New delhi: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu today met women employees of his ministry on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
“Although Women’s Day is being celebrated today, but celebrating women and girl child should be an everyday ritual,” Naidu said while interacting with them.
The minister advocated for establishing the “3Es – (Women) Empowerment, Emancipation and Equality – within the institutional framework of society to be facilitated by all stakeholders.”
On the issue of reservation for women, Naidu said a strong political will and change in mindsets were critical elements in addressing the larger issues related to women.
He said the women who are referred as the better half in a relation were actually the “best half” in any relation.
This is for the first time that such an interaction with women personnel was organised on the occasion of International Women’s Day by the ministry.
Women staff from all sections and ranks participated in the interaction, an official release said.