Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Current Affairs, GK & News

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign was launched by Prime Minister in January 2015 at Panipat, Haryana as comprehensive programme to address declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and related issues of empowerment of women over life-cycle continuum. ‎The specific objectives of scheme are preventing gender biased sex selective elimination, ensuring survival and protection of the girl ..

October 15: International Day of Rural Women

Every year International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on October 15 by the United Nations and various other international organizations. This year, the International Day of Rural Women is being celebrated under the following theme Theme: Building Rural Women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19 Highlights The day mainly focuses on the indigenous population ..

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“Chronicles of Change Champions” book released

Union Minister of Women & Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani released a book titled “Chronicles of Change Champions”. It is a compilation of 25 innovative initiatives taken at the State and District levels under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme. The scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 at Panipat, Haryana. ..

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Defence Minister approves admission of girls in Sainik Schools from 2021

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for admission of girl children in Sainik schools across the country. These admissions will start from next academic session (2021-22) in a phased manner. For the smooth implementation of this directive, Defence Ministry has directed all concerned authorities for ensuring availability of necessary infrastructure as well as ..

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NALCO to get President’s award for excellent CSR in social development

National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), an Odisha-based Navaratna Company has been selected for President’s award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund in social development. NALCO was selected for its Aliali Jhia Scheme. About Aliali Jhia In 2015 NALCO started a scheme called Aliali Jhia. The scheme was on the line of Beti Bachao ..

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Teenage Pregnancy and Child Undernutrition in India

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) had undertaken a study to examine links between teenage pregnancy and child undernutrition in India. The highlights of the study are: Child marriage is adding to India s malnutrition burden. 31 per cent married women in India give birth while they are still minors despite the fact that ..

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