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Tripura to set up pink toilets for women: CM

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AGARTALA, Aug 31: The Tripura government has initiated
efforts to install pink toilets for women in urban areas, Chief
Minister Manik Saha said.
Asserting that the BJP-IPFT government has been giving priority
to women’s safety and comfort, he said the number of self-help
groups (SHGs) has risen from over 4,000 in 2018 to 50,000 in

“We will set up pink toilets for women in urban areas and an
outlay (for it) has been earmarked in the budget,” he told
reporters here.
“Be it domestic violence or some other crime against women,
our government takes prompt action. CCTV cameras are
installed across the city, and I keep a close eye on the
functioning of these electronic gadgets,” he said.
Saha said he had last year promised to make education free for
girl students up to the college level, and “it has been
“Thirty-three per cent reservation for women in government
jobs, and 50 per cent reservation for them to operate shops in
government shopping complexes are some of the steps taken
by us towards women empowerment,” the chief minister said.
He also said that the state government has adopted a zero-
tolerance policy on drug trafficking and infiltration. (PTI)

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