Shun discrimination and make girls’ energy power of nation

Permanent stall of products under Sabla Yojana at Bhopal Haat

Mrs. Singh address adolescent girls convention on national girls day

maya25.1.16Bhopal, January 25, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan):   Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Maya Singh has called up society to shun discrimination between boys and girls and make girls’ energy power of nation. She said that a permanent stall for sale of products made by adolescent girls under Sabla Yojana will be set up at Bhopal Haat. Minister Mrs. Singh was addressing adolescent girls’ convention on National Girls Day here today. Mrs. Singh said that adolescent girls constitute a major portion of our population. We should provide them to lead a healthy life and move ahead in life at this phase of life. She said that the state government has imparted training to adolescent girls under Sabla Yojana for their all-round development and economic empowerment and Kishori Shakti Yojana to ensure their nutrition and training in various trades.

Encouraging results of these efforts have been seen in National Girls Day exhibition. She said that under Project Udita, rural girls are being made aware of hygiene during monthly course and vending machines have been installed to make sanitary napkins available to them. Mrs. Singh said that soon after assuming office, Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan had started work to empower women and girls. He has taken every possible step for their socio-economic empowerment. The government is committed to ensuring that girls and women move ahead in life, newborn girl child is protects and society’s mindset about girls is changed.

MP Mr. Alok Sanjar said that both Central and state governments are making earnest efforts for women’s development. He said that the way navel is carrier of blood in entire human body, in the same way women is carrier of human values in society. He said that discrimination between men and women has decreased considerably due to efforts of Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Anganwadi centres have been strengthened are being opened regularly. Principal Secretary Women and Child Development Mr. J.N. Kansotiya exhorted society to take pledge to protect girls at every level. Commissioner Integrated Child Development Service Mrs. Pushplata Singh informed that due to welfare schemes for adolescent girls, a new change has come in their lives.