Ten districts were felicitated on Tuesday for their contribution towards woman empowerment on the occasion of National Girl Child Day themed Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao this year.

These districts were:

  • Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu)
  • Jalgaon (Maharashtra)
  • Osmanabad (Maharashtra)
  • Raigarh (Chhattisgarh)
  • Kathua (J&K)
  • Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan)
  • North Sikkim (Sikkim)
  • Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)
  • Yamunanagar (Haryana)
  • Mansa (Punjab)

They were recognised for their contribution in different categories which were “effective community engagement, enforcement of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act and enabling girl child education”.

Source: The Indian Express