String of Rallies promoting Girl Education organized at Samba

SAMBA: The District Administration Samba today organized 09 major rallies promoting Girl Child protection and Education across the Samba district. Deputy Commissioner, Sheetal Nanda, SSP Anil Magotra, SDM Vijaypur, SDM Ghagwal, Tehsildar Rajpura, Tehsildar Bari Brahmana, BDO Purmandal, BDO Sumb and BDO Nud led the rallies at different places. The rallies comprised mainly of school children who held banners and playcards, sectoral officers and general public.

The DC led the rally from Govt. Higher Secondary School Ramgarh, which passed through different streets and markets of the area and culminated at Govt Girls High School Ramgarh. She informed that sensitization on alarming sex ratio in the district is the main objective of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign.

She said that the campaign has started yielding positive results and initial surveys by Health and ICDS departments have indicated that Child sex ratio has improved as compared to previous years. She also informed that Publicity Van highlighting the campaign is showing audio-visual clips across Copied from Jammu links news all the rural areas of the district. She was accompanied by DSWO Mushtaq Choudhary, Principal Ramgarh GHSS J S Manhas, Tehsildar Ramgarh and BDO Ramgarh.

Today's programme also saw good synergy between different govt. departments like Rural Development, Revenue, Police, Social Welfare, ICDS, School education who worked in close cooperation and hence rallies saw massive gatherings across the district.


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