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Anganwadi will celebrate the birthday of girls to encourage the birth of girl child

To encourage the birth of a girl child, Aganwadi centres will celebrate the birthdays of girls. Those girls who will excel in academics, sports and art will be felicitated by the government. This scheme that falls under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyaan which is being run by the Ministry of Women and Child Development Department. According to this scheme, the birthday of every girl will be celebrated with great mirth in the Anganwadi centres from July on wards.

Anganwadi will celebrate the birthday of girls to encourage the birth of girl child

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To maintain clear records, the District Programmes Department will make clusters of 15-15 Anganwadi centres each and the delivery of women registered in the Anganwadi centres will be checked by the Anganbadi workers. These centres will then share a record of the number of girls born by these women. Dr Satish Kumar, District Programme Officer said, “The motive of this programme is to honour those women who have given birth to girls and to stop female infanticide”.

Src: Hindustan

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