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‘Daughter education insurance campaign’ bearing fruit in Siraha

14 February 2020  

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SIRAHA: The ‘Daughter Education Insurance Scheme’ under the ‘Beti Padhau, Beti Bachau’ (educate daughter, save daughter) Program is paying off in the Siraha district.

The campaign under the ‘Beti Padhau, Beti Bachau’, aimed at ending discrimination between sons and daughters and increase daughters’ access to education, has been implemented in all eight districts of the State 2.

The government has open a fixed deposit bank account in the name of each daughter entitled to the insurance scheme.

A total of 2,403 daughters have registered under the campaign in 11 local levels out of 17 in Siraha district so far, according to Tikaram Bishwokarma, the district coordinator of the social security committee, Siraha.

He said that the figure has stood at higher 490 in Siraha municipality, and lower 90 in Bishnupur rural municipality.

The State-2 government has also announced to provide insurance service to daughters born before January 15, 2019.

Publish Date : 14 February 2020 20:43 PM

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