Beti Bachao Beti Padhao week starts in north Sikkim

Mangan, January 20 (IPR): Celebration of “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao week” starts in north Sikkim from today which will conclude on January 26.For this, Additional District magistrate Shri.Surat Gurung announced the calendar of events in a District Task force Meeting which was held at DC conference hall.On January 20, a district task force and block task force meeting, signature campaign, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao pledge ceremony was organized in district administrative centre, Mangan and all the blocks.

After this, on January 21, door-to-door joint campaign with AWW & ASHA , paste Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao sticker with massage in all the visited houses, Public buildings, panchayat offices etc. will be organized.

On 22 January, drawing, painting and writing competition among school children will be organised in schools.

Sensitization programme on value of girl child in any society and Social meetings will be held on 23 January, on the same day CDPOs will identify local champion and engage them in awareness programmes.

National Girl Child Day will be celebrated at Zilla Bhawan on January 24, where PPT on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, cultural programme, Distribution of baby box to celebrate birth of girl child and felicitation will be organised.

Talk shows on health & nutrition, PC & PNDT Act, CSR and Child Protection will be held on January 25, while Felicitation to local champions, best girl friendly panchayats, best SMC, best front line workers, supervisor, CDPOs, best girl achievers in sports, academics, culture etc will be organised on January 26.