female illiteracy

Total literacy for women in five years, promises PM (Lead)


September 8th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) All women in the country would be literate in five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday while noting that female illiteracy and poor infrastructure were ... Read more...

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PM announces new measures for women, housing, energy, education


August 15th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday announced a series of new schemes for women and for the housing, energy and education sectors. "Our government will make sustained efforts ... Read more...

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Budget gives boost to women, child development schemes


July 6th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Schemes to improve female literacy, credit support and microfinance to rural women as well as children's heath and education have been given prime importance in the ... Read more...

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Development sector satisfied with budget, question implementation


July 6th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The promise of enrolling 50 percent rural women in self-help groups and an increased allocation of Rs.500 crore (Rs.5 billion) for the Rashtriya Mahila Kosh in ... Read more...

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ICDS to be extended to every child under six by March 2012


July 6th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee while presenting the General Budget in Parliament today announced that the Government is committed to the universalisation of the Integrated Child ... Read more...

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Government tackling malnourishment among children: Minister


December 15th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) With 40 percent children below the age of five suffering from malnourishment, the government is taking a slew of measures to tackle the problem, including conducting programmes ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, father of three daughters says save the girl child


April 28th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked all citizens of India to come forward and empower the girl child in every possible way. Addressing a national meeting ... Read more...

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PM hits out at Punjab, Gujarat, Delhi for poor sex ratio


April 28th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Terming female foeticide "inhuman and uncivilised", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hit out at developed states like Gujarat, Punjab and Delhi for their dwindling sex ratio. "Child ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s social indicators are very low: ADB


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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