Staff Reporter

KADAPA: Andhra Pradesh Women's Finance Cooperative Corporation Chairperson P. Krishnamma, who recently received Tanguturu Prakasam Panthulu Award, was felicitated at Kasturba Mahila Pranganam here on Thursday.

Loans to the tune of Rs. 11 crores were disbursed among women through the corporation under her chairmanship and training was imparted to women in self-employment, she said while replying to felicitations. Ms. Krishnamma said she strived for uplift of rural poor and middle classes, SCs and STs and would continue to do so.

Minimum wages were provided to staff working in the `Pranganam'. She exhorted women to join Om Shanti meditatation course to get relief from stress.

Corporation Director Alle Prabhavathi, Durgabai Deshmukh Mahila Sisu Vikasa Kendram district manager Lakshmi Devi, and S.R. Geetha of Prajapita Brahmakumari Easwariya Vidyalayam spoke.