National Girl Child Day observed in Cachar
National Girl Child Day was observed at the auditorium of Women’s college here on Tuesday.
SILCHAR: National Girl Child Day was observed at the auditorium of Women's college here on Tuesday. Assistant commissioner and branch officer, Health, Junali Devi graced the occasion as the chief guest in presence of Dr. P.K Roy Add. CM&HO (FW), Cachar, Dr. Tripti Das, Principal Women's College, Silchar.
Speaking on the occasion, Assistant Commissioner, Junali Devi said that female foeticide is an old issue for which Government has come with the PC-PNDT Act 2008 to save the child. She also pointed that the current sex ratio in Assam is not a serious issue. The girl should deserve equal love and respect and must be treated equally and they should participate in the development and growth of the Nation.
The main goal of this campaign is to save the girl child and educate the girl child all over India. Other objectives are eliminating the gender biased sex selective abortions and ensuring survival and protection of girl child. It is to make them able to get proper education and a safe life, Jonali Devi added.
Talking at the event, Principal of Women's College, Dr Tripti Das spoke at length on various good initiative taken by the government to uplift the girl child. DPM , Rahul Ghose in his speech encouraged all the girl students of the college by giving them example of Indian Mythology where the women have a very important position as compared to Goddess Durga, Saraswati and others who are symbol of power and education, stated a press release.