NTPC Launched a New GEM Initiative

  • NTPC Limited, India’s largest integrated power company, is launching the latest edition of its Girl Empowerment Mission (GEM). 
  • GEM aligns with the Government of India’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao initiative, aiming to tackle gender inequality. 
  • The program offers a 1-month workshop for young girls during summer holidays, focusing on their all-round upliftment and development. 
  • Starting April 2024, GEM will add nearly 3,000 meritorious children from underprivileged sections at 42 identified locations of the power sector PSU. 
  • Despite challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic, the program has benefited 7,424 girls, with 2,707 girls participating in 2023. 
  • The GEM Workshop focuses on health, hygiene, safety, fitness, sports, and yoga.
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