In honour of women
In honour of women.Educational institutions, social and women\'s organisations held several programmes in the city ahead of International Women’s Day, highlighting the theme of ‘Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity.
Educational institutions, social and women's organisations held several programmes in the city ahead of International Women’s Day, highlighting the theme of ‘Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity: Picture It!’. Several programmes were conducted for students by event management organisation Top Gear in association with Kakaraparti Bhavanarayana (KBN) College. Besides a cooking contest, competitions in essay writing, elocution and poster presentation were held on the topic ‘Women and their role in society’.
Speaking on the occasion, event organiser G Vijayasri Gupta said that the event was organised to highlight the significance of women and to enlighten society on the need to end gender discrimination.Vasavya Mahila Mandali (VMM) felicitated eminent women. Telangana VAT Appellate Tribunal chairperson P Sree Sudha, All India Radio station director M Krishna Kumari, inner wheel district chairperson J Mani Prabha and others participated in a programme held to honour women at Vasavya Silver Jubilee Hall.Women’s wellness centres also organised dance, games and other programmes to mark the occasion. Young girls and women enthusiastically participated in the programmes.
Cookery course for making women self-reliant
Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), in collaboration with Canara Bank, started a five-day vocational training programme for women on cooking bakery items at its office at Moghalrajapuram on the eve of International Women’s Day. More than 50 women enrolled their names to undergo training.Participating as chief guest in the inaugural programme, Canara Bank assistant general manager KS Satyanarayana said that the five-day programme would infuse some confidence among women to be self-reliant.
“The bank’s Centre for Entrepreneur Development of Women (CEDW) would provide loans to women interested in setting up bakery product units. Financial assistance would also be provided to the JSS to offer embroidery and tailoring courses for women. Certificates would be given to women on successful completion of the five-day vocational course,” he said.
JSS assistant programme officer V Sridevi said, “Vocational training courses would help women find their own means of livelihood without depending on other family members. The programme was aimed to empower women and make them self-reliant.”Canara Bank divisional manager Ravindranath, branch manager M Raja Ramesh, JSS programme coordinator A Purnima and others were present.