A Look at PM Narendra Modi's Commitment to Women's Empowerment as he Celebrates his 72nd Birthday Today
By: WE Staff | Saturday, 17 September 2022
A look at the policies implemented by Modi's administration to address inequality and advance women as he celebrates 72 years in office today.
"Empowering women is essential for India's development. The time of viewing women as 'homemakers' is over; women now need to be seen as nation builders! In January 2014, Gujarat's then-chief minister, Narendra Modi, tweeted.
In line with his dedication to "nari shakti," Prime Minister Modi has introduced a number of initiatives since taking office in May 2014.
The National Democratic Alliance administration, which is run by the Bharatiya Janata Party, has been in power for eight years at the federal level. This year, Modi delivered the "big picture," or the accomplishments of his administration in achieving the aim of women's empowerment.
Sharing a series of MyGov tweets, Prime Minister Modi had said, “You will enjoy reading these articles on how a new paradigm is being created to further empowerment of women. These efforts cover diverse sectors and have ensured more dignity as well as opportunities for women.”
A look at the policies implemented by Modi's administration to address inequality and advance women as he celebrates 72 years in today.
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
BBBP, or Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, attempts to increase the ratio of child sex to adult sex (CSR). Additionally, it ensures the girl child's survival, safety, and education.
Mantri Pradhan Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) provides rural and underprivileged households with discounted LPG connections. The programme is intended to help women who employ unhealthy traditional cooking techniques.
The Center launched Mahila E-Haat, an online marketing tool, with the aim of assisting female businesses.
Mishra Shakti Kendras
Mahila Shakti Kendra promotes "community engagement" as a means of empowering rural women.
National Creche Scheme
The National Creche Scheme for Children of Working Mothers was introduced by the Women and Child Development Ministry in 2017.
Greater Political Representation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has empowered women in a variety of ways, in addition to implementing programmes that will help them. In terms of the political situation, he has given them more space.
Pursuing Legal Action
By amending or enacting new legislation for their benefit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also changed and empowered women's life.