NewsBits.in: News website for Central India-Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh
Free, Fair and Fearless
General

MP government offices to have separate toilets for women after rights panel intervention

Share this story on :
female  women  toilets  separate  MPHRC  rights panel  commission  GAD  Madhya Pradesh

 

Senior Correspondent

NewsBits.in

Bhopal: Work conditions are set to get easier for women in Madhya Pradesh government offices with an order set up separate toilets for lady staffers issued by the state general administration department (GAD).

The GAD recently issued the orders in implementation of an important recommendation made by MP Human Rights Commission (MPHRC).

The order copy has been sent out to all the additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries, secretaries, all divisional commissioners and district collectors for implementation with timeframe.

Additional director (public relations) of MPHRC, LR Sisodia said that recently the commission had recommended separate toilets for women at government offices where women staffers were employed. These toilets are to be set up within six months.

Sisodia said that the recommendation was made keeping in mind the dignity of women who had to face tough time due to lack of separate toilets for them at many government offices.

Sravani Sarkar

Editor-in-Chief Sravani Sarkar has been a journalist for 21 years. She started her career with Lokmat Times and had later joined Indian Express. She worked with Hindustan Times for 15 yrs. An award winning journalist, she is known for her work on malnutrition and women's issues in central India.