Tajikistan Delegation visiting Kerala to study more about Kudumbashree Mission came to see Dr. K.T Jaleel, Minister, Local Self Government Department, Government of Kerala. The Delegation invited Kudumbashree to Tajikistan for replicating the Kudumbashree model in Tajikistan context.The delegation visited Minister at his chamber at Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram .
The 10 membered delegation include Ms.Jamilya Saidova, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Tajakistan, Mr.Abubakr Inomov, Minister of Justice,Tajikistan and other senior officials from various departments.
The delegation is studying Kudumbashree programme with a view to explore replication of best practices in context of Tajikistan. Based on the interaction with the Kudumbashree officials, they are understanding the approach of Kudumbashree Mission towards women empowerment and poverty alleviation in Kerala. Daily field trips are also arranged as part of their visit. By interacting and visiting the beneficiaries of Kudumbashree, the delegation is understanding the key elements that has contributed to the scale and sustainability of the programme, the policy environment and the role of support institutions that had contributed to the growth of Kudumbashree. The delegation is closely analyzing the intervention that Kudumbashree had made in Kerala for the last 20 years.
The delegation include other officials Ms Azimova Mahbuba, Deputy Chairperson for Committee of Women and Family Affairs, Tajikistan, Ms Zulfiya Kurbonova, Head of Department on Women rights and empowerment, Presidential Apparatus, Tajikistan, Ms Zebo Sharifova, Executive Director of League of Women Lawyers of Tajikistan, Ms Mohru Makhmudova, Advisor, GIZ TRIGGER (Towards Rural Inclusive Growth and Economic Resilience ). The team also include the officials from Tajikistan chapter of Oxfam, the international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, Mr. Seyed Faiz Hayat, Economic Justice Programme Manager, Economic Justice Programme, Tajikistan, Mr Farhod Khalikov, Economic Justice Deputy programme Manager, Tajikistan, Ms. Masuda Saidova, Co-ordinator, GEM programme, Tajikistan and Ms. Safamo Gulomova, GEM Program Officer.
Shri. K. P Anil, Private Secretary, LSGD, Shri. M Raghavan, Assistant Private Secretary, LSGD, Shri. Santhosh Kumar.S, Assistant Private Secretary, LSGD, Smt.S. Nisha, Director, Kudumbashree Mission, Shri. Binu Francis, Programme Officer, Shri. Ajith Chacko, Chief Operating Officer, Smt. Jayanthi narendranath, Public Relations Officer and Dr. Rahul. K, Thematic Anchor were also present at the occassion.