Deputy Commissioner expressed solidarity with children in Meherpur
A workshop on child marriage and child-friendly local governance was organized in Meherpur on May 17, 2017 with the participation of representatives from district administration and local government. Parimal Singha, Deputy Commissioner of Meherpur was present as chief guest in the workshop. It was organized under an integrated intervention of child protection, child rights governance, education and school health & nutrition.
A memorandum was submitted by National Children Task Force (NCTF) on the occasion. Deputy Commissioner expressed his solidarity with children and directed local government representatives to implement child-friendly local governance in Meherpur. Khairul Hasan, deputy director of local government presided over the meeting. Elected chairman of different Union Parishad (UP), journalist, NGO representatives and members of NCTF took part in discussion sessions.