Women empowerment key to harmonious growth of society: Rana

JK News Today


National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Saturday stressed on the overwhelming need for enhanced opportunities to women in different spheres of activities, saying this will largely lead to harmonious growth of society.

“There has been significant headway in this regard in recent decades yet more is required to be done, especially in rural and semi urban areas”, Mr Rana said while addressing at a function to celebrate the second annual day of Mount Litera Zee School, Tarore. The theme of the event was ‘Women Empowerment’.

Mr Rana also called for focused attention on the needs of girls and women in terms of education, health care and career advancement. He said political empowerment and economic emancipation is equally important for their overall growth. He expressed happiness over growing involvement of women in decision making and said this process has to be redoubled to end gender bias, as also to ensure their participation in societal development in a big way.

Lauding the role of the management of the school in overall development of students, Mr Rana, who was the chief guest at the function,  said this odyssey is needed to be carried forward with renewed vigour. He said the school has to play an important role in shaping the destiny of children.

On the occasion, Mr.Randeep Kumar, JKPS SSP, CID, Jammu was the presiding guest.

The event began with Lamp Lighting Ceremony followed by an orchestra performance dedicated to ‘mothers’.

Guest of Honour for the occasion were Mrs. Babila Rakwal, JKAS Director of Deptt. Of Floriculture , Dr. A.K.Kapoor, Chairman Mount Litera Zee School, Mrs. P.B.Kapoor, Managing Director, MLZS, Madam Jaswinder Kaur ,RSD Zee Learn , Mr Ranjeet Kalra ,Advisor for Sports & Youth Affairs, Jb. G.A. Khwaja JKAS, Dr. R.K. Charungoo Surgeon , Madam Kiran Rajput Principal , Govt. Girls High School Gandhi Nagar, Jb. Sheikh Altaf Hussain, Advocate J&K High Court , Mr Kunal Anand ,Principal DPS Udhampur, Mr S.K.Singh , Principal JK Public School , Mr J.S.Dhami,Principal Heritage School ,Mr Trilok Singh Bisht, Principal Jodhamal Public School, Mr KCS Mehta ,Principal Army Public School, Mr JP Singh ,Eye Surgeon.

Mr. Ritesh Kapoor, Director MLZS presented the welcome address and said innovation in ideology is must for the proper nourishment and development of the institution.

Emotions pertaining to women’s treatment in society like  ego , anger, frustration and hopelessness  came alive on the stage with the students displaying style and resplendence.

A glittering bonanza of musical performances, orchestra and ballad presentation were staged highlighting how women has to face discrimination throughout her life and how we can empower her through education.

The Annual Report of the school in the domain of academic achievements, sports achievements and internationalism were read by Principal of the school ,Mr Rahul Kapoor.

The award for the best Mount Literan for the session 2018-2019 was shared by Aporvi Gupta of class VIII and by VanshajSharma of class VII.

Mrs. Jaswinder Kour, RSD Zee Learn appreciated the wonderful presentations made by the students. She added that the efforts made by the faculty and the students truly depicted in the performances. She said MLZS Tarore is doing real best in providing the quality education to the students of the periphery and taking the level of the students at par with the modern educational world.

Students who won laurels at the various national, state and school competitions were also feted.

Vote of thanks was proposed by school coordinator Ms. Gayika Kapoor.