Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with winners of Nari Shakti Puraskar Awards on the eve of Women’s Day this evening in Delhi. He praised the awardees for the tremendous work done by them, adding that they are contributing to society as well as the country.
He said that innovation is clearly visible in their work. He added that now there is no sector where women have not made their mark and made the country proud.
Prime Minister said that government is committed to working towards realizing the potential of women. He added that government is framing policies through which such potential can be identified. He noted that it is important to ensure that all women become part of decision making at family level.
Mr Modi talked about the focus of the government on ‘Sabkya Prayas’ during the celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. He also said that the success of the efforts of the government, like Vocal for Local, is dependent on the contribution of women. The awardees thanked the Prime Minister for giving them a platform where they are being heard by the top leadership of the country.
At the interaction, first woman captain in Indian Merchant Navy, Captain Radhika Menon said people tell her that India has a strong leader when she goes to any country. She said it makes her feel proud.
Later talking to media, the Nari Shakti Puraskar winners praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and his initiatives for women.
On the eve of Women’s Day, interacted with recipients of the Nari Shakti Puraskar. We are very proud of their accomplishments and their efforts to serve society. https://t.co/lfJIr6A1nn pic.twitter.com/wOlLHDeAW4
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