Girl Child Day celebrated at Pulwama

GJ REPORT PULWAMA, DEC 10: In order to promote empowerment of girls and reinforce gender equality, a function was organized in the premises of District Hospital Pulwama under the banner of “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” programme which was organized by ICDS Department Pulwama. Additional Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Showkat Ahmad Rather was the chief guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion Additional Deputy Commissioner threw light on the importance of girl education. He also exhorted for holding such awareness programmes regularly. On the occasion, various cultural programmes and a musical concert were held. Later, Baby Kits were distributed among mothers of newborn girl children. District Programme Officer, ICDS, other concerned officers, Anganwari workers, helpers, supervisors and a large number of people were also present in the function.