Port Blair, Apr 06: Indian Coast Guard conducts ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ awareness programme at Harminder Bay school in Nicobari settlement area at Hut Bay. The aim of the event was to create awareness among mass to save and educate girl child and also to enlighten about the innumerable schemes, Act and laws for protection of female/girl child. The service has been effectively contributing not only towards Prime Minister’s social campaign of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ but also aims to generate awareness and improve the efficiency of welfare services intended for girls.
The event was conducted by Coast Guard Station Hut Bay in coordination with social welfare department. Teachers and students were enthusiastically participated in the programme. 1st Captain of Nicobari settlement area and Headmaster of the School also gave lectures in addition to Coast Guard Officers to enhance the awareness programme.