A programme for Girls Education on the theme “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” was organized at Sunder Nagri on 7th Sept, 2017. It was organised for promoting and appreciating girl child education by felicitating the girls and their families in the presence of all stakeholders. The street play on the theme was organised in the area followed by a programme in the Chetanalaya F2 park office at Sudernagri.
The Chief Guest of the programme was Ms. Vimlesh Kohli (Councillor) who participated with her team. The representatives of other organizations working in the area such as Pratham, Childline, Action India, St. Stephen’s along with the teachers of the schools in the area, SMC Coordinator etc gathered to encourage the children and their families. They all narrated their idea about girl child education and also spoke about the networking with Chetanalaya. Many appreciated the idea of the programme as all stakeholders could gather and discuss about the important issue.
The children organised a fashion show where the girls portrayed the characters of inspirational women such as Razia Sultan, Neerja Behnot, their area counsellor Vimlesh Kohli etc. Women from the SHG also spoke about how they have promoted their girl’s education by taking loan from the SHG and how it has influenced their lives. Certificates were distributed by the Guest, Ms. Kohli and the Assistant Director, Chetanalaya Fr. Britto to the girls and women for their participation in the school, community and in various activities organized by Chetanalaya.
The speech of the Guest motivated the girls towards education. At the end, a song was also sung for encouraging the girls.