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A recent all-India A C Neilsen ORG MARG survey evaluating the impact of 10.5 lakh women in panchayati raj reveals that a large number of women decided to contest elections after having joined self-help groups that gave them the confidence and exposure to take on more challenging assignments
The first-ever all-India A C Neilsen ORG MARG survey evaluating the impact of 10.5 lakh women in panchayati raj highlights the fact that these women have become extremely empowered and no longer depend on their sarpanch patis, as their husbands used to be called, to take all the key decisions.
The survey, conducted across 24 states and likely to be tabled in Parliament in early April, also emphasises that of the overall 28 lakh male and female panchayat members across the country, 80,000 women sarpanchs (chairpersons) have been elected to positions of responsibility.
A few women continue to depend on their husbands while taking important decisions but this is often because they belong to backward regions and are illiterate.
These facts are backed by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, in its mid-term appraisal of