DHEW Jammu organises awareness seminar on Women Centric Schemes in GGM Science College
Jammu : District Hub for Empowerment of Women, Mission Shakti, Social Welfare Department Jammu in collaboration with Career Counselling and Placement Cell of GGM Science College on Wednesday organised an awareness seminar on “Women centric schemes and services of Govt. for women empowerment and upliftment. ”
The awareness seminar was held under the patronage of the College Principal Dr. Rajesh Kumar Gupta to familiarize the students and the faculty members about various welfare schemes of the central Government, particularly for women.
Shagun Manchanda, (District Mission Coordinator) deliberated on various schemes & services run by the Govt. departments. Gender specialist, Khusboo Kapthe stressed on the need to promote gender sensitivity to encourage equality among genders.
She highlighted the women centric schemes like scholarship schemes, SMAS(State Marriage Assistance Scheme for poor and needy girls), Pension schemes for old age, widow and physically disabled women.
She also explained Schemes like Ladli Beti and Sukanya Yojana for providing financial security to the girls. Emergency helpline numbers for women (181), child (1098), Elder line (14567) Drug De-addiction (14446) were also shared. Nearly 70 students participated in the programme.
It was an interactive session where the students got satisfied with their queries related to various schemes. Faculty members of the CCPC Committee namely Dr. Devinder Kumar Sharma, Convener CCPC, Prof. Shrdha Anand, Prof. Sunita Kumari, Prof Asha Sharmhal and Prof Pinky Chandwal Coordinated and attended the whole event. The event was anchored by Rahil Bhat, student of 5th Semester, GGM Science College.