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The National Plan of Action for the Girl Child for 1991-2000, is a specially formulated action plan by the Government of India to protect and promote the Girl Child.

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This plan seeks to prevent female foeticide and infanticide, eliminate gender discrimination, provide safe drinking water and fodder near homes, rehabilitate and protect girls from exploitation, assault and abuse.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Key Measures” tab_id=”1536782231064-d8077941-4f7a”][vc_column_text]The key measures planned under the National Plan include:

  • Strengthening of the existing primary health care infrastructure
  • Consolidation and maintenance of levels of immunization coverage
  • Stepping up immunization where coverage is low
  • Polio eradication through immunization
  • Ensuring essential supplies and drugs
  • Training of doctors and para-medical health workers
  • Educating women and girls on safe motherhood
  • Providing primary education facilities in unserved areas
  • Providing child care servicesCommunity mobilization and involvement