Jammu: Jammu & Kashmir Legal service Authority District Legal services Authority Jammu, in collaboration with KV Sangathan Jammu Region celebrated International Women’s Day 2021 in the premises of Kendriya Vidyalaya GC CRPF Bantalab Jammu with great zeal and gusto.
DGP Prisons, V. K.Singh, was the Chief Guest on the occasion whereas Dr D. Manjunath Deputy Commissioner, KVS Jammu Region was the Guest of honour at the event. Mrs Vijaya Singh was the Special Invitee.
Sanjeev Gupta, Principal (District and Session) Judge and chairman, DLSA Jammu, Bala Jyoti, HJS( D&L Judge) Judicial Member, J&K Special Tribunal and Rajinder Prasad, Deputy Inspector General, GC CRPF Bantalab were the special guests.
The chief organizers of the programme were Suraj Prasad, Principal Kendriya Vidyalaya, and Naushad Ahmed Khan, D&S Judge, Secretary DLSA Jammu
The Chief Guest along with other dignitaries commenced the programme by lighting the lamp amidst the chanting of shlokas.
A euphonious and melodious welcome song was sung by the students of the KV.
The programme was followed by adorning the dignitaries with badges and then, plants were presented to chief dignitaries. After the formal welcome address by the Principal of host school, all dignitaries were honoured by offering them a token of love and gratitude.
Naushad Ahmed Khan, District and Session Judge, Secretary DLSA Jammu in his introductory note highlighted the importance of education and inspired all the women to keep excelling consistently.
Then a powerful and motivating speech was delivered by Rajendra Prasad in which he appreciated the frontline women workers and women corona warriors who worked tirelessly during the COVID-19.
Thereafter, Dr. D. Manjunath addressed the guests and encouraged and also applauded the women dignitaries for their magnificent work in every field.
Special invitee Vijaya Singh spoke about the need for women to work as a means of economic empowerment.
Bala Jyoti congratulated everyone on the occasion and delivered an enthusiastic speech. Sanjeev Gupta graced the occasion with his incentive words and stimulated the young girls to do something exceptional in their lives.
Later, all the women dignitaries who were present in the event shared their explicit success stories with everyone.
Afterwards, all the women dignitaries such as Sonia Gupta, Registrar Judicial J&K High Court Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, (Deputy Commissioner), Jammu, Dr. Shashi Sudan Sharma, Principal GMC, Jammu, P. D. Nitya, ( S.P North), Anuradha Gupta, Director School Education, Jammu, Samita Sethi, Director Social Welfare, Jammu, Nitasha Kalsotra, Programme Officer ICDS, Jammu, Seema Shekhar Khajuria, Sr. Designated Advocate of J& K High Court ,Dr. Sanjogita Soodan, Medical Officer, JMC, Nisha Sharma, Law Scholar, Jammu University, Upasna Thakur, Secretary, Young Lawyer Association Jammu, Ruchi Chouhan Khan, Social Activist, NGO, Romi Amrit Vice-Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 Jammu,. Minakshi Talwar, PGT Eng, Kendriya Vidyalaya GC CRPF, Bantalab, Dr. Renu Sharma, Director Health Services, Jammu, Dr. Bhawana, MBBS, MS FICO Dy. Commandant/Ophthalmologist, Composite Hospital CRPF, Bantalab, Jammu, Deepali Arora, Panel Advocate District Legal Services Authority, Jammu, Neetu Raina, PLV DLSA, Jammu, Shalini Sharma , Chairperson CWC, Mohita Sharma, , Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bari Brahmana Jammu, Shwetambri Sharma, Deputy Superintendent of Police Security, Jammu, Komal Singh Manhas, Senior Correspondence News 18 Network, Naila Zahoor Chib, FA/CAO, Prisons, J&K, Saba Shawl, Staff Officer to DGP, Prisons, J&K, Professor Dr. Arti Bakshi, Head of the Deptt. Psychology, Jammu University, Dr.Piyali Arora, Assistant Professor/Clinical Psychologist, Kavita Mahajan, Medical Assistant, District Jail, Jammu, Shreya Gandral, Professional Singer, Jammu an Sameena Kouser, Advocate, Theatre & Social Activist, Ashu Rajput, Computer Instructor, Kendriya Vidyalaya GC CRPF Bantalab, Jammu and Suraj Prasad, the chief organiser were felicitated with mementoes.
Thereafter, the Chief Guest showered his blessings on everyone and lauded the organisers especially KV GC CRPF Bantalab for arranging such a fantastic event in a short period. He also added that the celebration was the sign of appreciation, respect and love towards women in our lives and those who have contributed significantly to the welfare of the country despite rigid stereotypes.
During the event a cultural musical programme was also presented by the inmates and artists of prison department and it was highly applauded by the chief guest, dignitaries and other participants.