Monday, May 13, 2013

Tharuni-Workshop on P.C.P.N.D.T.Act- I. E. C . Project at Mahbubabad on 10th May 2013

Tharuni conducted  a oneday  Workshop on how to combat female foe'ticide and also to create awareness on P.C.P.N.D.T Act. to develop a healthy sex ratio among people on 10th May at Mahbubabad . Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Director Tharuni  presided the Workshop and enlightened the participants , about the Enactment.. Sri Bikshya Naik, Revenue Divisional Officer, Mahabubabad, Warangal District, reiterated the need of protecting our future generations by understanding the importance of prohibiting sex determination tests, as a social responsibility.He said , Science and Technology have to be used for genuine interest to protect the fetus, not for eliminating it. The problems of gender discrimination,illiteracy, drug addiction, child marriages are social evils, he stated. They are leading to poverty, female foe'ticide, sale of girl children , which need to be tackled soon. Dr. Mamatha spoke about the programs of Tharuni to save the girl child from all social evils.. The workshop was attended by Indian Medical Association President Dr. B. Nehru, Secretary Dr. T. Kumaraswamy, M. ArjunReddy, B. Venkatramulu, S.P.H.O. Lakshman Rao, ACDPO Mary, Usharani, ICDS supervisors, Asha workers, ANMs and Doctors, and Diagnostic Center Technicians from the Division. Dr. Mamatha also made a power point presentation on  female foeticide to enlighten the participants.