Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami held a review meeting in the State Secretariat to discuss women’s safety and empowerment on Saturday.
The CM stated that complaints of sexual assault and domestic violence against women in the state would be examined within one month.
“Cases of sexual assault and domestic abuse against women must be examined within one month. We will continue to monitor how such instances are handled in court. Action will be taken against government officials who do not work on such issues:” Pushkar Singh Dhami was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Uttarakhand | Today we discussed law&order & women’s safety. Sexual assault&domestic violence cases against women to be reviewed within 1 month. We’ll continuously review handling of such cases in court. Action to be taken against people in govt who don’t work on such matters: CM pic.twitter.com/7f2gcSsx9V
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) November 12, 2022
The Chief Minister also launched a self-registration option on the Uttarakhand Police App called Gaurashakti for women working in government and non-government offices.
आज सचिवालय में महिला सुरक्षा एवं सशक्तिकरण के संबंध में समीक्षा बैठक ली, साथ ही उत्तराखंड पुलिस एप के अन्तर्गत सरकारी एवं गैरसरकारी कार्यालयों में कार्यरत महिलाओं के लिए गौराशक्ति विकल्प के तहत स्व रजिस्ट्रेशन सुविधा का शुभारंभ किया। pic.twitter.com/Cp2GJcCd1p
— Pushkar Singh Dhami (@pushkardhami) November 12, 2022
Dhami stated on Friday that developing a new Uttarakhand will necessitate a fundamental transformation in work culture.
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To achieve the goal, everyone will have to quit their traditional work schedule of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., he added.
“We must shed this mindset and be ready to put in extra hours of work if needed to achieve the objective of building a new Uttarakhand,” the chief minister said, adding, “We need to take the pain and move ahead to fulfil our new commitments,” he was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
(With Inputs From Agencies)