Revision of minumum age bar for the girls to get married is to be done very soon. The government will decide on this once the committee set up for this purpose gives its report.
"Discussion is underway to decide the right age for marriage of our daughters. From across the country, daughters have written to me asking why the concerned committee has not given its decision yet. I assure you that as soon as the report comes, the government will act on it," Prime Minister Modi said during an event to release a commemorative coin of ₹ 75 denomination to mark the 75th Anniversary of India's long-standing relation with the Food and Agriculture Organisation. (media reports)
PM Modi also spoke about the steps taken towards the maintenance of hygiene and health of women.The above steps are being taken as the Prime Minister has been receiving letters from the women across the country asking about this particular issue. The marriagable age for girls currently is 18 and that of boys is 21.
A special task force has been constituted to find the co-relation between age of marriage and motherhood keeping in view the medical well-being, health and nutrition and a lot of other such related points like infant mortality rate etc.