'Sabala' to be implemented in state

Nutritious food for girls between 11 and 18 years, says Patil

Inaugurating the Mahila Dasara at the Platinum Jubilee Hall in J K Grounds here on Friday, Patil said the scheme would be implemented across the State, once the project completes in nine districts.

He also said that under the Balasanjivini scheme, government would bear the treatment cost for children from their birth to the age of six years.  He said a memorandum of understanding has been signed with six major hospitals in the state and financial assistance between Rs 35,000 and Rs 50,000 would be given to each child for treatment of 18 diseases.

Mysore district has 2,287 anganwadis and 6,152 sthree shakthi groups and they have deposits to the tune of Rs 44 crore. The deposit by sthree shakthi groups in the state amounts to Rs 951 crore.

Under the Bhagyalakshmi scheme, bonds have been distributed to 44,075 beneficiaries in the district. Bonds would be distributed to the remaining persons soon, he added
Anganwadi worker Rekha, entrepreneur K Anitha Venkatesh and Manjula Ramesh were feted on the occasion.

Stalls

Various stalls were seen selling coffee, honey from Kodagu, designer pots, delicacies from Belgaum including Kunda had also been set-up at the venue.

The eye-catching stall was set-up by students of JSS Law College, who had pinned posters demonstrating the violence taking place against women.

They also highlighted the problems faced by women and the legal help they could seek in case of atrocities against them.

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