21 women and adolescent girls as well as 22 Anganwadi workers were given the Stree Shakti Teelu Rauteli and Anganwadi Worker Awards for their contribution in various fields on the birth day of Virangana Tilu Rauteli in Uttarakhand. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Minister of State for Women Empowerment and Child Development Rekha Arya presented the awards to six women at a ceremony held at the Secretariat. On this occasion, the Chief Minister announced an increase of 10-10 thousand rupees in the amount of these awards. He said that from next year, an amount of Rs 31 thousand will be given to women and adolescent girls and Rs 21 thousand to Anganwadi workers. On the other hand, 37 women and adolescent girls and Anganwadi workers were given these awards at the district level.
This year the Teelu Rauteli award distribution ceremony was limited. Badminton player and trainer Unnati Bisht of Dehradun district, Sangeeta Thapliyal and Geeta Maurya, who did remarkable work in the Corona period, were honored with the Stree Shakti Teelu Rauteli award at the main function held on Saturday evening in the secretariat’s auditorium. Apart from this, three Anganwadi workers Sudha, Seema Rana and Hayat Fatima were given state level Anganwadi worker awards.
Uttarakhand is the only land along with Devbhoomi
On this occasion, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that Uttarakhand is also a land of Devbhoomi along with Devbhoomi. Every sixth sacrifice sacrificed for the protection of the country belongs to Uttarakhand. That is why the Prime Minister has also declared the fifth military fort in Uttarakhand besides Chardham. He said that sacrifices like Virbala Tilu Rauteli have always been our inspiration. The Chief Minister said that women are playing an important role in the development of the state. Women are financially independent and many schemes are being operated for this. In this episode, he mentioned the scheme of interestless loans up to five lakh rupees for women farmers and groups.
It is necessary to build confidence in children
He also emphasized that it is necessary to instill confidence in children. You have to trust them. Our daughters can play a big role in every field. He said that after completing the age of 18 years of children living in orphanages, a reservation of 5 percent in government services has been made for them. He said that women should consider taking a fee of one rupee in property purchase in future. Rekha Arya, Minister of State for Women Empowerment and Child Development, threw light on the personality and work of Veerangana Teelu Rauteli.
Wife will also have rights over land with husband
He said that in the larger interest of women in the state, the government has taken steps towards giving rights to the husband as well as the wife on the land. He urged the Chief Minister that women should be charged only one rupee for the purchase of property up to Rs 50 lakh. Saujanya, Secretary, Department of Women Empowerment and Child Development, Director V. Shanmugam also spoke in the program.
Veerangana Tilu Rauteli
Teelu Rauteli is such a heroine of Uttarakhand. Who jumped into the battlefield at the age of only 15. For 7 years he challenged the enemy kings hard. Teelu Rauteli is the only heroine in the world to fight seven wars at the age of 15 to 20 years. Women on whose birth anniversary are awarded every year by the state government