A women's organisation in
Thane. What's new about it? Working for the development of the lower income group women. What's the surprise? It helps
them build up confidence in themselves. Therelies the difference....
Sanghtana is situated at Samarth Mandir at Talao Pali in Thane West. SKS is one of the seven branches of the Shree Samarth
Sevak Mandal. The organization provides women with a platform to enhance their talent. This is achieved by organizing various
competitions such as essay writing, quiz, reading elocution to name a few. Topics vary from politics to the problem they face
in day-to-day life. SKS also conducts elocution competitions in about 35-40 schools. This organization has been registered
in 1954 and presently works under a committee of nine women members. Taramati M Ghanghurde the administratorand a member when
it started off, is still active in the organisation. Members include self-employed, working women as well as housewives. Seminars
by well-known personalities in the industry are also held for the members of the organization at regular intervals.
SKS runs on a budget allotted by the parent organization SSSM (Shree Samarth Sevak Mandal). No membership fee is charged to
become a member of this organization. Participation for the competitions and seminars is for free or at nominal charge.Interest and participation in different activities is what counts here.