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International Women's Day

Organized by

Department of English

Date :

Mar 7, 2024

Govt Degree College Kargil organized International Women’s Day under the themes “Invest in Women, Accelerate Progress” and #inspireinclusion. This year, the event was organised with the aim of celebrating the female student achievers of the college. On 8th March, International Women’s Day marks a global day to celebrate womanhood in socioeconomic, cultural and political achievements.
The event was graced by Sh. Imteaz Kacho (JKAS), Additional Secretary Higher Education Department UT Ladakh as the Chief Guest. While Ms. Khusbu Joshi, Director and Founder of Shoqpa Foundation remained as the guest speaker. The programme commenced with a welcome note by Prof. Razia Parveen (Asstt Professor Boatny). Faiza Naaz, student of 6th semester, shared her views on the observance of International Women’s Day. This was followed by a dance performance by the students of the college. Guest speaker of the day Ms. Khusbu highlighted the issues women face in terms of health, menstrual hygiene and women's reproductive rights which are less talked about in the society. She also encouraged students to seek awareness and help regarding menstrual taboos.The talk was followed by the screening of a documentary on “Menstrual Awareness in Kargil” by Shoqpa Foundation. The chief guest of the programme Sh. Imteaz Kacho addressed the students with his valuable views. In his speech, he asserted the accolades of Ladakh especially being brought by women achievers. He applauded the female students of the college for being resilient and determined to take on the course of life with commitment. The female students achievers in various fields like Academics, NCC, NSS, Extra-curricular activities were felicitated with certificate of appreciation by the guests. The event was organised by the Department of English and around 150 students from the college participated in the programme.The programme proceedings were held by Mohammad Tawheed, student of 2nd semester, while the vote of thanks was presented by Khatija Tamanna, student of 4th semester. The programme was followed by high-tea with the guests.

Appreciation Letter

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