National Girl Child Day why this event celebrated in jan 2024

National Girl Child Day was established by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008.

'Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow' was the theme for 2019. In 2020, the theme was 'My voice, Our Common Future'.

This annual event holds immense significance as it promotes gender equality and addresses issues faced by girls in India. It raises awareness about the importance of empowering girls

The National Girl Child Day is celebrated every year on January 24 to mark the anniversary of the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme  launched by PM Narendra Modi on 22 January 2015.