Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao is government of India scheme that aims to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women. The scheme was initiated with an initial corpus of ₹100 crore (US$15 million).According to census data, the child sex Ratio (0-6 years) in India was 927 girls per 1,000 boys in 2001, which dropped drastically to 918 girls for every 1,000 boys in 2011. A 2012 UNICEF report has ranked India 41st among 195 countries. The Government also proposed ₹150 crore (US$22 million) to be spent by ministry of home affairs on a scheme to increase the safety of women in large cities.Speaking on the occasion of international day of girl child, narendra modi, called for the eradication of female foeticide and invited suggestions from the citizens of India on "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" on the my gov.in portal. prime minister modi launched the programme on 22 January 2015 from panipat, haryana. The hashtag #SelfieWithDaughter was promoted on social media in June 2015, which started when the sarpanch of the village Bibipur in haryana took a selfie with his daughter and posted on Facebook on 19 June 2015.The hashtag garnered worldwide fame.