WCD Ministry organises seminar with District Officers from Aspirational Districts, Districts with high rates of crime against women & children

The Ministry of Women and Child Development today organised a seminar with District Officers from Aspirational Districts and Districts with high rates of crime against women and children. Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani addressed the seminar.

Later talking to reporters, Ms Irani said, during the seminar discussions were held on important umbrella schemes Poshan Abhiyaan, Mission Shakti and Mission Vatsalya. She said, discussions were also held on ways to provide mobile Creches in rural areas for women engaged in the construction and agriculture sector. The Minister said, her Ministry is also considering integrating the Women and Child helplines for quick assistance to distressed women and children and also for better redressal of grievances.

District Officers from 112 Aspirational Districts and officials from 100 Districts with high rates of crime against women and children attended the seminar.


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