Spokesman of Punjab Government Malik Ahmad Khan said that provincial government has made effective legislation and solid measures for welfare of women.

In a statement issued from Lahore, he said that under Punjab Zewer-e-Taleem Program, more than four lac students of sixteen districts of South Punjab are being awarded monthly scholarships with one thousand rupees each.

Ahmad Khan said that women employment quota has been increased up to fifteen percent and Women’s Development Department did effective legislation to ensure rights of women in heritage. He said Family courts have also been established in this regard.

Malik Ahmed Khan said that thirty six thousands domestic animals have been distributed in Punjab to empower rural women.

Source: Radio Pakistan