New Delhi: Union Minister for Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ gave away the AICTE Lilavati Awards 2020 on women empowerment here on Sunday, April 11. The minister congratulated all the 456 teams that took part in the contest.
According to Pokhriyal, India is a country where ‘Nari Tu Narayani’ has been an integral part of our ethos and culture.
The Centre has launched several welfare schemes for the overall development of girls and women in various fields, including Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao Yojana, etc, the education minister added.
He welcomed the AICTE initiative of instituting the Lilawati Awards and stressed that such steps shall be great motivation for girls to join higher education. This initiative will pave a path towards equality in education and innovation, for women, he was quoted as saying in PIB release.
AICTE Lilavati Awards 2020 List: