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Sewa bharati: Saksham - Empowering differently-abled women

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SAMADRISHTI, Kshamata Vikas Evam Anusandhan Mandal (SAKSHAM) has started many projects exclusively for women empowerment during the last a few years. One among them is Virangula Kendra in Akola, Maharashtra. It may look like a recreation centre, but it is basically a project for complete empowerment of differently-abled women. The special emphasis is on self-reliance. The women are imparted training of various kinds of domestic industries, rangoli, handicraft, making paper envelops, bags, yogasan, meditation, legal aid, etc. Women at this centre regularly manufacture many kinds of products including spices, dry chatani, potato chips, papad, paper bags, etc. It is purchased by local grocery store owners, medical stores, etc. in bulk.

The regular training and practice of yogasan and meditation have cured many physical ailments of the women staying here. A gynecologist conducts their regular check-up. They are also guided about cleanliness. Recently, the …

Sewa Bharati felicitates talented economically deprived students

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UTTARAKHAND unit of Sewa Bharati felicitated talented and studious students of Sewa Bastis on October 10. Chief guest on the occasion was Shri Prem Budakoti. According to Sewa Bharati district president Shri Jai Narayan Agarwal, 50 students from classes I to VIII including 3 students who scored above 90 per cent, 16 students who scored above 80 per cent, 18 students who scored above70 per cent and 13 students who scored above 60 per cent, were honoured.

Umesh Mishra, who won the first prize by scoring above 90 per cent is a student of Engineering from IIT Roorkie and is an orphan. He got a scholarship from Sewa Bharati. Second award went to Himani Verma, who scored 92 per cent while Aditi was third with 90 per cent. He said Sewa Bharati has 22 centres all over the State where economically deprived students are provided free coaching. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Prem Budakoti said the Sewa Bharati always focused on well-being of others.

(By Ravindra S…