Cancer of the uterine cervix is preventable and early detection is key to its cure. Screening methods for cervical cancer are available, however the centers offering screening are inadequate. The main obstacle for the success of screening efforts in women is the lack of awareness, hence a stigma about the screening procedure and the disease, not just in rural areas but also in a large group of urban and semi-urban population. The aim of this manuscript is to share our experiences during health camps conducted at low resource areas for screening women for cervical cancer, strategies adopted, leading to better compliance and complete evaluation in these women. Health camps were organized for women’s screening and we observed a steady improvement in their participation over a period of time, at rural and peri-urban areas close to Hyderabad. Creating awareness, training para-medical staff, involving local voluntary bodies for conducting Pap testing and HPV subtyping gave us optimal leads to manage these patients appropriately and recommend suitable follow-up. By taking a lead from studies like this and others, conducting national screening programs along with counselling for awareness of such tests and their implications to maintain good health, the burden of cervical cancer can be reduced in India.