ICAR-CIPHET celebrated International Women’s Day
These celebrities shared their success stories
Ludhiana: ICAR-CIPHET celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8th March 2021. This year theme of ICAR was “Women Leadership in Agricultural: Entrepreneurship, Equity & Empowerment (3 E’s)”. To commemorate the occasion and celebrate the theme, five successful women entrepreneurs, who were trained by the Institute, were honoured. Three women entrepreneurs’ viz. Mrs. Anita Goyal, M/s Zaika, Jagraon; Mrs. Sarabjeet Kaur, M/s Gill Farms, Jalandhar and Ms. Shruti Goyal, M/s. Swadam Labh, Jagraon joined the programme at ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana while Mrs. Renu Mishra M/s Siya Ram Food Industries, Noida joined through online mode. Mrs. Snehal Dudue of Yavatmal, Maharashtra could not join due to technical issues. These celebrities shared their success stories and underlined active role of ICAR-CIPHET in technical as well as confidence building. Dr. Nachiket Kotwaliwale, Director, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana congratulated all the women workforce engaged in technology development, dissemination and commercial exploitation. He assured continued support of the Institute for such endeavors.
Dr. Manju Bala, Principal Scientist and Chairperson, IWD-2021 coordinated whole programme that was attended by around 100 participants in physical as well as virtual mode. The organizing team comprised of Dr. Poonam Choudhary, Scientist; Mrs. Pragya Singh, Technical Assistant and Mr. Tarsem Singh Purba, Assistant, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana.