Rajouri: On the directions and under overall supervision of Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Vikas Kundal (IAS), District Administartion Rajouri, arranged Pep Talk for Specially abled students of Skill Development Centre and Students of Govt. Girls Model HSS, Rajouri. The motive behind the Pep Talk is to generate the awareness among the Students, with the aim to keep them updated regarding employment avenues and various welfare schemes being implemented by the Government.
Mrs. Sonam Mahajan, who remained the Key note Speaker, delivered the Pep Talk and left the impact of her impressive words, which gained lot of cheers from Trainees and Students.
The Programme was attended by Abdul Raouf Dar, Principal, GHSS Rajouri, who always extend helping hand in organising events for women empowerment, Bilal Rashid, DSEO Rajouri, Dr. Anum Mirza Women Welfare Officer, Mr. Mohd Ashraf, Coordinator Skill Development Centre for Specially abled persons, Mrs. Nazma Sheikh, District Coordinator, DLCW.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri is of the view that Students being the Nation builders need to be sensitized to select their futuristic goals, so that they may contribute in the society as well and for the same purpose various programmes and talks are arranged through concerned stakeholders in the District to sensitize them regarding skill development, Initiatives being taken under Mission Youth etc, said DSEO Rajouri.
Mrs. Sonam Mahajan, is daughter of the soil, a renowned analyst and thinker who is deeply invested in women rights and social reforms*. Being a prominent face on mainstream Indian and international media, presently working as successful entrepreneur in Mumbai, & a social activist, during her visit to District Rajouri, delivered the Pep talk for a group of Students including specially abled Students at Govt. Girls Model HSS, Rajouri.She while addressing the group of participants from a Skill Development institute established for specially abled persons, encouraged them to pursue their vocational career suitably and talked at length about the importance of career development programs meant for small town and village women. She said everyone especially, a women has to face every situation boldly. She further informed them, that the government and people with optimistic thoughts are always there to help. She said that, it depends greatly on their (Students) part to take the first step. Our Government has made investment in education and skill building a corner stone of our development process. Now, it is time for each one of us to contribute to this national effort which is leading to a broad road map for productive skill development of the youth in the State. She said that for saving the girl, the first step starts with our own home and all the stakeholders should encourage family members, friends and relatives to save them and make other people aware of it, too.
Dr Anum Mirza (Women Welfare Officer, DLCW Rajouri) also spoke on the occasion and thrusted on the various initiatives taken by the Ministry of women and child development regarding numerous women centric schemes. She said that, the government and several NGOs are making efforts to empower women by creating awareness. She said that, the government is running a large no. of projects for education and skill development of women so that, every women can get economic independence. Thinking of society is also changing slowly. More and more no. of women are getting a quality education, but the true meaning of women empowerment will be achieved when gender inequality will be eliminated from the society.