Ever since its inception in 1974, it has been a major objective of WSSS to form village level Peoples Organizations in order to empower the poor and weaker sections in the society. Social Welfare Society formed in different rural areas is the Community Based Peoples Organization (CBO) to organize and to undertake development interventions and to initiate the process of empowerment of the people. It aims at Socio-economic empowerment of the target group consisting of tribals, women, small and marginal farmers through participatory development interventions.
Nai Roshni Training By WSSS
For women empowerment, Ministry started “Nai Roshni”, a Leadership Development Programme for Minority Women in 2012-13. The objective of the scheme is to empower and instill confidence among minority women, including their neighbours from other communities living in the same village/locality, by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with Government systems, banks and other institutions at all levels. Wsss is implementing Nai Roshni project in Wayanad district.Training programms are going on