Leadership Development Training

Leadership Development of Minority Women under ‘Nai Roshani’ Scheme By Ministry of Minority Affairs, New Delhi

Institute of Social Development (ISD) organized non residential Leadership Development six days training programme for minority women in five villages of Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. ISD selected 25 minority women in each five villages having a substantial minority population. Preference given to the muslim villages. In these villages there were lack of sanitation, education and awareness. ISD conducted six days leadership development training for 125 minority women in Kachchi Khamariya, Badoura, Sirouli Kala, Chhinaki and Lalpur Village.


The objective of the scheme is to empower and instill confidence among minority women, including their neighbours from other communities living in the same village/locality, by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with Government systems, banks and other institutions at all levels. Empowerment of women from the minority communities and emboldening them to move out of the confines of their home and community and assume leadership roles and assert their rights, collectively or individually, in accessing services, facilities, skills, and opportunities besides claiming their due share of development benefits of the Government for improving their lives and living conditions.

Training Content

Training covered the following issues/subjects :-

Training Objective
Need of Training
Nai Roshani Scheme
Leadership development
Life Skills
Issues related to women
Health and Hygiene
Water borne diseases and infections
Home Management
Nutrition and Malnutrition
Public Distribution system
Family planning
Permanent and Temporary methods of family planning
Common Childhood illness and immunization
Government Mechanism
Income Generating Activities
Waste Water Sanitation and Solid Waste Disposal
Schemes/Programmes for Welfare of Minorities
Rights of women
Government programmes and Schemes

Trainings were based on participatory approach. Resource person tried to interact participants during group discussions. Chart paper, marker, video film , LCD projector etc. training aid used during training and training module distributed to the participant.
Leadership Development Training programme was of six days. Training conducted in five batches detail is as under

S.N. Duration Villages



Kachchi Khamariya






Sirouli Kala







Training was successfully and effectively completed. Team of trainer recommend these types of trainings are very fruitful and effective for community those living in the villages and slums. Training not only provides knowledge but it also helpful for controlling expenditure on diseases caused due to unhygienic practices, malnutrition and lack of awareness. Training provides knowledge about Govt. mechanism, schemes, women rights, RTI and various types of general information required for day to day living. These type of trainings should provide to each and every women.

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