Rural Human Development Centre (RHDC) works for the progress of backward and deprived people, especially women. Mahila mandals, Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and awareness programmes are few of the channels used by RHDC to achieve their goals. RHDC works in the areas of Anandpur Sahib and Noorpur Bedi Blocks of Ropar district in Punjab.
RHDC’s outreach activities include:
A sponsored program by Indo-German Social Service, New Delhi was organised for the welfare of women through SHGs and agro-based income generation programmes. This programme covered 30 villages of Block Anandpur Sahib in Ropar district of Punjab.
RHDC has formed 50 SHGs to empower women by implementing income generation activities. 22 SHGs have been linked with scheduled banks to help the group access funds for their activities.
Seven gender sensitization camps have been set-up to create awareness among youth on issues such as female foeticide, sex selection abortions, etc.
In association with Punjab State Council for Science & Technology, RHDC organizes National Environment Awareness Programme (NEAP) to sensitise rural people on environmental issues. ‘Water is elixir of life’ is one of the programmes to make conscious efforts to conserve water.
Pulse Polio Campaign and vocational trainings are held annually with the Department of Health and Central Social Welfare Advisory Board, New Delhi respectively.
RHDC is the recipient of the Vijay Rattan Award for its ‘excellence and remarkable service in the social sector'.
Income Rs2 lac
Expense Rs2 lac
Source : Audit Report 2013
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