0n 24 January, a function organized on the occasion of National Girl Child Day, at New Delhi. In this function Haryana got one state level and three district level awards for outstanding work under the national programme ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’.
The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi presented State level awards to five States including Haryana. 25 districts from all over the country, which have been awarded included three districts of Haryana namely Jhajjar, Karnal and Kurukshetra .
Which Award got By Three District of Haryana –
- Jhajjar has been awarded in the category ‘Enabling Girl Child Education’.
- Kurukshetra in category ‘Enforcement of Pre Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act’.
- Karnal has been awarded in the category ‘Effective Community Engagement’.
Who Received District Awards –
Deputy Commissioners of Each district received district level awards in this function –
- Jhajjar – Sonal Goel
- Karnal – Aditya Dahiya
- Kurukshetra – Satyavir Singh Phulia
Haryana Women and Child Development Minister, Kavita Jain received the State level award given in the category ‘Over all support, guidance, monitoring and achieving the targets of ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’.
Jain said that the Haryana Government would continue to make concerted efforts for making the National Programme more successful. She described the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao as the most important social campaign.
She added that it is the priority of the State Government to ensure education to girls. Haryana has succeeded in controlling the dropout rate of girls in schools. The State Government has taken significant steps towards women empowerment. In this direction, Haryana has been awarded with ‘Nari Shakti Samman’ by the President.