Thursday, March 15, 2012

Awareness camp on Girl Education Inaugurated

A 10-day Awareness Camp on Girl Education was inaugurated at Katra today. The camp was organized by "Santosh Mahila Sanasthan" and sponsored by J&K State Social Welfare Board, Jammu.

The camp was attended by large number of prominent citizens, teachers and students.

Several eminent speakers which included doctors, academicians, scholars and social activists addressed the inaugural session and threw light on the need of disseminating knowledge among girls through network of schools, opened by the Government in nook and corner of the state.

It was impressed upon teachers and parents to inculcate spirit of discipline and obedience among the students especially girls so that they prove to be the real asset of the society in the long run.

Emphasis on moral education was also laid by the speakers so as to make girls highly humble, noble and civilized persons of the society.

The representative drawn from J&K SWB in her speech apprised the gathering about various schemes launched by central and State Government for upliftment of girl child. She asked women to come forward and participate in the building by taking up various ventures for earning their livelihood and for living an honorable life 

Aarif Michael and Santosh also attended the camp.

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