J&K: Rs 25000 reward for info on female foeticide

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 00:12

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government
will give a reward of Rs 25000 to anyone providing information
about female foeticide in the state.

"A reward of Rs 25000 will given to those who will
give a right information about female foeticide in Jammu and
Kashmir," Minister for Health, Horticulture and Floriculture
Sham Lal Sharma said here on Monday.

The state government had earmarked Rs 50 lakh for
this purpose, he said.

The Minister appealed to all sections of the society
to help in curbing the menace of female foeticide. "The recent
figures of census are an eye-opener for all of us."

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 00:12

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