Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is a campaign launched by the Central Government of India. It targets the betterment of girl children. India has a culture of man dominant culture, girl child was supposed to be symbols of curse. Sex determination, abortion of girl foetuses after detection through ultrasound, less education, early marriage and gender discrimination are malpractice against girls in India. Aiming at betterment and education of girls Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
- 1 OVERVIEW OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO SCHEME
- 2 ABOUT THE BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
- 3 HOW TO APPLY FOR BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
- 4 CONTACT DETAILS FOR BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
- 5 FEATURE AND IMPLEMENTATION OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
- 6 BENEFITS OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
- 7 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
- 8 FAQ- FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- 9 OTHER SCHEME UNDER BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
OVERVIEW OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO SCHEME
|Name||Beti Bachao Beti Padhao|
|Commonly known as||BBBP|
|Launched by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Benefits||Molestation on girls will be stopped|
|Dedicated to||Betterment of Girls|
|Ministry||Ministry of Women and Child DevelopmentMinistry of Health and Family Welfare, GovernmentMinistry of Education|
ABOUT THE BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was launched by PM Narendra Modi to promote girl child life and their education. It was launched on January 22,2015 under the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government and Ministry of Education. In Panipat, Haryana to address the issue of decline in CSR and related issues of empowerment of girls and women over a life cycle continuum Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was launched. BBBP ensures the life, education, protection, and survival of the girl child. Campaigns like Save Girl Child and to Educate Girl Child came to existence after the launch of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
HOW TO APPLY FOR BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
After visiting a bank and post office, one can easily apply for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme. Thereafter, you have to fill up the application form for BBBP/SSA by yourself and attach all supporting documents needed with the same. Fund will be credited to the account after verification. Following documents are required for opening account under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
Birth certificate of the applicant
Parent’s ID card
Address proof- Driving licence, Utility bills, Passport, electricity bill, etc
Passport size photograph.
CONTACT DETAILS FOR BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
Official link with contact details are mentioned below:-
FEATURE AND IMPLEMENTATION OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
•The scheme aims at improving the child gender ratio in States like Uttarakhand, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.
•Ensuring every girl gets the best education is the key feature of BBBP.
•Setting up a debate and campaign for spreading awareness about reducing Child Sex Ratio(CSR).
•Promotion of gender equality all over the country is also an initial feature of BBBP.
•Financial security for girl children is encouraged through the BBBP scheme and with a view towards securing their future education, growth, and development.
Government has issued guidelines for the implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao. Link mentioned below:
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, as a national initiative, is being implemented through a focussed action in 100 selected districts which are low in CSR. These 100 districts have been selected according to the Census 2011 covering all the states and UTIs. There are:
•87 districts/23 states which are below national average
8 districts/8 states which are above average but have shown declining trend
5 districts/5 states which are above average and have shown increasing trends
•In order to flourish the programme beyond the 100 selected districts, 61 additional districts have been selected from 11 states and UTIs having Child Sex Ratio below 918.
•On 8th March 2018, the PAN India Expansion of BBBP was launched which covered all the 640 districts according to the Census 2011.
Targeted Group of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
This scheme primarily focuses on the following:
Primary: Pregnant mothers, parents, newly married couples, lactating mothers, and young married couples.
Secondary: Diagnostic centres, private hospitals, doctors, in-laws, nursing homes, adolescents, and youth.
Tertiary: General public, media, voluntary organisations, women SGHs, industry associations, medical associations, and religious leaders.
BENEFITS OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
•The Scheme has been received well and has been successful in establishing the improvement in Child Sex Ratio as a National Agenda. It has resulted in increased awareness, sensitization and conscious building around the issue of declining CSR in the public domain.
•Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Increases Awareness and Sensitize the Masses on Gender Equality
•Out of 640 Districts Covered Under BBBP 422 Districts Show Improvement in SRB
•Gross Enrolment Ratio of Girls at Secondary Level Improves from 77.45 to 81.32
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
In order to be eligible for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, following conditions are to be fulfilled:
•A family with a girl child below the age of 10 years
•There should be a Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA) in any bank, opened in the name of the girl child
•The Girl child should be an Indian. NRIs are not eligible for this scheme
FAQ- FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who gave the slogan Beti Bachao Beti Padhao?
Inspector Chetna Bharti, SHO Mahila Thana, Udaipur gave this slogan.
What is the interest rate available on a girl child’s account under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme?
The interest rate available under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme is 8.1% per annum on the account.
OTHER SCHEME UNDER BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
Here is a list of few popular schemes under BBBP:
•Sukanya Samridhi Yojana
Sukanya Samriddhi Account provides a higher rate of interest than other Savings Plans that offer financial security for the girl child.
•Balika Samridhi Yojana
•To change negative family and community attitudes towards the girl child at birth and towards her mother.
•To improve enrolment and retention of girl children in schools.
•To raise the age at marriage of girls.
•To assist the girl to undertake income
•Ladli Laxmi Yojana
To improve gender ratio, for better education, for decrease in girl child death Ladli Laksmi Yojna was launched.
•Kanyashree Prakalpa Yojana
It’s a scheme of the West Bengal government. This scholarship is given to Young girls so that they can pursue education.