#National Girl Child Day

.Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
The one-day CM will administer from Uttarakhand's summer capital of Gairsain. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Srishti Goswami made several recommendations to that state government to ensure women's safety
  • The one-day CM requested the DGP to devise ways to curb eye-teasing
  • She also sought a total ban on the sale of all types of intoxicants near all educational institutes

.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the PANKH Abhiyan under the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ChouhanShivraj)

  • The PANKH Abhiyan will continue for one year
  • The campaign will focus on safety, awareness, nutrition, knowledge and health of all girls
  • Last week, Chouhan inaugurated ‘Samman’, public awareness drive about crimes against women

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
"On National Girl Child Day, we salute our #DeshKiBeti," tweeted PM Narendra Modi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • National Girl Child Day is celebrated every year on January 24
  • "entral government has undertaken many initiatives that focus on empowering the girl child," PM Modi tweeted
  • "Today is also a day to specially appreciate all those working towards empowering the girl child," he added

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
National Girl Child Day aims to empower females in India. (Picture credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • 'Chhappaak' stars Deepika Padukone in the lead role
  • Documentary 'I Am Greta' released on Hulu in November 2020
  • Indian actor Radhika Apte stars in 'A Call to Spy'

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
National Girl Child Day is celebrated on January 24 in India. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Human rights lawyer Trisha Shetty started ‘She Says’ in 2015
  • It launched a campaign aimed at  abolishing tax on sanitary napkins
  • Activist Dr Kirti Bharti founded the Saarthi Trust in 2011, which works for preventing child marriages

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The National Girl Child Day is celebrated on January 24, every year in India. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme is aimed at protecting the girl child and educating her
  • 'Balika Samriddhi Yojana' is a scholarship scheme to offer financial support girls from BPL families 
  • 'CBSE Udaan' scheme targets to increase girls’ enrolment at leading technical institutions

.Gairsain, Khadun Laga Gawali, Uttarakhand, India
The one-day CM will administer from Uttarakhand's summer capital of Gairsain. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Srishti Goswami will assume the role of Uttarakhand's CM on Sunday
  •  January 24 is celebrated as the National Girl Child Day
  • Goswami is the CM of Uttarakhand's Bal Vidhan Sabha