Gandhinagar: A two-day National Conclave was organized in Gandhinagar Git City under the scheme ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ to share best practices in various states. Organized as a joint initiative of the State Government’s Department of Women Welfare-Women and Child Development and UNICEF, the National Conclave saw secretaries and officials from various states present their views on the best practices, implementation designs, challenges, milestones and internal evaluation methods for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ in their states. will do
Inaugurating the National Conclave, Secretary of Women and Child Development Department K. K. Nirala said that under this campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the development of the daughters of the country, some special initiatives have been taken for the upliftment of women in every state. If everyone is aware of such a special initiative and other states also adopt the new initiative, there will be equal development of women across the country and the contribution of women in the development of the country will also increase.
He further said that under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana some best and unique work has been done in each state, but many states are unaware of each other. This conclave will go a long way in bridging the communication gap between such states. By learning from each other, all the states can work together for the betterment of women’s development, he added.
On this occasion, Director of Women Welfare Department Pushpalta said that several new initiatives have been taken for the development of girls and women in Gujarat. New schemes have also been implemented for them as part of some special initiatives. The main reason is that Gujarat has always adopted the methodology of doing best for women development by taking inspiration from successful efforts, experiences and unique works. On this occasion, Prashant Das, Chief Field Officer of UNICEF Gujarat, said that Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is not a scheme, but a means to bring equality in the country. What new can we do in this two-day conclave? Think about it as well as what’s new? He requested the attendees to present it to everyone.
On the occasion of the inauguration of the National Conclave, CID Crime-Women Cell Deputy Inspector General Parikshita Rathore, Women and Child Development Department Joint Secretary P. B. Pandya, Deputy Commissioner of Women Welfare Department Kumud Yagnik along with various state and district officials were present.