Keeping alive the tradition of celebrating International Women’s Day, Samooh this year jointly celebrated the day with Mission Unity, a NGO based in New Delhi. The program was organised to felicitate women role models of society.
Jammu Municipal Corporation Mayor Sh Chander Mohan Gupta was the chief guest on the occasion with Sh Kiran Wattal , ex Mayor of JMC, Dr Indu Koul, a renowed Gynecologist and Sh Rajesh Dogra as special guests.
The program was organised in K L Saigal Hall of cultural academy, Jammu where a handsome gathering graced the occasion of felicitation program of Women Achievers who have carved a niche through their respective professions in society.
Dr Jyotsana Mishra ( Gyneacologist) from Kanpur, Dr Kshema Koul ( Renowned Writer), Smt Neelam Khajuria (KAS), Adv. Rozina Afzal ( Lawyer), Ms Arti Thakur ( SHO Women Cell), Smt Asha Kesar ( Folk Singer), Ms Usha Anand (Educationist), Ms Meenakshi Dhar (Social Worker), and Ms Zohra Begum ( educationist) were felicitated on the occasion.
Speaking in the occasion Sh Chander Mohan Gupta while appreciating the efforts of Samooh highlighted the role and importance of promoting and supporting the women in society. Lauding the efforts of Smt Anita Chandpuri, Secretary of Samooh in conceiving such events, he highlighted the presence of women leaders in various government departments in contemporary times,
Dr Indu Koul while addressing the gathering called upon the women to realise their potential in driving the society to new heights. She gave examples of various role models who have made remarkable change in society.
Sh Sohail Kazmi in his presidential address spoke about the presence of women as leaders in all walks of life, saying it is difficult to find a field which has been left untouched by the presence of women.
While detailing out the entire journey of Samooh, Dr Sudir Mahajan said that a progressive women is an inspiration for the society and such days are occasions to celebrate the achievements.
Smt Anita Chandpuri, Secretary presented the formal vote of thanks applauding the role of present day women who are leading on all fronts in society.