KATHUA: As part of a week long campaign regarding Beti Bacho Beti Padhao, a rally cum door to door campaign of ASHA Workers and Anganwadi Workers was today flagged off by Deputy Commissioner, O P Bhagat from DC Office Complex.
Among others, Distt Programme Officer ICDS, Ritu Mahajan, Distt. Social Welfare Officer, Abdul Raheem, Chief Education Officer, Distt. Planning Education Officer, Child Dev. Project Officer and Tehsil Social Welfare Officer Kathua were also present.
The aim of the campaign was to sensitize the public in general regarding the importance of girl child and various initiatives taken by J&K Govt. and the Central Govt. in the shape of Ladli Beti Scheme, State Marriage Assistance Scheme, various Pension related schemes and other Women related schemes started by various departments.
The week long campaign of Beti Bacho Beti Padhao will also help in alter the alarming as well as declining girl child sex ratio, PO ICDS informed.