A new paradigm is being created to empower women in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, while sharing information from a government portal on various programs of his empowerment dispensation. women.
Prime Minister Modi, in his tweets, shared articles from a government portal on his government’s various programs and initiatives for the welfare and empowerment of women.
He posted, “You will enjoy reading these articles on creating a new paradigm to empower women. These efforts cover various sectors and have ensured more dignity and opportunities for women. He tweeted with the hashtag “8 years of female empowerment”.
The articles cite various initiatives such as an increase in the gender ratio in favor of women, 26 weeks of paid maternity leave, 2.7 crores of “Sukanya Samridhi accounts” where girls get a better interest rate , more than nine crores of free LPG connections, 68 percent of beneficiaries of the government’s housing scheme being women, and the abolition of instant triple talaq, among others.
On Thursday, the Prime Minister also hosted at his residence a delegation of female students from Nagaland who are visiting the nation’s capital as part of the “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” initiative.
The PMO said the students expressed their joy in meeting Modi while soliciting his views on a host of topics such as his view of the North East, his experiences in Nagaland and the importance of yoga in a wheeling interaction. free.
During the interaction, PM Modi asked the students about their experience of visiting and exploring various tourist spots here. He also advised them to visit Prime Minister Sangrahalaya and the National War Memorial during their stay, he added.
The meeting was organized by the National Women’s Commission.