Measures Undertaken By Govt To Protect Working Women


Measures undertaken by govt to protect working women

BAHAWALPUR, Jan 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th Jan, 2017 ) : Additional Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur, Amjad Bashir has said that comprehensive measures have been undertaken to provide safe, congenial and comfortable environment for the working women at their work places.

He made these remarks while presiding over a meeting to review the arrangements for providing safe and comfortable environment for the working women at Bahawalpur district. The meeting was briefed about the salient features of Women Protection Act 2010 (Amended 2012) which extend comprehensive security cover to the working women at their work places both officials, semi officials, private, registered and unregistered enterprises.

The meeting was further briefed regarding constitution of inquiry committees, designation of competent authority and effective implementation of code of conduct in this regard. The meeting was told that a training program of 30 volunteers for public awareness is also under way in district Bahawalpur.

The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer education Chaudhry Bashir Ahmad, Assistant Commissioner Bahawalpur City Rao Tasleem Akhter, Assistant Director Legal District Consumer Protection Council Bahawalpur Zeenat Mazhar, Noshaba Malik, District Health Officer Dr. Saeed Asghar and other officers and officials of the concerned departments.