‘Ban on sarpanch proxies will enhance ladies empowerment’
Amritsar, September 21
The Division of Rural Improvement organised a seminar on Wednesday to make sure ladies empowerment in Panchayati Raj Establishments. The occasion, attended by ladies sarpanches, was additionally joined by Cupboard Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal.
Dhaliwal mentioned the federal government had earlier imposed a ban on male kin of girls sarpanches from attending official conferences. He mentioned the target behind the transfer was to empower ladies panchayat members.
He mentioned the federal government had elevated reservation of girls sarpanches to 50 per cent. “If ladies sarpanches turn out to be a head of the village in true sense, then solely issues reminiscent of drug menace, encroachment, private and political enmities will be curbed,” mentioned the minister.
He mentioned moms in Punjab had been anxious about the way forward for their kids and solely they know what steps will be taken to make sure a secure future for them. Dhaliwal mentioned instructions had been issued that in no way, a male proxy of a ladies sarpanch or panch would intervene in official work. He mentioned elected ladies panchayat members ought to come ahead and take management of the panchayats.