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India : Allocation under BBBP Scheme.

The total allocation being made for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme in the Union Budget for Financial Year 2016-17 is Rs. 100 Crore. Under BBBP scheme an amount of Rs. 24.58 lakh is allocated for carrying the State level activities. Also for the district level activities an amount of Rs. 65.01 lakh is allocated.

The overall objective of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme is to improve declining Child Sex Ratio (number of girls per 1000 boys within the age group of 0-6 years) in the country and create an enabling environment for the education of the girl child and this requires long-term attitudinal change.

The scheme is being implemented through the State Govt./UT Administration. Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) is the nodal Ministry for the implementation and monitoring and line ministries i.e. MoHRD & MoH&FW are responsible for ensuring relevant sectoral inputs for the effective implementation of the scheme. Monitoring is done at various levels viz., National level by a National Task Force headed by Secretary, WCD which provides guidance and support; finalize training content; review state plans and monitor effective implementation. At State level by State Task Force headed by the Chief Secretary and in UTs the Task Force is headed by Administrator to coordinate the Multi-Sectoral implementation of the Scheme.

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Date:Aug 13, 2016
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