Port Blair, Nov. 25: The District Child Protection Unit under District Administration, South Andaman organised “CHILD RIGHTS DAY” at Child Care Institute Balika Niketan, Attam Pahad on 24th Nov. 2021, commemorating the 75th Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The Theme of this year is “A Better Future for Every Child”. The main aim of the program was to sensitize Children about their rights viz. Right to Survival, Right to Protection, Right to Participation and Right to Development.

Children were also sensitized on the responsibility of children towards their family, elders and towards the Nation and encouraged to contribute in safeguarding environment. Advocate Siddhartha Singha, interacted and sensitized the 22 children participated in the programme from Balika Niketan. Similar program was conducted at Seva Niketan on 20th November 2021, where 41 children were sensitized.

The District Administration has planned to conduct such programs regularly so as to educate children that each child is unique and have the privilege to stand in society with dignity and pride.