SOCIAL WELFARE SCHEMES
BETI BACHAO, BETI PADHAO YOJANA:
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (Save girl child, educate girl child) is a Government of India scheme that aims to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.
The scheme was initiated with an initial corpus of Rs 100 crore.
Launched by PM Narendra Modi on 22nd January 2015.
The aim of this scheme was to control female foeticide as well as improving the status of girl child through education and ensuring equal gender rights
It is a tri-ministerial, convergent effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health & Family Welfare and Human Resource Development