Kudumbashree women to take up the cleaning activities in polling stations Kasaragod Updated On 2019-04-22
Kudumbashree women would take up the cleaning activities in the polling stations at Kasargode in connection with the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Kudumbashree women would serve drinking water to the election officials and would clean the polling stations on the completion of the election procedure. Therefore, Kudumbashree women would clean the 976 polling booths in the district. 2 persons each would be entrusted with the cleaning activities in all booths. Kudumbashree women would be given wages for a day as per the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, MGNREGA), the Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the 'right to work'.
Kudumbashree Mission has been entrusted by the various DEO's in Kerala for various activities such as providing food in training centres, for arranging food for polling officials, printing and data entry works, Harithakarmasena for maintaining green protocol etc. Rangashree, the community theatre group of Kudumbashree Mission had already started working partnering with the office of Chief Electoral Officer, Kerala for conducting the SVEEP (Systematic Voter Education and Electoral Participation System) activities for Election to Lok Sabha. Kudumbashree had already opened 204 canteens across the state in distribution centres and despatch centres in connection with Lok Sabha Elections 2019.