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International Women’s Day @ JIT

Happy International Women’s Day!  International women’s day is a day of celebration and reflection on progress made to promote and protect women’s equality and human rights. 

The women’s day celebrations at Jyothy Institute of Technology started at 3.00 PM in the auditorium. The programme was aimed at imparting the values like empowerment and equality which bestowed the sense of appreciation and respect to the entire female fraternity. Dr. Gayathri Reddy, Regional Director, VTU, Shri. K. N. Ramesh, ACP, Traffic, Bangalore south, kindly consented to be the Chief Guest of the function.

The Guests, Shri. M. Narasimhan, Trustee, JCT and Dr. Gopalakrishna. K, Principal of JIT were the distinguished dignitaries on the dais.

The programme started with a invocation song by Ms. Arpita and Ms. Neha of 4th sem Computer Science and Engineering students. After the invocation song, the Principal of JIT welcomed the guests, the chairman of JCT Smt. B. V. Seetha Subrahmanya, the Trustee Members, CIIRC Director Dr. Krishna Venkatesh, the faculty members and the students. The programme was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries.

Dr. Gayathri Reddy made the function really a memorable one. She motivated the women to believe in themselves and urged the women to emerge successful in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles and emphasized the importance of women’s empowerment.

Shri. K. N. Ramesh made the evening lighter with his sense of humour and extended his heartfelt gratitude to the female community through his heart touching songs.

Later in the evening, Prizes and awards were presented to girls who had topped the semester exams in their respective branches. Girls who were achievers in sports were also facilitated by the guests.

The following students were felicitated for having topped their branch

Branch 5th Sem 7th Sem
EC Rashmi. P Amrutha Anand
ISE Smitha . N Kavya. G. Rao
CV Tejaswini Kavyashree
CSE —- Navyashree . S .L

Ms. Gouthami. Ms. Keethana of CSE branch were facilitated for having participated in Asian Championship for throw ball.

Ms. Aishwarya of ISE was also facilitated for having represented VTU in for senior cricket for women.

The most touching and memorable moment of the event was the standing ovation by the audience for Smt. B. V. Seetha Subrahmanya fondly called as Mami by all. She, being the chairman of Jyothy Charitable Trust is at the helm of affairs and has displayed lot of strength and endurance in taking this organization ahead. Who better than her can be a role model for the employees of JIT!

Shri. M. Narasimhan, Trustee, JCT, honored the guests and gave the presidential address in which he mentioned that the importance of women should be ingrained in our value system.

The program ended with light tea and snacks.

Report Prepared by,

Dr Uma M S,
Associate professor and HoD, Dept of Physics , JIT