Tiruchirapalli

Parents must give equal opportunity to girls, says DCP

At International Women’s Day event

Parents must give equal opportunity to girls and identify their inner potential and talents to enable them to become financially independent, according to N.S. Nisha, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Tiruchi.

The senior police official was addressing International Women's Day celebration at Community Centre Ladies Club of BHEL.

Highlighting the achievements of women in various fields, Ms. Nisha said many were bringing positive change in society and emerging successful in leadership roles in all professions.

Underlining the importance of financial independence, the DCP pointed out that women had proved that given the opportunity they were capable of taking strong decisions and executing them in pursuit of their goals.

R. Rajamanohar, Executive Director, BHEL Tiruchi, presided over the function.

He joined the chief guest in honouring winners of various competitions held as part of International women’s Day celebrations.

Offering felicitations, B. Balasubramanian, General Manager, Engineering and President, Community Centre, spoke of the environment created by BHEL that was conducive for women to excel and contribute significantly for the organisation's growth.

Nirmala Rajamanohar, Patron, CC Ladies Club, and Sriranjani Balasubramanian, President, also took part.

Notebooks distributed

At another function organised by the Human Resource Development Centre on behalf of Forum of Women In Public Sector (WIPS), BHEL Tiruchi, former District Governor, Lions Club International, Athilakshmi Gurumurthy, delivered a special lecture to a cross-section of women employees on ‘Balance for Better’.

Notebooks were distributed to needy students during the function.

‘Progress for all’

The Department of Management Studies, National Institute of Technology-Tiruchi, organised a function to mark International Women’s Day on the theme: ‘Enriching equality for women and emphasising progress for all.”

Quoting a McKinsey global study, P. Sridevi, Head, Department of Management Studies, said increase in the participation of Indian workforce by 10% would add four lakh crore rupees every year to the country’s Gross Domestic Product.

In the backdrop of rising opportunities in the country, girls needed to work harder, break glass ceilings, and work towards an inclusive working society, she added.

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