"Saluting the accomplishments of all women on International Women's Day & gratitude for their indispensable role in our society," he said on twitter.

"From 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' to better health & education facilities, our Govt's efforts towards women-led development are unwavering," PM Modi said.

The Prime Minister said his government's skill development initiatives will empower women to contribute to India's growth.

"Our financial inclusion efforts, skill development initiatives & MUDRA Bank will empower our Nari Shakti to contribute to India's growth," he added.

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