Smt. Meenakshi C.S, Asst. Engineer, Water Resources Dept. spoke at the 7th discussion session conducted on 24th March 2007 on the topic ‘Panchayati Raj and Women’. She emphasized the need for empowerment and participation of women to ensure the just and equitable distribution of production, wealth and money as envisaged by the Panchayati Raj system. Dr. K.S. Jayasree presided over the function.