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.
In 2011, cases of atrocities reported against women were 2,28,650, going up to 2,44,270 in 2012 and 3,09,546 in 2013.
The government’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ initiative was launched after realising the need for urgent action, she said.
Gandhi said the government is very strict on the issue of sex-related crimes against women.
The WCD Ministry apparently is waiting for a nod from the Prime Minister’s Office to appoint the members.
He tried for a government job but everywhere, he says, was asked for a bribe of at least Rs 1 lakh.
She was addressing ‘India towards Sustainable Fashion 2020′.
“I have found bottlenecks, idleness, unconcern, lying… in this process you have destroyed thousands of lives,” she said.
Maneka said govt is proposing modifications in processes which are followed while dealing with heinous offences committed in 16 to 18 age group.
Women and child development secretary V S Oberoi is holding additional charge as NCPCR chairperson.
The Health Ministry has also formed an inter-ministerial committee to look into the issue of oxytocin misuse.
The Socio Economic Caste census, started by the Congress-led UPA government in June 2011, seems to have become a never-ending exercise.
CBSE had issued an advisory to its schools banning leather shoes and asking the staff and students to wear eco-friendly canvas shoes.
Outcome of the workshop will be an action plan which will help Ministry to formulate details of National Nutrition Mission.
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