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Celebration of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week (20th-26th January) and National Girl Child Day (24th January)

Celebration of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week (20th-26th January) and National Girl Child Day (24th January)

 

Chandigarh, 21st January 2020: The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week is being celebrated from 20th-26th January, 2020 to create awareness, sensitise people and engage community across the districts under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme. This event also marks the 5th Anniversary of this scheme.

As per the field Plan to celebrate various activities under BBBP Scheme for the awareness of the masses during the weeklong campaign, the Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Chandigarh Administration has organised six sessions on "Gender Sensitisation". These talk shows have been organised at Dadu Majra Colony, Bapu Dham Colony and Ramdarbar. 

Various issues related to Gender Roles, Gender Equality and discrimination faced by women at a larger scale have been discussed with the community. Information pertaining to Women centric schemes has been disseminated to the public.  An Oath has been taken on "BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO" theme by the community members at all the places. The lectures have been delivered by Mahila Shakti Kendra team.

Under this Celebration, the Department of Health, Chandigarh Administration has organised various activities on 19th, 20th and 21st January, 2020 to celebrate the BBBP Week. On 19th January, 2020, the Director Health Services administered vaccination in the Pulse Polio Drive at a Booth at HWC Maulijagran to the Girl Children along with Polio Drops being given to Girl Children.

A Door to Door, BBBP sticker pasting drive have been undertaken by the Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development in convergence with Department of Health in Mauli Jagran, Mauli Jagran slums, Sector 39, Colony.

Department: 
Social Welfare