Women panchayat representatives strive for a better society


Bhubaneswar: A group of elected women representatives of Khurda district have volunteered to take the lead to make a society free of domestic violence and addictives like liquor and tobacco. They are also busy ensuring better implementation of various welfare programmes by the government and improve the sanitation facilities.

With able support from People’s Cultural Centre (PECUC), The Hunger Project (THP), these representatives from Balianta and other blocks in the outskirts of Bhubaneswar under the umbrella Aliva Women Panchayat Functionaries Federation in an interactive programme detailed their various activities and their goals on Wednesday.

The women representatives narrated their experience how they helped the locals during the Phailin and floods in October 2013, monitored the MDM projects in schools, counseled liquor addicts to give up their bad habits and advised couples to maintain domestic peace.