ICAR-DOGR celebrated International Women’s Day 2023  

The Women Cell of ICAR-DOGR has organized International Women’s day 2023 with the theme “Women DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality” in the conference hall, ICAR-DOGR, Rajgurunagar on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. During the first part of the program, Pranjali A. Gedam, Chairman of Women Cell, ICAR-DOGR welcomed all the Women staffs of ICAR-DOGR including students, YPs/SRF and RA; and highlighted the significance of celebrating the International Women’s Day by recognizing the social, economic, cultural, and political accomplishments of women. This program was chaired by Dr. Vijay Mahajan, Director, ICAR-DOGR who spoke on the History of Women’s days and the need for gender equality, empowerment of women. Dr. Ram Datta, Pr. Scientists (Pathology), ICAR-DOGR spoke on the women empowerment, and promoted the idea that people of all genders ought to be treated equally. Dr. Amar Jeet Gupta, Pr. Scientists (Hort.), ICAR-DOGR described success stories on “Role of women in agriculture”. Further highlighted the equal contribution of both women and men to the betterment of the home and society. Mrs. Poonam Shelke, Member of Women Cell Committee, ICAR-DOGR spoke on the freedom of women at work place and their importance in family and Nations Progress. Later on several competitions were conducted and prizes were distributed to all the winners. Overall 80 participants attended the program. The programme was successful in making women more aware of their equality and individuality. The formal vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Soumia P.S., Scientist (APSE) and Member of Women Cell Committee. All required safety measures need were taken during public gatherings.