Save girl child and educate girl child

Date: January 05, 2015

Beti bachao;beti padhao; sex ratio; save girl child

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) 

 

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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Andolan will help in generating awareness and improving the efficiency of delivery of welfare services meant for women and It is initiated with an initial corpus of Rs 100 crore.

objective-

The adverse and declining child sex ratio (CSR) across the States is a major cause of concern as it has fallen from 927 in 2001 to 918 in 2011. The BBBP seeks to arrest the trend and over time to reverse it.
Implementation:

A 100 critical low CSR districts in all States and UTs have been identified for focused and convergent action by the Ministries.
The Ministry of WCD is the nodal Ministry for this initiative and will carry out training to stakeholders, community mobilization and sensitization. It will also embark upon a range of advocacy measures and activities, not limited to the 100 low CSR districts but all across the country.
All forms of media and social media platforms would be used for this.
The key to the success of the initiatives would lie with the communities, States, Panchayats and the local self-Government.

 

Suggested Question for prelims-

 

Consider the following statements with reference to Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Programme

  1. A) It is a nationwide scheme aimed to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child.
  2. B) Ministry of Health and Family welfare is the national agency responsible for implementing this initiative

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct ?

 

A only

B only

Both A & B

Neither A nor B

 

Suggested question for mains-

FEMALE FOETICIDE OR KILLING THE GIRL CHILD BEFORE BIRTH IS ONE OF THE MAIN PROBLEM IN INDIA. WHAT IS FEMALE FOETICIDE? WHAT ARE THE REASONS FOR IT AND HOW IT WILL BE PREVENTED AND CURED? (200 WORDS)