Kulgam: A daylong program on Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) was today presided over by DC Kulgam, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat at Government Girls Higher Secondary school here.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC 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.
The DC highlighted the importance and significance of empowering women and girls. He said promoting gender equality is crucial in accelerating sustainable development.
The speakers from Girls Higher Secondary School highlighted the different aspects regarding the upliftment and encouragement of girls in the society.
Multiple cultural activities were presented by girls highlighting the importance of girl education and their role in progress and prosperity of society.
On the occasions pass out students who have qualified NEET were felicitated and students who secured positions in various exams were also felicitated.
Earlier, the DC also inspected several sections of paintings made by students, Art gallery, Science stalls, herbal and medicinal plants stall of the school installed by Girls students of institution. The DDC appreciated the work of all girl students.
Among others, the program was attended by, CEO, Principals of different Higher Secondary Schools, ZEOs, Headmasters, teachers and massive gathering of girl students.