Hon'ble Chief Minister launches Kudumbashree School Updated On 2017-10-21
Kudumbashree School aiming at the personality development and social, cultural, educational empowerment of women was officially launched by Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister, Government of Kerala at Penpol Ground, Vilappil Panchayath on 21 October 2017. "Kudumbashree Women should be more alert about the social disasters existing in the society and should try to become the hope and consolation of their own areas".Minister said.
Kudumbashree School, the informal education programme which is executed coordinating with the NHGs envisages to improve the intellectual quality of common women. For this, information on different arena are given to them. As part of the state wide launch, district wise launch was also planned and successfully executed in every district. Ministers, MLAs, MPs also took part in the programme. Kudumbashree school enables the women to be aware of the need of social commitment and equip them to be part of the campaigns against alcohol and drugs.
Retired school teachers, experts from social, cultural and different other sectors will be given training to Kudumbashree women. In addition to this, 6 Resource persons were selected from every ward. That is, 1.19 lakh ward level teachers from 19854 wards will become part of this programme. Two hour training will be given to NHG women for a tenure of 6 weeks. Those who complete 12 hours of Kudumbashree School training will be given certificates. For the successful implementation of the programme, Kudumbashree Mission had ensured the convergence with different departments.
Through Kudumbashree School, the women will be made aware of the different programmes executed by Kudumbashree in the state. Kudumbashree Mission not only aims at the social, financial and cultural empowerment but also at the intellectual empowerment as well. The programme also aims at retrieving the indigenous agricultural culture of Kerala.