Bhubaneswar:4/5/18; In order to make the city youth socially smart and provide a safe, secure and livable city, an orientation programme for nodal officers of various educational institutions was held here at Institute on Management of Agricultural Extension (IMAGE) near the campus of Orissa University of Agriculture Technology.
hubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organised this mega event.
65 institutions of Bhubaneswar participated through their representatives in the event.
In the orientation programme, there were representatives from Commissionerate Police, Women’s Commission, District Child Protection Unit and Women and Child Welfare Department.
These officials talked about the current crime scenario with specific reference to violence against women and the various steps the State Government is taking to address the same.
Resource persons like Bijayjani Malla, sub-inspector Mahila Police Station and Snehanjali Mohanty, Member Women’s Commission spoke at the event. The experts shared various types of crimes being reported in the society.
They also spoke about the legal provisions to safeguard the rights of girls and women. Information on ‘Mo Saathi App’, Helpline Numbers (women and children), Sakhi Centre and role of Mahila Commission etc. were also shared in details.
The police official said that every police station has a Women and Child Desk to enable girls/women to share their complaints.