Tuesday, 18 March 2014

8th March 2014 - Women's Day Celebrations


This is the age where women empowerment is taking a turn. On 8th of March all over the world it is celebrated as international women’s day to emphasize women power.
Vedanta Foundation has not left a stone unturned to commemorate this day and to make the day a special for women.
On 8th of March Vedanta Foundation along with Sesa Sterlite limited arranged a program at Vedanta nagar – Lanjigarh   to felicitate women employees and local female residents. The program started nearly around 11 a.m with lighting of the lamp ceremony by honorable guests. The guest list comprised of Sankutala  Nandruka (Deputy Chairman, zilla parishad, Rayagada), Shukla Chakraborty(Principal ,DAV Vedanta International school), Jyostna Mishra( Lady supervisor, ICDS, Lanjigarh), Swarnalata Mohanty(Principal, Anganwadi Training centre, Bhawanipatna), Adarsh Gupta(president, ladies club, Sesa Sterlite limited), Tapaswini Mishra(Principal , DAV, Rourkela),Dr. Mukesh Kumar- President and COO SSL and H.K Mohanty- Principal AWTC

The occasion was ornamented by a host of programs like welcome song by Khusi centre students (girls), introduction speech given by Balakrishna (Area coordinator of Vedanta Bal chetna, Lanjigarh, child care unit of Vedanta foundation). A welcome note was given by Ms. Tapaswini Ray (Asst Area coordinator). Cultural programs like music and dance enhanced the occasion by giving viewers special attraction.  The special point of attraction of the occasion was a pledge that was taken by all the members present in the event on women empowerment. The program ended with prize distribution ceremony where prize were distributed to all the participants.
The entire program was successfully arranged and managed by Vedanta Foundation representatives  Balkrishna Rath and Tapaswini Ray in coordination with representatives of CSR team of Sesa Sterlite limited Mr. Kaustav Ratan Kundu (Head HR), Jalaj Malpani (Finance head),Ranjan Sharma(CSR head) and PR team of Sesa Sterlite limited.

The occasion was attended by local villagers, community heads, Child care workers, ASHA workers, Khusi centre girls’ students, Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery students (ANMS) from Muniguda High school. The event was also attended by print and electronic media persons.

The occasion ended nearly around 2p.m with accolades from everyone present over there.

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