Women directing battle against Covid-19 in northeastern states: Jitendra Singh

Women directing battle against Covid-19 in northeastern states: Jitendra Singh
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Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday mentioned the ladies in the northeast are taking the lead in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic and serving to the area emerge as a mannequin for Covid-19 administration.
Interacting with several self-help teams related to the North Eastern Region Community Resource and Management Programme (NERCORMP) by means of a webinar, Singh mentioned the ladies power (“matrashakti”) of the northeastern area can also be taking the lead in all spheres of financial activity after successful administration of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Women have excelled in the battle against the pandemic and helped the northeastern area emerge as a mannequin of coronavirus administration with very restricted number of cases and simply 17 deaths in all of the eight states till now,” he mentioned.
Singh, the Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), mentioned the area has also emerged as a mannequin of growth in the last six years under the Narendra Modi govt on the Centre.
He mentioned the northeastern area will take the lead for India to emerge as an financial power with the support of its enormous natural and human talent assets in the post-Covid-19 period.
Singh mentioned the prime minister has always accorded the highest precedence to the northeast and since 2014, he has made each effort to carry the area at par with the more developed areas of the nation.
He mentioned the northeast accounts for 60 per cent of India’s bamboo reserve and it’s a extraordinary benefit that under Modi’s leadership, the sector has acquired the sort of enhance that it had by no means acquired since Independence. In this regard, he referred to the modification in the 100-year-old Indian Forest Act introduced in by the govt in 2017, on account of which, home-grown bamboo was exempted from the purview of the laws with a purpose to improve livelihood alternatives.
Singh also promised to organise an exhibition of the items of the self-help groups in the national capital once the coronavirus pandemic is over.


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