New Delhi, 8 March 2016. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has extended his greetings on the occasion of International Women’s Day today.
In his message on the occasion, Shri Rajnath Singh said that on the International Women’s Day, we celebrate the milestones reached on the road to women security, gender equality and women empowerment. He said that the Government is sensitive to the problems of crimes against women and it has strengthened legal and institutional infrastructure to deal with it. The Minister said that Ministry of Home Affairs has also initiated the process for setting up the Nationwide Emergency Response System (NERS) and having ‘112’ as the emergency number.
“We as a nation are committed to empower women and work towards making a safer environment for girls and women in our society”, the Union Home Minister added.