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Uttar Pradesh: Rural women want to work, visit parlours and watch news, says survey

Uttar Pradesh: Rural women want to work, visit parlours and watch news, says survey

 A survey of rural women in Uttar Pradesh, India's largest state, has shown the rising spiral of their aspirations -- 56 per cent want to work, 67 per cent want to study further, at least five per cent visit a beauty parlour regularly, and at least 10 per cent watch the news on television.

Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana: Cabinet approves Rs 8,000-crore LPG scheme for rural women

Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana: Cabinet approves Rs 8,000-crore LPG scheme for rural women

The Cabinet on Thursday has approved a Rs 8,000-crore scheme to provide cooking gas (LPG) connections free-of-cost to women members of poor households.