The governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have launched the e sadhana platform to better the status of children and women in their respective states. By applying, people from both states will gain equally. The Department of Women Development and Child Welfare has built this online site, which will be known as E-Sadhana in both states. The website is available in both Hindi and Telugu.
On a single e-Sadhana, people from all over the state will be able to get a comprehensive database of information on the benefits of sadhana, which includes information on counselling, training, programs for women and children who are not in school or work; the topics include but are not limited to family planning, child care centers, child rights education and aid for disabled children.
The Department has launched two programs: One for women during their menstrual period and one for pregnant women. The e sadhana is completely free of cost. Though it will be available in both languages at present, the Andhra Pradesh Government plans to start the initial English version shortly. This site will be utilised by all women, children, employees, and Anganwadi workers who live in the states.
What is an E Sadhana?
It is an online platform that will provide the following services. This is a single window, which provides information on helplines, medical facilities, counseling services, and other resources that would be helpful for women; for example, if women are abused by their husbands or if a woman who is pregnant is stranded on the road, then she can get various facilities through E-Sadhana.
This will be useful for all employees of the government and private in both Hindi and Telugu. They will be able to understand the information they require easily. The state government has also planned to publish an annual report on 16 August every year with details that include the status of their work in various districts in order to know how to improve it.
Benefits of ESadhana Portal:
Many services have been made available on the online platform. There are numerous benefits for women, children, employees, and Anganwadi workers. It also provides information about helplines and counseling services. These facilities are available 24 hours. This can be of great help to women. Another important thing is that it will connect women with skill development centers that teach various skills which can help them become self-employed and earn money to take care of themselves and their family members. This is a great platform for all employees working in the state and private sectors.
This has been made available free of cost for all those who are willing to use it. The government hopes that this will be helpful for people so that they can avail of their benefits and services easily. The site will also act as a reference point for women because through it, they can access other government and private facilities; if a woman is not able to get access to these facilities, then she can call this website and get assistance on the phone or through email. This platform will provide information on various health facilities too.