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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao (educate girl child, Save girl child) is a scheme of government of India that aims to create awareness and improve the efficiency of the services of welfare for women. This scheme initially was started with Rs. 100 crores corpus. As per the censur data, the sex ratio (0-6 years) of a child in India per 1000 boys was 927 girls in 2001 that dropped down to 914 girls per 1000 boys in 2011. In 2012, the UNICEF report in India ranked 41st in 195 countries. Rs. 150 crore was also proposed by the government on a scheme by Ministry of Home Affairs to increase women safety in large cities.
While speaking on the International day of a girl child, the Prime Minister Modi spoke about eradication of girl foeticide and also invited suggestions from the India citizens on MyGov portal of “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”.
On 22nd January 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched this programme of “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” from Panipat, Haryana.
- Prevention of sex selective elimination being gender biased.
- Ensuring protection and survival of the female child.
- Ensuring participation and education of the female child.