Special focus would be on the children, especially the girl child, with regards to health, education and skills development

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One of the major achievements which Ministry of Human Resource Development accomplished during the year includes achievement of 100% target of completion of construction of separate toilets for boys and girls in schools under Swachch Vidyalaya Abhiyan within one year of the announcement made by the Prime Minister

The year also saw the Government of India’s sincere efforts towards bringing out a New Education Policy to meet the changing dynamics of the population’s requirement with regard to quality education, innovation and research, aiming to make India a knowledge superpower by equipping its students with the necessary skills and knowledge and to eliminate the shortage of manpower in science, technology, academics and industry.

Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girls’ Education in India-The tool will help identify low performing geographic pockets for girls, particularly from marginalised groups.

Udaan: This Scheme is dedicated to the development of girl child education, so as to promote the admission of girl students. It seeks to enhance the enrolment of girl students in prestigious technical education institutions through incentives & academic support.

"Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" programme, launched on January 20, 2015 has ushered in to encourage education among girl children. The programme is a joint initiative of Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human Resource Development.

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