International Women’s day celebration on March 8, 2022 at ICAR-DOGR





The Women Cell of ICAR-DOGR has organized International Women’s day 2022 on  8th March with the theme “Break the bias” in the seminar hall, ICAR-DOGR, Rajgurunagar. During the first part of the program, extempore, musical chair, lemon and spoon race and mehandi competitions were organized, wherein around 80 participants including students, YPs/ JRF/ SRF and RA attended the program. Through the second part of the programme, Dr. Vijay Mahajan, Principal Scientist and I/c Director, ICAR- DOGR, Dr. Ram Dutta, Principal Scientist, Dr. Soumia P.S., Scientist and  I/c women cell and Dr. Jayalakshmi K., Scientist, attended the programme. Dr. Soumia P.S., welcomed all the participants and briefed them about the history of the International women’s day celebration. The program was presided by Dr. Vijay Mahajan, who spoke on the History of Women’s days and also emphasized the various role and the value of woman in the society which makes them indispensable. Dr. Ram Dutta, Principal Scientist, spoke about a gender equal world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. Together, Dr. Vijay Mahajan and Dr. Ram Dutta felicitated winners of the competitions with cash prizes. Mrs. Poonam V. Shelke, Sr. Technician, Dr. Rohini Bhatt, RA and Mrs. Rucha, YP-II helped in organizing various programmes during the occasion. The programme ended with the vote of thanks.