PASIGHAT, March 8: Women Achievers & Pioneers, Bormoti Dai, Retd. Principal, RongiliMibang, Jt. Director (Retd.) and YanungJamoh Lego, DD Agriwere today felicitated on the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration here today. ABK women wing (East Siang unit)& WASE were also felicitated. The IWD celebration was organized by the Women & Child Development dept. in collaboration with One Stop Centre(OSC) & District Legal Services Authority at the DC Conference Hall.
Lauding their immense contribution to society in their respective fields, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Kinny Singh, said that they are role models for all us to emulate and take inspiration from. Extending her greetings on the occasion, Dr. Singh said that women are born leaders& managers and have immense capacity to excel in any field. Dr. Singh also lauded the contribution of WASE (Women Against Social Evils) & District Unit ABK (Women Wing) towards the society.
Earlier, Guest of Honour,Chief Councillor, Okiam Moyong Borang, sought the support of all for a safe, clean & green Pasighat. She stressed on awareness of the various Central & State Government Schemes & programmes for the empowerement of the Girl Child & Women.
Special Guest, Sessions Judge cum Chairperson, District Legal Services Authority(DLSA), East Siang, Budi Habung, urged all to create awareness particularly in the rural areas on the various provisions /Acts like POCSO, Compulsory Registration of Marriage. He said that awareness will help in prevention, protection and also act as deterrent. He urged all to avail the services of DLSA in counselling & legal support.
DD, ICDS, MachiGao, highlighted on the significance of the IWD in promoting social, cultural, economic & political participation of women in the society and towards gender equality and creating an enabling environment for the Girl Child & Women.
Members of ABK (WW) District Unit & WASE, Deputy Chief Councillor, Rebecca PanyangMegu, ZPMs, Oter Tayeng, OlikTalo were also present on the occasion. Advocate, One Stop Centre, Mary Tatak, CDPOs and officials of ICDS Project Pasighat, Mebo, Ruksin, DD ICDS,Pasighat, DCPU, CWC, JJB also attended.
Earlier this morning, IWD was also observed in a befitting at the Block Mission Manager Unit (BMMU) by SHGs headed by JunmenLongri. ADC Tatdo Borang and SDO (Sadar) OliPerme graced the occasion as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour and delivered lectures on women empowerment. DC Dr. Kinny Singh also joined the celebration and shared her views and advices. Among others, Mission Manager JunmenLongri, Praveen Siram of Talu Korong SHG and Cluster Coordinator YikenDabi spoke on the occasion. Other highlights of the day were Skit play by ApiBikeng SHG and group dance by AyangnaAne, MijinaAne and KineNane.