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• Beti Bachao Beti padhao was a scheme introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


• It is a collaborative scheme by the Ministry of women and child development, Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


• Its aim is to save the girl child and educate them all over the country.


• It was inaugurated in Panipat on 22nd of January, 2015.


• It was initiated in Haryana due to the very low female sex ratio-775/1000.


• It was later applied in a hundred districts all over the country.


Aims of the scheme:


This scheme has a three-fold aim:


• Women and child development


• Human resource development


• Health, and Family Welfare.


Reasons for initiating the scheme:


• The child sex ratio census data for 0 to 6 years was 933 girls per 1000 boys in 2001.


• It was later reduced to 918 girls for every 1000 boys in 2011.


• According to UNICEF data in 2012, India ranked 41 amongst 195 countries in this term.


• The abortion of female foeticide led to discrimination against girl infants.


Difficulties in implementation of the scheme:


• The orthodox mindset of the people that have continued to remain the same even after the spread of awareness through numerous campaigns.


• The government machinery has not been able to take the women's atrocities seriously.


• The lack of civic body support to achieve the objectives of the scheme.


• The dowry system, social abuses, domestic violence, and child marriage.


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