Meritorious daughters will get free coaching for competitive examinations

Online screening test will be held on August 2

Meritorious daughters will get free coaching for competitive examinations

Dharamshala: Under the Beti Padhao - Beti Bachao Abhiyan, the meritorious daughters will be provided with two years free coaching facility for  IIT, JEE and NEET competitive examinations by the Kangra district administration. This information was given by ADC Raghav Sharma while presiding over the review meeting of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in Dharamshala on Wednesday.

Raghav Sharma said, “The Jijivisha program has been started by the district administration under Beti Padhao Beti Bachao Abhiyan and a provision has been made to give free coaching to daughters under it. For this, an online screening test will be conducted on August 2, 2020, In which 26 meritorious girl students will be selected for coaching.”

He further said, “He said that the students studying in Government Senior Secondary schools in ten plus one science faculty can apply for online screening.  For this, the concerned school management or the office of Deputy Director Education Department can be contacted. In addition, for more information related to the application for the online screening test, one can contact the helpline number 8774455000, 8264340139.”

Additional Deputy Commissioner Raghav Sharma said that for the smooth implementation of Jeejivisha program, which was  launched to improve the sex ratio in Kangra district will be ensured, in all the panchayats and flex poster of daughters shall be set up in panchayats who have achieved commendable achievements under ‘Beti Hamari  Shan’. In addition to this, daughters doing excellent work at the block level will also be made block ambassadors so that society can be inspired by them.

He said that strict measures will also be taken to curb female feticide and the citizens who give information about female feticide will be given a cash prize of twenty thousand by the district administration, the identity of these informers will be kept secret.