WOMEN SHOULD BE SELF SUSTAINABLE: ROHAN KHAUNTE

Panaji: – December 2, 2017 … Minister for Labour and Employment Shri Rohan Khaunte informed that the Government proposes to open two more labour welfare centres at Salvador do Mundo and Penha De Franca. He was addressing the gathering as a Chief Guest after inaugurating the Labour Welfare Centre at Succor Porvorim yesterday.

Being the first welfare centre in Porvorim Constituency, Shri Khaunte appealed to the women to avail the benefits of the Labour Welfare Centre and make utmost use of the training being imparted to them. He stressed that training is very much essential, to achieve better performance and efficiency.

Informing about the courses Shri Milind Govekar, Assistant Labour Commissioner said that through these Labour Welfare Centres, training is being imparted in different crafts like embroidery, needle work, cutting and tailoring etc. “The main objective of these Labour Welfare Centres is to train the family members of the industrial workers specially women, so that they become self-employed and can earn to some extent to help their family. Presently there are 25 Labour Welfare Centres functioning in the State of Goa,” he added. Shri Govekar also informed that after completion of the courses, the participants will be given certificate and sewing machine with the aim that they can start their own businesses.

Commissioner, Labour & Employment, Shri Gopal Parsekar, Zilla Panchayat Member Smt.Vaishali Satardekar, Penha De Franca  ZP Member Shri Gupesh Naik, Panch Members of Village Panchayat Succorro were also present at the function.

Shri Gokuldas Gawde  compered the programme and proposed the vote of  thanks .

This function was followed by inauguration of  200KVA transformer at Coelho wado Britona by Shri Rohan Khaunte.  Installation of transformer is a huge reprieve for the people of the area as local were facing low voltage problems said Shri Khaunte.

Penha de Franca Sarpanch Shri Swapnil Chodankar, Deputy Sarpanch Manisha Naik and other Panch members were present on the occasion.

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