Jammu Tawi, April 29
Army organised a lecture at Nari Niketan, Mendhar on “Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao” a Government of India scheme that aims to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.
The event was to bring awareness among the locals and school children about importance of girl child and their education. The lecture elaborated on the abhorable condition of the women in our country specially in remote areas, despite the development and progress made by the society in the country at large.
The lecture emphasised on the need to bring in a radical change in the mindset of the locals in order to transform into a progressive and modern society. The lecture was well received by the locals and they acknowledged that the women in the villages also needed to be provided same education and opportunities as given to men.