thane-2For the last three years there are been many initiatives taken to promote women empowerment and aiding them to be self-sufficient. Now the Thane Zilla Parishad has decided to provide various employment as well as business opportunities for the women through a multi-purpose project. 45% families in Thane are living below poverty line. In Thane, around 7132 women’s self help group have been establishment till Aug 2008. In the last 5 years, around 90 multi-purpose centres have been established. These centres would now provide training to the self help groups. To make the women financially independent, job of sewing uniforms of students studying in Zilla Parishad will also be given to them. With cameraperson Ravi Nikam, Monica Bhosale for NMTV news.

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