National Girl Child Day January 24

Date: January 24, 2017

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The National Girl Child Day will be celebrated on Jan 24th at a special function organized by the Ministry of Women & Child Development in New Delhi in the light of exemplary achievements by nation’s daughters during 2016.

With a commendable performance at the Olympics and Paralympics and a historic induction of the first female fighter pilots into the Indian Air Force, it has truly been a proud year for India.

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The occasion shall be marked by release of The National Plan of Action for Children 2016.
The occasion will be marked by felicitating 10 districts under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme for their exemplary performance. The winners of regional level quiz competition organized for girl students across various Kendriya Vidyalaya schools in Delhi on the theme of “Empowerment of Girl Child” shall also be awarded.
The event will also see regional performance by professional troupes of Song and Drama Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.