The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi had launched ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ campaign recently from Panipat. On this occasion, the Central Government also started ‘Sukanya Samridhi Yojana’.
The ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ campaign has been launched in all the districts of the state with main focus on 12 districts with highly skewed sex ratio which included Mahendragarh, Jhajjar, Rewari, Sonipat, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Karnal, Yamunanagar, Kaithal, Bhiwani and Panipat.
Task Forces have been constituted at State Level and District Level for success of ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ campaign. The implementation of action plan is being accelerated under the leadership of Deputy Commissioners in all districts for improving sex ratio.
Making amendments in Ladli Scheme, the Haryana Government would now deposit Rs 21,000 on the birth of the first girl child. After the girl attains the age of 18 years, the amount will increase to Rs one lakh. For this, ‘Haryana Kanya Kosh’ is being constituted.
A decision to start ‘State Nutrition Mission’ on the pattern of ‘National Nutrition Mission’.