International Women’s Day at ICAR JSS KVK, Suttur

|||International Women’s Day at ICAR JSS KVK, Suttur

International Women’s Day at ICAR JSS KVK, Suttur

Suttur, March 08, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, in association with the Srikshetra Dharmastala Rural Development B.C. Trust (Regd.), Nanjangud had organised a program at ICAR JSS KVK in Suttur on March 8, 2021, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world on March 8 every year to uphold women’s rights, identifying and felicitating women achievers, identifying social, economical, cultural, and political achievements of women. The United Nations has declared the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day, as “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 World.”
Smt. Vishala Akki, Principal, Human Resource Training Centre, Srikshetra Dharmastala Rural Development Program, Mysuru Division, inaugurated the program. In her address, she said, “Every woman has the strength, women are equal to men, they have carved out a nice for themselves even from the Vedic times. Akkamahadevi had drawn the attraction of the entire world through her vachanas in the 12th Century. Today women have achieved in almost every sector including science, sports, space travel, etc. Rural women should come out of their houses and engage themselves in Women Self Help Group activities and try to understand new things and improve self-confidence. Along with household work, women have engaged in agriculture or any other work and hence their role in a family is immense,” she said and advised them to walk in the path of success.
In her presidential address Smt. N. Jamuna Ursh, Home Scientist (Retd.), ICAR JSS KVK mentioned that women can achieve anything by developing courage. “If women inculcate income-generating activities the economical condition of the family will improve. Everyone should respect women who play an important role in managing family,” She added.
Women entrepreneur Smt. Dhanalakshmi was felicitated in the program. Speaking after receiving the felicitation Smt. Dhanalakshmi shared her experience of production of food products. Smt. Anju, Self Help Group woman shared her experiences.
A total number of 59 people, including Dharmastala Self Help Group members, final year students of B.Sc. (Agriculture) of V.C. Farm, Mandya, and staff members of JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra took part in the program. Smt. Divya H. V., Seed Technology Division Scientist, JSS KVK, Suttur welcomed the gathering. Sri Rajanna J.G, Program Assistant (Soil Science) gave a vote of thanks and Smt. Netravathi Yettinamani, Home Scientist, JSS KVK compered.
A live telecast of the ‘Women Leadership in Agriculture’ program organised by the Krishi Anusandhana Parishat, New Delhi, on the occasion of International Women’s Day was arranged.

2021-03-09T15:47:01+00:00