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Women welfare schemes proving game-changer in JK: Dr Nirmal Singh
KATHUA, APRIL 21: Listing women empowerment among the top agendas of the present dispensation, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, today said the female folk are important stakeholders in making J&K a progressive and tranquil State.
“In our world which is full of mayhem, sincere efforts must be made to empower women. If we empower a girl or a woman, we are empowering the entire nation,” Dy CM added.
Underscoring the essence of ‘Laadli Beti’ scheme Dy CM said that the scheme has been launched to create a strong positive disposition towards the girl child and aims to reverse the alarming trend of declining child sex ratio. The scheme addresses the concerns of girl’s right from birth to adulthood by providing financial security to them eventually, the parents don`t see their girl child as a burden, he added.
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