In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri organized a special celebration for all the women employees. The event started with the insightful words of S. Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, Honourable President, CGC Jhanjeri. While addressing the women employees, he acknowledged and appreciated the remarkable work done by women in diverse fields. He also enlightened them about CGC’s ISR initiative wherein a village was adopted and all women living in that village were taught and empowered about various financial saving schemes.
Recognizing the female strength and resilience, he gave the example of a railway station near Kanpur, called Gobindnagar which is completely run by women. He also talked about some of the discrepancies plaguing our society that needs to be eradicated.
Dr Jaskiran Kaur, Director Management – CGC Jhanjeri, was also present at the event, who talked about having a future that is less gender-biased. The event was then followed by cake cutting ceremony and award distribution in various categories, namely Woman Style Icon of the Year, Best Woman Performer of the Year, Emerging Woman Leader, Best Woman Achiever, Innovator of the Year, Woman Change Maker of the Year, Woman Employee of the year, Best Woman Mentor, and Best Woman Personality.