BARAMULLA, OCTOBER 14, 2020: As part of ambitious ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” programme, a daylong awareness cum distribution camp was today organised in the frontier Uri area of the district with Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Mohammad Ahsan Mir as the chief guest.

The programme was organised by ICDS Project Baramulla in which SDM Uri, officers of various departments, prominent stakeholders besides a huge gathering of girl students showed their participation.

On the occasion, various women speakers from different walks of life highlighted the importance of educating and securing a girl child and exhorted upon strict enforcement of relevant rules and regulations.

ADC, in his speech complimented the participants and said that effective implementation of BBBP for empowering the girls, has always remained the top most priority of district administration.

He said that various initiatives have been taken by the government for educating and empowering a girl child besides terming them at par with boys in every respect.

Meanwhile, ADC distributed some vital and useful items/kits among the meritorious girl students and other women for their felicitation.

Earlier, a rally of girls and women was flagged off by the SDM which passed through various locations, they were holding placards on reading different slogans on BBBP.