Nishank interacts with girl students on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today interacted virtually with girl students on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Select Girl students from classes 6th to 12th from various schools across the country participated and shared their views on women empowerment and their role in nation building. Smt. Anita Karwal Secretary School Education and Literacy and […]

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PM salutes Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted the indomitable Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Saluting our indomitable #NariShakti on International Women’s Day! India takes pride in the many accomplishments of the women of our nation. It is our Government’s honour to be getting the opportunity to […]

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International Women’s Day: History, strikes and celebrations

We celebrate 8 March as a special day for women as “International Women’s Day” 1. When did it all start? International Women’s Day grew out of the labour movement to become a UN-recognised annual event. The seeds of it were planted in 1908, when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, […]

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