Panaji, September 26, 2018  … To commemorate International Day of the Girl Child, which is celebrated annually on October 11 to highlight issues concerning the gender inequality, the State Family Welfare Bureau, Directorate of Health Services along the District Collectorate ,North and South Goa will organise the following various competition on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

For Government employees the competition are as follows: On October 6, 2018 Group Skit Competition will be held from 9.30 am onwards at Institute of Menezes Braganza Hall  at Panaji. The groups participating in the skit should have maximum of 8 to 10 participants and will be allowed a maximum of 8 to 10 minutes to perform. For the No Fire cooking competition, 2 male participants in each team will be permitted. For the Essay Writing competition, the topic will be ‘My daughter- My Pride. The essay should be submitted on an A4 size paper. The maximum word limit is 200 words and has to be submitted by September 26.

For students of Higher Secondary/College/ITI, the competition will be held on October 5. The Group  Skit Competition will be held from 9.30 am onwards at Institute of Menezes Braganza Hall  at Panaji. The Group skit competition will be for selected 12 groups from Taluka wise competition. 8 to 12 participants will have to be part of the skit and the time limit is 8 to 10 minutes.

For students of Higher Secondary/College/ITI taluka wise competitions will be held through UHC/CHC/PHC between September 21 to October 1 at the following places- CHC Pernem, Pernem, UHC Mapusa, Bardez,  PHC Bicholim, Bicholim, CHC Valpoi, Sattari, UHC Panaji, Panaji, UHC Vasco, Mormugao, PHC Ponda, Ponda, PHC Dharbandora, Dharbandora, PHC Sanguem, Sanguem, CHC Canacona, Canacona, PHC Balli, Quepem, UHC Margao, Salcete.

The first prize winners shall be chosen for the State level competition to be held on 5 October. The skit competitions for students will be held on October 5 from 9.30 a.m to 1.00 p.m and other competitions for Government employees will be held on October 6. The prize distribution will be done at the State level function on International Day of the Girl Child on October 11at the main hall of the Institute of Menezes Braganza Hall at Panaji.

Entries for the competitions should reach to the office by September 27, 2018 by 5.00 p.m. Email entries to For more details contact 9881511544/9923485706 Visit for more details


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