Lt Governor honours Women Achievers of Kashmir Division

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 26: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha honoured the women achievers of Kashmir Division at a felicitation event organized by Chinar Corps, today.
In his address, the Lt Governor congratulated all the women achievers who have carved a niche for themselves and inspiring other women to dream and accomplish new heights of success in various fields.
He lauded the noble initiative of Chinar Corps to empower Nari Shakti and acknowledging their contribution in nation building.
Empowerment of women is pivotal for the empowerment of J&K UT. In the last few years, J&K Administration has given priority to women empowerment based on the principles of equality, equal rights and equal opportunities as enshrined in the Constitution, the Lt Governor said.
“I am proud to say that half of our population has made an immense contribution in the prosperity and growth of UT,” he said.
The Lt Governor highlighted several schemes and programmes being implemented in J&K, under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, which are intended for holistic empowerment of women and realizing their full potential.
We have taken several steps through Schemes of NRLM, Mission Youth, JKTPO, Industry & Commerce for the speedy economic empowerment of women in urban and rural areas, he added.
In academics, our daughters are scripting new history and charting a new future with new confidence and a sense of self-esteem, the Lt Governor said.
On the occasion, Women Achievers were felicitated by the Lt Governor for their extraordinary contribution in diverse fields like Education, Law, Entrepreneurship, Social Work, Health, Literary, Sports, Journalism.
Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai, GOC 15 Corps; Maj Gen Mohit Seth, GoC Kilo Force, senior officers from Army, eminent personalities from diverse fields and family members of women achievers were present.

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