribed by the Ministry besides were also served lunch during the 6-day training programme. The Resource persons who conducted the training were Miss Geeta Devi and Miss Neelam Devi while Ayushi Billawaria was the batch Coordinator.