Monday, 10 December, 2018

International Women's Day: PM Modi to expand Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje inspects preparations for PM Narendra Modi ‘s visit to Jhunjhunu Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje inspects preparations for PM Narendra Modi ‘s visit to Jhunjhunu
Ellis Copeland | 09 March, 2018, 06:41

Mr Modi said the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme was launched two years ago in Haryana when the situation was alarming but now significant improvement has happened under the programme.

Modi also met and greeted a group of 200 little girls, who were all born after January 22, 2015 - the day when "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" was launched in Rajasthan.

This mission strives to reduce under-nutrition and low birth weight, bring down anaemia among young children, women and adolescent girls and to reduce the prevalence of stunting among children.

Reminding about more than 100-year-old International Women's Day being celebrated on March 8, he said the gender imbalance in the country can be reduced if the citizens decide to have parity in the birth of sons and daughters. He said mothers-in-law should take the lead to protect the girl child and stop the practice of female foeticide, which was a matter of "deep shame".

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of International Women's Day on Thursday said that it pains him that despite the nation's huge greatness, we have to fold our hands in our own home, persuade people, and spend money to save the girl child. We are worse than those people because at least they let their daughters come to this world, breathe for a while and look at their mothers face. He appreciated Jhunjhunu district for furthering the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao movement. "This will usher in a positive change in the lives of several girls and their families", he added. The PM will also interact with beneficiary mothers and girl children of the program and will distribute certificates to best performing districts under the BBBP program.

"With the efforts of the government child marriages in the country has reduced from 47% to 20%".

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje thanked PM Modi for choosing Rajasthan for the launch of a vital scheme and the expansion of another.

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