Army to empower women of Kalakote with driving skill

Rashtriya Rifles at Kalakote under the aegis of Reasi based Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters came out with a training project to empower these women with driving skills and reduce their dependency on male members of the family for conveyance by private vehicles and to manage their daily household chores comfortably. A driving course for women is being conducted for a duration of 21 days from June 17, 2016 to July 07 at Kalakote with participation of 20 women under it Sadbhavana project.
During the training, the participants will be trained on theoretical as well as practical aspects of driving.
Speaking on the occasion, the army authorities said that this step is apart of the overall effort by the organization towards empowerment of women which will be enable them to become self-dependant in future thereby reducing their dependency on male members of their families for day to day needs. Army also brought out that similar projects are also planned for future.
The general public of Kalakote conveyed their gratitude for this innovative idea of the army in line with a number of initiatives to improve the standard of life of women. The aspiring women trainees said that the professional skills imparted to them will help them become more confident and they would be able to efficiently run their family in today’s dynamic society.

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