One day awareness camp

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    IMPHL, May 11: The long drawn insurgency in the state over the past years has adversely affected the women & children the most. The economic status & independence of women has seen a sharp decline. A number of self help groups to improve the situation had sprung up over the past few years, however, the basics of functionary & knowledge to progress the idea ahead, was found wanting. With a view to enhance the economic status of rural women of Manipur in general & Churachandpur district in particular, the “Action for Women & Child Advancement (AWCA)” with its founder Ms Grace Zamnu, MDC had taken an initiative & organised a one day awareness training on Basics of Self Help Group to rural women of Churachandpur district on 11 May 11. The training event was jointly inaugurated by Brigadier Surendra Mehta, Commander 27 Sector AR & Mr Langkhanpao Guite, ADC Chairman, Churachandpur. There was a representation of 26 self help groups from the district in the training, in a press released.
    The inaugural speech was given by the Commander. The training spanned over two sessions to include, “Invocation of the Self Help Groups(SHGs) & Training Programme”, viewing a documentary on SHGs & its importance, Book keeping & account balance, Credit & saving linkage to SHGs, Experience sharing, SHG for sustainable development of the rural people, & Discussion hour, it further added.

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