Women empowerment key to overall development: Royals Welfare Society
Mahbubnagar: Stressing that women empowerment and implementation of Swatch Bharat, are the two key major issues that needs to establish a strong foundation in the rural areas, the members of Royals Welfare Society, who had visited for a 10 day awareness camp programme in Dwaraka Nagar Village of Madanapur mandal in Wanaparthy district, said that if true development of rural areas is to be witnessed then these two subjects must be addressed on priority.
The members of Royals Welfare Society (RWS), who had visited Dwaraka Nagar village for a 10 day tour from 17th to 27th of June this month, took part in various awareness programmes like Swatch Bharat, Haritha Haaram and Women empowerment. The RWS member also took part in the interactive sessions with the villagers and discussed with them about the issues, problems and challenges faced by them. During their awareness programmes the RWS members discussed about the Right to information act and its importance, Women empowerment and its impact on overall development, they also shared information regarding prevailing violence against women and how they should tackle with this menace.
The members of the society, who concluded their 10 day awareness camp programme met with district collector Swetha Mohanthi and submitted a report to her. They also explained to the collector about various problems and issues faced by the villagers and urged her to take immediate action to resolve the same.
Dwaraka Nagar Sarpanch Anitha, while taking part in the meeting with the collector said she was inspired by the initiatives and steps taken up by Gangadevi Pally village in Warangal and she has initiated steps to implement Swatch Bharat programme strictly. “We have decided to impose a fine of Rs. 500 against those who go for open defecation in the village,” said Anitha. The society members appreciated the initiative of the Sarpanch and said these kinds of steps will help achieve our goals at a faster pace.
The Royals Welfare Society members thanked Somasekhar, DICCI Coordinator from Jogulamba Gadwal district, for organising the 10 day awareness camp programme in Wanaparthy district.