Last updated on: January 23, 2020 at 10:36 pm IST
Dimapur, January 23: In commemoration of National Girl Child Week, a signature campaign for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was organised on Thursday by the State Resource Centre for Women – Mahila Shakti Kendra Kohima, Women Helpline 181 under Nagaland State Social Welfare Board on the theme ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Champions’ at the Secretariat Office and Kohima College.
Official signatories for supporting the cause of the girl child included Niekiesalie Kire, Advisor for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs; Temjen Toy, Chief Secretary of Nagaland; Commissioner and Secretary, Social Welfare Department; Principal Secretary Power and Information Technology and Communication & Urban Development, Special Secretary Home, Home Commissioner, etc.
To fulfil the objectives of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) and to spread awareness of BBBP, the signature campaign was carried in order to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls empowerment. (Page News Service)