SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Sajad Hussain on Tuesday inaugurated Panchayat Raj Diwas in connection with Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Panchayat Ghar Sangus here.
District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Block Programme Manager NRLM, officials of RDD and other concerned besides women running self-help groups (SHGs) and locals were present on the occasion.
Applauding the efforts of SHGs, the DC said that they have become role models for others to emulate by establishing their own units and business establishments. He also complimented officials of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) for their active role and tireless efforts in guiding the women to establish their own business ventures.
The DC said that women play a pivotal role in the development of the society and their empowerment is a prerequisite for the same.