President hosts lunch for 100 women achievers of India
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday hosted a lunch for 100 women achievers of India at the Rashtrapati Bhavan New delhi on the occasion of first anniversary of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme.
These 100 women achievers were selected by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with Facebook through a nationwide contest and public nominations.
The 200 women nominees were shortlisted by a Jury from 474 nominations received across the 20 Categories. The 200 shortlisted women nominees went for public voting from 3rd December, 2015 to December 20, 2015 out of which these 100 women were selected.
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