ANANTNAG : A one day awareness camp on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) was held today at Govt Polytechnic College Larkipora, here.

The programme was organised by Project Office ICDS, Larkipora in collaboration with Tehsil Social Welfare Office Dooru and Education Dept.

Along with other events, such programmes also form an important component of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations wherein 75 years of the country’s independence are being commemorated.

On the occasion, the speakers apprised the participants about different aspects and dimensions of the BBBP campaign. Elaborate lectures were delivered on the topic wherein stress was laid on educational, social and economic upliftment and empowerment of womenfolk.

During the camp, thrust was laid upon the role of various stakeholders like government agencies, educational institutions, students, PRIs/ULBs, social activists, NGOs etc to realise its objectives.

To achieve the desired results, the participants were impressed upon to perform their role vis a vis BBBP Campaign with zeal and determination.

The participants pledged to take forward the mandate of the flagship scheme with vigour and commitment.

At the end, the students participated in slogan and painting competitions highlighting the purpose of the event. They also presented cultural items with theme songs on BBBP.

Principal and faculty members of Govt. PTC Larkipora, CDPO Larkipora, TSWO Dooru, lCDS Supervisors, officials of Mahila Shakti Kendra Anantnag, PRI members (Sarpanches) of the area, Angandi Workers, members of Youth Clubs of Block Larkipora, students of PTC and GMS Larkipora and others attended the camp.

Similar programme was also organised by ICDS Project Larkipora at GMS Hakura.