Rosaiah nominated as member of national mission authority

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Rosaiah was nominated as a member of the National Mission Authority of National Mission for Empowerment of Women.

He received a communication to this effect from the Centre today, a release from the Chief Minister's Office said.

The NMA is headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rosaiah is only the second Chief Minister after his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar to secure a place in it.

Union Minister for Human Resources Development, Minister for Finance, Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Minister for Rural Development, Minister for Panchayati Raj, Minister for Agriculture, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Minister for Law and Justice, Minister for Environment and Forests, Minister for Labour and Employment, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission and Chairperson of National Commission for Women are the other members of the NMA.

Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development (independent charge) will be its Member-Convenor.