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Minister Smriti Irani released a book titled Chronicles of Change Champions

Date: 2020-03-18 15:30:03


Chronicles of Change Champions provides insight into the unique manner of community engagement by the District Administration and frontline workers. Chronicles of Change Champions:
1) The book is a compilation of 25 innovative initiatives taken at the State and District levels under the Prime Minister's flagship scheme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP).
2) The book has captured the convergent approach adopted at the grassroots level.
3) It also provides insight into the unique manner of community engagement by the District Administration and frontline workers.
4) So far, 25 districts commended innovative activities under BBBP that have been published in the compilation.

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao:
1) Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 January 2015 at Panipat, Haryana. The program addressed the declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and the related issues of empowerment of women.
2) The scheme was expanded in a phased manner and is being implemented in all the 640 districts of the country.
3) The scheme aims to accomplish gender equality by promoting and prioritizing the needs and rights of the girl child.
4) The scheme was initiated by the Ministries of Women & Child Development, Human Resource Development, and Health & Family Welfare.