SUKKUR: Sindh Government`s funded NGO, Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO) held a Certificate distribution ceremony and Wages compensation Cheques among successful candidates of crene, rigger operators and other technical training course at SRSO complex Sukkur here on Tuesday.
At this occasion, Commissioner Sukkur Muhammad Abbas Baloch, Commissioner Larkana Dr Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo, Deputy Inspector Genral (DIG) Police Sukkur zone, Dr Javed Alim Odho, Deputy Commissioner Sukkur (DC) Dr Shahzad Tahir Thaheem, DC Ghotki Ahmed Ali Qureshi, Additional Commissioner Sukkur, Ahmed Bux Ghumro, Assistant Commissioner (ACs) of the Sukkur, Rohri, Larkana, Ghotki and Shikarpur including heads of the different multinational companies attend the ceremony.
Speaking the cermony, Commissioner Sukkur, Muhammad Abbas Bloch said that SRSO is being played its vital role in connection to empowerment people adding that development would always start from the bottom, not the top.
He said that youth are the catalyst of change we can never dream about bringing revolutionary changes in our society without their active participation,
Commissioner Larkana, Dr Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo said that the youth are a very important segment of our society and giving them technical skills in every field would certainly help in the rapid socio-economic progress and prosperity of the entire country.
He lauded the efforts of the SRSO to provided technical training to youth in different fields in back ward areas adding that such events creates confidence and skills of these youth are being greatly increased.
DIG Sukkur zone, Jave Odho said that the poverty remains a serious concern in Pakistan, particularly in rural areas.
While appreciating the SRSO efforts, he said that SRSO has assembled youth from urban and rural areas at one platform and provides them training so that they could go to their respected areas and resolve their problems
He stressed on youth empowerment and acknowledged the active role played by youth in strengthening and fostering a healthy and vibrant society.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the SRSO Ms Naheed Shah Durani said SRSO with the help of Sindh government trying to empowerment of people, eradication of poverty, providing employment, development as well as technical training to the youth of the province.
She said the poor have the potential to change their destiny and end poverty, if they are organised, save their resources and hone their skills adding that such trainings (Vocational and Technical) for the ultra poor targeted population of the Sindh will ensure their livelihood opportunities.
She said that a large number of people have been trained by her organization in various skills including management, financial, mechanical and technical skills, water conservation, agriculture, horticulture, livestock, and marketing etc.
Ms Durani further said that the ojcetive of the PPAF`s LEP Project- II is to develop the capacity, opportunities, assets and productivity of community members to reduce their vulnerability to shocks, improve their livelihoods initiatives and strengthen their business operations.
This component will also support community members to build up their savings capacity and proficiency in funds management through internal lending, while complementing these efforts with grants and technical support to increase assets, productivity and incomes, she said.
She said that further, linkages will be facilitated and promoted with private, public sector and civil society providers to bring sustainability in the livelihood of people especially ultra poor.
Talking about rural women, she said that rural women have many challenges that they face adding that in most parts of the developing world women participate in crop production and livestock care, provide food, water and fuel for their families, and engage in off-farm activities to diversify their families’ livelihoods. In addition, they carry out vital functions in caring for children, older persons and the sick, she added.
Rural women play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries, he said and added that their involvement in social mobilization efforts at the grassroots level has helped local rural women communities as well, CEO Ms Durani added.
Later, the Commissioners of the Sukkur and Larkana divisions, DIG Sukkur, DCs of the Sukkur and Ghotki and CEO of the SRSO jointly distributed the compensations chaeques and certificate among the successful candidates.
Commissioners Sukkur, Larkana & DIG jointly distributes Cheques, Certificate under SRSO trained youths