Betiyan Bane Kushal Event by Ministry of Women and Child Development


Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) will organize National Conference on Skilling in Non- Traditional Livelihood (NTL) for Girls “Betiyan Bane Kushal” under the banner of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child on 11th October, 2022.

The conference will emphasize convergence between ministries and departments to ensure that girls  build their skills and enter the workforce in a diverse set of professions, including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), where girls have historically been under-represented. BBBP Operational Manual for guidance of State/Districts for the implementation of the scheme consequent to the changes made as per Mission Shakti guidelines will also be launched on the occasion.

The “BetiyanBaneKushal” event will be live streamed to a nationwide audience, and is expected to be attended by representatives from the MWCD, MSDE, Department of Sports, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Ministry of Education as well as statutory bodies such as the National Council for the Protection of Child Rights. Girls and young women from across India will lead by example at the event.

Highlights of event

  • An interactive session between the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Ms. Smriti Zubin Irani, and a group of adolescent girls who are making their mark in NTL from across India.
  • Launch of the BBBP operational manual which lays out operational guidelines and avenues for convergence.
  • Announcement of commitments with MoSDE and MoMA on 21st-century skills focusing on life and employability skills, entrepreneurship skills, digital literacy and financial literacy skills.
  • Best practices on skilling from the ground, showcased by selected districts.
  • Case studies on sustainable inclusion of girls and women in NTL, with examples from industry, NGOs and CSOs.

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