Celebration of Girl Child Week Under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme

Jan 21, 2019 14:05 |

Chandigarh, 21st January, 2019:  The National Girl Child Week is being  Celebrated  throughout the country from 21-26th January, 2019 under Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme. The theme of the week for January 2019 is "Empowering Girl for a better Tomorrow”. This event also marks the 4th Anniversary of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme. The basic objective of this event is to create enabling environment and reinforce gender equality.

          Under this Celebration, the Department of Social Welfare, Chandigarh Administration has organised many activities/awareness programmes at grassroots level/School Level in convergence with the Department of Education i.e. talk shows on "Health & Hygiene Management" have been organised in GSSS 45, GMSSS Behlana, GMSSS 35D, GHS Hallomajra , GMSSS Sarangpur, GHS (SMART SCHOOL) 50-B, GMSSS 8B , GMSSS 33D, GMSSS 23A, GSSS 38 West, GMHS 41D (Badheri), GMSSS 44, GHS 47 as well as in GHS 19  and discussed about various issues related to Health and Hygiene.  In GMSSS 56, a lecture was held by Mahila Shakti Kendra in convergence with One Stop Centre and Women & Child Helpline on protection of children and safety of girls and women. An Oath has been taken on "BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO" theme by the students of the GHS, Dadu Majra Chandigarh. 


A Workshop on Menstruation was held at GSSS, Mauli Jagran(V). A painting competition was also organised on "BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO" theme in GMS Kishangarh. A poem recitation competition was held in GMSSS Sarangpur and GMSSS 15 C. Slogan writing competition was held in GMHS Khuda Jassu. In GMMS Pocket10 Manimajra, Poster Making Activity on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao was organized. Students of GMHS 41D (Badheri) distributed BBBP stickers to general public of surrounding residential area of school.