Army conducts awareness lecture on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao in district Poonch

Jammu September 02: Indian Army organised a lecture on “Beti Bachhao Beti Padhao” campaign at Government Middle School Loran, Poonch with an aim to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.

The event was organised to bring awareness amongst the members of society to include youth and school children, about importance of girl child and their education.

The speaker highlighted the inequality, lack of opportunity and ill-treatment of women in various parts of the country. The speaker also brought out the need to save the girl child as an imbalance in the male to female ratio is causing problems in the society which need to be addressed on priority.

The awareness drive was well received by the audience and they acknowledged that the girls also need to be provided the same education and growth opportunities as given to boys. Indian Army is committed to spreading awareness drive in remote regions by conducting lectures, workshops and seminars on important social issues.