Women Empowerment Current Affairs - 2019

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Internet Saathi programme to be expanded to Punjab and Odisha

Google India and Tata Trusts are set to expand their ‘Internet Saathi’ digital literacy programme for rural women to villages in Punjab and Odisha. Currently, the programme has reach of 2.6 lakh villages across 18 states. Key Highlights On adding Punjab and Odisha the programme will now extend its reach to 20 states in India. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology


Fact Box: Jaya Arunachalam

Jaya Arunachalam, Indian social worker and founder of Working Women’s Forum (WWF) died at age of 87 in Chennai. She was also a pioneer of the women’s Self Help group (SHG) movement in the country. About Dr. Jaya Arunachalam She was a graduate in Economics and Geography. In 1999 she was awarded honorary doctorate by Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in News


Goa Govt. approves amendment to Factories Act to allow Women in Night Shifts

The state government of Goa recently approved an amendment to Factories Act 1948 which will allow deployment of women in night shifts (from 7pm to 6 am) in industries. It is a welcome step taken by Goa government towards women empowerment. Key Highlights The Amendment Bill was approved by state cabinet and is set to Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsStates


International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 is celebrated on 8th March every year to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & ObservancesUPSC


Deloitte launches WorldClass Initiative in India

Deloitte has announced the launch of its global initiative ‘WorldClass’ in India for the empowerment of women. The initiative was launched by Deloitte’s Global CEO, Punit Renjen in the presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. WorldClass Initiative In India, the initiative aims to support 10 million girls Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking


JSPL wins FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment

The Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has been honoured with the prestigious ‘FICCI CSR Award’ for Women Empowerment. JSPL was awarded for its innovative and high impact women empowerment programmes, implemented by the company’s CSR Arm – JSPL Foundation, across its operational areas in the country. FICCI CSR Award FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours


UP Government launches Women Empowerment Resolution Campaign

Uttar Pradesh Government recently launched Women Empowerment Resolution Campaign to develop leadership capacities in women and make them vocal for their rights. It was launched by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on November 20, 2018. Women Empowerment Resolution Campaign The purpose of this campaign is to ensure the empowerment of women through Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects