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Margadarshaks urged to bring positive change

Margadarshaks urged to bring positive change
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The 8th batch of Margadarshak certification programme was held on Saturday at Rachakonda Police Commissionerate in Hyderabad.

Hyderabad: The 8th batch of Margadarshak certification programme was held on Saturday at Rachakonda Police Commissionerate in Hyderabad. So far, 27 Margadarshaks of Infosys, Genpact, TCS, Cyient, Cognizant, CCMB etc underwent a three months training programme which includes experiential visits to the She Teams, Women's Police Station, Bharosa, Shelter homes and other helpline centres.

Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat presided over the certification programme and congratulated Margadarshaks on the successful completion of the programme.

He urged them to bring a positive change in the lives of distressed women and spoke in detail about the four family counselling centres of Bhumika, three centres of Sakhi and Ankuram under Rachakonda jurisdiction, which will provide the necessary counselling and help women in distress.

He also shared the details of the women hostel audits held in the Rachakonda zone where 50 hostels were audited as per the predefined parameters based on safety and security.

He stressed that women safety and security is the priority of the police force and spoke of the various safety measures like the cab and auto registration programmes – 'My Cab is Safe' and 'My Auto is Safe' that are introduced to ensure a safer city.

Pratyusha Sharma, Joint Secretary for Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) and Women's Forum leader said the purpose of the training is to help the Margadarshaks experience in real time counselling of the women in distress and how to handle cases of domestic abuse, cybercrimes etc. She spoke about the SHE SAFE app which will be launched soon.

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