Odisha Police Unveils Logo & Theme Song Of ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ Awareness Campaign

**Bhubaneswar:** The Odisha Police unveiled the logo and theme song of a mega state-wide campaign ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ at a pre-launch session at the Commissionerate Police Headquarters here on Sunday.

Odisha police in association with UNICEF will launch a two-week state-wide community awareness campaign against child sexual abuse from May 28 to June 12.

The campaign titled ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ will be launched on may 28 by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will flag off 15 Paree vans which will travel across the state carrying the message. These specially designed vans will cover all 30 districts of the state and converge at Bhubaneswar on 12th June, 2018 for the concluding function.

The key objective of the campaign is to spread awareness among communities, families and parents that child sexual abuse can be prevented and each one has an important role in doing that. The campaign will also stress on the need to report cases and will inform people about the laws and punishments for child sexual abuse.

Each district’s SP and Collector will lead the campaign. The ‘Paree Express’ will touch the most vulnerable pockets in the state. During each halt, one to two hour public meetings and cultural events will be organized. All key stakeholders such as elected representatives, community members, influencers, SHG groups and youth and children will be motivated to attend the public meetings. These awareness meetings will be followed by film screenings.

UNICEF has trained folk artists from Zilla Kala Sanskruti Sanga(ZKSS) and Zilla Kala Sanskruti Sanga (ZKSS) for the campaign. This campaign is supervised by Dr. RP Sharma, IPS, DGP Odisha and other senior officials from the Odisha Police with technical collaboration from UNICEF.

Asheet Kumar Panigrahi, IG Police, Odisha has been appointed as the State Nodal Officer to coordinate and monitor the statewide campaign.

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