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Union Minister Smriti Irani criticizes Jairam for misrepresenting facts about Centre’s efforts for women’s welfare.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani slams 'courtier' Jairam for 'distorting' facts about Centre's women's welfare efforts

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) – Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD), Smriti Irani, criticized Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for questioning the BJP government’s commitment to women empowerment. She accused the Gandhi family of plundering India’s wealth and distorting facts to undermine the BJP’s efforts for women’s welfare.

In response to the Congress’ allegations of failures in the WCD Ministry, Smriti Irani took to social media to defend the government’s record. She highlighted the initiatives undertaken by the Modi government to empower women, including the allocation of funds from the NIRBHAYA Fund and the establishment of helplines and fast-track courts.

Smriti Irani called out Jairam Ramesh as a “courtier” of the Gandhis and criticized him for his selective interpretation of data and ignorance of the BJP government’s achievements. She emphasized the increase in funding for women and girls under the Modi regime and the implementation of various welfare programs for Anganwadi workers.

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The Union Minister refuted Jairam Ramesh’s claims of mismanagement in the WCD Ministry and highlighted the rise in Female Labour Force Participation Rate. She praised the entrepreneurial spirit of women beneficiaries of MUDRA and Stand-Up India loans, attributing their success to the government’s policies.

Smriti Irani concluded by asserting that the BJP government values women as the drivers of India’s progress and is committed to their empowerment. She dismissed Jairam Ramesh’s allegations of failures in the WCD Ministry as baseless and politically motivated, emphasizing the government’s unwavering dedication to women’s welfare.

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