Question raised in Rajya Sabha on positive results of Beti Bachao, Beti Padao Yojana, 12/03/2020

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme is a tri-ministerial effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health & Family Welfare and Human Resource Development. Ministry of Human Resource Development, under Samagra Shiksha, has targeted various interventions for girls which include opening of schools in the neighbourhood as defined by the State, provision of free text-books to girls up to Class VIII, uniforms to all girls up to class VIII, provision of gender segregated toilets in all schools, teachers’ sensitization programmes to promote girls’ participation, provision for Self-Defence training for the girls from classes VI to XII, stipend to CWSN girls from class I to Class XII, construction of residential quarters for teachers in remote/hilly areas/in areas with difficult terrain and establishing Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGVBs) in Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs).