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Chandigarh: Children Mock Parliament organized for 20 Govt Schools
Chandigarh, August 4, 2022: Under ‘Girls India Project’, Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) organized the completion of Mock Parliament for all 20 government school clusters to boost the confidence and self-esteem of students, especially the girls.
The said competition was held between the best twenty (20) entries from each cluster.
Participants beautifully presented the working of parliament by showing the passing of bills, Question Hour sessions in which ruling party and opposition ministers opined their views on various current issues like COVID vaccination, Online education system, Farmer bills, gender equality, women reservation, GST issues, community development, etc in a very eye-catching way.
Speaking on the occasion, Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, CCPCR, Chandigarh highlighted that girls undoubtedly are an indispensable section of society. Girls have immense potential to excel in any area of life. So it becomes imperative to give them wings to fly high. The sky is the limit. Through the Girls India Project, the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights is tirelessly making sincere efforts towards the shaping and enlightening of girl students to help them in attaining new heights. Mock Parliament sessions are a major activity under the ‘Girls India Project’ to boost confidence levels and enhance the communication skills of students, especially girls.
In his inaugural address, Harsuhinder pal Singh Brar, Director, Education Department, Chandigarh appreciated CCPCR for providing a platform to government school students to enhance their personality by participating in such kinds of sessions.
While appreciating the endeavors of CCPCR, Anindita Mitra, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh and the Chief Guest of the event talked about various activities of the Corporation under Swach Bharat Mission-2.
She further emphasized the importance of Solid waste management and the various ways to make an Eco-friendly environment such as Decomposing, Segregation of garbage, etc. Also, students took a resolution to do their part to make Chandigarh–A environment-friendly one.
Among twenty parliament sessions, the best three (03) parliaments Govt. Model Senior Secondary School-28D (Cluster-06), Govt. High School-50 (Cluster -13), Govt. Model Senior Secondary School-10 (Cluster -02) bagged the first, second, and third positions respectively.
Shalini Chetal, Director, Social Welfare & Women and Child Development, Chandigarh Administration, Dr. Monica M Singh, Member, CCPCR, Sh. Sanjay Sharma, Member, CCPCR, Mr. Kartar Singh, Legal Consultant, CCPCR, Mr. Arvind K Dhawan, Senior Assistant, CCPCR, Mrs. Ankita, POCSO Consultant, CCPCR, Mr. Shehkar, Clerk, CCPCR and final year law interns were also present during this event.