Modern women are competitive    08-Mar-2017     View PDF

International Women"s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women worldwide. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. VSP celebrated the “International Women’s Day” in Ukkunagaram today. Sri PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects), RINL was the Chief Guest and Smt Nalini Verma, Senior General Manager, BSNL was the Guest of Honour. Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL in a message complimented the women employees on the occasion. Smt. Nalini Verma observed that women in India are shining and leading in business, politics, technology and proving their capability and emerging most successful.  She made this observation at the International Women"s Day celebrations organised by Women in Public Sector (WIPS), VSP wing in Ukkunagaram today. Addressing the large number of VSP women employees Smt. Nalini Varma advocated that women should adapt to change in this competitive world. She said that women should have openness and boldness in thinking and it would help to contribute to their success. She said that women need to be given equal opportunities in their empowerment. Sri PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects) while appreciating the contributions of women in the society, stressed the need to improve the literacy rate among women folk in the country to achieve greater results in women empowerment. Modern women are highly competitive and ready to face the challenges in socio, economic, political and cultural fields, he added. Sri. P Raychaudhury, Director (Commercial), Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel), Smt. Bindoo Mohapatra, President, Visteel Mahila Samiti (VMS) graced the occasion.  The dignitaries felicitated outstanding “Women Achievers” for their achievements in their respective areas on this occasion. Later they distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions conducted on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Sri. PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects) released a calendar brought out by WIPS, VSP wing to mark the occasion. Smt V Padmavati, Coordinator, WIPS, VSP wing presented the report highlighting the activities of WIPS in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. A cultural event consisting of a mime show and a dance performance conducted. Executive Directors, HOD"s, union leaders, representatives of Steel Executive Association, WIPS, VMS and a large number of women employees were present.