To spread awareness against female feticide among masses, Deputy Commissioner Barnala Mr Tej Partap Singh Phoolka, on Wednesday, released a 60-second documentary based upon the achievements of two girls of the district. After the release of the documentary, DC said that the film has been produced by the Women and Child Development department under ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign. He added that the documentary highlighted the success of Ms. Khusboo Gupta who cleared the civil services exam and Ms. Avneet Kaur who clinched several medals in boxing at national and university level. Due to various efforts Barnala district has substantially improved sex ratio during the past couple of years.DC said that with the help of audio-visual publicity, it would be easier to create awareness among people for women empowerment. He said that besides directing cinema halls, the film would also be screened on the LED screen installed upon various public places. He added that the girls were already leading the way in many fields and by highlighting their achievements, the people could be discouraged from the malpractice of female foeticide. He said that to improve the sex ratio, in the district various other awareness activities including celebrating birth of girl child by planting trees.Meanwhile, District Programme Officer Kulwinder Singh said that besides releasing the documentary, efforts were being made to reinstate the school dropout girls and to improve their health and nutrition status. On this occasion, ADC (g) Ms. Ruhee Dugg, Assistant Commissioner Dr. Karamjit Singh, CDPO Neha Singh and several others were also present.