Union Minister Felicitates 10 Social Bodies

    Union labour minister Oscar Fernandis has said literate
    women are directly proportional to the development of
    any Country
    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
Women honoured
by Harmony Foundation Indore
on 28th January 2009
    The Minister felicitated
    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

    Barli Development Institute For Rural women established in 1985, is been dedicated to
    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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