Women and Organisations : news and updates


  • World Bank Signs $500 Million Project to Develop Green, Resilient and Safe Highways in India
    What is commission for air quality management Source: PIB News: The Government of India and the World Bank has signed a $500 million Green National Highways Corridors Project. Facts: Objective: To demonstrate safe and green National Highway corridors in selected States and enhance the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in mainstreaming ...
  • Women in science
    Context: The new Science, Technology and Innovation Policy is currently being drafted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) More on news:  Its aim will be to increase the participation of women in science. The DST will incorporate a system of grading institutes depending on the enrolment of women and the advancement of the careers ...
  • Women workforce
    Context – Declining female labour force participation. Why in news- Year 2020 marked as- The nearly fifty years since the Committee on the Status of Women in India (CSWI) submitted the report ‘Towards Equality’ to the United Nations (UN). It focused on women-sensitive policymaking in India, providing a fresh perspective on gender equality. The 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform ...
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