Telangana to Launch Women-Managed 'Mahila Shakti' Canteens

The Telangana government plans to launch 'Mahila Shakti - Canteen Service,' managed by women self-help groups. Set to open in various public areas, the initiative aims to empower women financially. The goal is to establish 150 canteens in two years, per directives from Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy.

PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: 13-06-2024 18:05 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 18:05 IST
Telangana to Launch Women-Managed 'Mahila Shakti' Canteens
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The Telangana government is set to introduce 'Mahila Shakti - Canteen Service', an initiative aimed at empowering women self-help groups by entrusting them with the management of these canteens.

According to Chief Secretary A Santhi Kumari, these canteens will be strategically placed in locations such as Collectorates, tourist hotspots, temples, bus terminals, and industrial zones. The plan is in line with Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy's vision to financially bolster these women-led groups.

The government targets the establishment of at least 150 canteens in the coming two years. A detailed action plan, including space requirements and operational logistics, is being drafted by the rural development and panchayat raj departments.

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