Marking the International Women’s Day, the Reliance Industries Limited conducted an awareness programme for the pregnant and neo-natal mothers from Gadimoga and surrounding areas on the city outskirts and well-baby show at Gandhi Bhavan here on Thursday.

Additional Joint Collector B. Rama Rao, who was the chief guest, expressed concern over the infant mortality rate and stressed the need for reducing it. He sought support from the corporate groups to create awareness among women about the precautions to be taken during the pregnancy and the post-delivery periods. Head (support services) of the RIL N. Ravichandran, general manager (HR) M. Nagi Reddy, head (shore base) Sudanshu Goswami and others were present.