Union Minister Smriti Irani said experience sharing by the beneficiaries has shown that policies when implemented in collaboration by the Centre and state can bring about positive change in lives of women.
The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, piloted by the Women and Child Development Ministry, seeks to increase the legal age of marriage from 18 to 21.
Till now, Anganwadi workers were paid Rs 9,678 as honorarium and Rs 200 as communication allowance for maintaining mobile phones.
High malnutrition persists despite surplus food; behavioral change needed, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar
National Girl Child Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘it is the occasion to reiterate our commitment and further strengthen ongoing efforts to empower the girl child’.