The state government would also issue an order to set up a Women's Welfare Fund, the Chief Minister said, while addressing anganwadi workers at a programme in Dehradun.
    
Bahuguna said that the Diwali bonus given to the workers will continue and the state government would request the Centre to upgrade the anganwadi centres in the state.
    
Praising hard work done by the women, the Chief Minister said that the welfare of the women residing in remote and hilly areas is the priority of his government.
    
Bahuguna said that the state government has provided special assistance to women affected in the calamity last year.
    
He said that everyone will have to work together for the development of the state.

(Agencies)

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