EARLY TIMES REPORT
DODA, Jan 23: District administration Doda, under the overall supervision of Deputy Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode, today kick started the celebration of the National Girl Child Week under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign by organising an awareness rally in collaboration with ICDS and Health department.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Doda, Kishori Lal Sharma, flagged off the awareness rally from Sports Stadium Doda. Around 500 students of different educational institutions, ASHA and Anganwadi workers participated in the rally, which went through main markets and culminated at Boys Hr Sec School Doda. The participants were carrying Banners, placards, and chanted the slogans to spread awareness about the safety of girl child.
Earlier, several speakers from schools, Mahila Shakti Kendra, One Stop Centre and ICDS spoke at length on the the provisions of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act(PC and PNDT Act),The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act(MTP) etc. The students also staged a skit on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) theme.