Ownership of residence in rural areas to be in woman’s name: Uttar Pradesh CM – ET RealEstate

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

LUCKNOW: Reviewing implementation of the second phase of Mission Shakti, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday gave directions that registration of Gharauni, the document that will certify ownership of a residential accommodation in rural areas, will be issued in the name of a woman in the family.

The CM has also ordered setting up of an outpost under the Mahila Thana of the district for speedy redressal of complaints lodged by women. He also said that women self-help groups should be given the charge of maintaining community toilets in rural areas at the earliest.

The CM said that to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, government departments should start programmes under Mission Shakti from February 26.

The discussion also focused on the women cyber crime cell, cyberbullying and cyber stalking, setting up a woman safety committee under community policing, facility for first aid at women help desks, release of very old inmates from jail or those who are physically disabled, etc.

The CM directed district magistrates to prepare a road map for the next year to continue the programme even after April 2021.

“Women and girls still suffer discrimination and gender inequality. Effective communication helps overcome these situations,” said Manoj Kumar Rai, director, women welfare department and nodal officer, Mission Shakti. He said that a special social and behavioural change communication module has been prepared and public awareness programmes will be conducted through this in March.

Rai said women and children will be made aware of the role of effective communication in the fight for their rights. A training of departmental officers and employees will be conducted from March 1 to 10 on the basis of the communication module. One member each from the child protection unit of every district, one from each Mahila Shakti Kendra and four mukhya sevikas from each district will also be trained. Master trainers will then impart training to other departmental officers and employees between March 10 and 31.

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