President Droupadi Murmu will address the 31st Foundation Day of the National Commission for Women (NCW) in New Delhi today.
The theme of the programme is ‘Sashakt Nari Sashakt Bharat’ aimed at acknowledging and celebrating the stories of women who have excelled and paved their journey to leave a mark.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani and MoS, WCD, Dr Munjpara Mahendrabhai will also grace the occasion. The National Commissions, State Commissions for Women, Embassies, dignitaries from the legal fraternity, other departments and NGOs will be a part of the event.
The Commission is also organising a two-day event to celebrate its 31st Foundation Day from the 31st of January to the 1st of February, 2023. On the second day, a Panel discussion will be held with extraordinary women who have led the path of inspiration and empowerment for several others.
NCW was founded in January 1992 as a statutory body under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990. It was established to review the constitutional and legal safeguards for women, recommend remedial legislative measures, facilitate the redressal, of grievances, and advise the Government on policy matters affecting women. (AIR NEWS)