A delegation of Union Ministry led by Assistant   Secretary Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, Amit Pal Singh today visited here to review the functioning and implementation of BetiBachaoBetiPadhao (BBBP) programme.

 The BBBP initiative was launched throughout the country in 2015 to address the trend of declining child sex ratio (CSR).

          During the visit, Assistant Secretary expressed his satisfaction over the efforts taken in the district to improve the sex ratio. He praised the efforts of the ICDS and converging departments who adopted local practices and novel methodologies to check the skewing child sex ratio in the district.

          Resource personnel from the ICDS Department Pulwama demonstrated their action plan to the visiting team.

 The function was attended by Programme Officer ICDS Mohammad Ahsan Mir, CDPOs, officers from Health and Education Department, Anganwari and ASHA workers.