SCOPE for empowerment of women in public sectors

DG SCOPE said that Indian public sector has been a model employer in adopting best practices for equal work opportunity

GN Bureau | February 13, 2014



Emphasising the importance of women empowerment, U D Choubey, director general of SCOPE urged the public sector women employees to take concrete steps under their CSR programmes for developing skills and overall employment generation for women in order to bring them into mainstream of development.
Speaking at the 24th national meet of forum of women in public sector (WIPS), held in Kolkata, Choubey called upon WIPS to play a proactive role for upliftment of women living in villages. He said this will improve the rural economy which will lead to increase in GDP. 

He further said that Indian public sector has been a model employer that has adopted best practices in ensuring equal opportunity and by providing harmonious environment for advancement and growth of women employees. He added that the sector has conducted several programmes on gender issues, sexual harassment and decent working conditions for the same. Somnath Chatterjee, former Lok Sabha speaker complimented SCOPE for undertaking the cause of women employees.

 

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