Dimapur, January 26: Nagaland Governor, PB Acharya has congratulated the Department of Social Welfare and the people of Nagaland on being awarded for excellent performance in Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) during the National Girl Child Day celebration on January 24 at New Delhi.
Stagting that it was a proud moment for Nagaland and its citizens, the Governor said that today girls were excelling in almost every field and beating records and there was a need to change the mindset of the people so that girls could get proper respect and honour. He appealed to the civil societies, individuals and community leaders to come forward and further strengthen the scheme by sponsoring a girl child for her education.
In the last three year, 390 girls have been sponsored by Raj Bhavan with the help of various organisations and individuals. A bank account in State Bank of India, Kohima branch with account number No. 35843617072 was also opened for the said purpose, informed a Raj Bhavan release. (Page News Service)