Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao: Answered in Loksabha
In the Lok Sabha today, the question related to Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani. In the Lok Sabha today, Smt. Irani answered all these questions about how much she benefited under this scheme and how much improvement in the girl child mortality rate has been caused by this scheme.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1861
TO BE ANSWERED ON 12.02.2021
BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO
1861. SHRI SUDHEER GUPTA:
SHRI BIDYUT BARAN MAHATO:
SHRI SHRIRANG APPA B ARNE:
DR. BHARATIBEN DHIRUBHAI SITIYAL
SHRI SANJAY SADASHIVRAO MANDLIK:
SHRIMATI QUEEN OJA:
SHRI CHANDRA SEKHAR SAHU:
Will the Minister of WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme has not been implemented in all the districts across the country and if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether BBBP scheme has been able to bring behavioural change in the society towards birth and rights of a girl child in the country and if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether BBBP Scheme has resulted in an improvement of Sex Ratio at Birth; and
(d) if so, the details thereof, State/UT-wise?
MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
(SHRIMATI SMRITI ZUBIN IRANI)
(a) While pan India Advocacy and Media campaign is implemented under the BBBP scheme, 405 districts have been identified for Multi Sectoral interventions.
(b) As per the evaluation report of NITI Aayog, the scheme has been able to generate significant mass- mobilisation to eliminate gender discrimination and the scheme has also been able to develop many good practices and community-level initiatives.
(c) & (d) BBBP aims to address the issues of declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and enabling Girl Child Education. As per the latest available report of Health Management Information System (HMIS) of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, an improving trend of 16 points at National level from 918 (2014-15) to 934 (2019- 20) has been observed. The State/UT wise SRB of 2014-15 and 2019-20 is at Annexure-I.