From a Correspondent
GAON, Jan 24: The pioneer voluntary organization of the district, North Eastern Development Council for Human Resource (NEDCHR), on Sunday observed the tiol Girl Child Day at its head office premise in goan.
A special function was held which was presided over by renowned persolity Dr. Padmadhar Kakati. Senior advocate of the district and also reputed social worker Tapan Sarma, while addressing the gathering, stated how the Central Government extended helping hand to the girl child for their total empowerment. He, however, said that the schemes like Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), Rajiv Gandhi Girl Empowerment Scheme had been giving benefits to the girl child over the years and he urged people to avail the benefits of these schemes.
On the other hand, law adviser of the organization, Kumkum Mahanta highlighted about child protection law. A health check-up camp for girls was held and the voluntary organization also distributed a packet of books each among 50 girls.