Date : 8th March, 2012
Timing : 10AM to 2:30 PM
Venue : Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad.
The WIE Affinity Group of IEEE GRIET Student Branch in collaboration with the Faculty Club of GRIET ( Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology ) celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March, 2012 at Gokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad. The event saw more than eighty women staff and girl students of the college participating in the event. The program started with the traditional lighting of the lamp followed by the prayer song. The manager of SBH BANK Smt. A. Jaya Lakshmi and WIE Chair who is also a faculty member of GRIET, Prof. Vijayalata preceded the function.
The chief guest preceded the function and shared some of her experiences with the audience. She emphasized the difficulties faced by the women in today’s world and motivated the women staff and students to believe in themselves. The guests also contrasted the women of present times to the women of earlier times and analyzed how the present day women have managed to overcome so many barriers by making a constant effort to follow their heart and manage their restrictions. This was then followed by various competitions like rangoli, mehendi, singing, dance for the staff and Students who took part with good enthusiasm.
Certain cultural activities were organized like
- One Minute games
- Musical Chair
There was a good response for the participation in the events since it was a relief from everyday work life.