Published: 01st April 2020
National Commission for Women assures stranded students of helping them get home
On Tuesday, Sharma also held a meeting with NCW members to discuss the matter and assured the students that they would be able to help those who are stranded
Women students stranded in different cities away from their homes due to the lockdown can contact the National Commission for Women for help, its chairperson Rekha Sharma has said.
Sharma assured them that the NCW will work through the state government and "help will reach them". India is under a 21-day lockdown with its 1.3 billion people instructed to stay home in view of the coronavirus outbreak, which has claimed 32 lives and infected over 1,200 people in the country. On Tuesday, Sharma also held a meeting with NCW members to discuss the matter.
"Had Meeting with @NCWIndia members and discussed how we can help girl students who got stranded in different cities and couldn't go home. Will be reaching out to universities to get the details," Sharma said in a tweet. The girls can reach out to to the NCW through the following email adresses - mailto:email@example.com