Government has empowered women at all levels: Smriti Irani

“The government of India has taken various steps to ensure that women in India are educationally, socially, economically and politically lifted,” she said.

Government has empowered women at all levels: Smriti Irani
Source: Twitter/@IndiaUNNewYork
Source: Twitter/@IndiaUNNewYork

India's Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani, delivered India's National Statement at the Commission on the Status of Women's sixty-sixth session (CSW66). The hybrid format session began on March 14 and will conclude on March 25.

The minister lauded the Indian government's efforts in uplifting and empowering women on a socio-economic and political level. She also paid homage to the six million Indian female front line workers who have protected the country during the pandemic and the Indian female scientists who have immensely contributed to the development of the vaccine and test kits in India.