BBBP programme launched at Dzongu

Report by: 
22 Jan 2019

A campaign for Beti Bachao Beto Padhao scheme (BBBP) was today launched on the occasion of  Susakurtot Organic festival,at lower Dzongu, North Sikkim.
The chief guest of the programme was Chairman SNT  Pintsho Namgyal Lepcha. Other dignitaries present on the occasion include CDPO, Dzongu, Netuk Lepcha,  Panchayat President and members, resource  person from Dikchu PHC and ICDS staff members..
The programme started with Signature campaign for BBBP and launching of drive for BBBP stickers and door to door pasting of stickers.
CDPO Dzongu in his address said that BBBP was under the central government and he also shared information on other schemes like Pradhan Mantri Matritwa Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), Poshan Abhiyan-Natiional Nutrition Mission etc.
Resource person, PHC Hee-Gyathang, in her address spoke about the evils of  alcoholism, drug abuse and asked people to maintain a healthy life style. She also conducted quiz competition on health issues.