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Skill development to be encouraged in rural areas : Dr. Gagan

MLA R.S.Pura Dr. Gagan Bhagat while inaugurating Cutting and Tailoring Center at Ward No. 7 R.S.Pura said that skill development will be the main focus in rural and Sub-urban areas. The literacy level is very low in these areas and besides reducing the school drop-out we have to work collectively to encourage skill development among the border and rural area dwelling people. No political party has ever sincerely worked for the betterment of these people, they are always at the receiving and as one hand they face bravely the unprovoked cross border firing at International Border by the neighboring country, and they have been suffering from loss of property and Dairy animals which are the main source of income of these people. Dr. Gagan Bhagat impressed upon women belonging to weaker sections to come forward and take benefit from various schemes introduced by the Center Government for their empowerment and economic development.
He said that the Social Welfare Department is assisting women to grow as useful members of the society by supporting various projects aimed at improving their economic conditions and the tailoring and cutting centre for women which would help him to acquire skills for self-employment.
Later on Dr Gagan Bhagat toured Ward No 7,8 and4 and inquired about the desilting work being done in the large drainage channels of R.S.Pura, Locals appreciated the work, as the manual desilting had never been done in R.S.Pura and also held a meeting with the women workers of Bhartiya Janta Party and listened to their problems including scarcity old age pension and widow pensions.Dr. Gagan assured the people that all their genuine demands will be redressed. The Prominent persons among those who were present included E.O R.S.Pura, SHO R.S.Pura, BJP Mandal Pradhan Natha Ram, BJP City President Inder Sudan, Manmohan Choudhary, Rajesh Kumar, Anil Kumar.