Industries and IPR Minister Shri Mukesh Agnihotri releasing Child Sex Ratio Data Board at Gondpur Bulla in Haroli assembly segment in Una district on 22-01-2016.
Industries Minister Shri Mukesh Agnihotri said that “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” initiative launched by District Administration in District Una was a big achievement as Child Sex Ratio has increased from 875 to 900 against one thousand male child as per census 2011 figure. He was presiding over a function at Gondpur Bulla in Haroli assembly segment in Una District today.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Agnihotri appreciated the efforts of district administration for improving Child Sex Ratio in the district and said that as per survey conducted by the health department the increase was observed 25 per cent which was quite remarkable. He said that Una district was being counted amongst the rapidly developing districts of the State and it was regrettable that the Child Sex Ratio of Una was the lowest in the state, which he said to be a stain on the image of the district. He said that during last three years against the target of 10 per cent increase of Child Sex Ratio it was 25 per cent. He hoped that the results would be far better in future with the concerted efforts of district administration, Panchayati Raj Institutions and above all cooperation of the masses.
Deputy Commissioner Una Shri Abhishek Jain said that a mass awareness campaign was launched in the district under " Beti Bachao Beti Padao" to increase the Child Sex Ratio under which various awareness camps were organised with the coordination of people especially women folk. He said that during one year more than 50 such camps were organised in the district. He said that sign boards depicting Child Sex Ratio were installed in all the panchayats of the districts and those industries which provided employment to more women were honoured. He said that four senior secondary schools were also honoured which enrolled cent per cent girls in 10th and 11th classes besides schools having maximum girls students were also being honoured.