Dimapur, December 5: A 1-day seminar on sensitization of girl child on education and health issues was conducted on December 4 at Dobashi Court (DBs) Sanis under Wokha district. The Lotha Eloe Hoho and other departments in collaboration of District administration have been touring/visiting all the ranges and Blocks under the district in spreading awareness about Beti Bachao Bet Padhao (BBBP) scheme which was officially launched in the month of October under Wokha district.
SDO (C) Sanis, R.Noudu stated that in order to address issues and problems such kind of programmes are held which is an initiative of the Government of India to safeguard and support girl child. He said that earlier there were no such programmes or activities to address for the welfare of the girl child or women but under Central Ministry a noble initiative has been started so that girl child can participate or have equal opportunity in getting education or in any other field.
President, Lotha Eloe Hoho (LEH), Zuchobeni Ezong emphasized on giving equal opportunity to both male and female child as they are equally important in the eye of the society.
Psychologist, NTCP, Abeni Kikon also addresses the gathering.
Around 170 participants including adolescence girls, anganwadi, asha workers and general public attended the seminar. Baby kits for new born girl child were also given away by SDO (C) Sanis, and sanitary kit/pack were also distributed to adolescence girls who participated in the programme. Pledges were also read out by mothers of new born baby girl child.
(Page News Service)