Makar sankranti celebration at Ratnagiri Kanya Gaurav Udyaan, Rajasthan with South Asia’s and India’s smallest new born baby girl

Makar sankranti celebration

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, the plantation of tree is done at Ratnagiri Kanya Gaurav Udyaan in Udaipur. This time, it is done in the name of South Asia’s and India’s smallest new born baby girl Manushi born at Neelkanth Fertility And Women Care Hospital in Udaipur, Rajasthan. This baby girl is called as a miracle baby as saving her was a big challenge for her family as well as doctors.

The baby is saved due to the continuous efforts of Jivanta Children’s Hospital, Udaipur. Manushi, a baby girl is born to born to a couple belong to village Satal Khedi of Kota, Rajasthan. Her father is coal mineworker with meager salary of ₹ 5000 per month. She was only 400 grams and measured just 8.6 inches when she was born, her minuscule feet only slightly bigger than a fingernail. She was not breathing when she was born. It is due to the support of Jivanta hospital’s management and staff that the baby girl has been saved. In fact, hospital had borne all the expenses of this girl’s treatment. Now, the girl is healthy and her body organs have developed.

The efforts of parents are commendable as the state of Rajasthan is known for its poor girl child ratio. And the magnanimity of hospital gave new life to a poor girl.

What is Ratnagiri Kanya Gaurav Udyaan scheme?
Under the Ratnagiri Kanya Gaurav Udyaan scheme, trees were planted in the name of a girl child born. This scheme was inaugurated on women’s day 8th March 2017 by Shri Gulab Chandra Kataria. In this Ratnagiri Udyaan, more than 300 trees have been planted.

Manushi with her parents
Baby Manushi
Team of Jivanta Children’s Hospital, Udaipur with Manushi


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