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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