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WCD Minister Smriti Irani released 'Chronicles of Change Champions' book

  • On 5th March 2020, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Smriti Irani (age 43 years) released a book named 'Chronicles of Change Champions' in New Delhi, India.
  • About Chronicles of Change Champions Book,
    - The above book is a collection of 25 innovative initiatives taken at the state and district levels under the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme.
    - It captures the convergent approach adopted at the grass-root level.
    - It also provides insight into the unique manner of community engagement by the District Administration and front-line workers.
  • About Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme,
    - This scheme was launched by PM Narendra Modi on 22nd January 2015 at Panipat, Haryana.
    - The main objective of this program is to address the declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and the related issues of the Empowerment of Women.
    - The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme was started by the Departments of Women & Child Development (WCD), Human Resource Development (HRD), and Health & Family Welfare (H&FW).

Published On : 06 Mar 2020

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