VISAKHAPATNAM: Durgabai Desmukh had enormously contributed to the cause of women empowerment, said former Principal of Government Degree College for Women, Guntur, A. Antarvedi. She was speaking at Durgabai birth centenary on Tuesday at Gayatri Vidya Parishad, PG College. Coordinator D. Dakshina Murthy presided.Essay writing and elocution competitions were held. Director, School of Management Studies S. Rajani , and honorary professor of Kasturba Centre Leela, spoke.