News Nation Logo

BREAKING

International Day of the Girl Child: Mamata Banerjee says Kanyashree scheme empowered 50 lakh girls

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 11 Oct 2018, 11:35:49 AM
International Day of the Girl Child: Mamata Banerjee says Kanyashree scheme empowered 50 lakh girls

Kolkata:

On the International Day of the Girl Child, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that her government’s flagship Kanyashree scheme had empowered over 50 lakh girls in the state since its launch in 2011.

Read More | Sensex crashes over 1,000 points, Nifty below 10,200 on global sell-off

Taking to Twitter, Mamata said, “Today is International Day of the Girl Child. I am happy to share that our #Kanyashree Prakalpa for girl child had been feted by the @UN in 2017. More than 50 lakh girls have been empowered through this scheme which has a budget of Rs 5600+ crores. Best wishes to all #BiswaBangla (sic).”

For all the Latest Cities News, Kolkata News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.

First Published : 11 Oct 2018, 10:55:28 AM

Videos