ITANAGAR, Jun 21: The apex women’s body in the state, Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Welfare Society (APWWS) has praised the state government’s initiative for women’s safety.

Recently, Chief Minister Pema Khandu had committed to enhance women’s safety and promote gender equality in the state.

Khandu had shared that Team Arunachal will amplify efforts to strengthen ‘Pink Patrolling with Police Control Room (PCR) vehicles, as a part of ongoing measures to enhance women’s safety and gender equality.

This commitment brings positive hope to the women of the state, APWWS president Kani Nada Maling said.

She said giving the best of governance to our communities is an article of faith for us.

This initiative marks a significant step forward in ensuring a secure environment for women across the state, she said.

She expressed hope that the introduction of advanced PCR vehicles, specifically designated for pink patrolling, will address safety concerns and provide swift responses to any incidents.

"We have high expectations that this will lead to tangible improvements in women’s safety and well-being," Maling said.

She added that the society is optimistic that the state government will continue to prioritise the welfare of women and children, and implement more progressive measures and bring significant positive change in their lives.