Speakers hailed SRSO to reduction poverty

Shakeel Khan
SUKKUR: Speaker of the ceremony hailed the efforts of the SRSO to reduction  poverty from the northen of Sindh and 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.

Speaking in the distribution ceremony of certificate and wages compensation cheques under the PPAF`s LEP-II project at SRSO complex Sukkur, speakers said the people of the remote areas that catalyst of change we can never dream about bringing revolutionary changes in our society without their active participation.

The 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 also spoke on the occasion.

CEO, SRSO Ms Naheed Shah said a large number of people have been trained by her orgnization in various technical skills including management, financial, mechanical and technical skills, water conservation, agriculture, horticulture, livestock, and marketing etc.

Ms Durani further said that the objective of the PPAF`s LEP Project- II  is developing 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 supports 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.

She said that uural 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.

At the end, successful candidates of crene, rigger operators and other technical training course who trained by the SRSO in Ghotki under teh LEP-II project of the PPAF were also congratulated.