As quoted by Swami Vivekananda, "There is no chance for the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is improved, it is not possible for a bird to fly on only one wing."
Women empowerment is one of the core goals of the eight-millennium development goals. India still needs to work a lot and must incorporate substantial policies to empower women of the country to achieve the status of a developed country. Women in India today participate in various areas such as education, technology, sports, media, science, art, culture, etc. For preserving the women rights and equality, the government has taken various measures. There are various provisions made under the constitution of India like Right to Equality under Article 14, Equal Pay for Equal work under article 39 (d), Maternity Relief under article 42, Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 etc. There are numerous government and non-government organization that works towards women empowerment. The government promotes Women NGO to support their motives for the betterment of the society. Besides government, there is various public, private and individual entities under their corporate social responsibility works towards the same cause and contribute their share in the form of donation or carries out awareness/ empowerment drives.
NariSewa Samiti is a non-government organization that works towards women empowerment. The organization was established in the year 1938. Their motto is ‘Nari Shakti'. They support women from every stratum of society. The institution provides education, vocational training, health care and counseling facilities for women to make them self-reliant and independent both economically and socially.