On the occasion of International Women's Day today, the Prime Minister launched the National Nutrition Mission and expansion of the coverage of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme at Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan.
The Prime Minister spoke of the importance of providing proper nutrition to children.
“Mission Indradhanush has brought an extremely positive change in the lives of women and children”, he said.
Speaking on the occasion, VasundharaRaje, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan said, “she is happy that the Prime Minister chose Rajasthan for the launch of a vital scheme and the expansion of another. Rajasthan will always support the efforts of the Prime Minister towards women empowerment.”
PM also stressed on the importance of girls getting access to quality education, just like boys.
Emphasizing that a daughter is not a burden, he said girls are bringing pride and glory for our nation, and excelling in several fields.
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