Maneka Sanjay Gandhi expresses satisfaction at the budgetary allocation for the WCD Ministry for the Financial Year . - Business Standard
Significant increase of 11% in the Gender Budget for 2016-17 Women's safety, fighting malnutrition, preventing crimes against women and children, and economic empowerment of women shall remain the priority areas for the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the coming year. The Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi said that these priorities are adequately reflected in the budget for the financial year 2016-17. She was briefing media persons about the budget allocation for the Ministry of Women and Child Development in New Delhi today. Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi said that in reference to the Gender Budget 2016-17, the financial allocation for women in Central Budget stands as Rs.90,624 Crore as against Rs.81,249 Crores which is a.