Day of Girl Child observed

Udhampur – To observe the International Day of Girls child, a seminar was organized at District Hospital Udhampur on the topic “My life My Right, End Child Marriage, Let Girls be Girls Not Brides” on Thursday.

Joint Director Planning, Mr. Rakesh Jamwal was the Chief Guest while Chief Medical Officer was the guest of honour on the occasion.

On the occasion, students drawn from ANMT and Government Girls Higher Secondary Schools and private para medical institute, Garhi Udhampur expressed their views on   the right and privileges of girls child as well to eradicate the discrimination between male and female child.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jamwal said that many preventive measures have been taken by the government to minimize this social evil of girls child marriage by a wide publicity through media and other responsible agencies but there is a greater need to highlight the basic rights of the female girl child in the society.

Dr. Amla also spoke and advocated the need  to involve  Social organizations, village representatives including Sarpachs and Panchs and other government field functionaries  for creating mass  awareness at gross route level to end the child marriage.

Medical Superintendent, District Hospital, Udhampur, Dr. Chander Parkash presented vote of thanks.Among others, District Social Welfare Officer, Mr. Yash Paul, Dy. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Santosh Sharma, Dy. Medical Superintendent, Dr. Deepak Kumar, Medicos and Para-Medicos attended the function.

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