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Civil society in Arunachal favours need-based allocation

Written by: Staff

Itanagar, Jul 04 (UNI) The Arunachal Pradesh Women Welfare Society (APWWS) has submitted its recommendations on 'Engendering the 11th Plan' to the state government, suggesting the upliftment of women community.

The outcome of the two-day brain storming session, which ended yesterday, included, need-based allocation of fund in place of population criteria, compulsory representation of a tribal state in the screening committee of the union ministry of tribal affairs and 50 per cent fund for women.

It further stressed on providing essential services, agriculture, increasing manufacturing competitiveness, developing human resources, protecting environment, rehabilitation and resettlement practices, health, improving governance, providing essential public services and monitoring.

APWWS also recommended appointment of at least two credible, experienced women social activists, to ensure a gender sensitive plan in the state, engendering all departments in right earnest, infrastructural development to ensure women's all round development.

The others recommendations, included initiating economically empowering programmes, restructuring juvenile justice and rehabilitation system, initiate the central scheme of women development corporation.


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