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26-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Maneka Gandhi inaugurates 5th organic festival

Aiming to promote women entrepreneurs, producers and farmers in the organic field from across India, the 5th edition of the "Women of India National Organic Festival" was inaugurated by Union Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday.The...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh launches two portals to strengthen Women Safety

Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh here today launched two separate portals to strengthen Women Safety. The portal “cybercrime.gov.in” will receive complaints from citizens on objectionable online content related to child pornography, child sexual abuse material,...

04-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rashtriya Poshan Maah celebrations get under way across India

The Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has urged the Ministers of partner Ministries and all the Members of Parliament to extend full support to the ongoing Rashtriya Poshan Maah with outreach activities. The Government is...

30-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Form teams to monitor child care centres : Maneka Gandhi

In the wake of the recent rape incident at the government-run shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Monday ordered constitution of teams at the state and district level for regular monitoring...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Maneka Gandhi defends anti-trafficking Bill

The Anti-Trafficking Bill, passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, "will not facilitate or harass sex workers," Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi told the House.In a reply to senior Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor, Maneka said: "There...

24-May-2018 New Delhi

Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 presented to the INSV Tarini Team

Hon’ble Minister for Women and Child Development,  Maneka Sanjay Gandhi presented the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar2017 to the members of the INSV Tarini team in New Delhi today.The Six-member all-women team comprising of Lt Commander Vartika Joshi,Lt...

09-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi interacts with recipients of Nari Shakti Puraskar

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today met and interacted with the recipients of the Nari Shakti Puraskar.During the interaction, the Prime Minister spoke of “Seva Paramo Dharma” as being an integral part of our culture.The Prime Minister said that the...

08-Mar-2018 Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan)

Credit to PM for rise in girl child ratio : Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday said it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative which led to the improvement of girl child ratio in the country."In 2014, the Prime Minister had called my Ministry (WCD) and expressed his...

20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Improper disposal of sanitary napkins a worry : Maneka Gandhi

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday raised concern over disposal of sanitary napkins, saying improper disposal can lead to serious consequences."They are often disposed of in ponds, rivers which leads to blockage of drains....

12-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PMO nod for National Policy for Women awaited : Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Monday said the draft National Policy for Women (NPW), which aims to ensure health, food security and nutrition to women, is awaiting nod by the PMO, but her Ministry could still implement it...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

12% GST on sanitary napkins fine : Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said that 12 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposed on sanitary napkins is acceptable."It has come down from 18 per cent... At the moment, market is dominated by multinational...

24-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi presents National Bravery Awards

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today presented the National Bravery Awards to 18 children. Three of these awards were presented posthumously.Interacting with the awardees, the Prime Minister said their deeds of bravery are discussed extensively, and...


Maneka Gandhi felicitates 112 exceptional women achievers

The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi felicitated 112 exceptional women achievers in New Delhi today.The Minister of Food Processing Industries, Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ms....

03-Jan-2018 New Delhi

'Panic Button' not a fun thing : Maneka Gandhi

The 'Panic Button' safety feature is not a fun thing, Women and Child and Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said on Wednesday as her ministry prepared for another test, in Uttar Pradesh this time."We would request the people of UP to take it easy and don't...

02-Jan-2018 New Delhi

One portal for all government schemes for women

In order to make information on all government schemes and initiatives for women more easily accessible, the Ministry for Women Child and Development on Tuesday launched a new web platform - "Nari".The National Repository of Information for Women was launched...

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