Saturday, April 19th 2014
  • Login with:
Why Login? | Login with:
Trending

Gujarat Government’s ‘Save Girl Child’ campaign on way to success

0 Comments
Author: admin
June 15, 2010

Gujarat’s female-male ratio has improved significantly from 844:1000 in 2002 to 898:1000 in 2008, as per the annual central registration survey conducted by the Registrar General of the Government of India.

Disclosing the latest available data, Health Minister Shri Jay Narayan Vyas said here today that the statistics indicates the Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi’s ‘Beti Bachao’ and ‘Beti Vadhavo’ campaign to improve the adverse gender ratio is now on way to success.

For every 1,000 males, he pointed out, the number of females (with the year within brackets) changed from 837 (2001), 844 (2002), 862 (2003), 855 (2004), 844 (2005), 865 (2006), 891 (2007) and 898 (2008). Though still awaited, he said, the ratio for 2009 is expected to go up to 905 females for every 1,000 males.

In 2010-11, he said, the Gujarat Government has undertaken a special programme to prevent female foeticide, including setting up district-level cells, compulsory registration of ultrasound machines, stricter implementation of the relevant Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (called P&PDT Act), and surprise checking of maternity homes and private clinics.

The Minister laid emphasis on creating awareness against ill-effects of adverse gender ratio through hoardings, wall paintings, camps for couples at children’s rallies, seminars and workshops, down to the level of civic wards and villages, with the co-operation of educational institutes like IIM, judiciary, police, local government and non-government organizations at workshops, for the success of the campaign.

He said the issue has also been hotly debated at different forums by the government, ministers, legislators, officials, social activists, religious leaders and doctors.

Also See in

Add Your Comment

Login To Comment:
  • Login with:

  • Live Events

    Shri Narendra Modi to address a Public Meeting in Chhattisgarh

    Date: 20th Arpil, 2014View Event
  • Focus

  • E-BOOKS

    Digital Gujarat
    Twelfth Five Year Plan – Gujarat: The Growth engine of India
    Shri Govind Guru
    Apatkalme Gujarat
    Dabadabo Ek Daayakano
    Doordrashta Narendra Modi
    Tree Cover in Urban Areas of Gujarat
    Jyotipoonj
    Engaging the World
    The World Lauds Narendra Modi – Excerpts from TIME, Brookings & The Economist!
    Narkesri- Narendra Modi
    Education is Empowerment
    Sangharshma Gujarat
    Convenient Action
    Shree Guruji: Ek Swayamsevak
    Education is Empowerment
    Swarnim Gujarat na C.M Narendra Modi
    Jyotipoonj
    Vikas Shilpi- Narendra Modi
    Samajik Samarasta
    Compendium of Good Governance: Exploring Innovative Approaches, Recent best practices in Gujarat
    Shree Guruji: Ek Swayamsevak
    Setubandh
    Patraroop ShriGuruji
    Premtirth
    Aankh Aa Dhanya Che
    10 must-reads from the convocation speeches of Shri Narendra Modi
    Kelave te Kelavani
    Namo Etle Namo
    Shree Guruji: Ek Swayamsevak
    Samajik Samarasta – Hindi
    Learning From Innovative Primary School Teachers of Gujarat
    Bhaav-Yatra
    Kelave te Kelavani
    Bharatha Gellisi
    Images Of Transformation
    Sakshibhaav
    The Yoga Of Education
    Narendrayan
  • Popular Video

    Glimpses of Shri Modi's message in your own language
    Go Top
    Feedback

    Have Feedback or Suggestion?

    We appreciate any and all feedback about our site; praise, ideas, bug reports you name it!

    characters available

    Powered By Indic IME