A one day seminar on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ was held today at Town Hall Budgam jointly by health department and district administration in which a large number of health workers and general public participated.
The Deputy Commissioner, Mir Altaf Ahmad while speaking on the occasion said that the scheme has shown encouraging results in reversing the declining sex ratio in the district which now has improved to 972 women per thousand males. He directed the officials of the health department to collaborate with the department of education and other agencies to generate awareness among people for better implementation of the scheme.
A colourful show performed by known artist Nazir Josh and his team was also presented to create awareness about the scheme.
Chief Medical Officer Budgam Dr. G.M. Dar and other speakers spoke on the occasion.