Kohima | September 25
Nagaland state BJP handed over Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) account to several girl children here in commemoration of Pt Deen Dayal Upadadhyaya Jayanti on September 25.
Handing over the account to several girl children during the birth anniversary celebration of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadadhyaya here at State BJP office, Nagaland BJP president Temjen Imna Along said that the party will facilitate opening of 100 accounts for girl child in every district of Nagaland.
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a deposit scheme of the Government of India meant exclusively for a girl child and is launched as a part of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign.
The scheme is meant to meet the education and marriage expenses of a girl child.
Along, who is also minister for higher education & technical education and tribal affairs, also released biography of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadadhyaya and later handed over BJP constitution to various BJP functionaries.
Earlier, Nagaland state BJP spokesperson Akum Pongen read out short biography of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadadhyaya.
The function was chaired by state BJP vice president Kavili Achumi while vote of thanks was proposed by state BJP spokesperson Ngampa.
Later, Along launched statewide awareness campaign on ATMA Nirbhar Bharat.