DIBRUGARH, Dec 23 � Holding placards and banners, scores of students rallied through the Duliajan oil township to spread the message about protection of girl child and mother-child health. The rally was part of the health awareness campaign organised by the Directorate of Field Publicity in an effort to make people aware of the health schemes run by the Government.
The awareness campaign at Duliajan BM Junior College campus was organised on the institution�s foundation day. The programme was conducted in coordination with Prasiddha and Surjudaya, NGOs. The awareness meeting was presided over by Bulimoni Neog, principal of the college.
People including students and teachers at the college campus were educated about the National Rural Health Mission, the health programme for improving healthcare across India. Projects like family planning, child birth, immunisation, Janani Suraksha Yojana, Mamoni, Majoni, Janani Sishu Suraksha Karyakram, Adoroni, Mrtyunjoy, etc., were explained to the gathering, Pranab Kumar Nath, Field Publicity Officer, stated in a release.
The awareness programme also included a photo exhibition and open quiz competition.