WISTEMM, KIRAN, NARI SHAKTHI PURASKAR AND KISHORI HEALTH CARDS

WISTEMM The Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (WISTEMM)”program of Department of Science and Technology(DST) in association with Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) have provided international exposure to several women scientists. Details of WISTEMM Around 20 women scientists have visited 20 leading institutions across the United States of America […]

MASON, CENTENARIANS, ARTISTS AMONG NARI SHAKTI WINNERS

Focus: GS-II Social Justice, Women Empowerment, Prelims Why in news? A mason, a centenarian athlete, Jharkhand’s “Lady Tarzan” and a “mushroom mahila” were among the 15 women awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar by President Ram Nath Kovind, on 8th March 2020, on account of International Women’s Day. The government gives away the awards every year […]

WOMEN IN DEFENCE FORCES

Focus: GS-III Internal Security, GS-II Social Justice Why in news? Year wise induction details of women officers in the three armed forces during the past three years and current year, given in a written reply is as follows:   2017 2018 2019 2020 Indian Army 949 819 364 01 Indian Air Force 59 59 51 […]