Kapurthala has become first district to adopt mascot ‘Reet’ to educate and make the youth aware of the services being offered by the District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (DBEE).While divulging details, Deputy Commissioner Ms. Deepti Uppal said that the mascot has been designed by a student, Anureet Kaur resident of village Haibowal, in a district level mascot designing competition. He added that earlier, Social Security department and Rural Development and Panchayat department had adopted mascots, ‘Sukhi Bhain ji’ and ‘Raunak Singh’ respectively, for educating the masses regarding their social welfare schemes.DC said that the mascot designing winner has also been given cash reward of Rs. 2,000 while student Balkaran Singh who stood second and student Rekha winning third position have been awarded with Rs. 1,500 and 500, respectively. She added that ‘Reet’ have been designed as a councilor girl which would be used to make the youth aware of the vacancies and opportunities available in self employment sector. She said that it would also attract the students to enquire about career opportunities available in various fields.On this occasion, ADC Surinderpal Angra, SDM Dr Charumita, DBEE head Neelam Mahe, Davinderpal Singh and several others were also present.