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Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Anupriya Patel appreciates Ranjeeta’s paid period leave campaign

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New Delhi(22/09/2022): Odisha's daughter Ranjeeta Priyadarshini's paid period leave campaign getting support continues.
Along with the announcement of more than ten companies of Rajasthan, Delhi, UP and Odisha to give one day paid leave to their women employees, the ministers of the Center and the states have also assured to take some steps in this direction at the government level.
This time, Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in the Modi government, called Ranjeeta Priyadarshini to Delhi and met on September 19.
The Minister of State Patel highly appreciated the Paid Period Leave campaign and said that the campaign on which Ranjeeta is working is very much needed at present as this matter is related to half the population of the country.
She will also talk to the government in this regard at her level. Ranjeeta Priyadarshini also met Uttar Pradesh Labour Minister Anil Rajbhar during her UP tour.
Rajbhar said that he will apprise the state government about this sensitive matter so that any legal provision can be made on it. Ranjeeta also met President of Aadhi Aabadi Sena Aruna Singh in UP.
She has given her support and request Ministry for taking positive steps regarding the campaign. Till now Avancar Group of Delhi, Mosho Vision Private Limited Company, Kanyadan Foundation, Herbal International Private Limited Company of Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, Roots to Bloom of Lucknow, Little Millennium Preschool Kursi Road, Bijnor's Abhisha Paid Manufacturing Company, Abhisha Foundation and Siba Group and Sakshi Handloom in Sambalpur, Odisha started giving one day paid leave to their women employees during menstruation.
Ranjeeta Priyadarshini told that working women have to face a lot of difficulties during menstruation.
In such a situation, if they get one day paid leave, then it is convenient for them.
Any legal provision can be made in this regard under Articles 15(3) and 42 of the Constitution .