On the occasion of Diamond Jubilee celebrations, PG Department of Economics and PG Women Empowerment Cell of St Philomena College Puttur organized a guest talk on ‘Women Empowerment and Socio-economic change’ on October 6, 2017 in college auditorium.
The Principal of KVG Amarajyothi Pre University College Sullia Dr Yashodha Ramachandra participated as the resource person. She said, ‘The Constitution of India guarantees equality of sexes and in fact grants special favours to women. After the introduction of globalization, women empowerment has gained special momentum. Women have always been contributing to enable the economy achieve tremendous progress. The various studies reveal that rural women directly or indirectly contribute to the uplift of their families and thereby bringing social change.’
The Principal Prof. Leo Noronha in his presidential address said, ‘Self empowerment is the best empowerment of women. Education is great determinant of women empowerment. Besides, economic empowerment is a major factor which can contribute in empowering women.’
On this occasion, Ms. Shruthi B S of first year MA in Economics, Ms. Vidya Saraswathi of first year MSc in Physics, Ms. Prajna of second year MSc in Physics, Ms. Ananya V of second year MSc in Mathematics and Ms. Raksha D J of second year MCom presented their views on women empowerment.
Ms. Jayashree presented the prayer song. The Coordinator of PG studies in Economics Prof. Dinakara Rao welcomed the gathering. The Convenor of Women Empowerment Cell Mrs. Srimani proposed the vote of thanks. The Assistant Professor of Economics Mrs. Sandhya H coordinated the programme. The PG student of Economics Ms. Sowmya B T compered the programme.