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RWWCO Organises Sports Meet for Children of Railway Staff

The Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organisation (RWWCO) organised a sports meet for the children of officers and staff working in Railway Board and the Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Railways here yesterday. Shri Vinay Mittal, Chairman, Railway Board, was the Chief Guest while Smt. Poonam Mittal, President, RWWCO inaugurated the Sports Meet. Nearly 200 children in the age of 7 to 15 years participated in the day long event, which was attended by Railway Board Members, General Mangers, Northern Railway, Managing Directors of PSUs and senior railway officers and staff. 57 children bagged various prizes in various sports events for boys and girls. 

After giving away the prizes to the winning children, Shri Vinay Mittal complimented all the children and their parents for their inspired efforts. He praised the various welfare activities like running Nursery and Play school, drawing, painting and essay competition, organizing medical camps, fund raising festivals etc. undertaken by RWWCO for the benefit of railwaymen and their families. 

Speaking on the occasion, Smt. Poonam Mittal, President, RWWCO, said that main objective of organising such sports event for the children of Railway officers and staff is to encourage sporting talents of the children as well as to create sense of belongingness and togetherness. A souvenir was also released on the occasion. 

RWWCO is the apex body of the chain of women’s welfare organizations spread over all Indian Railways engaged in the task of welfare of railway men and their families through various need-based socio welfare activities. While the primary concern of the Organization 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 Organizations in the country today. Among all its activities RWWCO pays particular attention on the betterment of womenfolk of vast railway family and their children. 

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