The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted the strengths, skills and achievements of the girl child, on National Girl Child Day.
"Saluting the strengths, skills and achievements of the girl child on National Girl Child Day. India will progress when the girl child shines.
Let's further the spirit of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' and create a discrimination free and opportunity filled environment for the girl child", the Prime Minister said.
National Girl Child Day
National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January as a national observance day for the girl child. This celebration was started to offer more supports and new opportunities to the girls in the country. It is celebrated to increase the awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by the girl child in the society. Inequality about girl child is a vast problem which includes many areas like inequality in education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, protection, honour, child marriage and so many.