Three-day workshop on 'Gender Responsible Governance' organized in Dharamshala
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A three-day workshop on 'Gender Responsive Governance' ie 'Gender Responsible Governance' is being organised in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
The workshop is being organised in collaboration with the Women's Commission and Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA).
116 women MLAs from five states and one union territory of North India will participate in this workshop.
The chief guest of the workshop is Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel.
Ms. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women said that the workshop has been organised with the idea of 'Strong Women Leadership, Strong Democracy'.
The program was conceptualised and developed with the aim of promoting capacity building of women leaders.
About Himachal Pradesh
The literal meaning of Himachal Pradesh is "Province of Snowy Mountains", Himachal Pradesh is also known as "Dev Bhoomi".
Himachal Pradesh was made a union territory in 1956, but in 1971, it was made the eighteenth state of India on 25 January 1971 under the Himachal Pradesh State Act, 1971.
Himachal Pradesh is part of the Shivalik range of the Himalaya Mountains.
Four of the five rivers that flow in Himachal Pradesh are mentioned in the Rigveda.
At that time they were known by other names such as Arikari (Chenab), Purushni (Ravi), Vipasha (Beas) and Shatdui (Satluj) The fifth river (Kalindi) which originates from Yamunotri has a mythological connection with the Sun God.
Capital- Shimla (summer), Dharamsala (winter)
Governor- Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar
Chief Minister- Jai Ram Thakur
Legislative Assembly seats - 68
Rajya Sabha seats - 3
Lok Sabha seats - 4
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