The second phase of WE-Autos under FCDP was inaugurated by Mr. R. Sharath Chandran, Joint RTO, Kunnathoor, Kollam on Saturday, 6th November 2021. In the function, Mr. R. Sharath Chandran, and Rev. Fr. Rubin Mathew handed over the keys of the two new e-autos to Mrs. Sherly Vijayan and Mrs. Lekha N respectively.
The welcome speech was rendered by Dr. Sindha H. Mendez followed by an introduction of the project by Fr. Joby Sebastian. The speakers congratulated Rev Fr. Rubin who is the new director of BREADS on his appointment and thanked BREADS (Bosco Rural Educational and Development Society, Bangalore) for their gigantic contribution to the growth of FCDP during the past 25 years. Rev. Fr. Joy, the previous director was also thanked for coming to the aid of FCDP at its difficult times. Fr. Rubin Mathew and Mr. Benny Augustine in their felicitations appreciated the great efforts FCDP has put to break the stereotypes and bring women to the forefront. Mrs. Mary George who received e-auto in the first phase of the project shared her experience as an e-auto driver for the past few months. Mrs. Agnes John and Mr. Vincent (Board member, FCDP) also offered their felicitations during the function.
The two new e-autos were flagged off by Mr. R. Sharath Chandran (JRTO). Present at the function were the Board and Staff of FCDP and TMS.