On International Women's Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Nutrition Mission in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu and also launched the expansion of the coverage of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme. Twitter@narendramodi.
The prime minister stressed on the importance of providing quality education to girls, just like boys. "Equality between men and women make any society go forward and prosper. Let us resolve that there will be the same number of girls taking birth as the number of boys. Twitter@narendramodi.
He further emphasised on providing proper nutrition to the children. Referring to girls as the 'pride and glory for our nation', he urged people not to consider them a burden. Twitter @BJP4Rajasthan.
Modi also interacted with beneficiary mothers and girl children during the event. He said that several women have left an indelible mark in the history of humankind through their impeccable work for the society. Twitter@BJP4Rajasthan.