Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Pledge must at the time of marriage Registration in SBS Nagar

January 29, 2018 10:11 PM

Pujab News Express/SK.Vyas
NAWANSHAHR : Taking a new initiative to save the girl child in SBS Nagar district, DC Amit Kumar has introduced a novel idea, today. From now, every newly married couple will have to take the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' pledge at the time of delivery ion of marriage. In this regard, formal orders have also been issued.
Mr. Kumar while chairing the meeting of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' and 'Nirbhaya Fund' today at his office, directed all the marriage registration officers to make it mandatory to administer pledge at the time of marriage registration besides printing this pledge on the backside of the marriage certificate. He said that after taking the pledge to save the girl child and having it printed on the marriage certificate, it would become moral responsibility of the couple to save the girl child and it would be helpful to inculcate emotions in them towards girl child.
Apart from that, he also directed district program officer Amarjit Singh to form ' Pink Clubs' in schools with the help of district education officer that would work under the supervision of a female mistress. Elaborating the idea behind the formation of Pink Clubs, he said that the girls especially in their adolescent the face a lot of physical changes and prefer to narrate their problems to females only. He also asked the DPO Amarjit Singh to get start graffiti on school walls having a sizeable number of girl students so that the message of ' Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' awareness campaign could be propagated in principle.
During the delibraions to moot the proposals under ' Nirbhaya Fund', a corpus fund for maintaining the safety and security of the females, he folated the idea of special women policing by providing 10 two wheelers apart from two ambulance type vehicles to cope up with emergency call from a woman. Similarly, a public transport system, only for women namned 'Shaktivahini' also proposed to start in the district. besides it, CCTV surveillance at schools for girl students and providing martial art training and pepper spray we're also discussed.
Others who attended the meeting, included, Secretary DLSA SBS Nagar CJM Parinder Singh, DSP (h) Gurpreet Singh Gill, Assistant Commissioners Sarbjit Kaur and Anamjyot Kaur, DDPO Baljit Singh Kainth, District Family Planning Officer Dr. Sukhwinder Singh and CDPOs Amrita Singh and Savita Kumari.

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