National Girl Child Day 2024 celebrated at Shopian
SHOPIAN: The District Administration, Shopian Thursday marked the celebration of National Girl Child Day 2024 with a series of vibrant initiatives.
A grand event was held at the office of Heemal Complex Old DC office Shopian, organised by Mission Shakti, DHEW Shopian.
Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Shopian, Dr. Nasir Ahmad Lone graced the occasion as the chief guest.
DSWO Shopian, Ibrar Mirza and TSWO Shopian, Farhana Tak besides a large gathering of girl/women folk also attended the event.
Speaking at the event, the ADDC emphasized the crucial role girls play in building a progressive and equitable society.
He lauded the tireless efforts of the “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” (BBBP) initiative in nurturing the aspirations of girls and ensuring their holistic development.
Awareness speeches were delivered by girl students from various educational institutions, who also spoke passionately about their dreams, challenges, and aspirations.
On the occasion, 10 sewing machines were distributed among the beneficiaries. A signature campaign was also part of the diverse activities organised during the day.
Later, a panel discussion was also held featuring eminent women achievers who shared their personal journeys, success stories and offered valuable insights for young girls.
Among others, members from DHEW and OSC were also present on the occasion.