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GANDERBAL : District Development Commissioner, (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today chaired a meeting of the District Level Task Force(DLTF) Committee to discuss and finalize the action plan for achieving objectives of Beti Bacho Beti Padho (BBBP) scheme in the district.

SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal, District Programme officer ICDS, Ganderbal, Bilquees Jan, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Education Officer besides other committee members were present in the meeting.
At the outset of the meeting, District Programme officer ICDS deliberated about the action plan for achieving objectives of BBBP scheme besides initiative and need of the scheme.

while deliberating on goal and objectives of the schemes, the Program Officer ICDS said that main crux of the scheme is to celebrate the girl child, enable her education besides ensuring her survival and protection.

The meeting was informed that a wide spectrum of activities will be carried010 such as celebration of girl child, mass media awareness campaign through awareness van, banners, hoardings, painting competition, Skit, drama play reflecting the importance of BBBP, holding of special sports activities, felicitation of girls for outstanding performance in board exams, besides, capacity buildings of PRIs, Senior citizen, media person, etc.

After discussing pros and cons of the action plan, DDC said that coordinated and convergent efforts are needed to ensure survival, protection and education of the girl child. He urged upon the participants to adopt local best practices for dissemination of information so that message of BBBP Scheme reach in every nook and corner of the district to achieve positive results on the ground.

The DC also suggested for installing banners at all blocks carrying BBBP message during ongoing Jan Abhiyaan and forthcoming B2V. He also stressed for installing hoarding carrying BBBP message at public places besides pasting special stickers on public vehicles for the awareness of general public.

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