National girls’ day

Programmes to be held on self-reliant safe girl

Workshops to be held on cyber crimes and online frauds

Programmes from January 24 to 29

Bhopal, January 24, 2016 (Ataullah Faizan):  National Girls Day will be held for a week on the theme of “self-reliant safe girl” in entire state from January 24 to 29. On the first day, workshops will be held in all the districts on prevention of cyber crimes and online frauds. Along with creating awareness among girls, subject experts will also give tips to be alert in this regard. On all 6 days marking the occasion, 3 gallant and courageous girls will be felicitated. This was informed by Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Maya Singh here today. She said that cyber crimes and online frauds against girls are occurring constantly. Subject experts will apprise them of ways to evade the crimes and frauds. Girls Day functions will commence from January 24 with the same motto. Girl students of schools, colleges, hostels and girls shelter homes will participate in the workshops. Girls will be imparted knowledge about IT Act, progressive girls and social media as well as “Our Girls and Existing Scenario of Progress and Technology”. During the week career counseling will be given on January 25, 26 and 27. They would be mainly counseled about Public Service Commission, Armed Forces Medical Corps, banking, legal, technical and educational services and entrepreneurship will be held on January 25, 26, 27. Subject experts will counsel girl by citing examples and experiences. Programmes to impart training of self-defence in adverse situations will be held on January 28 by subject experts. On the last day January 29, prizes will be given to 15 girl participants of debate, speech, essay, painting competitions on the theme of “self-reliant safe girl”.