Bishnupur: In-order to bring awareness to the young girls on gender biasness and rights of women from school level and with an aim to commemorate National Girl Child Day under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme, a District painting and slogan writing competition organised by Zonal Education Office, Bishnupur under the aegis of District Administration Bishnupur was held on Friday at two different school of Bishnupur District.
Speaking in connection with the competition, ZEO Bishnupur Nepram Tikendrajit said that the BBBP scheme was launched by the Prime Minister on this very date in the year 2015.
As a remembrance of this day, the competition is being held at Oinam Government Girls High School and Leimapokpam Government Public High School of Bishnupur District, he added.
He further said that there is a need to aware the rights of women to the young girls from their teenage age and empower them to become successful persons in their future.
Altogether 50 girl students participated in the competition.