Raipur, 8 March 2021: On the occasion of International Women's Day, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel attended the state level women's conference organized by the Women and Child Development Department at Sardar Balbir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium in the capital today. A large number of women were present on this occasion including Women and Child Development Minister, Mrs. Anila Bhendia, Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Rashmi Ashish Singh, President of Chhattisgarh State Commission for Women, Dr. Kiranmayi Nayak, public representatives, Anganwadi workers and assistants.
Women should get the right to equality in families as well: Bhupesh Baghel in Sardar Balbir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium Women's Day Event
Chief Minister addresses state-level women's conference on International Women's Day
Chhattisgarh Government is working towards education, health and empowerment of women
Now financial aid of Rs five thousand would be provided for the birth of second daughter under Mata Kaushalya Matri Vandan Yojana
All the municipal corporations of the state to have a well-equipped pink room
Besides dial 112 service, a separate help line number for women to be released
Raipur, 08 March 2021
Addressing a state level women's conference on the occasion of International Women's Day today, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that there has always been a significant contribution of mother power in Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister said that women have been given the right to equality in the Constitution, and now is the high time to give equal rights to women in the family as well, so that they may take decisions on their own. He said that state government is continuously working towards the education, health and self-reliance of women.
Mr. Baghel said that when an educated man benefits himself, but when a woman is educated, it benefits the whole family. Entire family gets educated and the society moves ahead and progress. He said that state government has made provision of free education for girls and boys up to 12th standard. In the name of Swami Atmanand, 52 English mediums have been started this year, and in the budget of 2021-22, provision for 119 English medium schools has been made. In the near future, English medium schools will be opened in every development block headquarters, so as to provide English Medium education facility to the daughters in the development block itself. Chief Minister said that State Government is conducting several schemes to provide better nutrition and better health facilities to women. 20 thousand women suffering from anemia have become healthy due to the Chief Minister's Nutrition Campaign (Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyan. Through this campaign, 99 thousand children have been cured of malnutrition in one year. Women are also getting the benefit of health services through Mukhyamantri Haat-Bazaar Clinic Scheme, Urban Slum Health Scheme and Dai-Didi Clinic Scheme. Under Dai-Didi clinic scheme, the entire staff including the doctor is female, so that women do not hesitate to tell their health related problems.
Chief Minister said that 20 lakh women have been provided employment and income resources by associating them with self-help groups. Other than making vermi compost, women are conducting various economic activities in Gauthans, they are also earning from the collection of minor forest produce. Earlier, only 07 types of minor forest produce were purchased on support price, now their number has been increased to 52, which has also contributed to the increase in income of women. Women are also operating various cottage industries such as broom making, lac, kodo-kutki processing, honey production. Rural women have started a readymade garment factory in Dantewada under the brand DENEX. Naxalite-affected women from internal areas are also working in this factory, after completing their training in tailoring. Chief Minister said that all the municipal corporations will soon have a well-equipped pink room for women, where women will be able to breastfeed their children.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that any citizen, including women, can avail police assistance in emergency by dialing 112, but now a separate dial service number will be issued for women, so that the police may immediately attend to the emergency call for help on this number. Mr. Baghel said that today women are ahead of men in every field. In Chhattisgarh, women are getting elected on more than 50% cent seats reserved for them in panchayati raj institutions. Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly has 14 women legislators. The Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly has the highest representation of women among all the Legislative Assemblies of the country. Mr. Baghel said that mother-power has always been worshiped in Chhattisgarh. This is the land of Kausalya, Shabari, the mother of Lord Rama. The first female MP from Chhattisgarh was Mini Mata, who was instrumental in getting the Untouchability Act passed in Parliament. Pandavani folk singer Teejan Bai is has gained recognition across the world. Similarly, women of Chhattisgarh like Phulbasan Bai Yadav, Shamshad Begum, Mamta Chandrakar have made significant contribution in various fields from social service to art.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, Chief Minister felicitated a number of women for their remarkable work in the field of women empowerment and Anganwadi workers for their outstanding work. At the program, guests including Chief Minister released posters “Dattak Grahan” programme of Suposhan Sangwari Poshan Sandarbh, and the poster of WhatsApp Call Center of the State Women's Commission. While wishing women on the occasion of International Women's Day, Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Anila Bhendia said that earlier financial aid was provided only for the birth of the first daughter under Matri Vandan Yojana, now under Mata Kaushalya Matri Vandan Yojana, financial aid of Rs five thousand will be provided at birth of the second daughter. She called upon the women to pay special attention towards the education of daughters. Women in Chhattisgarh are second to none. Women are playing a leading role in governance, administration and government. CG Marts will be started to make products made by women self-help groups available in the market. Ms. Shehla Nigar, Secretary, Department of Women and Child Development, delivered the welcome address. Director of Women and Child Development Department Smt. Divya Umesh Mishra proposed a vote of thanks. Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Rashmi Ashish Singh, MLA Mrs. Mamta Chandrakar and Mrs. Anita Sharma, State Women Commission Chairperson Mrs. Kiranmayee Nayak, State Scheduled Tribes Commission Vice-President Ms. Rajkumari Diwan, District Panchayat Raipur Chairperson Mrs. Domeshwari Verma, Former District Panchayat A large number of women from various districts of the state including the Chairperson Mrs. Sharda Verma were present.
