SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER OGANIZES WOMEN’S DAY DURING QUAMI EKTA WEEK
Kolkata, Nov.24, 2016 :
As a part of all other activities of Quami Ekta Week, the Women’s Day was observed this morning (24.11.2016) at S E Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach with a seminar titled “The importance of women in Indian society and their role in development of Nation Building”.
Shri M.C.Chauhan, General Manager, South Eastern Railway graced the occasion as Chief Guest while Shri Anirban Datta, Addl. General Manager and other prominent speakers and lady staff & officers attended the programme and spoke about women activities in the Society and in the Nation Building. The auditorium was packed mainly with woman employees.
General Manager while speaking at the seminar said that women have continued to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievements. Their participation in every sphere is inescapable in leading the country to a greater height. Progress towards gender parity has slowed down in many areas. Each of women can be a leader within their own spheres of influence and commit to take pragmatic actions to accelerate gender parity. Women are the backbone of family and the architect of the society.
Almost all the prominent lady speakers talked about women empowerment, girl education, evils of female foeticide and mal-nutrition of women.
Those who spoke on the occasion were Smt. Jaya Verma Sinha, Sr.Dy.General Manager, Smt. Binita Mitra, Financial Adviser and Chief Accounts Officer(WST), Dr.Mahua Verma, Chief Personnel Officer(Admn), Dr. Rupa Mitra, Medical Director, Dr. Samapika Chatterjee, Sr.DMO of South Eastern Railway Central Hospital and some other women employees of various departments of South Eastern Railway Headquarters.