Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : "Hamari Kaksha", an NGO, State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) and government senior secondary school, Kaimbwala organized a 'Parent Awareness Mela' as a part of the project "Sakshar Balak-Balika and Saksham Maa' in the school premises here on Saturday.
Mr Justice Surya Kant, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court and executive chairman, SLSA, Chandigarh was the chief guest on the occasion. Mr Justice Ajay Tiwari, Judge, Punjab and High Court was also present on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion Mr Justice Kant appreciated the efforts of the NGO and the school authority for playing a vital role in providing education to the underprivileged children in the city. He has also appreciated all help extended by the SLSA in their future endeavours.
He has also pointed out that country would have the largest human resource of young people in the world hence he stressed upon the need to equip the young with possible education and skill for bright future of the country.
Mr Chanchal Singh, deputy director, higher education, Chandigarh assured that the education department would provide all help to the SLSA in order to speed up legal literacy and awareness in schools and colleges.
Children, teachers and mothers were given prizes for their achievements. Different stalls to sensitize the general public and extended helping hand to solve their problems were also set up. Mr Justice Surya Kant and Mr Justice Ajay Tiwari made rounds all the st6alls and interacted with the officials of the Chandigarh Administration as well as public regarding effectiveness of different schemes.
They were apprized about various welfare schemes launched by the government and which were being implemented by the Chandigarh Welfare Departmenty, Narcotics Control Bureau, AIDS Control Society, SLSA etc. in schools.
Hamari Kaksha has also made arrangements to display the articles prepared by mothers and children under the said project and highlighted the achievements of the project through photographs and posters on the occasion.
"Cancer sahayata society" also sensitized the mothers regarding incidence of cancer among women. The officials of SLSA, AIDs control society and Narcotics Control Bureau have also addressed the gathering and awared them about the welfare schemes. Students and special training centre presented culture programme to the amusement of the gathering.