IASOWA J&K celebrates In’tl Women’s Day 2022
Jammu: IAS officers Wives Association, (IASOWA), J&K, today celebrated International Women’s Day’s Day 2022 cum Holi Milan.
The function was organised by IASOWA under supervision of President IASOWA, Dr. Amita Mehta, an environmentalist, wife of Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta.
Manu Bhatnagar, wife of Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, RR Bhatnagar, members of IASOWA were also present on the occasion.
On the occasion, Dr Amita Mehta felicitated two IAS lady officers Mandeep Kaur (2004 IAS) and Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar (2013 IAS) and said that these two officers have inspired hundreds of other women to achieve their dreams like they did. She said that these lady officers discharge their duties with sheer professionalism and have balanced their professional and domestic life beautifully.
While speaking about the event, Dr Amita Mehta highlighted the importance of celebrating International Women’s Day and observed that women are playing vital role in society whether she is doctor, engineer, painter, politicians or homemakers. “They are all doing well in every field. Today we have come together to celebrate achievements of women and we are all achievers in our own field,” she remarked.
While extending her felicitations to women on the occasion, she said that she salute all women and called upon women to come together and become vocal for IWD 2022 campaign #BreakTheBias, and UN given theme ” Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”.
She also recited her own written poem “Dharti ka Dil” for the protection of environment.
She impressed upon the attendees and other women to collectively promote gender equality, raise awareness against bias and celebrate women achievements.
Speaking about IASOWA, Dr. Amita Mehta informed that the motto of the organization is to empower women, children and to protect environment ‘therefore we all have come to celebrate IWD 2022 to recall the achievement of great women personalities.’
Dr. Manu Bhatnagar among others also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the importance of the event meant to celebrate womanhood and her contributions towards society.