Dimapur, February 2: Along with the rest of the country, Longleng District celebrated weeklong National Girl Child Day from January 20 to 26. The main objective of the celebration was to spread maximum awareness and sensitize the message of BBBP to the general populace of the district.
One remarkable event of the celebration was free distribution programme of note books to girl child. The programme was organized to encourage the education of girl child to excel in their career.
DC Longleng, M. Shayung Phom encouraged the girl child to utilize the note books and added meritorious girl child in any field will also be acknowledged and sponsored with scholarships.
Five note book each with BBBP logo was distributed to at least 250 girl child which was given away by the DC in the district headquarter and EACs in their respective block. The note book distribution was also meant to spread awareness about the importance of girl child in the family and community and sensitize the parents about BBBP programme.
(Page News Service)