World Girl Children Day was celebrated at the Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Dharmapuri district on Friday. An exhibition by the government departments, Indian Bank, District Industries Centre was inaugurated by the Collector K. Vivekanandan at the school campus.
Prizes were given to three children pursuing their education against all odds .
Rs. 4.70 lakh was given as fixed deposit for 30 children under the Protection of Girl Children Scheme. Sewing machines were distributed to three parents of child labourers . The celebrations was organised by the department of social welfare.