Print Edition - 2018-12-23 | News
CM Raut announces insurance scheme to promote girl education
Dec 23, 2018-
Chief Minister of Province 2 Mohammad Lalbabu Raut has announced that all every girl child will be insured from January 15, 2019.Raut said the province government has made preparations to implement the
insurance scheme to encourage girl education for the ‘Beti Bachai, Beti Padhai (Save Daughters, Educate Daughters)’ campaign declared by the provincial government. He believes the insurance policy would prove to be a milestone in putting a stop on child marriage and dowry system that are prevalent in Tarai.
Speaking at the convocation ceremony of the Birgunj Public College on Saturday, Raut said the province government has allocated 50 percent seats in the police force to women with the belief that a nation and a society become prosperous only when daughters are educated and employed.
He also underscored the need of technical and vocational education as formal education alone would not suffice for the development of the country.
Chief Minister Raut also presented certificates to 131 students completing MBA, MBS, BBA and BBS degrees.
Published: 23-12-2018 08:17