M.P.will become Leading State of Country in Women Empowerment: CM

20 Apr 2018
M.P.will become Leading State of Country in Women Empowerment: CM

Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh will become leading state of the country in women empowerment field. Several schemes and programmes are being implemented in the state in this connection. He said this at the inaugural function of Bundeli Mahotsav at Damoh today. Four personalities of national stature were honoured with Ojasvini Alankaran-2017 and book written by Dr. Sudha Malayya was also released on this occasion.

CM Shri Chouhan said that our old dream to make girls lakhpati is fulfilling now. We have introduced Ladli Laxmi yojana to encourage girl child birth and have made arrangements for their education, marriage, to empower them and to give reservation in employment. CM Shri Chouhan said that Bundeli culture is amazing. Its songs, music, food, art, culture and life values are different than others. It is matter of pride to honour personalities through this mahotsav. He also expressed worries about the atrocities on women on this occasion.

Shri Chouhan honoured Brahamarishi Subhash Patri and his wife Smt. Swarnalata Patri with Ojasvini Ardhnarishwar Alankaran, Sadhvi Gyaneshvariji with Ojasvini Shikhar Alankaran, Dr. Sharad Renu Sharma with Ojasvini Sheersh Alankaran and Smt. Shama Bhate with Special Kala Shikhar alankaran.

Minister for Panchayat and Rural development Shri Gopal Bhargava mentioned that the word Ojasvini is a symbol of woman power, we all should work together for their upliftment. He also praised Chief Editor of Ojasvini Magazine Dr. Malayya.

Dr. Sudha Malayya informed that Ojasvini is the only women centered magazine of the state. It has added several new dimensions during the last 25 years. Ojasvini Alankaran Samaroh has been organized since the last 20 years. This is the 7thyear of Damoh Bundeli Utsav.

Programme begun with Vande Matram. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan and other guests lighted a lamp before Maa Sarasvati to inaugurate women convention and Ojasvini Alankaran samaroh.

Minister for Finance and Commercial Tax Shri Jayant Kumar Malayya, MLAs Sushri Umadevi Khatik, Shri Lakhan Patel, Chairman of District Cooperative Central Bank Shri Rajendra Guru, Commissioner Shri Ashutosh Awasthi, IG Shri Satish Kumar Saxena, District and Session Judge Shri Shambhusingh Raghuvanshi, Collector Dr. Shriniwas Sharma, SP Shri Vivek Agrawal and prominent citizens were present on the occasion