DLCW to come up in Kulgam soon

KULGAM, AUGUST 11 A full-fledged District Level Centre for Women (DLCW) will come up in Kulgam under centrally-sponsored Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK) scheme soon.

This was disclosed by Mission Director MSK J&K Rifat Aarif while chairing a meeting with the officers of ICDS here.

Among others, District Programme Officer Sheikh Ghulam Hassan, State Resource Person for Women Sameena Mir, all CDPOs and Supervisors attended the meeting.

It was said that the DLCW will come up in the district for which the land has been already identified. It was hoped that the Centre will serve as a platform for skill upgradation, information dissemination and grievance redressal system for the womenfolk of the district.

The meeting was told that the DLCW will evolve into a multipurpose centre with a focus on facilitating women empowerment.

The centre on completion will house a common window clearance system through which the identified women entrepreneurs, SHGs will receive direct benefits under development and welfare schemes.

Earlier, DPO highlighted the progress achieved so far regarding the launch of the project and assured to mobilize the staff for creating awareness about the scheme.

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