Dimapur, December 5: The Wokha district administration in collaboration with Lotha Eloe Hoho (LEH), social welfare and medical departments organized a seminar on sensitization of girl child on education, health issues at Riphyim Old. The programme was conducted under Beti Bachao Bet Padhao (BBBP) Scheme 2018.
The resource persons for the programme were President LEH Zuchobeni Ezong, Sr. Supervisor, CDPO office, Wokha Erenbeni and Psychologist NCTP, Abeni T Kikon.
EAC Englan, Echungbemo Erui dwelled on the importance of BBBP scheme in empowering girl child and urged parents to give equal opportunity to both male and female child whether be in education or any other field of activities as both girl and male children are equally important.
He stated that its time for all of us to change our mindset and give effort in empowering girl child because they have the potential to contribute to the society. The EAC also appealed to the gathering to spread awareness to fellow friend and within the family members about the Government initiative in empowering and promoting girl child under Beti Bachao Bet Padhao scheme.
The resource person also shared their ideas and opinion basing on the theme like issues of women role in the society and their contribution towards the community.
In the programme, sanitary kits/ pack were also distributed. Around 170 participants attended the seminar. (Page News Service)