The India Post, Chandigarh 30th January, 2009 : In the ongoing campaign of the Chandigarh Administration on ‘Valuing the Girl Child and Fighting Female Foeticide’ a function was organized by the Government College for Boys, Sector 11 today. The Director Higher Education, Mrs. Raji P Shrivastava was the chief guest on the occasion.
Mrs. Shrivastava administered the resolve which was collectively made by the students of the college. She provided the Government Colleges with an Action Plan for Gender Sensitization and removing Girl child discrimination. The Action Plan included a series of programmes that were considered necessary for the achievement of the main objective i.e. Gender Sensitization and Removing Girl-Child Discrimination. During the Academic year 2008-2009, series of programmes were carried out in all the Government colleges of Chandigarh.
As part of the endeavour to bring about positive change in society, around 2000 students from the College collectively participated in the resolve, to value the Girl Child. Cultural items including Play, Group Song, Solo Song, Satires and some filler items were showcased at the function. All the items aimed at gender sensitization.