"The third batch of ''Sukanya'' will start on Monday at 100 city-based schools and colleges situated in Kolkata Police jurisdiction. Girl students of VIII, IX, XI and girls studying in first year at educational institutions in this area will be part of it," the official said.
Sukanya is an initiative of the Kolkata Police''s Community Policing Wing to provide self-defence training to girl students of city-based schools, colleges and universities in the city of Kolkata.
The initiative is funded by Women and Child Development & Social Welfare Department of the state government.
"We have got a very good response from girl students studying in these schools. We have seen that after the training the girls grew confident about their safety and self-defence. This initiative will continue this year also," the police official added. PTI SCH ABH ABH
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