Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LVC conducts women gram sabha at Longmatra

Longmatra Village Council (LVC) under Longmatra block Kiphire district conducted “Mahila Sabha” (Women only Gram Sabha) on June 6, at Longmatra village council hall, Kiphire.
The Gram Sabha was conducted for the first time in Kiphire Aspirational District.
According to a DIPR report, the Salini V. Sasi, young fellow of NIRDPR as part of creating model GP clusters project, under the ministry of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj was the facilitator of Mahila Sabha in Longmatra village. The BPM of NRLM Atsope, centre administrator of Sakhi One-Stop Centre, Rolila S Sangtam handled a session on the legal rights of women.
Meanwhile, MGN fellow, Sukanya conducted a session on livelihood development and financial independence.
Later, major challenges and issues in the village especially for women were also discussed.
The programme was participated by women from the village and council members, head GB and other officials from the village.
It may be mentioned that a Mahila Sabha or women only Gram Sabha is a meeting of women of a village, which takes place before the Gram Sabha to address issues related to women. The Mahila Sabha is constituted in a village to primarily discuss and bring solutions to all the basic problems faced by women in the village.
Women who have completed the age of 18 or enrolled in the electoral roll can participate in the programme, DIPR report informed.