Nagaland

Wokha district to receive best district award in Awareness Generation and Outreach Activities under Beti Bachao Beti Padao

New Delhi: Joint Secretary Ms. Aastha Saxena, Ministry of Women & Child Development on Friday (July 26) informed that, Wokha district of Nagaland state has been selected as one of the district which has done commendable work in Awareness Generation and outreach activities under Beti Bachao Beti Padao (BBBP).

Beti Bachao Beti Padao (BBBP) programme has been substantially gaining grounds with respect to its objectives. Ministry of WCD has decided to felicitate the districts, states and UTs who have been performing well in respect of achieving the goals set by the BBBP, informed Ms. Aastha Saxena

An event is planned in the spirit of recognising the out standing work being done by all the stakeholders across India. The event is scheduled on 7th August 2019, Wednesday at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Hon’ble Minister WCD, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani will grace the occasion to felicitate the selected states and districts. Wokha district received the invitation to collect the award on 7th August 2019 at New Delhi.

Chief minister Neiphiu Rio in his tweet congratulate citizens of Wokha and district administration for this achievement.