ARDE, Pune, celebrated International Women's Day by arranging a Iecture on Art
of Living by Smt Sushama Sharma, with a conscious effort to make women aware
about the need to look seriously into betterment of their health. Smt SS Avachat,
Sci D, ARDE explained the need to celebrate such a day, where problems of women
can always be brought into the forefront, discussed and solutions can be thought
International Women's Day was celebrated at DEBEL, Bangalore, on 8 March 2005.
Smt Shamim Banu, IAS, Principal Secretary, Housing & Urban Development,
Government of Karnataka, graced the occasion and spoke on Social Issues of
As a part of the celebrations, Ms Subhashini Reddy, Consultant, Women Studies
Cell, NISIET, Hyderabad was the Chief Guest. Dr Vasudha Shastri, Sanskrit
Lecturer, Navjeevan Women's College, Hyderabad was an invited speaker. Ms V
Prameela, Chairperson of the Woman's Cell delivered the welcome address. Ms SN
Indumati, Sci B, DRDL gave presentation on Women of the Fame.
DMRL, Hyderabad, celebrated the International Women's Day to bring awareness
about Women's rights in the society.
Dr Gauri Devi, Professor, Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, Hyderabad was
invited to speak on Stress Management for the Career Oriented Women. Dr Sheela
Prasad, the Chief Guest delivered keynote address on Emerging Concerns-Working
As a part of the celebrations,Smt Malathi Limaye, Project Director, ADE,
Bangalore was the Chief Guest who called upon the educated women of today to
play pivotal role in ushering in a change in the social attitudes of the rural
women. Smt Hemangini Shah, a leading lawyer in Pune gave an invited talk on
Women Empowerment. Smt Ujawala Barve delivered an interesting talk on
Experiences in Journalism. Smt Aruna Phatak, Technical Officer was declared as
the Woman of HEMRL .
RCI, Hyderabad, observed International Women Day on 15 March 2005. Smt Lekha
Sishta, Chief Consultant, Fouress Training and Consultants, Hyderabad was the
Chief Guest. Dr V K Saraswat, DS, Director, RCI presided over the function.