Sakhi, Sahelis trained under SAG

Sakhi, Sahelis trained under SAG

TEZU, Jul 2: A one-day training programme for Sakhi and Sahelis under Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) was conducted at BRC hall here today by the Office of Child Development Project Officer.

The programme began with the welcome speech by CDPO Susan Krisikro Chai who elucidated on the importance of taking precaution and maintaining safety in today’s world especially for young girls. She particularly stressed on facilitating dropout students. Saying that Sakhis must lead the Sahelis in nearby vicinity areas, Chai advised the girls present to seek positive environment and direction.

Resource person Dr Gamli Angu, Gynecologist, Zonal General Hospital, Tezu spoke on female hygiene and first aid. SI Roinem Jugli spoke at length about various types of cyber crimes like, cyber stalking, impersonation, money scams, etc. She warned the young trainees from blindly believing people they met on net. She said that criminals threaten and stalk their victims under the guise of anonymity. She exhorted everyone present to encourage girls’ education, adding, “education should not be just confined to learning the letters but also giving opportunities”.

J/T C Songthing explained about hormonal changes in adolescents and the subsequent physical and mental growth triggered by it. She told the Anganwadi workers and Supervisors present that adolescents start reasoning at this age and they must be tactfully dealt with. Songthing said sexually transmitted infections (STI) if not properly treated could eventually lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STD). She said internet addiction was a major problem among youngsters which could be dealt only by purposeful usage.

Another resource person from Education Department, D Chowdhury explained about outreach programmes for dropout students namely, Residential Special Training Centres and Non-Residential Special Training Centres. The programme ended with a vote of thanks by Sr Supervisor Chanda Miso. The programme was also attended by CO Une Pertin. In all, 130 people including Sakhi, Sahelis, Anganwadi workers and Supervisors of Tezu ICDS project participated. (DIPRO)

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