Poorna Shakti Kendra
PoornaShakti Kendra (PSK) is a ‘Convergence Model’ which aims to bridge the gap between the demand and supply of the services related to women by undertaking realistic estimate of the demand, bringing greater awareness about the women based schemes and programmes of the Government. It serves as a convergence forum which will facilitate all round development of women in all sectors and spheres on the project area.
In west Bengal the Thematic Focus area of Convergence is “Declining Child Sex Ratio”. In the first phase, PSK is being implemented in 11 Gram Panchayats of Manikchak Block ofMalda District since FY 2013-14. District Administration, Malda has been providing all the support to PSK.
Strategy proposed for implementing thematic pilots –
To monitor and evaluate the PSK activities, District Convergence Forum (DCF) at District level and Block Convergence Forum (BCF) at block level have been formed.
Meeting of DCF & BCF meeting : Meeting of DCF are being held twice a year since inception.The DCF meeting has been chaired by DM and BCF meeting were chaired by BDO, Manikchak.