Kohima, January 24 (NE): In a proud moment for Nagaland, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), Mon district video has been selected by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, to be played at ‘National Girl Child Day 2020’ celebration at New Delhi, said a notification from BBBP – Mon.
A promotional video featuring Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) – Mon district Ambassador, also the crowned Miss Mon 2019 – Miss Echi Konyak, will be playing at New Delhi on Friday, January 24, 2020, on the occasion of National Girl Child Day.
With a Purpose to spread awareness in society about the lack of equality girls facing today compared to boys, National Girl Child Day is celebrated across India every year on 24th January.
In the video, the BBBP ambassador for Mon, Miss Echi Konyak says that she feel proud and privileged to be a part of this program which focuses on the growth of a girl child. Ever since my entitlement as the ambassador of the BBBP, I have been trying to grab every opportunity to promote the scheme as far as I can. Under the support and seminars organized by the administration, the literacy of the girls have immensely increased in the past few years, she added.
Many platforms were made available to many girls by the administration including me through this scheme. I wish the scheme will keep on expanding and inspire more people for the betterment of the society.
In conclusion, she quotes Koffee Anand- “There is no tool for development more effective than empowerment of women.”
In 2008 the Government of India and the Ministry of Women and Child development started Girl Child Day.