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Rajouri Adm to celebrate ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao-The Daughters of New India’ Week

The district administration Rajouri is celebrating ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao-Daughters of New India’ week from 9th of October to 14th of October, 2017, an initiative of Ministry of Women and Child Development for awareness and sensitization of community.
In a circular issued here today the administration has delineated myriad of activities and programmes to be undertaken by the District Task Force (Beti Bachao Beti Padhao) for celebrating the week at district and sub-divisional level.
“The celebration of BBBP week shall begin with District Level Consultation of key stakeholders involving officers from civil and Police administration besides media persons of the district followed by BBBP oath taking ceremony on 9th of October, 2017”, read the circular.
Rally of the school going girls, poster/slogan-writing/drawing/painting competition among school children and Anganwari workers on the theme of BBBP, celebration of birth of girl child, plantation of tree on the name of girl child, door to door campaign, awareness on health and nutrition and laws preventing feticide are a few among the plethora of activities and programmes to be carried out during the week.
Deliberating on the significance of the event, DDC Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary called for coordinated and concerted efforts of all stakeholders including civil society, religious leaders, teachers, media persons, field agencies and general public to translate the objectives envisaged under the programme on ground.

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