ICAR Women’s Cell Celebrates Women’s Day Today

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The Women’s Cell of ICAR NEH marked the day today with colourful celebrations at the MS Swaminathan Hall. In unison with the theme for the year 2020 “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women's Rights” a series of presentation were presented to enlighten the gathering about legal rights. The presentations entitled “Realising our rights” and “Women’s role in society” were conducted by Smti Nirmali Borthakur, In-charge Legal Cell and Smti S. Jha respectively. The programmes included “talent search” and “go as you like”. The “go as you like” programme was dedicated to discover North East were the various traditional attires were depicted by the participants. The talent hunt was judged and the best participants were awarded. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. It's also an important tool for policymakers striving towards gender equality. A brief presentation was presented by Dr K Puro, Senior Scientist Animal Health and I/c Chairperson Women’s Cell on Coronavirus who briefed the gathering about the WHO recommended dos and don’ts to prevent the disease. The gathering also witnessed the precautions to be used during any public gathering.  There was use of sanitizer before entry and exit in the premises. The motto of the programme was to sensitize the staffs about gender disparity and to emphasis on the fact that gender equality is the need for a developed society, “we don’t need a special treatment all we need is an equal treatment”.

Women's Day Celebrations at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam
Presentation Presented
Participants receiving prizes
Prize distribution to the participant’s participant