Women Empowerment
Kashmir Life|August 22, 2021
In the first, 480 talented girls from Jammu and Kashmir were included in the degree and diploma courses of the Pragati Scholarship. Jammu and Kashmir has also got nine scholarships under the Saksham Scheme for Persons with Disabilities.

While interacting with the girl students selected under the Pragati scheme, the Lt Governor termed women as vital agents of change. “Jammu and Kashmir government is creating an ideal, gender-inclusive ecosystem where they have better access to education and economic growth putting them at the heart of our development initiatives and making those on the margins aware of their rights”, observed the Lt Governor.

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