Medha launches in Haryana; Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
In partnership with the Haryana government, Medha successfully launched operations in Karnal district this month. It will deliver employability education and career services to young women under the central government scheme, ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao,’ which is focused on improving the condition of women across the country.
Haryana has a performed poorly across a number of women empowerment indicators, including one of the lowest sex ratios in the country while at the same time one of the highest rates of crimes against women.
UPDATE (April 2018): Medha has successfully trained and certified 63 students at one government girls college in Karnal. 34 have received pre-placement offers and all students have been matched with internship opportunities. Medha is working with the state government to expand the program in the upcoming academic year.