New Delhi: As part of its annual activities the Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organization (RWWCO) organized a Sports Meet for the children of staff and officers working in Railway Board, RITES, IRCON, COFMOW, CRIS, IRWO, CONCOR, DFCCIL, RVNL, etc. last week at the Karnail Singh Stadium, Pahar Ganj, New Delhi. The event was inaugurated by Smt.Kanta Kumar, President, RWWCO and nearly 250 children participated in the events. Arunendra Kumar, Chairman, Railway Board was the Chief Guest and gave away certificates, prizes & souvenirs to winning children.
RWWCO is the apex body of the chain of women’s welfare organisations spread over all Indian Railways engaged in the task of welfare of railwaymen and their families through various need-based socio/welfare activities. The organization started its activities in 1962 after Indo-China War, and while the primary concern of the Organisation is the welfare of Railway employees and their families, it has always risen to the call of the society and the nation- be it environmental awareness, family welfare drives, disturbances on the borders or the natural calamities. It is one of the fore-runner voluntary Organisations in the country today.