Women should get the right to take decisions at home: CM Baghel in Abhivyakti 2021 Science College Auditorium
"Women's participation in Chhattisgarh is better than many parts of the country"
Chief Minister felicitates women on Chhattisgarh Police's program "Manifestation" on Women's Day
Raipur, 08 March 2021
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel attended Abhivyakti 2021 an expression program organized by the Chhattisgarh Police in the auditorium located on the Science College campus on the occasion of Women's Day today. On this occasion, CM Baghel honored women who made significant contributions in various fields of society. Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that he is happy to honor half the population. If women are weak then society does not progress further. Today, women are not far behind in any field, from auto-rickshaws to fighter planes. In Danteshwari fighters posted in the Naxal area of Chhattisgarh, women are working bravely and have demolished many Naxalite camps. Today, if the result of any examination comes, women are at the top of the merit. If we talk about democracy, the situation of women in Chhattisgarh is better than many states of the country. Chhattisgarh has the highest representation of women in the Legislative Assembly. Women should get the right to make decisions at home. We at home should teach our sons how to behave towards women? Today, it has become necessary for women to raise their voice against the atrocities happening to them. If you continue to tolerate, then the criminals will be encouraged. In Chhattisgarh, women like Kaushalya Mata, Shabari Mata, Bilasa Bai, Minimata, Phulbasan Yadav, Tejanbai etc. have increased the value of the state.
The working style of Chhattisgarh Police has changed the image of the people in the last two years. Now people are not afraid of the police, but have started trusting the police. While the Chhattisgarh Police personnel are relieving stress due to the pulsing program and their problems are being resolved, the grievances of the people are being resolved at a rapid pace through the Samadhan program.
Women police personnel working in Chhattisgarh Police have also done remarkable work. Today we feel honored by honoring women of various fields. At the event, the Chief Minister also released a souvenir and a New Year calendar. On every page in the New Year calendar information about women crime and laws for their prevention is provided.
In the program, Chairperson of Women's Commission, Mrs. Kiranmayi Nayak said that the Police Department has done excellent work in the last two years. Victims are receiving speedy justice through pulsating, reconciliation programs. The Women's Commission and the Police Department will work in harmony and there will be better results. Chief Secretary Shri Amitabh Jain said that we should keep the spirit like Women's Day throughout the year, this will be true respect for women.
WhatsApp number will be issued for complaints of crimes against women
In the program, DGP Shri DM Awasthi said that Chhattisgarh Police is going to issue a WhatsApp number soon for complaints of crimes against women, in which aggrieved women will be able to complain. Police Headquarters will be given responsibility to the women officer for redressal of these complaints. Shri Awasthi said that as per the instructions of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, prompt action is being taken against crimes against women. As a result of this, the criminal was sentenced to life imprisonment in the case of rape in just 21 days. It is our endeavor to punish the culprits soon in all the cases of crime against women. The expression program for women will last for 7 consecutive days. In all 28 districts, women will be informed about their safety and awareness of the rights provided in the law.
Special DG in the program, Shri R.K. Vij, Mr. Ashok Juneja, ADG Mr. Himanshu Gupta, I.G. Dr. Anand Chhabra, DIG Mrs. Himani Khanna, Mrs. Milena Kurre, A.I.G. Mrs. Pooja Aggarwal was present.
These people were honored
Phulbasan Yadav - Women Empowerment, Shamshad Begum - Work to educate the backward community, Indira Mishra - Sahitya, Neeta Doomre - Hockey, Shraddha Thawait - Sahitya, Sapna Soni - Teaching, Renuka Yadav - Hockey, Prabha and Rekha Joshi - Folk Culture, Priyanka Bisa-Women Empowerment, Shruti Yadav-Shooting, Sonia Swarnakar-Mrs Asia, Vidya Rajput-III Gender Equality, Shamshad Rahman-Family Counseling, Saraswati Sahni-Dissecting Human Dead Bodies (Post Mortem), Shilpa Sahu-Danteshwari Fighters, Anuradha- Kathak dancer.
