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Bedi stresses on creating awareness on Domestic Violence Act

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

today urged staff of centres to create awareness among the people about the Act so as to protect women from physical assault.

centres were fountains of promotion of health and well-being of women and children, she said after launching the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandhana Yojana (PMMVY), aimed at protecting pregnant women and lactating mothers.

The launch was held coinciding with International Women's Day celebrations here.

The also said and their staff should develop contact with local people to create awareness on government welfare schemes.

Distributing caps and torches to sanitary workers attached to the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan on the occasion, said tourists were all praise for Puducherry's cleanliness.

She further said the Union Territory's development depended on safety and security for women.

V Narayanasamy and M Kandasamy were among those present.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 16:25 IST