National Girls Child Day Brings Awards to 10 Districts

Ten districts were felicitated on Tuesday for their contribution towards woman empowerment on the occasion of National Girl Child Day themed Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao this year.

These districts were:

  • Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu)
  • Jalgaon (Maharashtra)
  • Osmanabad (Maharashtra)
  • Raigarh (Chhattisgarh)
  • Kathua (J&K)
  • Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan)
  • North Sikkim (Sikkim)
  • Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Yamunanagar (Haryana)
  • Mansa (Punjab)

They were recognised for their contribution in different categories which were “effective community engagement, enforcement of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act and enabling girl child education”.

Source: The Indian Express