Young girls turned into officials for one day on Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh recently. Just for one day? How? Well, these girls were given this chance under the state government's initiave, Mission Nari Shakti. Read on to know more about it.
What Is Mission Nari Shakti?
Mission Nari Shakti of the state government is an initiative to empower women, instil confidence in them, give them a sense of security and ignite a desire in them to do something for the soceity.
Under Mission Nari Shakti, these young girls were given a chance to be District Magistrate, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Chief Development Officer (CDO) for a day.
Why Mission Nari Shakti Is Important?
Shalendra Singh, the District Magistrate of Moradabad, said, "The state government is running Mission Nari Shakti with an aim to make women self-reliant, secure and financially empowered."
"Under this mission, talented girls have been given a chance to occupy major positions in the district for a day. This will instil confidence in them, ignite a desire in them to do something for the society and help them connect with the mainstream of society," he added.
Students Who Got The Opportunity Under Mission Nari Shakti
Some of the students who got an opportunity to become officials under Mission Nari Shakti were -
Sandhya of Akanksha Vidyapeeth Inter College - District Magistrate
Aiman of Prabhadevi Adarsh Kanya Inter College - Chief Development Officer
Drishti Pal of Swaroopdevi Memorial Inter College - Superintendent of Police, City
Anshu Rana of Ramchandra Sharma Kanya Inter College - Superintendent of Police, Traffic
Anamta - District Minority Welfare Officer
Sanjana Saini - District Social Welfare Officer
Sonia Chaudhary - District Agriculture Officer
Komal - District Probation Officer
Khushi Trehan - CO Civil Lines
Twinkle Singh - SO Women's Police Station
Tamanna Dubey - Chief Medical Officer
Sneha Bharti - District Police Officer
Iqra of Moradabad Government College - Moradabad Superintendent of Police
Girls Share Experience Of Turning Into Officials For One Day
Girls from the district who became DM, SSP, DSP and CDO under this mission for a day were extremely happy getting into the shoes of government officials. They said the initiave will benefit them in future in their careers.
Sandhya Bhati, a student from the Akansha Vidyapeeth was the District Magistrate for a few hours. Talking about her experience as per a report by edexlive, she said, "I was the DM for two hours and I got to listen to the problems of the people and find solutions for them. I felt really proud today. I am extremely thankful to the principal and the DM for this opportunity."
She added, "I want to join the armed forces in future. Women get to learn a lot through these initiatives. They realise that people stand by their side. Such programmes increase one's motivation and ignite a desire to do something."
Uttar Pradesh' Mission Nari Shakti is the need of the hour. We are sure that the initiative with inspire many more young minds, make them secure, self-reliant and financially independent.
Though we still have a long way to go when it comes to women empowerment, we are sure such initiaves will support them and help them grow stronger.
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