IEP Chandigarh, January 19
To mark the occasion of National Girl Child Day, being celebrated every year on January 24, Haryana Government has decided to honour a cash prize of Rs. 6,24,900 to 86 daughters of the state. Besides this, certificate of appreciation will also be given to each of them.
In this regard, Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Smt. Kamlesh Dhanda held a meeting with the officials of the concerned departments here today.
Smt. Kamlesh Dhanda said that as a result of the various schemes launched by the Central and State Governments for the welfare of daughters, they are getting great opportunities to excel in their career. Besides this, the Haryana girls have brought laurels to the country by their outstanding performance at National and International level events. Such girls who have made remarkable achievements in various fields will be honoured with appreciation certificate and cash prize.
Minister of State for Women and Child Development said that on the occasion of National Girl Child Day, a cash prize of Rs. 11,000 will be given to the girls performed outstanding work in the field of sports, education, cultural and social work. Besides this, a cash prize of Rs. 5100, 2100 and 1100 with an appreciation certificate will be given to the girls performed at various National Level events.
Among those present in the meeting include Women and Child Development, Director, Ms. Monica Malik, Additional Director of Social Justice and Empowerment Department, Ms. Smt. Pooja Chanwaria, Joint Director of Women and Child Development, Dr. Poonam Raman and other senior officers.