INDRI , Pardeep Kumar :-
Under Rastriya Gramin livelihood Mission started by the Central Government as many as 10 Lacs families living below the poverty line in the country would be made self dependent during the year 2011-12. This was disclosed by Chief Secretary Haryana Smt. Urvasi Gulati while addressing the women members of Self help group at Rajiv Gandhi Community Development Centre Nilokheri about 20 kms. from karnal today. As many as 15 Lacs Self help group would be formed in the country during the 12 Plan under the above scheme, she added.
She said that those women who had excepted the challenge of going ahead and generate energy within themselves succeeded in the becoming the role model of the society in the country and the women has so proved in this session. She further said that the women imbibes energy in themselves to choose their path for their alround development and progress. Mrs. Gulati laid greater stress on delivery in huts made by the State Government to save the life of women and newly born child. This has resulted in saving the life of women and their newly born child to the extent of 23% in the year 2005 but delivery of women in huts has succeeded in saving the life of women and newly born children to 74% now.
Mrs. Gulati said that the men and women were the two wheels of the cart. In the society and the whole society is driven by this.
The Chief Secretary said that the Haryana Government had achieved 3rd position in the country in total sanitation programme launched by the Central Government. The Union Government had given prizes to 1248 villages under “Nirmal Purushkar Yojna”. The Watch Committies made by the State Government has succeeded in the success of this total sanitation programme.
Mrs. Gulati said that the women folk should use sanitary napkeens in order to save themselves from many a disease and also to suppliment their income. While referring to the disease of breast Cancer in women, she asked the Management of the Institute to provide knowledge about its cure by the women herself.
The success women of the followings Self help groups of the State expressed their views on this occasion.
Smt. Nirmala Chauhan from Yamuna Nagar narrated her story. She said that she was M.A. and after marriage she became house wife for 15 years. One day she came to know about the self help group schemes and adopted it and now she is earning Rs. 20 thousand per month from the various schemes like bee keeping & Noodels etc. Smt. Sumitra from Hisar said that 6 thousand women under self help group were working under her. I have succeeded in eliminating foeticide, dowery and removal of illitracy etc. from the society. And for doing these works I had been many a times honored by the Distt. Administration.
Earlier the Chief Secretary inaugurated Administrative Block built at a cost of Rs. 24 lacs. She also inaugurated Multipurpose Building built at a cost of Rs. 27 lacs 50 thousand.
Principal Secretary & Financial Commissioner Panchayati Department Haryana Mr. P.Raghvinder said that as many as 1050 Chopal for ladies in rural areas has been constructed sofar and 134 Stadium had been completed against a target of 190 stadias. The remaining would be completed by the end of Dec. 2011. The Director of Panchayat Mr. Anand Mohan Saran and Deputy Commissioner Smt. Neelam Pardeep Kasni also praised the role of women in their upliftment and alround progress.