Women empowerment News
According to the PMO, this transfer is being done under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM), with 80,000 SHGs receiving Community Investment Fund (CIF) of Rs 1.10 lakh per SHG and 60,000 SHGs receiving Revolving Fund of Rs 15,000 per SHG.PM Modi will visit Prayagraj on December 21.
He said more girls need to get a higher education, particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Kovind said three of the seven gold medal winners at NIT Rourkela are women and the situation is similar in other central universities. Around 1,518 of the 7,116 students in the university are women.
TS Tirumurti said that the women's role has become even more relevant during the COVID pandemic He added that women have always been central to the Indian political life Tirumurti also recalled the contribution of Indian women such as Hansa Jivraj Mehta, Lakshmi Menon, Begum Shareefah Hamid Ali, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
At the Airports Authority of India, women employees constitute some 15 percent of the total strength of 16,877 employees. The ATC tower at Delhi airport is capable of handling more than 1,200 flights per day with a peak hour handling capacity of 75 flights. The participation of women as Air Traffic Controllers has been increasing with every subsequent batch of trainees because of the safe and professional environment that they experience while achieving career progression.
Speaking on the 25th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, Smriti Irani said that India recognises the centrality of gender equality and women`s empowerment in all aspects of our developmental agenda, . The Union Minister said that India is now focused on inclusive growth and deep reforms that together are bringing about transformational changes.