Silchar: A press briefing was held at the conference hall of Deputy commissioner’s office on Monday. Deputy Commissioner of Cachar Laya Madduri briefed the journalists from the media houses and electronic media. All the ward commissioners of Silchar Municipality board were also present in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, Madduri said that the campaign of “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” for Cachar district was formally launched by Chief Minister on September 28 and as the part of the campaign ,the District Administration of Cachar has chalked out an action plan which will be implemented in the next six months in convergence with other concerned line departments.
Several pre-launch activities such as “Silchar Ki Beti”, street plays, “Ghar Ki Pehchan Beti Se”, recognition of girl icon from various fields were also taken up. Participants and winners of these activities were also rewarded with cash prizes and certificates, she added.
She also informed that with the joint initiative of Cachar District Administration and health department, the steps will be taken up to sensitize and to aware the police personnel, executive magistrates, gynecologists and radiologists on the basic objectives of the act. Penalties and punishments will be imposed in case of its violence. Executive magistrates will carry out inspection drives in various diagnostic centers, stated a press release.