Srinagar, 03 Oct: Commending the display of valour, determination and dedication by women in every field, the Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that our daughters are scripting success in academics, research, innovation and business sector to fulfill the dreams of an aspirational society. LG Sinha said that empowerment and full rights to Nari Shakti (women power) is a commitment and topmost priority of J&K Administration.
He acknowledged the remarkable achievements of women in academics, research, innovation, and business, underscoring their role in fulfilling the aspirations of society.
Addressing the flagg-off of the CRPF Women Bike Expedition 'Yashasvini' at Lal Chowk, Srinagar, LG Sinha stressed the pivotal role played by Nari Shakti in the developmental journey of J&K Union Territory. He noted their significant contributions to the progress of a developed India.
“They are also making immense contributions for Viksit Bharat. It is Nari Shakti that will ensure human dignity and social equality in the future,” he said.
LG Sinha said Nari Shakti is playing a crucial role in the developmental journey of J&K UT and they are also making immense contributions for Viksit Bharat. It is Nari Shakti that will ensure human dignity and social equality in the future, he said.
The Lt Governor extended his best wishes to all the Veeranganas participating in the bike expedition. Veeranganas of Valley QAT and Pipe Band of CRPF presented spellbinding performances to mark the occasion, he said.
Yashasvini, women bike expedition by Veeranganas of CRPF is symbol of resilience and strength of Nari Shakti. It also represents the sacrifice of women's power, their self-confidence and today they are achieving many milestones in different fields with grit, determination and dedication, the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor shared the efforts of the government to promote women-led development and empower the women to lead J&K’s growth journey.
The cross-country bike expedition is a collaborative effort of CRPF and Ministry of Women and Child Development to celebrate women power in the country.
During the journey, all three teams from Srinagar, Shillong and Kanyakumari will interact with the target groups of "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" (BBBP) like school children and college girls, women self-help groups, cadets of the NCC, children of CCIs, NYKS members, adolescent girls & boys, anganwadi workers etc.
The event was attended by Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, A.K. Choudhary, Special DG Crime, Nalin Prabhat, ADG CRPF J&K Zone, Ajay Kumar Yadav, IG CRPF, Vijay Bidhuri, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, senior CRPF officers, civil and police administration officials, and a large audience.
The expedition will traverse more than 2134 KMs, crossing 40 districts to reach Ekta Nagar, Gujarat on 31st October, on the birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister, unifier of modern India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.