Women Empowerment

A gender paradox in Tamil Nadu

Women are likely to be educated but also likely to receive lower pay than men Women in Tamil Nadu economy Women’s participation in the Tamil Nadu economy presents a paradoxical picture. A woman in Tamil Nadu is likely to be educated, to work, and to find work in a modern …

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India’s first woman IAS officer dead

Anna Rajam Malhotra, 91, joined civil services in 1951 and opted for the Madras cadre India’s first woman IAS officer after Independence, Anna Rajam Malhotra, who served in the Madras State under then Chief Minister C. Rajagopalachari and at the Central government, died in Mumbai on Monday. She was 91. …

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Permanent commission will lift the morale of women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced in his Independence Day address that women officers in the military would get permanent commission on a par with their male counterparts. Details will be issued shortly, official sources said. Permanent commission exists for women in select areas in the military. However, Mr. …

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