National Girl Child Day: Shrishti Goswami becomes Uttarakhand CM for one day
India celebrates the National Girl Child Day, an initiative of the ministry of women and child development, every year on January 24.
As National Girl Child Day is being celebrated today, Shrishti Goswami became Uttarakhand's Chief Minister for a day, on Sunday.
Shrishti, 19, is a student at BSM PG College Roorkee and lives in Daulatpur village in Haridwar. She attended an official meeting to review various schemes run by the state government.
India celebrates the National Girl Child Day which is an initiative of the ministry of women and child development. In addition, every year on January 24.
On National Girl Child Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted ‘daughters of India’. Also, he said it is an occasion to specially appreciate those working towards the empowerment of girl children.
National Girl Child Day
“On National Girl Child Day, we salute our #DeshKiBeti and the accomplishments in various fields. The Central Government has undertaken many initiatives that focus on empowering the girl child, including access to education, better healthcare and improving gender sensitivity,” PM Modi said on social media.
“Today is also a day to specially appreciate all those working towards empowering the girl child and ensuring she leads a life of dignity and opportunity,” PM Modi wrote, with #DeshKiBeti.
The day is celebrated with various programs including awareness campaigns. Also, to create a healthy and safe environment for a girl child.