Maneka Gandhi launches online portal ‘NARI’ for women empowerment

Union Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi on 2 January 2018 inaugurated the online portal ‘NARI’ for women empowerment. NARI stands for ‘National Repository of Information for Women’.

The portal contains information about schemes being run by both Central as well as the States Governments.

‘NARI’ portal has been developed by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development.

It will provide easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women to women citizens.

The Government has implemented a number of schemes & legislations for women to provide them equal rights and opportunities. In order to make this information easily accessible in one place, the NARI portal summarizes over 350 government schemes and other important information.

It provides links to the Ministries, Departments and autonomous bodies offering these schemes as well as easy access to online applications and grievance redressal.

It will also provide information to women on issues affecting their lives.

There are tips on good nutrition, suggestions for health checkups, information on major diseases, tips for job search and interview, investment and savings advice, information on crimes against women, contacts of legal aid cells and simplified adoption procedures.