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Meet Shivani Meena from Rajasthan, India's 1st female excavation engineer!

Trumping social stereotypes and redefining gender roles, Rajasthan's Shivani Meena has become the first woman in the nation to don the cap of an excavation engineer. Marking her entry in a male dominated field, the IIT Jodhpur alumnus from Bharatpur has been deputed to work in a mechanised open cast mine at Coal India's arm CCL(Central Coalfields Limited). While the girl has definitely unlocked a new path for herself, she has also become an unmatched symbol of female grit fortitude!

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Schools in UP to promote gender equality to mark Women's Day

In a bid to raise awareness about gender equality in Uttar Pradesh, schools across the state have planned several events in lieu of International Women's Day, celebrated on March 8. Starting on February 27, educational institutes have undertaken an initiative to vocalise the ideas of equality among all by means of a parent's meet and several other programmes, stretching up till 8th of March.

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UP's Basic & Secondary Education systems to add 'respect for women' in their syllabus

With the aim to teach boys in Uttar Pradesh the importance of respecting the other gender, the government has gone in for a paradigm shift in the syllabus for basic and secondary education. The state government is moving towards making women self-reliant and confident with its new and ongoing campaign, 'Mission Shakti', that has now expanded its horizons to reach young boys in schools and teach them respect for women.

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