The Honorable Prime Minister launched Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme in Panipat Hariyana on 22nd January, 2015 in 100 districts where the sex ratio has declined sharply in the last decade. In second phase 61 districts have been added. The primary objective of the scheme is to empower the girl child and ensure her education; essentially addressing the pre and post birth discrimination against the girl child.
In Rajasthan the scheme was initially launched in ten districts (Alwar, Bharatpur, Dausa, Dholpur, Jhunjhunu, Jaipur, Sikar, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur and Sri Ganganagar) with low CSR. In the second phase of the scheme, four new districts (Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Hanumangarh and Tonk) were added.
On 8th March, 2018 the scheme is being implemented in all districts of Rajasthan. A number of programmes and activities are being organized at the State and district level for the successful implementation of the scheme. Various activities have been conducted at State and district level for successful implementation of the scheme. As a result, Sex ratio at Birth is improved, by the efforts of schemes in Rajasthan.