Women's Day 2018: PM Modi to launch Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme across India
The pan-India expansion of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 8, 2018
(Thursday) aiming to boost the government ' s first enterprise of saving and educating a girl child
On the occasion of International Women ' s Day
, the PM Modi will visit Jhunjhunu
in Rajasthan to launch the expansion venture. He will interact with beneficiary mothers and girl children of the program and distribute certificates to the best performing districts under BBBP program.
The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program will be expanded from the existing 161 districts to 640 districts all over in India.
PM Modi will also inaugurate National Nutrition Mission
from Jhunjhunu. Also, he will launch NNM-ICDS Common Application Software.
The mission strives to reduce under-nutrition and low birth weight. It aims at bringing down anaemia among young children, women and adolescent girls