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Celebration of National Girl Child Day Begins in Lower Dibang Valley

Publish Date : 21/01/2019

Roing, Jan 12: The Lower Dibang Valley district is all set to celebrate the National Girl Child Day on 24th January 2019, with a week long celebration to mark the 4th Anniversary of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ (BBBP) Scheme under the theme ‘Empowering Girls for a Better Tomorrow’ from 21st January to 26th January 2019.

Today began with a door to door awareness campaign on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ by the Anganwadi and ASHA Workers throughout the Lower Dibang Valley district.

The activities slated to be conducted to create awareness about the scheme are 1) doctors talk on health, hygiene and nutrition and the PCPNDT Act in government schools of the area by Medical Officers on 22nd January, 2) Tree Plantation, Career talk show and self defence training for girls in government schools of the area on 23rd January, 3) celebration of Beti Janmotsav and talk by achievers on National Girl Child Day on 24th January, 4) talk on legal rights, POCSO Act, JJB Act, Sexual harassment on 25th January and 5) Nukkad Natak/ street Play competition on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ on 26th January 2019.

–> DIPRO

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