Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla today launched Online Application Management System (OAMS) for "Nai Roshni", a scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women.
Being implemented since 2012-13, the scheme aims at empowering and instilling confidence in women by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with government systems, banks and intermediaries at all levels.
"The OAMS would ensure quick services to the users," the minister said."We are training girls and young women, so that they can be own their on," she said, adding that the ministry's training was area specific and would be provided all across the nation.
"The ministry will soon take its programmes to northeastern region. The young women will be trained according to the needs of the region," she said.
Commenting on PM Modi's recent visit to the UAE, the minister said it was good for both the countries as the visit has brought them closer.