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WHY RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD AWARD IN RAJASTHAN ?

  • In Rajasthan 65% of the girls are married by 18. 

  • Adolescent’s pregnancies affect the health of the mother and the growth and development of children. In a survey in Rajasthan 19% of the girls between 15-19 were already pregnant.

  • In rural Rajasthan 36% of children (less than 3 years) are stunted and 46% are underweight.  

Couples awarded in various districts of Rajasthan     

JSK has introduced a strategy to provide an opportunity for couples who have fulfilled responsible parenthood criteria to become entitled to receive a reward for breaking stereo-types (Click here to view the criteria for responsible parenthood). As a pilot exercise, JSK with the help of Panchayats identified 5 couples of village Danwara, Tehsil Osian, District Jodhpur, Rajasthan who fulfilled the criteria.

 A function was organized to award the selected couples. The function was attended by nearly 1000 local people. The District Magistrate of Jodhpur along with the Pradhan of Zilla Parishad among others were present when “Kisan Vikas Patras” were handed over to the eligible couples. A comprehensive leaflet with salient features of “Prerna” strategy of JSK was distributed to all participants present on the occasion to disseminate the core information amongst the village people (Click here to view the Leaflet)

 The function was widely covered by the local news papers. Under the supervision of JSK’s representatives Dr. Samantaray and Dr. Ranawat, the event was the first of its kind. The couples will now become Role Models for responsible Parenthood. Click here to view the sample of Prerna award sheet.

 
Pics from event held at village Danwara, District Jodhpur, Rajasthan. 

Collector Jodhpur Shri Naresh Gangwa & Zilla Pramukh Smt. Arpita Chaudhary giving away "Prerna" award to eligible couples.

Pics from event at held in District Dhaulpur, Rajasthan.
Collector Dhaulpur Mr. Ashutosh Padwekar giving away the award. Collector Mr. Padwekar along with CMHO Dr. Harisingh and Sr. Panchayati Official along with the award winners. Young woman receiving "Prerna" award in the presence of District level authorities.
Paper cuttings from regional newspapers.
 
 
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