Thursday 9 March 2017

Committee to resolve women’s grievances

Committee to resolve(संकल्प)  women’s grievances (शिकायतें) 

Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel addressed a congregation of top women athletes of the country on International Women’s Day at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium and assured(आश्वासन दिया) them equality of right and all support. Goel, while addressing conference on “Women and Sports in India” organised by the Union Sports Ministry, said a high-level committee would be constituted to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sport persons. The committee, expected to be all-women, will function under the chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Sports), and will comprise (इसमें शामिल हैं) athletes, an advocate, senior officers of the Sports Ministry and sports journalists.

He emphasised that his ministry followed a “zero tolerance policy on sexual harassment(उत्पीड़न)”.

The conference was attended by some of the leading women sportspersons of the country from various disciplines like Shiny Wilson, Kunjarani Devi, Indu Puri, Prerna Bhambri, Anuja Tere, Annu Raj Singh, Sita Gussain, and Hansa Sharma, Sunita Sharma and Sunaina Singh.

Goel stressed that the ministry provided equal assistance and incentives to both male and female athletes and there was no gender discrimination for training etc.

Definitions of comprise ( इसमें शामिल हैं)
consist of; be made up of.
the country comprises twenty states
synonyms: consist of, be made up of, be composed of, contain, encompass, incorporate, include, comprehend

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