Jalandhar, February 17- The Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori today kick-started a special self-defence training camp for girls at Gandhi Vanita Ashram.
Divulging the details, the deputy Commissioner said that this 25-days long Karate training camp would infuse a sense of security and confidence in girls. He further added that as many as 50 girls including observation homes' inmates have been selected for the first batch and more batches would be started soon. He said that girls between age group of 16 to 20 years were selected for the free-of-cost training camp.
He said that it is the moral duty of the administration to ensure the girls of the home get equal opportunities at par with other girls. He said that these girls have an unmatchable level of confidence and capability and if given a chance, they can scale new heights in life. Further, the camp would give wings to their aspirations and would empower them to script new success stories, he added.
Meanwhile, he interacted with some of the participants of the first batch and took their feedback about Karate training camp for girls. He appealed them to learn this crucial skill carefully as it would enable them to face challenges of life with high level of confidence. He also inquired about the curriculum of this 25-days training and directed the coach to impart best of the trainings to participants.
Prominent among present occasion included DPO Gurminder Singh Randhawa, District Child and Protection Officer Ajay Bharti, Legal Probation Officer Sandeep Kumar, Harneet Kaur, Child Welfare Committee Member Amarjit Singh Anand, and others.