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  • Training the Teacher

    Training the Teacher

    Policy Pulse_Geeta Verma_ Sep edition Read More

  • TSU 2nd Phase launched by Health Minister Mangal Pandey

    TSU 2nd Phase launched by Health Minister Mangal Pandey

    Govt of Bihar and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has signed a memorandum of Cooperation to set up Technical Support Unit.  Technical support Unit will support GoB to achieve its health and Nutrition Outcome  In all 38 districts, District Resource Unit (DRUs) have been set up and State Resource Unit (SRU) has been ... Read More

  • Allocations for women by different Ministries/Departments has increased from Rs. 14,378.68 crores in 2005-06 to Rs. 90,624.76 crores in 2016-17 under Gender Budgeting

    Allocations for women by different Ministries/Departments has increased from Rs. 14,378.68 crores in 2005-06 to Rs. 90,624.76 crores in 2016-17 under Gender Budgeting

    In order to mainstream gender across sectors and all levels of governance, Government of India, has adopted Gender Budgeting as a tool in 2004-05. Ministry of Women and Child Development has been consistently promoting gender budgeting across the c... Read More

  • Women in India will now get 26 weeks of maternity leave instead of just 12

    Women in India will now get 26 weeks of maternity leave instead of just 12

    The Lok Sabha approved an amendment Bill that makes it mandatory for companies with more than 50 employees to provide a daycare centre nearby. Women in India will now be allowed maternity leave of 26 weeks, as per a new amendment to a legislation. The Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill, 2016, which was approved by... Read More

  • Women and child development ministry to form alliance against online child abuse

    Women and child development ministry to form alliance against online child abuse

    A National Alliance against online child sexual abuse and exploitation is being formed by the ministry of of women and child development. The ministry held a consultation yesterday to ensure better implemnetation of legal frameworks, policies, national strategies. The consultation sought to bring a common definit... Read More

  • International Women’s Day: 33 unsung sheroes to be awarded Nari Shakti Puraskaar

    International Women’s Day: 33 unsung sheroes to be awarded Nari Shakti Puraskaar

    Calling them 'unsung sheroes', the Union women and child development (WCD) ministry has shortlisted 33 women, who will be awarded Nari Shakti Puraskaar on the occasion of International Women's day by President Pranab Mukherjee. Among the awardees is the state of Rajasthan for its 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaig... Read More

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