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Chief Minister observes stalls of self-made materials by women's groups
Raipur, 8 March 2021
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel today visited the exhibition organized by the Women and Child Development Department at the Sardar Balbir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium in the capital Raipur on the occasion of International Women's Day. In the exhibition, materials manufactured by the women self-help groups benefiting from the schemes of the department, models of Adarsh Anganwadi center and stalls of nurturing gardens were installed. In the stall of Adarsh Anganwadi Center, the Chief Minister gave the message of nutrition to young children and adoption of pregnant women and nutrition. On this occasion, children performed learning activities by dancing and singing in sports and games, seeing that the Chief Minister was happy and distributed chocolates to the children. The Chief Minister also appreciated the group of Divyang women who came to the exhibition. Stalls of various products including self-made bags, soaps, washing powders, spices, sanitizers, masks, decorative items, Chhattisgarhi dishes, cosmetics were put up by the women groups in the exhibition.
On this occasion, Minister of Women and Child Development, Mrs. Anila Bhendia, Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Rashmi Ashish Singh, MLA Mrs. Mamta Chandrakar and Mrs. Anita Sharma, Mrs. Kiranmayi Nayak, Chairperson of State Women's Commission, Ms. Rajkumari Dewan, Deputy Chairman of State Scheduled Tribes Commission, District Panchayat Raipur chairperson Mrs. Domeshwari Verma, former district panchayat president Mrs. Sharda Verma were present in large number of women from various districts of the state.
Chalo Chalan Khadi Bazaar: Khadi and village industries are important in making people self-reliant by linking them with self-employment: Chief Minister Baghel in Pandri Haat Event
Chief Minister Chhattisgarh Khadi and Village Industries Board attended the closing program of the exhibition
'C-Mart' to open for easy sale of rural industries product
Telghani, tanners, rajak and ironcar boards will be formed
Raipur, 08 March 2021
The Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, participated in the concluding program of the state level Chhattisgarh Khadi and Village Industries Board Exhibition held at Chhattisgarh Haat Bazar Complex, Pandari, today. Expressing happiness over the organization of the exhibition, he said that Khadi and Village Industries have an important role in making people easily self-employed by connecting them with self-employment. Keeping this in mind, our government is expanding its villages to villages in Chhattisgarh and the important work of realizing Gandhi's dream of village self-government is being done. The program was chaired by Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel further said in his address that the name of Khadi begins to be remembered by revered Bapu Gandhi. Gandhiji encouraged every person to connect with self-employment by adopting Khadi and running a spinning wheel. Through this he gave the message that to become self-reliant, every person should have work in their hands. In this message, feelings of purity, self-reliance and self-confidence spontaneously arise. In pursuance of this, public welfare programs are being provided to the people of Chhattisgarh for the betterment of every section of the poor, laborers and farmers.
Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that special emphasis is being given on protection and promotion of village industries in Chhattisgarh to provide maximum employment to the people. Under this, 'C-Mart' will be opened for smooth sale of products of village industries in the state. It will be opened not only in Chhattisgarh but also in other big cities of the country. Similarly, one acre of land in each of the Gauthans being constructed in the villages of the state will be reserved for the Rural Industrial Park 'Ripa'. Which will prove to be important centers of livelihood for the villagers. He informed that Telaghani, Charmacar, Rajak and Ironcar Board will also be established to promote village industry in Chhattisgarh.
Presiding over the program, Agriculture Minister Shri Ravindra Choubey said that continuous work is being done by our government for the overall upliftment of Chhattisgarh. Along with this, a lot of work is being done to preserve and promote Chhattisgarh's glorious culture. He told that Khadi and village industry also have an important place in the culture and tradition of Chhattisgarh. With this, the work is being done to add more and more people. He told that till now about 70 thousand women have been engaged in successful operation of their business by joining the Gothans in the state. President of Chhattisgarh Khadi and Village Industries Board, Shri Rajendra Tiwari also addressed the program. He said that this exhibition will be very useful in exploring the possibilities of business of Khadi textiles and village industries products and providing maximum employment opportunities to the weavers and other entrepreneurs associated with it.
On this occasion, Parliamentary Secretary Ms. Ambika Singhdev, Mayor of Raipur Municipal Corporation Mr. Ejaz Dhebar, President of Chhattisgarh State Handloom Restricted Union Mr. Motilal Dewangan, State Women Commission Chairman Dr. Kiranmayee Nayak, President of Chhattisgarh Housing Board Mr. Kuldeep Singh Juneja, Food And President of Civil Supplies Corporation Mr. Ram Gopal Agrawal, Chairman of Raipur Development Authority Mr. Subhash Dhuppad, State Mineral Development Corporation President Mr. Girish Dewangan, Text Book Corporation President Mr. Shailesh Nitin Trivedi, State Minorities Commission Chairman Mr. Mahendra Chhabra, Chief Minister K. Advisor Mr. Pradeep Sharma, Managing Director Mr. Rajesh Singh Rana and a large number of public representatives and dignitaries were present.