Surat Diamond Association gives away bonds worth Rs. 10,000 to 50 girls

Under the aegis of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'initiative, the members of Surat Diamond Association on Sunday awarded bonds of Rs. 10,000 each to 50 families who have more than one daughter. The cheques were given to the girls who were born at Shantabai Viradi Hospital in the city. The bonds will make a huge amount upto Rs. 90,000 when the beneficiary girls age to 21 years. Formerly a princely state, Surat is a major hub of diamond cutting and polishing.