The International Women’s Day, which was observed on 8th March, 2021 was celebrated at Shri Kanubhai Mehta Sanskrutik Bhavan managed by Vidyamandir Trust. The event was a joint effort of the students of both Shri D. D. Choksi College of Secondary Education, and Smt. S. P. Kothari College of Secondary Education. The Dean and Head of Rajasthan Vidyapeeth, Dr. Prof. Shashi Chittora was the chief guest of this occasion. The aim of celebrating the event was to commemorate women and acknowledge their contribution to society.
The chief guest and all the women staff of Vidyamandir were welcomed by Parijat plant, a purple band with a pearl bead and a card all the three goodwill memento signified the theme of International Women’s Day # CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE. The inaugural note was delivered by Dr. Neelu Gautam Ghosh Principal, D. D. CHOKSI College of Secondary Education, Palanpur. She addressed the audience by herself created poem ‘WONDER WOMEN’. Ms Kokila Purohit and Ms Veena Mathews were felicitated for their selfless services in field of education.
The major attractions of the event were the anchoring and wonderful performances by the college students. A collage with photographs of all women staff, a selfie point with caption #CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE and a PowerPoint presentation of Women from all parts of the world who have set the footprints and created history were the innovative creations of the students.
Dr. Shashi Chittora madam in her speech brought out the role of woman in family and society. She said that women’s day is to celebrate the achievements of women in various fields and also to express our respect, appreciation & love towards the most powerful gender.
The Program was concluded by experiences shared by the invited guests and lastly by proposing the vote of thanks followed by refreshment.