Eye Check-up Camp for Sakhi Rural & Tribal Women by Hindustan Zinc

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Zawar: Hindustan Zinc under its Community Service Initiatives, organized Eye check-up camp for Sakhi rural & tribal women of Zawar Mines. The camp was organized at Rural Development Resource Centre of Zawar Mines where more than 30 rural & tribal women from 18 families got benefited.

Hindustan Zinc through its various health initiatives is committed to support measures for ensuring health and well-being of people living around its operational areas, as well as the public at large. Apart from specialized care, thousands of families benefit from regular health, awareness, ayurvedic & other specialized camps that are organized in communities around the company’s operations.

Women empowerment is a key factor in the overall development of a family and a community. The Sakhi program promotes sustainable women run grassroots institutions like Self Help Groups (SHGs) to act as vehicles for empowerment. Currently, there are over 1560 Sakhi SHGs comprising more than 19860 rural & tribal women of 5 districts of Rajasthan – Ajmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand & Udaipur and Pantnagar in Uttarakhand.

These Sakhi women from 4 nearby villages of Zawar Mines are currently working on Stitching project where they prepare garments for FabIndia.

 

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