Govt will keep working to further womens empowerment: PM Modi on Intl Womens Day


On International Womens Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded the role of women in Indias progress and said his government will keep working to further womens empowerment.

“On International Womens Day, a tribute to the achievements of our Nari Shakti. We greatly cherish the role of women in Indias progress,” Modi said in a tweet. “Our government will keep working to further women empowerment,” he said using the hashtag Nari Shakti for New India.

The prime minister also shared on Twitter a compilation of women achievers whose life journeys were chronicled in Mann Ki Baat.  Sharing President Droupadi Murmus article on the indomitable spirit of Indian women on International Womens Day, Modi tweeted, “On the way back from Tripura I read this article and found it very motivating. I would urge others to read it as well.” “On Womens Day, it chronicles the life journey of a very inspiring person who devoted her life to service and rose to become Indias President,” he said about the presidents article Her Story, My Story Why I am hopeful about gender justice.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recalled the glorious contributions of Nari Shakti in all walks of life.  “The government under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi is relentlessly working towards women empowerment through its various effective schemes and programmes,” he said.


“From being operationally deployed in Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world, to being posted on warships, Indian women are breaking barriers in almost every field in the Armed Forces,” Singh tweeted.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, “On International Womens Day, applaud the efforts and the accomplishments of our Nari Shakti.” “Their contributions are indispensable to Atmanirbhar Bharats growth story,” he said.

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