Mumbai, March 12, 2020: Allcargo Logistics, India’s largest private-sector end-to-end logistics solutions provider organised a workshop to create awareness on female health and hygiene. Conceptualised as part of the Women’s Day initiative, the workshop was conducted at the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) center of Allcargo.
The special workshop on women’s health and hygiene was organised emphasising on the need to educate young girls on topics like personal hygiene, menstruation, motherhood, amongst other essential female-focused areas.
“With the changing social and economic demographics, women are forming an increasing part of the country’s workforce. Paying attention to their healthcare and hygiene issues assumes paramount importance. This will ensure that women are empowered socially and economically through access to sustainable livelihoods and contribute to the growth and development of the nation,” stated Dr. Nilratan Shende, GM – CSR, Allcargo Logistics.
The workshop was conducted by Allcargo in collaboration with its NGO partner, Light of Life Trust (LOLT). More than 60 girls participated in the workshop which focused on the importance of women’s health and hygiene through audio-visual techniques.
Allcargo Logistics Ltd under the aegis of Avashya Foundation is steadfastly committed to rolling out a people-centered development model by making the community a stake-holder in social progress and economic well-being. The Foundation has been instrumental in spearheading broad-based initiatives in the areas of healthcare, education, environment, women empowerment, disaster relief, and sports, supported by its NGO partners, Allcargo employees, and their subsidiaries and associates. Allcargo’s intent to expand the natural green cover and protect the local biodiversity is evident from its commitment to plant One million trees of which 6.5 lakh trees have already been planted in rural Maharashtra.