President Ramnath Kovind today took a ride on E-rickshaw of a tribal woman Mrs.Phoolmati Bhaskar during his sojourn to district head-quarter town Dantewada.
Mrs. Phoolmati Bhaskar is a member of village Teknaar-based Maa Bhawani Women’s Self-Help group.
President Kovind appreciated the efforts of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh in empowering women by forming self-help groups in adivasi dominated regions of the State.
E-Rickshaw project is one among the many schemes launched by the authorities.
The project will also conserve environment apart from empowering women.
The income of women beneficiaries will also increase. Mr. Kovind also spoke to the lady E-rickshaw owner.
Mrs. Phoolmati Bhaskar said that Livelihood College in Dantewada gives training in various skills up-gradation trades and E-rickshaw is one among them.
She receives honorarium also for the training period.>