DCPU holds awareness prog. at Neil
An awareness programme on child protection was organised at the Gram Panchayat Bhawan Neil Island by District Child Protection Unit (DCPU), South Andaman on Tuesday. The purpose of the awareness programme was to create awareness on Integrated Child Protection Scheme and DCPU (SA) among the key stakeholders, comprising Anganwadi and ASHA workers, PRI members, representatives of police , health deptt. and SHG members. Smt Rashmi Singh, Secretary (SW) was the chief guest. In her address, she appreciated the fact that DCPU (SA) is working enthusiastically to reach out to the ground level. She emphasized on the integrated effort of all the allied departments to converge for the welfare of children. Smt. Poonam Arora, chairperson SWAB and Mr. Hemant , GM, NABARD were also present. Dr. Sheetal Anoop, DCPO briefed the participants on the functions and structure of DCPU. Mrs. Suman Barla, Protection Officer NIC elaborated on Integrated child Protection Scheme. Mrs. Sabeena shared her knowledge on child psychology. Mr. Rama Krishna Biswas, Gram Pradhan Neil Island proposed the vote of thanks. He expressed his gratitude towards the Deputy Commissioner (SA) for deputing DCPU (SA) for organising awareness programme on such an important issue, a release says.