International Women’s Day Celebration at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair

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Port Blair, Mar 08: With rest of the world, Women Cell of ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair also celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 on 08.03.2018 in a befitting manner with various programmes chalked out for the occasion.
Dr. B. Gangaiah, Director Incharge, ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair was the chief guest of the function., He emphasized on the need of economic and social empowerment of women to ensure gender equality in the society. Dr.T.Sujatha, Senior Scientist and Chairperson, Internal Women Complaints Committee of the Institute at the outset welcomed the gathering and appraised about the theme “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists improving women’s lives”. Dr.Pooja Bohra, Scientist and I/c, Women’s Cell, ICAR-CIARI coordinated the overall programme. Mr. Sushil Kumar Singh, SAO, ICAR-CIARI delivered an informative talk on “Sexual harassment of women at work place”.Dr. B.A. Jerard, Dr. P.K. Singh, Dr. S.K. Zamir Ahmed, Dr. Nagesh Ram, Dr. Jai Sunder and Dr. R. Kirubasankar expressed their views on the importance of women empowerment and their role in society and nation. The Various competitions were conducted including extempore and fun games during which farm women and staff of the Institute participated enthusiastically. A total of 95 persons including Institute staff and farm women participated in the event .The celebration concluded with prize distribution and vote of thanks.

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