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Army organised awareness lecture on “beti bachao beti padao” in Poonch district
jkupdate.com | 08-Apr-2019 07:01 PM
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  • Indian Army organised an awareness lecture on “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” at Government High School, Pathanateer in Poonch district with an aim to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for girl child and women.




JAMMU: Indian Army organised an awareness lecture on “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” at Government High School, Pathanateer in Poonch district with an aim to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for girl child and women.

The lecture was conducted by an Army Officer.The event was organised to bring awareness among the members of society to include youth and school children about importance of girl child, their education and rights. 

The lecture elaborated on the condition of the women in our society, especially in remote areas, inspite of the development and progress in our country. The speaker highlighted the inequality, lack of opportunity and ill treatment of women. The speaker also brought out the need to save the girl child as imbalance in the male to female ratio is causing problems in the society which need to be addressed on priority.

The awareness drive was well received by the audience and they acknowledged that the girls also need to be provided same education and growth opportunities as given to boys. Army is committed to spread awareness drive in the remote regions by conducting lectures, workshops and seminars on important social issues.

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