Arunachal Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra Lays Stress on Women
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra on Friday emphasised on women’s education and health saying that the society will develop and progress, if girls are healthy and educated.
Interacting with a delegation of Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) led by its chairperson Radhilu Chai Techi at Raj Bhavan, the Governor suggested to the memebrs to tour the State to ensure every girl child above six goes to school, an official communiqué informed.
The APSCW delegation submitted a memorandum to the Governor on various issues pertaining to the Commission,
Dr Mishra said that the future of Arunachali society lies on the constitutional bodies like the the Women Commission.
“The onus is on the members of the Commission to rise to the need and aspirations of every girl child of the State. It also must be vigilant and proactive in addressing any atrocity to any girl or women,” the Governor added.
He stressed that the Arunachali women must be secure at home and outside. They should be fully empowered to access all their rights with dignity and be given opportunity to contribute in equal measures in all walks of life. The governor advised the APSCW to explore suitable measures and effective enforcement of laws to secure the safety and rights and entitlements of women in the society. He further suggested the Commission’s members to tour Idu Mishmi areas to attend to their social issues. Commissioner to Governor Dr M Surya Prakash, APSCW vice-chairperson Heyomai Towsik, members Hoksum Ori, Likha Joya and Techi Hunmai and member secretary Yame Higio were also present in the meeting.
Guv spends time with children: On the eve of 70th Republic Day, Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra along with his wife Neelam Mishra on Friday hosted a function - ‘At Home’ - in Raj Bhavan for school children from different schools of the Capital Complex.
Reflecting his empathy for the school children, the governor hosted the programme to facilitate the young children to enjoy the special occasion of Republic Day, a Raj Bhavan release informed.
Mishra interacted with the children and gave them his good wishes.
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