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Punjab govt initiated a scheme to provide financial assistance to acid attack victims

The Punjab government has chalked out a comprehensive strategy to provide security and financial assistance to acid attack victims in order to make them self-reliant, state minister Razia Sultana said on Monday. She said the Punjab financial assistance to acid victims scheme 2017 has been framed in this regard and ...

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Government launches programme for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats

The Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has launched a nationwide programme for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats and a training program for Trainers of women panchayat leaders at Ranchi, Jharkhand. The Ministry of Women and Child Development ...

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Assistance to Voluntary Organizations in the field of Child and Women Development

Voluntary organization plays a very important role to help women and child, and provide them social security. To help these organizations, Government of India is providing grant-in-aid scheme to such voluntary organizations. Objective: To prove grants to voluntary organization in the field of Child and Women Development. Eligibility: Voluntary organizations ...

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Scheme for girl child born after 1st April, 2015 “Ladli Beti”: Jammu Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir Government announced this scheme “Ladli Beti” exclusively for new born girl child of the State born on or after 01st April, 2015. Objective To arrest the declining female sex ratio. To reduce the financial burden of the girl’s parents. To ensure that the girl child does not ...

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Women safety and empowerment starts with Haryana: Mahila Police Volunteer Initiative

The Mahila Police Volunteer initiative was launched in Haryana in Karnal and Mahendragarh districts, Haryana became the first state to adopt this Scheme. Originally conceived by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development, Mahila Police Volunteer is a joint initiative with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. Haryana inducted the ...

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