BBBP to be made mass movement: DDC Kishtwar

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/19/2019 9:40:39 PM Top Stories

Finalizes Action Plan for Save girl campaign

KISHTWAR, JANUARY 19: District Development Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana today chaired a meeting with district officers regarding finalization of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” district Action Plan.
Nodal Officer for BBBP Scheme, Anoop Kumar briefed that district Kishtwar was selected under the Multi-Sectoral intervention in 2018-19 after observing declining trend in the Child Sex Ratio (CSR).
Accordingly, Action plan was prepared for 2018-19 and various activities under this scheme were chalked out with tag line "NOOR JEVAN KA BETIYAN" and the activities were performed by line departments.
The District Development Commissioner stressed on involvement of all stakeholders to achieve effective implementation of the scheme. He also advocated for conducting massive awareness programmes in the Distt for maximum impact particularly at grass root level.
The DDC stated that grants have been provided to primary schools for achieving 100% transition of girls from class V to VI and for upper primary schools for achieving 100% transition of girls from class X and XI. Besides direction have been passed to concerned for identification of 05 meritorious girls for their felicitation on Republic day.
Transport department was asked to ensure hiring and making ready a Mobile Exhibition Van to carry out IEC activities like distribution of brouchers, leaflets, hand out, posters etc with active participation of drivers, conductors and helpers so that general public could be sensitized about BBBP scheme.
Directions were passed to ACD Kishtwar for ensuring the celebration of National Girl day on January 24 at Block headquarters and at panchayat level.
Thread bare discussions were also held on organising mega health camps, installation of Gudda-Guddi board, celebrating National girl child day, international women day,Ladli diwas at each panchayat level, involving Anganwadi workers and ASHA Workers besides dissemination among others.
Further, stress was laid on involvement of NSS Volunteers, NGOs, civil society in awareness generation programmes
The meeting was attended by ADDC Kishtwar, Imam Din, Chief Planning Officer, Yasir L. A. Balwan, SDM Marwah, Kesar Bhawani, CMO Kishtwar, Abdul Majeed Nodal Officer BBBP, Anoop Kumar, and other Distt. officers.

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