Women in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Did women of India have voting rights before Independence?

The United States observed the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day on 26th August to commemorate the allowance of the constitutional right to vote to the American women. In the context of the special day let us discuss the voting rights of Indian Women before Independence. Previous conditions British officials opined that the voting right ..

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Smriti Irani launches initiative to boost female participation in workforce

Women and child development minister Smriti Irani recently attended Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry – FLO  event. During this event the union minister launched FICCI-FLO’s ‘The Greater 50%’ initiative that focuses on improving the participation of women in the workforce from the self-help groups (SHGs) to board members of large companies. This would improve ..

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IIT Madras launches ‘Career Back 2 Women’

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has recently launched a re-skilling programme for women called ‘Career Back 2 Women’. The programme aims at offering 150 hours of training to re-skill women who have taken a break from their career. The certification course comprises of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber security data science and big data. This ..

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Smriti Zubin Irani launches Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

On 18 Nov, Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) today in New Delhi. The BPKK is a repository of diverse crops across 128 agro-climatic zones for better nutritional outcomes. Its ..

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Smriti Zubin Irani to announce Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, will announce Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) on 18th November in New Delhi. The BPKK will be a repository of diverse crops across 128 agro-climatic zones in India for better nutritional outcomes. In consultation with Ministry of WCD and Bill & Melinda ..

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