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PRAYAS–GENDER RESOURCE CENTRES (GRC) BAWANA

GRC is the converging point of all govt. schemes. In order to empower the women and gender mainstreaming under the flagship program Mission Convergence, Delhi Government, Prayas is running two gender resource centers in Bawana and Gopalpur, Delhi. Bawana GRC was also recognized as the best GRC in Delhi and won accolade from the Hon’ble President of India Mrs Pratibha Devi Singh Patil and Chief Minister Ms. Shiela Dixit in 14th August 2009.

Prayas GRC-Suvidha Kendra:-

Gender resource Centre (GRC) Suvidha Kendra is an initiative by the Department of Women and Child Development, Govt. of Delhi under its Bhagidari Programmes. The GRC is envisaged as an instrument to bring Social, Economic and Legal Empowerment of women, particularly those belonging to the under privileged sections of society. This programme commenced at Bawana J J Colony since April 2007. The main activities of this project are -

HomeSkill development and vocational training
HomeWeekly Clinics & Monthly Health Camps
HomeFormation and strengthening of SHGs
HomeNon-Formal Education (for women & children)
HomeNutrition Demonstration programmes
HomeSamajik Suvidha Kendra (Information-cum-facilitation Desk)
HomeLegal Counselling

Several training programmes have been conducted for the strengthening of the SHG beneficiaries and they have also been taken to the exposure trips to give them an insight of the income-generating activities. The beneficiaries have also been supported through the exhibitions and displays being organised by Prayas or other organisations.