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Kolkata government to launch gender budgeting

Through this exercise the government would ascertain how many women are benefiting from various women-centric schemes, the number of female govt employees among other things.

, ET Bureau|
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017, 01.21 PM IST
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KOLKATA: West Bengal government is soon going to launch ‘gender budgeting’. Speaking at seminar on condition of women in workplace, Dr Shashi Panja, minister for women and child welfare said that the government would soon launch ‘gender budgeting’.

Through this exercise the government would ascertain how many women are benefiting from various women-centric schemes, the number of female government employees, how much money is being spent on women welfare by various departments, among other things.

The data will help the government chart goals for the future and continue to work for the upliftment of women in society.
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