The Chief Minister of Assam asked the children to imbibe healthy habits, practice health and hygiene and respect the elders.
For the protection of children and to secure their future from exploitation, parents, teachers and all other stakeholders should work together to defend and promote their rights, Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal said on Saturday. .
Interacting with a delegation of children and officials under the UNICEF banner, the Chief Minister insisted on the need for dialogues and to translate them into actions to build a better world for children where they will be safe from violence.
Mr. Sonowal asked the children to imbibe healthy habits, practice health and hygiene and respect the elders.
Securing the future of children is the responsibility of government, said Sonowal, adding that efforts have been made to ensure that every child is protected from violence and has access to affordable health care and food. nutritious in the state.
Responding to children’s questions, he said he would take initiatives to provide quality and affordable education to all children, especially those in vulnerable circumstances.
On another question, Mr Sonowal said the state government has taken steps to establish more than 100 high schools in the tea gardens.
He also said that steps would also be taken to provide scholarships for students with special disabilities.
The Principal Minister thanked officials from UNICEF and Assam for their dedicated role in defending children’s rights.
The delegation of UNICEF officials and children as part of the World Children’s Day celebrations on Friday, November 20, met Mr. Sonowal on Saturday and presented him with the children’s manifesto on translating children’s rights. the child in a post-pandemic world.
Mr Sonowal presented the children with signed copies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Exam Warriors book and wished them good luck in their future.