Extend benefits of welfare schemes to deserving class: Soz
SEMINAR ON EMPOWERMENT OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS HELD
Srinagar, Oct 1: Stressing the need for implementation of various schemes launched by the Central and State Governments for the welfare of women, Member Parliament, Prof. Saif-ud-Din Soz has asked to broaden their ambit in the remote and far-off areas so that the benefits reach the deserving class.
Prof Soz, who was chief guest on the occasion, was speaking at a one-day seminar ‘Need, care and empowerment of adolescent girls through education’ organized by J&K State Social Welfare Board which was sponsored by Central Social Welfare Board at SKICC here today.
On the occasion, Prof Soz underscored the need for equal participation of women in day-to-day affairs in public life. “They have to be empowered in all fields. Government of India is committed to provide them their due share in all fields,” Prof Soz said.
Minister for Medical Education R S Chib said that at adolescent age the children faced various problems. “Need of the hour was to give them care and proper direction. He expressed gratitude to the Central Government for creation of Skill Development Mission in the State and maintained that various steps have been for the empowerment of women. Chib highlighted the ambitious programmes of the State Technical Education Department saying they are aimned at working on Capacity Building for sustainable growth of the State by establishing Industrial Training Institute, Polytechnics and Vocational Training Centre.
Emphasizing the need for imparting broad based education to women, Minister of State for Home Nasir Aslam Wani said that women should get familiar to their rights. He said seminars and stage shows should also be organized in rural areas so that women populace of the areas gets benefited.
Prof. Nilofer Khan and Dr. Asha Kachroo suggested several measures to further improve the women conditions.
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