Beti Bachao Beti Padhao awareness programme concludes

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DDC Jammu stresses on importance of education for girls

JAMMU: Directorate of Social Welfare Jammu organised an awareness programme under Innovation and Outreach Activities at Government Polytechnic College, Jammu as a part of fortnightly campaign under pan India expansion of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative which concluded here on Thursday.
District Development Commissioner, Jammu, Kumar Rajeev Ranjan was the chief guest on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the DDC stressed on the importance of education for girls and said that an educated girl can contribute both towards the progress of family as well as a country.
The DDC laid focus on various government schemes launched for the welfare of girls and urged them to avail benefits of these schemes.
He lauded the district administration for their continuous efforts resulting in uptrend of balancing the sex ratio. He urged upon the concerned officers to launch a drive in coming days for ensuring maximum admission of girl students in school and colleges.
A cultural programme was also organised, in which skits and songs were performed depicting the importance of girl education.