Sri Maa Sarada Devi, the Divine Consort of Bhagaban Sri Ramakrishna impelled Swami Vivekananda to establish a monastic organization for all round services to the humanity. Her life was a rare blend of self-effacing humility and divinity.To commemorate the 150″ Birth Anniversary of The Holy Mother in the year 2003, Ramakrishna Mission Lokasiksha Parishad initiated a programme in view of Mother’s cherished desire for the upliftment of poor and downtrodden women. In the name of Holy Mother, a corpus of fund titled ‘Maa Sarada Women Development Fund was launched to help the poor and impoverished women in education, skill development and empowerment The main objective of the programme is to empower women particularly backward, underprivileged and distressed women. The programme undertakes different activities aiming to empower women.