Prime Minister Modi salutes India's women, calls them indispensable

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he salutes women for their accomplishments and expressed his government's unwavering commitment to their welfare through schemes like 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File Photo. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File Photo. PTI

"Saluting the accomplishments of all women on International Women's Day & gratitude for their indispensable role in our society," he tweeted on Tuesday. "From 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' to better health & education facilities, our Govt's efforts towards women-led development are unwavering."

The Prime Minister said his government's skill development initiatives will empower women to contribute to India's growth.
"Our financial inclusion efforts, skill development initiatives & MUDRA Bank will empower our Nari Shakti to contribute to India's growth," he said.

PTI


Published Date: Mar 08, 2016 11:41 am | Updated Date: Mar 08, 2016 11:53 am