Monday, 10 July 2017

Chandigarh Administration is Celebrating World Population Day on 11th July

By 121 News

Chandigarh 10th July:- Chandigarh Administration is celebrating World Population Day on 11th July with the theme of "Nayi Lehar, Naya Vishwas, Sampoorn Zimmedari se Parivar Vikas" and observing a month long period comprising of Mobilization Fortnight (27th June 2017-10th July 2017) and Population Stabilization Fortnight (11th July 2017- 24th July 2017).

World Population Day is being celebrated for creating awareness amongst the public regarding family planning and motivating them to adopt small family norms through Health talks, Counseling and by holding Mobilization Camps. The overall objective is to put emphasis on the importance of family planning and to reduce the consequent issues arising from the increasing population by making them aware of the hidden disaster of population explosion.         

In Mobilization Fortnight, many awareness generation related activities has been done by Department of Health & Family Welfare, U.T Chandigarh for making the general public aware about the stabilization of population.

State level celebration will be held tomorrow i.e 11th July, 2017 in the Auditorium of District Family Welfare Bureau, Sector 22, Chandigarh at 9:00 am. Dr. Rakesh Kashyup, Director Heralth & Family Welfare cum Mission Director, National Health mission, Chandigarh will preside over the function. Dr. A.K Janmeja, Director Principal of Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh will be the Chief Guest and Dr. Anil Garg, District Family Welfare Officer will present the introductory session of the Family Planning Programme.