STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

ITBP to Take More Steps for Women Empowerment

ITBP, recently decided to deploy it\'s women troops at areas of China border, will take steps for betterment of women personnel, staff.

Published: 07th March 2016 12:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th March 2016 12:17 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Paramilitary force ITBP, which had recently decided to deploy it's women troops at front line areas of China border, will take more and more steps for the betterment of its women personnel and staff in the coming days.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Director General, Krishna Chaudhary said this today while receiving a national award for gender empowerment here in the run up to the International Women's Day on March 8.

The DG dedicated the award to the women troops, a few of whom accompanied her to the dais for receiving the award.

The award, given by an NGO, was given to the force for ensuring safety, security and well being of its women staff.

The about 80,000 personnel strong border guarding force has an estimated 2,000 women in its ranks for rendering operational and administrative tasks.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp