Women Self Help Groups (SHG)

Women have been discriminated by the male dominated society. They are exploited and deprived of their legitimate rights in Society. MCDS is actively involved in empowerment of women, both social and economic.

MCDS provides the following assistance for Women Empowerment:
  • Formation of Self-Help-Groups (SHGS) in partnership with Women Development Corporation of Tamil Nadu (TNWDC)
  • 11 Women Federations
  • Health Care Services
  • Leadership Training
  • Awareness Programmes
  • Skill Development
  • Assistance for Vocational Training and Job Placements
  • MCDS Tailoring training units
  • Promotion of Women Entrepreneurship
  • Medical Referrals
  • Yoga Class conducted for Women Groups with the help of “Art of Living”
International Women's Day Celebrations

These celebrations are eagerly looked forward to by all the Self Help Groups. They gather at one of the indoor stadiums of the city for this annual event. Senior government officials and guests have an unforgettable evening. The entire programme is organized by the women themselves and return home rejuvenated by their experience.

  • Legal Rights
  • Consumer Rights
  • Nutrition
  • Mental Health
  • Chronic Illnesses
  • Matters relating to Reproductive Health
  • TB
  • Cancer
  • Kidney related ailments
  • Awareness on impact of Alcoholism
  • Environmental issues
  • Health and Hygiene