Daughters are Precious
Daughters are Precious
Campaign launched on 23/9/2016 by Hon’ble Minister of State
for Health, GoI & State Health Minister of Rajasthan
Rajasthan state has one of the lowest girl child sex ratio
in the country due to female feticide. To ensure survival
of girl child, revamped Informer Scheme was launched and publicized.
Under the scheme, around 35 successful decoy operations were
conducted. To mobilize community, a comprehensive mobilization
campaign, named ‘Daughters are precious’ was launched and
more than 100,000 people across the state were reached.
These initiatives have contributed in improvement in sex ratio
at birth in the state and as per the Health Department’s online
M&E System sex ratio at birth, for the year 2016, has
increased to 939.
Khan - Satyamev Jayate-Segment
Joshi Sharm aa rehi h naa
अधिनियम के अन्तर्गत प्रायः पूछे जाने वाले प्रश्न (Frequently
अधिनियम-सुसंगत निर्णयज विधि (PCPNDT Act- Relevant Case Law)
The word itself is self-explanatory-
a daughter, a priceless creature. She is a terrific package
of love, care, kindness and thoughtfulness. The day she is
born, she changes the life of parents to great extent. She
comes with a bundle of joy and promises to be the hope of
future. She is sensible yet the strongest person in the world
and this quality is what makes her so unique.
The killing of unborn girls,
or female foeticide, is an alarming reality. Party to the
crime are families, some unscrupulous doctors and a social
structure that encourages the desire for a boy child – at
any cost. The frightening result has been the snuffing out
of the lives of more than three crore unborn girls since Independence.
Census figures show that
in the year 2011, for every 1000 boys there were only 914
Video testimony from
people all over India show that people think female foeticide
is predominantly a rural phenomenon, but in reality it is
practised more widely in urban India.
Rajasthan State is
known for its female foeticide and it is alleged that Pre
Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques are grossly
misused .In the state resulting in dismal of child sex ratio
of 888 in 2011. The state in the year 2015, under National
Health Mission, decided to launch a comprehensive community
mobilization campaign by taking up many different steps.
Mukhbir Yojna "Informer
Scheme" was launched and publicized which promises
a reward of 2.0 lacs to be divided among the Informer, Decoy
lady and the Assistant who help in the entire proceedings
As a result, Rajasthan has been able
to conduct 55 successful decoy operations since 2009 December.
A reliable network of informers has
been set up and now there is a terror among those who were
using registers machines for illegal sex determination and
also who are using illegal Sonography machines for the same
along with regulation part, an awareness campaign has been
started in educational institutional particularly nursing,
technical and academic colleges and public places in shopping
malls under the "Daughters are Precious" Programme
launched on 23rd September 2016 by Hon’ble Minister of State
for Health, GoI & State Health Minister of Rajasthan.
So far 159 colleges have been approached
in whole state and approx 1 lacs students have been educated
by showing them interesting Presentations and by holding
As a result Child Sex Ratio goes up.