SIDART, set up in 1998 as a registered, non-profit, non government organization, is dedicated and committed to the sustainable development of rural, semi-urban, slum based Indian communities.SIDART focuses on human development, especially the empowerment of women and children.SIDART contributes to sustain human progress, expecting to increase and consolidate territorial presence through development and implementation of projects that are met globally and are sustainable.
The aim of SIDART is to reach the Unreachable.
Hanns Seidel Foundations was founded in 1967 and is named after Dr. Hanns Seidel.The aim of the foundation is women empowerment both socially and economically, civic education and corporate social responsibility.
HSF and SIDART joined hands since 2007 and has been conducting various activities and seminars to provide knowledge, skills and practical training to common village women with the motive of women empowerment in rural and semi urban areas of Rajasthan.
Along with Sanganer panchayat, in 2014, this project has been replicated and extended in selected gram panchayats of Phagi as well.
This year three types of learning visits will take place,
1.The learning visits to various departments and panchayats with in Rajasthan.
2.Visit to other states of INDIA for exposure and learning.
3.Visit to Delhi for exposure and learning.
This visit was made to Delhi during 22.7.15 to 25.7.15.
In the guidance and leadership of Dr. Pramila Sanjaya, a group of elected women representatives (Sarpanchs, Deputy Sarpanch, Ward Members, Panchayat Samiti members, Ex. Zila Parshad members and SIDART Village Volunteers) visited the Parliament and Supreme Court in Delhi.
The experience of standing in the Apex level institutions was very empowering and enriching for the rural women coming from Rajasthan.
The rural women and SIDART team members always heard about the office of Hanns Seidel Foundation. They went to the Hanns Seidel Foundation office and met with Dr. Volker Bauer, Ms. Usha Subramanian, Mr. Sandeep Dubey, Mr. Rahul Khera and Ms. Somya.
The rural women shared their experiences one by one of the visit to the Parliament and Supreme Court. All of them thanked SIDART and HSF to organize such a valuable and informative visits.