Responsibility of women’s safety, progress is ours: Minister Gupta

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Sep 2018 11:10:21

Staff Reporter,

A large number of women tied ‘Rakhis’ on the wrist of Revenue, Science and Technology Minister Umashankar Gupta in Rakshaa-Sutra Programme in ward number-24 and 31. Minister Gupta said that security and progress of women is our responsibility. He said 50 percent reservation in urban development, Panchayat election and teachers recruitment and 33 percent reservation in other posts(excepting forest department) has been given to the females.

Minister Gupta said that the girl becomes ‘Lakhpati’ since birth through Ladli Lalxmi Yojana. He said Rs 25,000 given on marriage under Mukhyamantri Kanyadan/Nikah Yojana. Minister said that State Government is doing work continuously for ensuring participation of women in the society and government wok. He also gave information about Sambal Yojana. Local public representatives were also present in the programme.