Women and child development in Haryana
- Author Vivek Pathak
- Country : India
- Subject : Development and Peace studies
The Women and Child Development Department, Haryana is implementing various schemes for the overall development and empowerment of children and women. The Govt. is committed to facilitate women to become economically and socially empowered, so that they contribute as healthy and equal partners to the fullest in safe and protected environment. The State Govt. is promoting social & economic empowerment of women and adolescent girls through various policies and programmers, institutional and legislative support spreading awareness about their rights and facilitating access to learning and supplementary nutrition for children (0-6) and pregnant & lactating mothers for enabling them to grow and develop to their full potential. A sum of 1, 19,573.29 lakh is provided in the budget for the year 2015 – 16. A sum of 49,296.68 lakh has been spent up to December, 2015.