Bihar govt`s actionplan for women, children
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 14:33
Patna: In its second term, the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has decided to evolve an action plan for integrated development of women, girls and children, besides reconsituting the 'anganbadi' centres.

"We have decided to chalk out an action plan for integrated development of women, girls and children," a senior official of the state social welfare department said.

Steps have also been undertaken to constitute the Extremely Backward Caste Financial and Development Corporation and SC/ST Financial and Development Corporation, forming self-help groups across the state at village level and reconstitute the 'anganbadi' centres.

The measures were okayed at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during which issues related to Social Security Pension Plan, 'Nari Shakti Yojana', 'Mukhaya Mantri Kanya Suraksha Yojana', de-addiction and rehabilitation programme, grants in case of deaths too came up for talks.

Social Welfare Minister Parveen Amanulla, Chief Secretary Anup Mukherjee, Principal Secretary of Social Welfare department B K Verma, Principal Secretaries to the Chief Minister, Chanchal Kumar and S Siddharth and Managing Director of Bihar State Women Development Corporation N Vijaylakshmi attended the meeting.


First Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 14:33

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