CSR (Child Sex Ratio) is a major indicator of women disempowerment. CSR decline is about 945 in 1991 to 927 in 2001 and further 918 in 2011 is causing alarm. Since coordinated and convergent efforts are needed to ensure the survival, protection and empowerment of the girl child. Government has announced Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme in October 2014 to address the issue declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and our prime minister, Narendra Modi launched the programme on Jan 22th 2015.
Key words: Child sex Ratio, Girl child, Women empowerment.