The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu graced and addressed a conference of Women’s Self Help Groups in Bhopal today (November 16, 2022).
Speaking on the occasion, the President said that to make India self-reliant and developed nation, maximum participation of women is essential.
We have to create such an environment in which women feel free and fearless and can make full use of their potential.
The President urged women to inspire each other, help each other, raise their voices together for each other’s rights, and move forward together on the path of progress.
She said that Women’s Self Help Groups are good platforms for bringing women together and taking them forward in various directions of progress.
She was happy to note that this conference is being organised with the aim of progress of society by empowering women.
The President said that it is a matter of happiness that the women’s literacy rate is increasing in rural areas.
Our sisters and daughters are moving towards earning their own livelihood and achieving economic self-reliance. This is resulting in improving the living standard of rural families.