NEW DELHI: NTPC Limited has launched Girl Empowerment Mission campaign to empower girl child in and around Vindhyachal, Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh) and Rihand (Uttar Pradesh) projects.
It has the objective of making girls empowered and educated in possible way. It aims at dispelling the misconceptions surrounding female foeticide across rural India and create a room to showcase talents and capabilities.
There are 137 girls of Vindhyachal, 125 from Singrauli and 130 from Rihand participating in a four-week Residential Workshops. The participants are in the age group of 10-12 years.
NTPC aims to make every girl aware about essential education, health and self-defence programs. Girls will have tailor-made programmes covering basic communication skills in Hindi and English and elementary education in mathematics, hygiene and nutrition, yoga and sports.
To develop their social skills talks on gender diversity issues, group activities, movie screening on social issues, cyber safety, music, dance, theater etc. will be organised.
Report based on NTPC statement.
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