Mangan, 11 Oct:
Social Welfare Department, North observed International Girl Child Day at Chungthang in North Sikkim today under the banner of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao with the participation of students from Moon Light Academy, Mount Everest School, teachers and various stakeholders.
Sub Divisional Magistrate, Chungthang, Subash Ghimerey, who attended the event as chief guest, spoke on sanitation, zero waste management and segregation of waste.
Dr Tenzing Bhutia from Chungthang PHC spoke on menstrual hygiene and demonstrated hand washing techniques.
Likewise, Child Development Project Officer [Chungthang], Sonam Laden Lachungpa, in her address highlighted on personal hygiene, adolescent health and various schemes of ICDS.