Narula Institute of Technology organizes “WINSOME 2021” to create awareness about women health and safety
This program was started on International Women’s Day
Kolkata: Narula Institute of Technology, one of the seven colleges under JIS Group organized a week-long social welfare program “WINSOME 2021” to create awareness about the holistic well being of a woman. This program was started on International Women’s Day at the Agartala campus and continued till 12th March, 2021.
This programme was started with the felicitation of women faculty, staff members followed by many discussion sessions, talk shows, demonstrations of projects, sessions on physical and mental health. The prime focus of each session was women health, hygiene, fitness, safety, women rights, laws and their technical skills. Various eminent personalities of national and international repute attended the program. Helen Sarita, Poet Entrepreneur, Philippines, Dr Sudeshna Sarkar, Sagar Dutta Medical College, Professor Dr Albeena Shakil, Professor Jindal Global Law School, Prof Dr Celia Shahnaz, Professor BUET, Bangladesh and Suzanne Alaouie, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Research DX California, USA, Dr.Suparna Pal, scientific officer, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore, Dr. Swapna Nair, Director Centre for Policy Research, Dr Shampa Banerjee Ghosh, Principal George School of Law were the keynote speakers of the sessions. In addition to students of NIT and staffs also counseled the local slum people about women hygiene, menstrual cycle and distributed sanitary napkins amongst them.
On Day 4 & 5 students of NIT demonstrated various technological innovations for women empowerment such as Smart Sanitary Pad Vending Machine, Smart Footwear for Women Safety and Raksha Kabach in an International Conference on “Future of Women in Technology”.