Save the baby girl, the website developed by district administration to stop abortion of baby girl, has been given the best website award by Nasscom, a press release from the Collector''s office said.
On February 9, the award will be presented in Mumbai to Collector Laxmikant Deshmukh. In Kolhapur district, the birth rate of girl child was decreasing.
To create awareness at administrative level for strict implementation of law, Collector Deshmukh put forth the concept of the website and Magnum Opus company developed the website.
All the sonography centres in the district are linked together to this website. Hence all information at sonography centres is available to administration and it is made compulsory to update the information on day to day basis for sonography centres.
From the last four months it is observed that there is an increase in the birth rate of girl child. Nasscom Foundation gives awards to three best websites at goveronment-level.
This year, the awards are given to West Bengal, UP and Maharashtra. Save the baby girl website is awarded for controlling female foeticides, the social issue.