IMPHAL, July 21: A one day workshop cum reconstitution of the Phungyar Block Mahila Congress was held today at the residence of Phunyar MLA Victor Keishing at Mantripukri.
The programme was attended by Manipur Pradesh Mahila Congress president RK Ranisana Devi as chief guest. Speaking at the function, she said that the workshop cum reconstitution and enrolment of the Mahila Block Congress Committee and District Congress Committee is being organized in all the 60 constituencies of the State following the instruction from the All India Mahila Congress president Anita Verma following a two day National Council meeting held at Mumbai on July 9th and 10th.
The Mahila Block Congress Committee in every district is to give awareness to the people of the state regarding various schemes and yojanas taken up under the central government so that people can benefit from these schemes and Joyanas, she further said.
Among these schemes around 40 schemes are for the women only, she informed.
One of the most important things that the Mahila Congress is to check the increasing cases of crime against women in the state by organizing workshops and awareness programmes against it, she said.
She directed the executive members and members of the Phunyar Block Mahila Congress to organise workshop and awareness programme every month and submit the reports to her.
Speaking at the workshop, newly elected Phunyar block Mahila Congress president Margarate Singlei informed that the Phunyar block Mahila Congress has been reconstituted with 12 executive members for the five years term to take up awareness programmes in Phuyar Constituency.