Maneka Gandhi added that the SPOs will “strike fear in the minds of boys”.
“There are no refrigerators in pre-schools and children are served 10-day old eggs that could make them sick,” the minister said adding that she had conveyed her concern to states.
The RSOC data on immunisation of children aged between 12 -23 months has become a bone of contention between the government and UNICEF, which did the survey.
A 45-year-old woman, allegedly hit by a car, which was part of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi’s convoy in Pilibhit on Saturday evening, has been admitted at AIIMS in New Delhi for treatment.
Khoyapaya.gov.in is the brainchild of PM Narendra Modi which will have information regarding missing and found children.
The IAP HealthPhone programme was launched today by Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi
Approached for comments, Maneka told reporters outside Parliament, “I am not even answering things like this.”
According to the complainant, the police initially refused to file a case. Animal rights activists, who had gathered at the police station, called Maneka and informed her about the incident.
Under the proposed law, any juvenile aged between 16 and 18 will stay in a borstal, till the age of 21.
“But mine was not a policy statement…that was my suggestion,” she said.
The minister said that the contract to sterilise 5,000 stray dogs in Patiala was given to the NGO without floating any tender.
The pet shop owners were found selling scheduled drugs which cannot be sold without prescriptions from vets.
Objects to practice of sacrifice by Gorkha unit, airdropping of animals.
Maneka Gandhi said she along with Health Minister J P Nadda planned to approach the Finance Minister for more funds.
Employers will be liable to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 for failing to implement the provisions of the law dealing with sexual harassment of women at workplace.