New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today inaugurated a Mahila Chaupal at Neb Sarai village, which falls under the Mehrauli Block.
This is the first Mahila Chaupal in the capital.
Speaking on the occasion, Dikshit said her government would commission more such Mahila Chaupals in the capital's rural parts in order to accelerate the pace of women empowerment apart from providing a better atmosphere to organize social events.
Local Member of Parliament Ramesh Kumar, Local Member of Legislative Assembly, Balram Tawanr and Chief Engineer, Irrigation and Flood Department were present on this occasion.
Dikshit also inaugurated two chaupals at village Asola.
A chaupal for Cristian Samaj has been constructed within an estimate cost of Rs.45.90 lakh and another Ambedkar Bhawan Chaupal has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.74.09 lakh. The cost of a Mahila Chaupal at Neb Sarai is around Rs.48.12 lakh.
In all Rs.1.68 crore have been spent on construction of these three chaupals.
The chaupals are double storeyed with a hall and a room at each floor apart from verandahs and lobbies.
Dikshit expressed confidence that the new chaupals will go a long way in nurturing harmony and rural values in the capital city.
She further exhorted the villagers to ensure proper up keep and maintenance of the newly constructed assets.(ANI)