Usha Kiran centres soon in 51 districts

Maya SinghBhopal: Usha Kiran centres will be opened in all 51 districts of the state to provide all facilities to violence affected women under one roof. Woman and Child Development Minister Maya Singh said that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced this. In pursuance of this, directives have been given to all districts to open these centres. For this, Rs 153 lakh has been sanctioned. Minister Singh informed that in Usha Kiran centres, affected women …

Women should participate in decision-making: Maya

Maya SinghBhopal: Women and Child Development Minister Maya Singh has said that it is necessary for development of a society that their women are not only socially, economically and politically empowered but also participate in decision-making process at every level. Singh was addressing a pre-ideological Kumbh seminar at Bhopal today. Girl students of colleges, female sarpanchs, Principal Secretary Women and Child Development JN Kansotiya, Commissioner Women’s Empowerment Jaishree Kiyawat and vice chancellor of Gramoday Chitrkoot University …

ICDS initiative to eradicate malnutrition in MP

Bhopal: Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) has made a concrete initiative to eradicate malnutrition in the state. Breastfeeding corners have been set up at public places in 47 districts of the state so that newborns can get mother’s milk timely. This was informed by Women and Child Development Minister Maya Singh here today. She said that such corners will be set up at all places so that mothers feel no difficulty in breastfeeding their newborns. …