Family counselling and short-stay home in Kanyakumari
Good deeds should be mission of Indian women?Geetha Raveendaran
Realising the prevailing danger posed by the minority institutions being run in the name of welfare activities in Tamil Nadu, the Seva Bharati and Mangayar Mangalam, an organisation associated with the Rashtra Sevika Samiti, have launched various welfare programmes for the uplift of downtrodden sections of Kanyakumari district. The Mangayar Mangalam launched its Mathru Shakthi Tiraha project with its three-fold plan recently. Smt. Uma Maheswari, Kanyakumari district social welfare officer, inaugurated the Mangayar Mangalam family counselling centre and a short-stay home. Presiding over the function, Smt. Geetha Raveendaran, Tamil Nadu state secretary of the Samiti, gave a clarion call to the entire women community that service to humankind accompanied by good thoughts and good deeds should be the vision and mission of all Indian women.
Swami Chaitanayananda Maharaj, Vivekananda Ashram, Vellimalai, Kanyakumari, congratulated the Rasthra Sevika Samiti for its new project, which has vowed to support and rehabilitate women destitutes. He expressed the confidence that the Samiti´s Mathru Shakthi project would yield results soon. Gowri Tulsi, an advocate and secretary, Mangayar Mangalam, Kanyakumari district, released the project´s vision document and introduced the project. She pointed out that it was the first family counselling centre and a short-stay home launched by the Samiti in the district. The function concluded with the Vande Mataram. (FOC)