Tag: Women Empowerment

Empowering Women
How These Women In J&K Are Learning To Become Self Reliant

People residing in far-flung areas are deprived of many opportunities in life.To fight all odds, these women hailing from Jammu & Kashmir’s Rajouri are being taught to be self reliant in life.

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  • Sunday, 23 October 2022
Indian women still shy away from making independent financial decisions, finds survey
Indian women still shy away from making independent financial decisions, finds survey

This behaviour is despite the intense narrative of women empowerment and gender equality that has been extensively deliberated over the decades.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Prez Kovind
Women Empowerment A Top Priority Of Centre: Prez Kovind

Kovind further informed that the Centre has trained thousands of such groups and helped them participate as 'Banking Sakhi'.

  • Monday, 31 January 2022
Indian Women Leaving Their Marks In All Spheres: BJP Chief JP Nadda
Indian Women Leaving Their Marks In All Spheres: BJP Chief JP Nadda

Talking about women representation in Narendra Modi cabinet, Nadda, "The role and number of women in the Modi government have increased in recent times. In the Union Cabinet, there are 12 women ministers, 14 per cent of the total. This is a record in India's history."

  • Monday, 27 September 2021
If anyone stands for female power its me: Tisca Chopra

Bhubaneswar: Bollywood actress Tisca Chopra was in Bhubaneswar to attend the Kiah Fashion Show on Tuesday where acid attack survivors walked the ramp. In an exclusive chat with odishatv.in, she spoke about the recent controversy over her remark on ‘Me Too’ campaign and also talked about her journey. Excerpts from the interview…   On attending […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odisha to set up two counselling cells for women victims

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced formation of two special cells in the state for counselling women who are “subjected to violence or abuse.” The two cells in Rourkela and Balasore districts will function in collaboration with the National Commission for Women and Tata Institute of Social Science, the CM said after inaugurating […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Self-defence training for girls kicks off in Smart City

Bhubaneswar: At a time when there have been questions arising on the safety and security of women especially adolescent girls, Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have come forward with a joint collaboration on women empowerment self-defence training. Forty girls between 14 yrs and 25 years of age under the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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CM approves ‘Sudaksya’ yojana for girls to pursue technical courses

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved ‘Sudaksya’ yojna to encourage women and girls in Odisha to pursue technical education courses. The programme will run for the financial year 2017-18 and 2018-19. The programme aims to enroll nearly 5000 girls in the 48 Government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in State by the end of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Stamp duty for women slashed to 4% in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  As part of its efforts on empowerment of women in the state, the Odisha government has initiated yet another historic step by bringing down the stamp duty from 5 percent to 4 percent for women on the purchase of land and houses in their name. Earlier, women were used to pay 5 percent stamp […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM distributes free laptops to meritorious students

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today distributed free laptops to meritorious students and gave away prizes to successful girls in the self-defence programme at college levels. Attending a state level programme at Jaydev Bhawan here, Patnaik said the youth empowerment programme launched in 2013 is part of his government’s ceaseless efforts for all round development […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Mission Shakti in Odisha
Honing Decision Making Power And Managerial Skill - Key To Strengthening Mission Shakti In Odisha

Odisha’s Mission Shakti has in its fold over 6 lakh WSHGs (11% of the country’s total) with 7 million (12% of the total) women members.

  • Sunday, 11 July 2021
'One Stop Centres' for distressed women in 100 more districts

New Delhi: As many as 100 additional districts would have One Stop Centres (OSC) aimed at supporting women affected by violence, as part of plans to cover all districts of the country in due course, an official statement said on Monday. “In the Programme Approval Board (PAB) meeting of the Ministry of Women and Child […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Nirbhaya Fund not being used for women: Mother

Ballia (UP): The mother of a woman whose gang-rape in a moving bus and subsequent death in 2012 triggered a nationwide outrage has alleged that the Nirbhaya Fund set up in her daughter’s name was not being used for security and empowerment of women. “The Nirbhaya Fund should have been used for women security and empowerment […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Taapsee Pannu trolled for wearing short dress 

Mumbai: Actress Taapsee Pannu, a keen supporter of women’s empowerment, on Saturday poked fun at a few social media users, who trolled her for wearing a short dress. Taapsee shared a photograph of herself on Twitter in which she can be seen wearing a black-and-white strapless one piece dress with minimal make-up. “Sometimes the best moments […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
To promote women in sports, Maneka to work with Sports Ministry

New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday announced that she would be working with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to empower women. “Sports can play a vital role in transforming and empowering lives of women and girls. Today, we recognise it as a platform for girls to demonstrate their […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021