“Swayam Siddha: Celebrating Being a Woman”, a three-day program (6-8 March, 2018) is being organized by the Faculty of Behavioral & Social Sciences (FBSS), Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) to commemorate the International Women’s Day under the aegis of Dr O P Bhalla Foundation.
The program was formally inaugurated by Sh. Vijay Sampla, Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment in the presence of Sh. Satya Bhushan Jain, President, Vaish International Federation; Ms. Satya Bhalla, Chief Patron, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI); Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President, MREI; Dr. N C Wadhwa, VC, MRIIRS; Dr. N K Chadha, Chairman, Council of Doctoral Programs, MRIIRS; Dr. Chavi Bhargava Sharma, ED & Dean, FBSS, MRIIRS and other senior functionaries.
While encouraging and acknowledging the contribution of the academic sector towards the empowerment of women in the society, Sh. Sampla stressed on a greater need for education institutions to focus on connecting the society with its roots. He reiterated that educational institutions, alone can mould a complete and a compassionate human being.
In his address, Dr. Prashant Bhalla talked about the social initiatives that Dr. O P Bhalla Foundation has been working upon and how MREI has been contributing towards the empowerment of women and towards nation building.
A book titled “Counselling Skills” was launched on this occasion. This book has been authored by Dr. N K Chadha and co-authored by Dr. Salma Seth and Dr. Harpreet Bhatia from the Delhi University.