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DAVP Photo Exhibition on 'Healthy Mother-Healthy Child'

punjab Updated: Jan 08, 2014 20:26 IST
HT Correspondent

As part of media-outreach policy of union ministry of information and broadcasting, the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) has organised a five-day photo exhibition on 'Healthy Mother-Healthy Child' in Mata Gujri government senior secondary school here on Wednesday.

Besides, with a view to promoting direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme, Chandigarh regional office of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has organised an enrolment camp for providing 'Aadhar' number.

Harwel Singh, district education officer, inaugurated the photo exhibition. He appreciated the themes displayed in the exhibition and said it would educate students, especially the girl students, regarding maternal and child health care. He said that such awareness is very important for adolescent girls as they are to play the role of a mother in future. He said the Aadhar enrolment camp is a useful endeavour for the benefit of the common people of the area.

Sapna, field exhibition officer, Chandigarh said the central government has launched many schemes for maternal and child health care like Janani Surakha Yojna, Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram, Child Health Programme scheme for the adolescent girls, National Immunisation Programme, family planning schemes and national mental health programme which have been highlighted in this photo. She further informed that over 35 photo panels have been displayed in the exhibition depicting various health schemes for safe motherhood.

Harnek Singh, Principal, Mata Gujri government senior secondary schoo, also appreciated the exhibition and the Aadhar Camp.