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Guwahati unveils ambitious women empowerment project on 77th Independence Day

Guwahati/IBNS: Guwahati's Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma introduced a pioneering initiative during the 77th Independence Day celebrations to empower women.

President Droupadi Murmu addresses nation on eve of 77th Independence Day, calls for citizens' equal rights

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian President Droupadi Murmu addressed the nation on the eve of 77th Independence Day and said she wants the daughters of India "to move forward" and be able to "face every challenge".

G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment to be held in Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Aug 2-4

The Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment under the G20 Indian Presidency, chaired by Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani is set to take place in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from August 2 to August 4.

Mizoram: Aasha Malviya's pan India cycle tour promotes women's safety and empowerment

Aizawal/Mizoram: Aasha Malviya, a courageous solo cyclist undertaking a Pan India Cycle Tour, met with Mizoram Governor Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati at the Raj Bhavan on Friday evening.

Second G20 EMPOWER meeting of Ministry of WCD to be held from Apr 4 -6 in Kerala

Women’s Empowerment is not just an issue of social justice, it is also an economic imperative.

Kashmir Varsity organises ‘Honour for Women’ function

Ganderbal/IBNS: To commemorate International Women’s Day, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in association with the United Kingdom-India Edu and Research Initiative (UKIERI) and Voice for Peace and Justice (VFPJ) organised a function  ‘Honour For Women’ at Manasbal Tuesday.

Govt constitutes ‘Jammu & Kashmir Commission for Women’

Srinagar/IBNS: In a significant development and a major boost towards women empowerment, the Jammu and Kashmir government has accorded sanction for the constitution of ‘Jammu and Kashmir Commission for Women’ to investigate and examine all matters to safeguard women under the constitution and other laws in place.

PM Modi visits Prayagraj and participates in a programme attended by lakhs of women

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi visited Prayagraj and participated in a programme being held to empower women, especially at the grassroot level.

Benefits of development will reach all sections of society: Kashmir LG

Srinagar/IBNS: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Monday said that the government was putting in every effort to ensure that the benefits of development reach all sections of society.

J&K: 2-day workshop on Women Empowerment begins at KU

Srinagar: A two-day workshop on empowerment of women through community participation began at the University of Kashmir on Tuesday. Registrar Dr Nisar A Mir inaugurated the workshop, organised jointly by the State Resource Centre for Women (SRCW) and KU’s Department of Social Works to impart counseling skills to the staff of Mahila Shakti Kendras (MSKs), a centrally-sponsored scheme for empowerment of rural women through community participation.

Assam government launches Orunodoi scheme to empower women

Guwahati/IBNS: In giving a thrust to State government’s commitment to empowering the women, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal launched ‘Orunodoi’, the biggest direct benefit transfer scheme of the state at a programme held at Numali Jalah Parade Ground in Amingaon on Tuesday.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for national movement to empower women

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for a national movement for women’s empowerment and to ensure that no girl child is left out of school.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh hails the Interim Budget as historic

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday hailed the Interim Budget as historic which he said is not only development friendly but also pays special attention to the middle class, farmers, workers in unorganised sector and the other vulnerable sections of our society.

Women empowerment is not only a national goal but also a global agenda: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, July 16 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that empowerment of women is central to achieving the objective of inclusive, equitable and sustainable development and it is not only a national goal but also a global agenda.

Empowering women will enable them lead a life of dignity, respect and make informed decisions: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, Mar 30 (IBNS): Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has said that empowering women will enable them lead a life of dignity, respect and make informed decisions.