Reports on Manipur women’s socio economic status released

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 21, 2018: A survey report publication on Socio-Economic Status of Women in Manipur by Drishti Stree Adhyayan Prabodhan Kendra (Women Studies and Training Centre), Pune, was released today at Court Hall, Manipur University.

As chief guest of the report release function, Nemcha stated that the contribution of Manipuri women in the socio-economic aspect is significantly large; whether in the organized or unorganized sector, they have been making their presence felt everywhere. Our women have also been known for their courage, skill and active involvement in many social, economic, political and cultural activities, she added.

The minister highlighted the several schemes introduced by the central government and state government for the empowerment and welfare of women; the prime goals of all such schemes for women is to provide them protection, better health facilities, enough education to make them employable and to make them financially strong.

Nemcha called upon all the women to avail various welfare schemes introduced by the government introduced with a main aim to uplift their life socially and economically and assured that none of the deserving ones for any social schemes will be denied of their rights.

Drishti Stree Adhyayan Prabodhan Kendra is a centre of information documentation and research related to women issues. The report is based on the study on parameters like, education, health, employment and social status, their role in social interactions, family system, marriage system, etc. along with the impact of geographical conditions, political scenario and political psyche on their lives.

Founder trustee, Drishti Stree Adhyayan Prabodhan Kendra, Geeta Gunde, dean, School of Life Science, Manipur University, Prof. G.A. Shantibala Devi, secretary, Anjali Deshpande, Geeta Gokhale also graced the occasion as chairperson, guest of honour, president, special guest respectively and concern officials faculties and students of Manipur University were also part of the release function.

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