They were given a symbolic responsibility to run city for few hrs.
Jaipur: It was a proud moment for five girls of the city, as on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, they were chosen to become symbolic district collector and ADMs to mark the day.
This was made possible with the efforts of the Institute of Plan India and Educated Employment Center Manager Committee where the girls took over their charge, symbolically for a few hours, on Thursday.
On this occasion Bharati Mawar was made the district collector while Avam Shaadma, Bharati Verma, Komal Gupta and Lakshita Sharma were made ADMs. Aged between 16-24 years, the girls are a resident of Hasanpura in Jaipur.
Giving the due respect to these girl officials, Jaipur Collector Jagroop Singh Yadav and the four ADMs, vacated their chairs to make way for these girls to sit on their chairs.
The officials informed the girls about the working of the office. After joining the office, the ‘acting’ collector along with her ADMs took a round of the office and questioned anout irregularities at the workplace. She also did a public hearing on this occasion.
‘Collector’ Bharati Mawar gave orders to put ‘message boxes’ in schools, where children can drop their complaints. The girls who became officers said that their war is against female illiteracy, intoxication, child marriage and dowry.
Jaipur Collector also made these girls understand their responsibilities and about the posts they were holding. The girls were also given first hand information about the work that was being done by the state government regarding issues like war is against female illiteracy, intoxication, child marriage and dowry.
Speaking about this symbolic event, Jaipur Collector while praising the effords said, “The girls need to come forward on their own. The future is of women rule. After the arrival of artificial intelligence, there will be a need for human emotional consent in which women are ahead of men.”
Ill girls to get blood without replacement
The government blood banks will give blood to under-14-year girls without asking for a replacement, announced Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child. This would be done under the Laadli Rakt Seva. He said that this facility was already available at the Trauma Centre of SMS Hospital but now, patients can avail the facility from any government blood bank from across the state. Later Sharma left for Maharashtra for poll campaigns.