Rajasthan Government becomes the first state to have a special ‘girl policy’ ensuring overall development of girls. The Rajasthan State Girl Policy 2013 is approved by the state cabinet along with the Rajasthan State Youth Policy 2013, which has been drafted with the aim of providing skill training and employment to the youths.
Women and child development minister Bina Kak said, “The policy lays emphasis on equal rights, education, family support, proper health care among other things for girls.” The policy has provisions to protect girls against all and any atrocities including domestic violence and molestation. A special committee would be formed under the chief minister for implementation of the policy while a task force headed by the chief secretary would be constituted for regular monitoring of the project. Free transport to health institutions, scholarships, felicitating families with healthy girl child, a special fund for tertiary care, and many other measures are in the offing for girls. Hope this new proposed Rajasthan State Girl Policy 2013 will change the fate of Girls in state with space to enhance children for better future.