Dimapur, August 16: Girl Child Day for the month of August 2019 was observed at Sacred Heart School, Mon Town on August 10. The resource person for the programme was Ponglem Konyak who is a winner of multiple bravery awards. She valiantly fought off some miscreants back in 1995 for which she was awarded the Bravery Award by the Governor of Nagaland on January 26, 1998.
The programme was chaired by Ngepshom Konyak, Women Welfare Officer, Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK)/District Level Centre for Women (DLCW), Mon. Olem, District Coordinator, MSK spoke on the main aims and objectives of the MSK. Three boys and three girls from Sacred Heart School voluntarily spoke on the theme ‘Girl Child Day’ and were given prizes.
The programme was organized by the District administration in collaboration with MSK Mon under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme.
The Mon District administration will observe the Girl Child Day every month in different schools. (Page News Service)