CDS Chairpersons State Level Meeting held Updated On 2018-02-09
The State level meeting of the newly elected CDS chairpersons was held at Jimmy George Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram on 8 February 2018. On inaugurating the event, Dr K.T Jaleel, Minister, LSGD, Government of Kerala said that the CDS Chairpersons should ensure that maximum help is given to the society while spending the project funds. The CDS Chairpersons have a huge responsibility to get the help and assistance to the right beneficiaries. Through Destitute Free Kerala Programme, the CDS Chairpersons should ensure that no one is starving in the neighbourhoods, he added.
It is because of the responsibility shown by Kudumbashree Mission that we were entrusted to do the survey for LIFE programme. Such surveys were conducted by private agencies before expending huge amounts. Minister had asked the CDS to start She Lodges in Urban Local Bodies. Kudumbashree super markets should be started in every CDS for the better marketing of Kudumbashree products.
Minister said that the governing body had made decisions to include the educated girls from the younger generation to be the part of this system. By including those who had been educated in the medical, para medical and engineering sectors, enterprises like medical labs, medical shops, physiotherapy centres, parallel colleges etc could be launched.
Smt. Yasmin Arimbra who had bagged the Kairali TV Jwala Award was felicitated at the function. The district officials who had lead the Kudumbashree elections were also felicitated.
Shri. K. Muraleedharan, MLA presided over the function. Shri. S. Harikishore, Executive Director, Kudumbashree welcomed the gathering. Smt. C.S Sujatha, Former MP and Governing Body Member, Kudumbashree, Shri. Pramod, Programme Officer, Kudumbashree, Smt. Niranjana, Programme Officer, Kudumbashree, Shri. Binu Francis, Programme Officer, Kudumbashree, Shri Dathan, Programme Officer, Kudumbashree, Smt Amrida G.S, Programme Officer, Kudumbashree, Shri. Sajith Sukumaran, Chief Operating Officer, Kudumbashree NRO, Dr. Praveen C.S, Chief Operating Officer, DDUGKY also attended the function.