Dehradun : 29 November, 2015
Impact of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' helped Pithoragarh in improving the girls sex ratio.
According to data collated for 2011 census, there were 920 females per 1000 males and the district was included in the top ten districts for lowest sex ratio.
However, the sex ratio has improved in the district after Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign has been launched in the district, said ETV report.
Chief Medical Officer told that in the last three months, 1,032 girls were born here per thousand boys. The improved figures has given us hope that soon the sex ratio in the district will be in balanced state, he added.
He also lauded administration's efforts banning sex determination test in the state. News 18