The sexual harassment Act mandates that all workplaces with more than 10 workers constitute an internal complaints committee for receiving complaints of sexual harassment. "We are not treading on anybody's toes. The idea of this portal is to remedy the cases before they reach the level where legal action may be warranted," Maneka Gandhi told.
"The first pregnancy of a woman exposes her to new kind of challenges and stress factors. Hence, the scheme provides support to the mother for safe delivery and immunisation of her first living child," Minister of State for Women and Child Development Krishna Raj said in response to a question in the Rajya Sabha.
After the National Rural Health Mission,the government of India will now monitor implementation of schemes sponsored by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in Uttar Pradesh as well as their expenses.