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Cabinet approves new scheme for rural women

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of new scheme 'Mahila Shakti Kendra'.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Himachal gives rural women livelihood mission cover

 Nearly 50,000 women from below poverty line in Himachal Pradesh have been covered under the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) through 9,146 self help groups, an official said here on Monday.

May 04, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Rural women technology park to be established in Rajasthan

The Department of Science and Technology has approved a project to set up a rural women technology park (RWTP) here.

Jul 04, 2014, 01:05 AM IST

Rural women in driver’s seat but men control the steering!

Women are said to play a key role in supporting their households and their overall well-being. But when it comes to heading these households, rural women outshine their urban counterparts, says a women centric report published by the Census department of India.

Mar 26, 2013, 21:41 PM IST

TN govt to give sanitary napkins to rural women

Teachers in government schools would supply the napkins to girl students.

Nov 03, 2011, 18:31 PM IST

`68% rural women can`t afford sanitary napkins`

A study throws light on the dismal state of feminine hygiene care in India.

Feb 27, 2011, 13:22 PM IST

68% rural women can`t afford sanitary napkins: Survey

Almost 68 percent rural women cannot afford sanitary napkins available in the market on Sunday, according to a survey.

Feb 27, 2011, 12:52 PM IST

`68% rural women can`t afford sanitary napkins`

A study throws light on the dismal state of feminine hygiene care in India.

Feb 27, 2011, 00:00 AM IST