Mysuru: Marking the implementation of the Deendayal Antyodaya National Urban Livelihood Mission, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had organised a programme ‘Shahari Samruddi Utsav’ at Town Hall here this morning.
Members of Sthree Shakti Groups and other organisations, who participated in the programme, were briefed on Central Scheme like Jan Dhan, Jeevan Jyoti, Suraksha Bhima and Ujjwala.
Inaugurating the programme, District Minister G.T. Devegowda asked women to be aware of Central and State Government projects to become socially and financially empowered.
Citing the example of Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murty, he said that many women had risen to top positions in all spheres.
MP Pratap Simha spoke on the betterment of rail and air connectivity to Mysuru with good Central participation. He suggested MCC to further strengthen the Swachhta Abhiyan.
Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath, Deputy Mayor Shafi Ahmed, MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha, Corporators M.V. Ramprasad & Shantakumari and others were present.
Earlier to that, members of Sthree Shakti Groups, MCC employees and others took out a rally from MCC office to Town Hall which was flagged off by Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath.
An exhibition and sale of products made by Sthree Shakti Groups was also organised at the premises of Town Hall.