Nirmala Sitharaman Briefs Women Journalists On The Two Year Achievements


The Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Mr.. Nirmala Sitharaman addressing at the post-lunch session of the All India Women Journalists’ workshop, jointly organised by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and Press Information Bureau, in New Delhi on June 07, 2016.The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Mrs. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, the Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ms. Leena Nair and the Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Mr. A.P. Frank Noronha are also seen.

Women Journalists Highlight Issues Affecting Common Man

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman made a presentation in the second half, covering the achievements and new initiatives of the government during the last two years during her address in ‘All India Women Journalists’ Workshop’ held on June 7. The women journalists highlighted various issues affecting the common man, during their interaction with the Commerce Minister.

Secretary, WCD Ms. Leena Nair briefed the journalists about the history of the WCD Ministry, the scope of work of the Ministry and some of the key initiatives taken up recently.

Over 250 women journalists from print, electronic and online media across the country including small and regional media organizations participated in the conference.


Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu

International Correspondent for The Yellow Press

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