- National Girl Child Day is celebrated annually on 24th January to provide support and opportunities to girls in India.
- The day aims to promote awareness about the rights of the girl child, emphasizing the importance of girls’ education, health, and nutrition.
- Over the last decade, the government has implemented various initiatives to improve conditions for girls, including campaigns such as Save the Girl Child, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, and CBSE Udaan Scheme.
- Measures have been taken to provide free or subsidized education for girl children and ensure reservations for women in colleges.
- The Ministry of Women and Child is conducting a five-day special campaign on National Girl Child Day, including community sensitization programs, workshops on menstrual hygiene, distribution of hygiene kits, and plantation drives to signify the importance of the girl child.
Q: When is National Girl Child Day celebrated annually?
a. 1st January
b. 15th August
c. 24th January
d. 10th February
Ans : c. 24th January