Bal Panchayat prez chairs Child Empowerment Day function at Barfung-Jarrong

Summit Report

Gangtok, 14 Mar:

Barfung-Jarrong GPU observed the first Child Empowerment Day today at the Gram Prashasan Kendra under the chairmanship of Bal Panchayat president, Anjali Jogi.

The event was attended by the panchayats of the GPU, Bal Panchayat members and other staff.

The SIRD Field Facilitator Udaya Chamling spoke on the importance of Child Empowerment Day and about the Child Empowerment Centre that is to be constructed.

Anjali Jogi shared her experience of being president of the Bal Panchayat and assured that still better works will be done by the Bal Panchayat in the future.

An open discussion on two upcoming action plans of the BalPanchayat – a programme on menstrual hygiene at Deythang Junior High School and Waste Management plans for Upper Burfung Bazar were discussed.

A screening of the Hindi movie, ''Taarein Zameen Par" was also held.

The Panchayat President of the GPU, Anil Rai, delivered the welcome address and presented the concluding remarks at today's programme.