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Thursday March 17, 2011 10:14:57 PM, Staff Reporter

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Malegaon: In an important move towards empowerment of Muslim women, the Government today announced a scheme for the leadership development of minority women.


Giving this information in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Vincent H. Pala said that the objective of the scheme is to empower and instill confidence in women, including Muslim women, by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with functionaries of Government and banks at all levels.

"The scheme has been approved for implementation during the 11th Five Year Plan with a revised allocation of Rs. 5 crore for 2010-11 and Rs. 15 crore for 2011-12 to cover 18,950 and 55,800 women trainees respectively", he added.


The scheme would be implemented from this year and would be applicable to all the States in the country.






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President of India Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil addressing at the inauguration of the National Festival of Tribal Dances, ‘PRAKRITI’, in New Delhi on March 16, 2011. Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Culture, Kum. Selja, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Kantilal Bhuria and Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Mahadev S. Khandela are also seen.

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