Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Maya Singh has been conferred SKOCH Challenger Award 2015 for contribution to women’s empowerment in Madhya Pradesh. The award will be given away by Union Minister of State for Finance Shri Jayant Sinha in New Delhi on March 21. In the same function, lifetime achievement award will be given away to former Union Finance Minister Shri Yashwant Sinha.
After becoming Women and Child Development Minister, Smt. Maya Singh has made many efforts for respect to women and protection of girls in Madhya Pradesh. Due to her contribution in strengthening anganwadis and empowerment of women through various schemes Madhya Pradesh has carved a distinct identity at national level. Smt. Maya Singh took personal interest in effective implementation of Tejaswini, Lado Abhiyan and Swagatam Laxmi Yojana, whose results have become visible. She played important role in e-Lado and Anmol website’s development, which have cast special impact on success of schemes’ implementation.
SKOCH Foundation Group found her efforts for women’s empowerment as best for the award for 2015.