Women should be brought forward for economic growth: Mr. Singh
Tejasvini awards conferred to women in various sectors
Bhopal, March 17, 2016 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Public Relations and Mineral Resources Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla has said that women need to be respected and encouraged to make them socio-economically self-reliant. Mr. Shukla was addressing a function after conferring Tejasvini Awards to women of several sectors at Samanvay Bhavan here today. The awards have been instituted by news channel IBC-24. Transport Minister Mr. Bhupendra Singh and former Minister Mrs. Archana Chitnis were also present on the occasion. Mr. Shukla said that India boasts of tradition to respect women. Respect Women along with discharging other duties also educated and discipline their children. He informed that Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has underscored importance of women in society through Beti Bachao Abhiyan. Drawing inspiration from it, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao Abhiyan has been launched in entire country. Mr. Bhupendra Singh said that respect to women has always been important in Indian culture. Women’s empowerment has gathered momentum after independence. He said that women should be brought forward for economic growth. Mr. Singh informed that maximum works for women’s welfare and empowerment have been undertaken in Madhya Pradesh. Mrs. Archana Chitnis said that being a woman does not mean weakness or disability.
Woman is the best creation of God. She said that Indianness can keep women power intact in entire world. Men empower women and women empower country and society. The women felicitated at the function included Gwalior’s swimmer MissRajni Jhan, Sagar’s cable operator Miss Shilpa Gupta, Bhopal’s family counsellor Mrs. Reeta Tuli, Sarpanch Ku. Bhakti Sharma, Divyang talent Ku. Poonam Shroti, Raipur’s astrologer Miss Rupali Shrivastava, Rewa’s Dr. Gita Bennerjee, Satna Mayor Mrs. Mamta Pandey, Jabalpur’s research scholar Miss Anamika Singh, Indore’s Dr. Bhakti Yadav, Gwalior’s teacher of deaf and dumb Miss Megha Gupta, Miss Alka Gupta who serves animals and girl Ku. Disha Tiwari who launched anti-smoking campaign in Indore.