Introduction: On the occasion of World Children’s Day, UNICEF journalists in Jharkhand engaged in a dialogue with Chief Minister Hemant Soren. The insightful conversation touched upon various aspects of children’s education and activities, bringing forth essential questions and discussions.
- Ending the Constraint: CM Soren declared the termination of the obligation to provide benefits to only two girls from a single family under the Savitribai Phule Kishori Samridhi Yojana. Now, every girl in the family will be eligible for its advantages.
- Empowering Girls through Education: Emphasizing the importance of girls’ education and empowerment, the Chief Minister highlighted the initiation of the Savitribai Phule Kishori Samridhi Yojana by the government. The scheme aims to link the empowerment of girls with their education.
- Expanding the Impact: The CM expressed the government’s commitment to ensure that maximum girls benefit from the scheme, thus eliminating the restriction on providing benefits to only two girls per family. Now, all girls in a family will be included in the scheme.
- Educational Transformation: CM Soren encouraged journalists by stating that reading and writing would broaden their thought processes. Education is the key to understanding right from wrong, expanding the boundaries of thinking, and making informed decisions.
Conclusion: As Jharkhand takes a significant step towards gender equality and education, the changes in the Savitribai Phule Kishori Samridhi Yojana are set to create a positive impact on the lives of countless girls. The commitment of the Chief Minister and the government to empower every girl through education shines as a beacon of progress on this World Children’s Day.