Govt working on eradicating economic & social disparity: Thaawarchand Gehlot

By: |
New Delhi | August 17, 2016 11:09 PM

The government is working on eradicating economic and social disparity in society while special focus is being given on upliftment of the people from backward classes, Union Social Justice Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot today said.

The minister today also offered prizes to the winners of ‘Babu Jagjivan Ram All India Essay Competition 2015’ alongwith Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale. (Source: PTI)

The government is working on eradicating economic and social disparity in society while special focus is being given on upliftment of the people from backward classes, Union Social Justice Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot today said.

The minister today also offered prizes to the winners of ‘Babu Jagjivan Ram All India Essay Competition 2015’ alongwith Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale.

“The Narendra Modi-led government is committed for upliftment of all the weaker sections and backward classes in the society. We are not only focusing on the economic upliftment but also want to end social disparity in the society,” Gehlot said.

Speaking at the event, Athawale appreciated the Babu Jagjivan Ram’s contribution to the country and said the essay competition was organised to propagate the achievements, ideology and philosophy of life and mission of Babu Jagjivan Ram.

“This government is working for all around development of weaker and backward sections in the country,” Athawale said.

Do you know What is Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR), Finance Bill, Fiscal Policy in India, Expenditure Budget, Customs Duty? FE Knowledge Desk explains each of these and more in detail at Financial Express Explained. Also get Live BSE/NSE Stock Prices, latest NAV of Mutual Funds, Best equity funds, Top Gainers, Top Losers on Financial Express. Don’t forget to try our free Income Tax Calculator tool.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1CBIC starts special drive to clear pending GST refund claims by month-end
2Wheat procurement grows by 30 pc to 366.61 lakh tn this season
3Govt considering subsidy to offset rise in global prices of P&K fertilisers’ raw material