Dimapur, October 14: International Day of the Girl Child was celebrated at Kiphire town on October 11 in the DC’s conference hall, Kiphire on the theme “Little girl with dreams become women with vision”.
SDO (C) Nyempo Wallim encouraged the students to cultivate the spirit of competition and to dream big in order to become successful.
Langkhuli of Saramati View Modern school was the winner in the extempore speech and Seoul of Agape School bagged 2nd. In the prepared speech category Chutiya of Eastern Christian School and Cip Bose of Saramati view modern school won 1st and 2nd prizes respectively. Altogether 11 students participated in extempore and prepared speech.
Angjangyang: International day of girl child was celebrated at Angjangyang subdivision at Multipurpose Hall, Angjangyang HQ on October 11.
President LASU, Wangkhao was the resource person.Other highlights of the programme included keynote address by Yanithung Ngullie, SDO (C) Angjangyang
Tangnyu: International Girls Child Day was observed at Tangnyu village under Mon District on the theme ‘Girl force: Unscripted and Unstoppable’ at Council Hall on October 11.
Supervisor, Social Welfare Department LAmei Konyak highlighted the significance of International Girls Child Day. She said that the day is celebrated to address the needs and challenges faced by girls.
Mon Block co-ordinator Poshan Abhiyan, Yingphe deliberated on the objectives of Nutritional Nutrition Mission and stressed on improving the nutritional status of children below 6 years, adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
Chen: Along with the rest of the country, Chen Head Quarter also observed International Day of the Girl Child on the theme “Little girls with dreams became women with vision” at RD conference hall Chen Town on October 11. The event was organized by Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Task force Chen.
SDO Civil Chen L. Samuel Konyak said that the day is observed to raise awareness about the challenges that girls’ face and need for empowerment and fulfillment of their human rights. He encouraged the students to put more effort in their studies and give their best in whatever they do.
Dr. Shokwang Konyak, MO Chen Town said that cleanliness and good hygiene contributes to better health care and encouraged girls to maintain good hygiene. He emphasized on environment cleanliness and added that it can prevent many infectious diseases.
As a part of the programme, essay writing competition was conducted on the theme of the day. Sanitary pad was distributed to the students.
(Page News Service)