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Orientation prog. on Gender Budgeting under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' held at Campbell Bay

Campbell Bay ,

    The District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) of Nicobar District organized one day Block level Orientation Programme on Gender Budgeting under 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' (BBBP) at Gram Panchayat Community Hall, Campbell Bay today. Shri. Aditya Kumar Asthana, Assistant Commissioner, Campbell Bay graced the occasion as chief guest. Addressing the gathering, Shri. Asthana underscored women empowerment in the context of the present scenario by equally providing all opportunities to them. The community approach is required for upgrading and bringing the women to the mainstream society for which Gender Budgeting will serve as a vital tool, he added.
      Dr K.Venkatesan, Assistant Professor and HOD, Department of Home Science, JNRM was the Master Trainer of this programme. He as the key resource person delivered lecture on Ministry of Women and Child Development Schemes and Initiatives for Gender Budgeting, Gender Budgeting Tools and Techniques on Civil Society Perspective.
       Smt.Lalita Tigga, Block Development Officer, Campbell Bay and Smt.Sulata Samaddar, Mukhya Sevika, ICDS (TP) Campbell Bay also spoke on the occasion.
    Earlier, Smti. Neelam Kumari, District Coordinator, MSK welcomed the gathering while Shri Kaushik Dakuya, Social Worker, DCPU proposed the vote of thanks. Altogether 100 participants from various departments such as ICDS, Health, Police and SHG women took part in the programme, a press release from DCPU, Nicobar said.