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Govt. has taken many steps to empower the girl child: Modi

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan performing a puja on the occasion of National Girl Child day in Bhopal on Sunday.   | Photo Credit: A.M. FARUQUI

The Central government has undertaken many initiatives that focus on empowering the girl child, including access to education, better healthcare and improving gender sensitivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on National Girl Child Day on Sunday.

India celebrates National Girl Child Day, an initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, every year on January 24.

“On National Girl Child Day, we salute our #DeshKiBeti and the accomplishments in various fields,” Mr. Modi said in a tweet.

“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,” the Prime Minister said in another tweet.

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