National Commission for Women organises Panel Discussion on theme 'Sashakt Nari Sashakt Bharat'
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The National Commission for Women organised a panel discussion on the topic 'Empowering Women Empowering India' as part of its Foundation Day (January 31) celebrations.
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The Commission for Women organised a two-day program to celebrate its 31st Foundation Day from January 31, 2023 to February 1, 2023.
President Draupadi Murmu also participated in the Foundation Day function of the National Commission for Women.
On the occasion, the President received the first copy of the National Commission for Women's book 'Sashakt Nari Sashakt Bharat' from the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani.
It aims to honour the experiences of women who have done excellent work and paved the way for themselves to leave their mark.
National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma was also present on the occasion.
National Commission for Women (NCW)
It was founded in January 1992 as a statutory body under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990.
It was established to review constitutional and legal safeguards for women, recommend remedial legislative measures, and advise the government on policy matters affecting women.
It consists of a chairman, a member secretary and five other members who are nominated by the central government.
At least one member should belong to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes respectively.
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