Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis informed the Maharashtra’s Legislative Council that the state will introduce the fourth women’s policy to give more opportunities to women by considering the issues of women from all groups.
More About The Maharashtra’s 4th women’s policy:
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Council Neelam Gorhe tabled a proposal to provide equal and dignified positions to women in all sectors.
While replying to the proposal, Mr Fadanvis said that apart from education, and employment, the women’s policy will consider other important aspects, including economic empowerment and gender equality. He also announced that the government will introduce a rehabilitation scheme for those above 18 years old girls from the orphanage.
Chief Minister Shinde Announced Hirkani Rooms for breastfeeding mothers:
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde announced in assembly that the state will start a Hirkani Room(Kaksha) for breastfeeding mothers at each police station in the state. He also announced that Residential and Commercial properties will be promoted to open such rooms and 250sq. feet of such a room will not be counted in FSI.
Maharashtra’s: All inclusive Women policy:
Maharashtra’s Women and Child Development Minister Mangal Prabhat Lodha announced that the State’s all inclusive Women policy will be announced in the current session. He assured the assembly that the washroom for ladies will be built after every 50km on the new road. The government will build toilets for women every 50 kilometres. Mr Lodha also announced a Janata Durbar for women on the first Monday of every month in every district.
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