Call to children to make use of their rights: Peddapalli in-charge Collector
THE HANS INDIA |
Nov 15,2017 , 01:00 AM IST
School children in fancy dress on the occasion of Children’s Day at Peddapalli on Tuesday
Peddapalli: District in-charge Collector S Prabhakar Reddy called upon the children to make use of their rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Addressing children on the occasion of Children’s Day programme held at Government School for Boys here on Tuesday, he said that 80 per cent of the schools have teaching staff and 90 per cent has infrastructure amenities. He advocated encouraging children in all spheres of activity and grooming them as good future citizens.
If anyone found behaving discourteously with children, teachers should be alerted about it. A toll-free child line no is 1098 is functional and hence called upon one and all to report incidents of child abuse to the notice of authorities.
Regional organiser Mula Vijaya Reddy laid emphasis on children learning about culture and heritage and advised them to shine in education as well as sports. The in-charge Collector distributed prizes to the winners of mock parliament, essay-writing and elocution competitions. District Welfare officer Padmavati, DEO Venkateswara Rao, school principal Murali Naik and others participated.