New Delhi: On International Women’s Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted women’s power. He said that working for the empowerment of women is an honour for the government.
“Saluting our indomitable #NariShakti on International Women’s Day! India takes pride in the many accomplishments of the women of our nation. It is our Government’s honour to be getting the opportunity to work towards furthering women empowerment across a wide range of sectors,” PM Modi tweeted on Monday.
On International Women’s Day, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also praised the role of women for their role nation building. He said that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi is committed to empowering women in every field.
Yogi Adityanath government will run ‘Mission Shakti’ campaign in Uttar Pradesh
Yogi Adityanath’s government will observe International Women’s Day in a very special way as part of its ambitious ‘Mission Shakti’ campaign across Uttar Pradesh. The main program of the second phase of ‘Mission Shakti Abhiyan’ will be organized in the state capital Lucknow and will be broadcast live in all the districts.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said in a statement that the government is committed to the safety, respect and empowerment of women, under which various programs have been organized in the state.
To mark the day, ‘Chaupal’ will be organized in various primary schools as well as Kasturba Gandhi Vidyalayas, in which awareness will be given about the safety, dignity and empowerment of women.
Apart from this, women will also be allowed to enter the ancient and historical places located in the state for free.
The government has also directed a swearing-in ceremony for parents to be held in view of the safety of the girls, for which an amount of Rs 1,000 has been released to each school.
A number of campaigns and awareness programs are being run across the state by the Yogi-led government with the aim that the new generation should understand and respect the dignity of women.
In this sequence, mass public meetings will be organized in all schools of the state to ensure women safety and empowerment on the occasion of Women’s Day. In addition, the school headmaster, warden, facilitator will promote these awareness activities in their respective villages, gram panchayats etc.
These programs are designed to educate girls about ‘good-touch bad-touch’. During this period, information will also be given to the parents and children of the government’s women helpline.