ICAR – CCARI, Goa celebrated International Women’s Day

Goa, 8 March 2022


ICAR – Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa celebrated, International Women’s Day on 8th March, 2022, at Sal Training Hall, ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa in collaboration with ‘Green Growth Institute’, Sangolda, Bardez, Goa under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The theme of this year’s programme was ‘Empower women by skill and knowledge’. 

Mrs. Sulakshana Sawant, Social Worker, was Chief Guest and in her remarks stressed upon multiple roles played by women in the society and women empowerment through income generating activities for their livelihood security in rural areas. She also spoke on gender equality for a better society. 

Dr. Parveen Kumar, Director, ICAR – CCARI, Ela, Old Goa, in his message mentioned about the important roles of women in different spheres of life. He also appreciated all the women staff for their dedicated work in Institute development activities.

Mrs. Sandra Fernandes, Green Growth Institute and Member of Women Cell of the institute gave a message to the women to look for insight to find the best among each woman. Mr. H R C Prabhu, Senior Scientist and Head I/C, ICAR – KVK, North Goa briefed about different programmes for women in the field of agriculture by KVK. He also thanked all the farm women ambassadors in transferring the technologies.  B. K. Nirmala Didi from Brahma Kumaris Organization gave a talk on spiritual power for women for multiple tasks carried out by them. The program was attended by around 152 farm women from different villages of North Goa and Institute staff. Mrs. Sunetra Talaulikar, SMS (Home Science), coordinated the programme. Dr. Monica Singh, SMS (Agril.  Extension) compered the program and Dr. Maneesha, Scientist, proposed the vote of thanks.

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