To promote women’s empowerment, girls in Moradabad become public servants

The goal of Mission Nari Shakti is to empower women and financially empower them.


As part of the “Nari Shakti Mission”, girls from Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh were given the opportunity to occupy important district positions such as District Magistrate (DM), Chief Superintendent of Police (SSP) , Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tuesday.

This movement and the state government’s “Nari Shakti Mission” aim to empower women, instill in them confidence and a sense of security, and instill in them a desire to do something for society.

Shalendra Singh, Moradabad District Magistrate, said: “The state government runs the Nari Shakti Mission with the aim of empowering women, secure and financially self-sufficient. There is still a lot to be done for women and with this in mind, the government has implemented various programs for them. As part of this mission, talented girls were given the chance to occupy important positions in the neighborhood for a day. It will instill confidence in them, instill in them the desire to do something for society and help them connect with the mainstream of society. “

The girls who were named DM, SSP, DSP and CDO under this initiative were happy to occupy the desks for a few hours. They praised this initiative of the state government and said it would prove to be extremely beneficial for them in their careers.

Sandhya Bhati, Akansha Vidyapeeth student was appointed DM, Moradabad for one day.

She said: “I was given the chance to become SM for two hours, to listen to people’s problems and find solutions for them. This is done to promote the empowerment of women. I felt really proud today. I am extremely grateful to the Director and the DM for this opportunity. I want to join the armed forces in the future. Women learn a lot through these initiatives. They realize that people are on their side. Such programs increase motivation and ignite the desire to do something. “

Likewise, Iqra, a grade 12 student studying at Moradabad Government College, became Moradabad Police Superintendent.

“I feel extremely proud. My elders taught me to listen to people’s issues,” added Khushi, another participant.

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Mara R. Wilmoth