Jammu Tawi, November 22
Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) and senior leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vikramaditya Singh today hailed the decision of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti to make education for all girls in the State free. He said that this revolutionary step of the state government headed by Mehbooba Mufti would help in socio-economic growth of the females in State and would bring a positive change in the society.
In a statement issued here today, Vikramaditya Singh said that Mehbooba Mufti as a Chief Minister of the State has taken my steps for the socio-economic growth of the people in general and womenfolk in particular.
While pointing towards historic decision taken by the State Government on Monday to provide free education to the females of the State, Singh said that this step reflects that government headed by Mehbooba Mufti is committed to provide equal opportunities of growth to women because socio-economic growth of females is must to ensure balanced growth in the society.
Vikramadiyta Singh said that women empowerment is the main focus of state government under the dynamic and able leadership of Mehbooba Mufti. Women have always held a special place in PDP and added that Mehbooba Mufti is symbol of public confidence in the females in particular to lead the society to new lights.
The PDP MLC further said that PDP led coalition regime has already launched revolutionary schemes like Ladli Beti and Asara and such historic schemes will go a long way in changing perception of the society towards the girl child. He said that there is dire need to educate the masses about these revolutionary schemes so that deserve lot will take benefit of such schemes.