Thoubal Sept. 29
District Administration, Thoubal organised convergent programme and sensitisation on “Poshan maah, Swachhata Hi Seva, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” yesterday at the Counting of DC complex, Thoubal.
The function was attended by Thoubal Zilla Parishad Adhyaksha Smt. Begum as the chief guest, CMO/Thoubal Dr. N. Jayentakumar Singh as the guest of honour and DC/Thoubal Smt. N. Bandana Devi as the president respectively.
In her speech, the chief guest thanked the district administration for its supervision to sensitize people on the benefits of various schemes of the government.
While speaking, Deputy Commissioner N. Bandana thanked officers and all concerned for conducting successfully various programmes and activities on Poshan Maah, Swachhata Hi Seva and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao during the month long observation in the district. To acknowledge that a girl-child is not inferior, the DC also announced that mothers giving birth to a girl child in the district will be given certificate and a gift-pact.
Chief Medical Officer, Thoubal Dr. Jayentakumar also spoke on the occasion.
Dr. Ksh. Memcha Devi, district family welfare officer, Thoubal spoke on ‘Poshan maah & swachhata hi seva’ as resource person, N. Shyamo Devi, former DPO, Thoubal on ‘one stop center’ and Nonibala Narengbam, convenor, Childline advisory board, Thoubal spoke on ‘Childline Thoubal’ as resource persons. The seven steps of hand washing demonstration was also shown by Th. Ashalata Devi, Supervisor, CDPO office, Thoubal.
L. Radhakanta, ADM/Addl. DC, Thoubal gave the keynote address while vote of thanks was given by Smt T. Anita Devi, DPO/ICDS Cell, Thoubal.
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