Union labour minister Oscar Fernandis has said literate
women are directly proportional to the development of
While addressing a function organised by Harmony
Foundation to felicitate 10 social organisations of Indore
for their noble work, the minister on Wednesday said:
'Educating one woman 'is like giving light to one house. If
every woman would be literate, every house would be
developed and when every house would be developed,
the country would be developed.'
|Barli Development Institute for Rural
by Harmony Foundation Indore
on 28th January 2009
Abhayas Mandai, Barli Development Institute for Rural Women, Centre for Environmental
Protection Research and Development, Islamiya Karimiya Society, Shri Manav Seva Trust,
Rupankan, Sadachar Samiti, Sewa Mandir, Social Welfare Centre and Shradhanand Bal Ashram,
Lauding the workers done by the NGOs, Fernandis said that no doubt these organisations had been doing a great job by
addressing various social issues I concerning the poor. 'One organisation is working for the development of the rural women,
the other is ensuring that poor patients get necessary things and then there is one organisation which has taken up
responsibility of protecting environment and a few to say, I salute these organisations for their social works,' he said.
National award for communal harmony winner Father Domnic Emmanuel, Harmony Foundation president Anand Mohan
Mathur, vice-president Bharat Chhaparwal and others shared the dais with the minister while Father Prasad conducted the
the overall integrated development of Rural women. Its programme include from literacy
to highly qualitative education and training Till date about 4500 women from different
states have been trained. The trainees are given an intense training in environmental
conservation. Institute uses Solar Energy from Cooking to ironing of clothes is used in
all different ways in a big way. It is a very big centre for Research, Development and
manufacturing of Solar Technologies. This centre has made a commendable contribution
in the field of Environmental Conservation."
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