Bengaluru: Today (January 24) is National Girl Child Day -- a day dedicated to promoting awareness about the rights of the girl child and to increase awareness on the importance of girl education, and their health and nutrition. One such initiative has been taken up Uttarakhand.

Today, Srishti Goswami from Haridwar will take charge as the chief minister of Uttarakhand for 24 hours. 

Goswami, who is a BSc Agriculture seventh semester student at BSM PG College Roorkee and lives in Daulatpur village in the Haridwar district, will reportedly administer from Gairsain, the summer capital of Uttarakhand. 


She will later today attend the child assembly session (Bal Vidhan Sabha) in Dehradun where she currently holds the post of the chief minister.

Officials of some departments are expected to give a review of ongoing projects to the one-day chief minister. Some of the schemes that Goswami will review include Atal Ayushman Scheme, Smart City project and Homestay Scheme by the tourism department.