Hyderabad: The Jain Heritage a Cambridge School, Kondapur and JAIN Toddlers International Play School jointly organized a series of competitions like Vegetable / Fruit Carving, Ikebana, Bouquet making (Wild/Fresh), Salad decoration, Slogan writing for the women of the twin cities. The complete event was conceptualized and executed by the parent volunteers of the school to make it an all women event.
The competitions held at the state gallery of fine arts, Kavuri hills, Madhapur saw around 100 entries in various categories and showcased their creative and innovative skills. The material and the arrangements made by the participants were extremely appreciable and the focus on the finer aspects of the decorations was appreciable.
A Panel Discussion on the topic “The Multifaceted 21st Century Women” followed the competitions. The Panel for discussion comprises of renowned women from different walks of life. Smt. Mahapar Ali Principal – State Banks Staff College, Dr. Sita Kiran, Regional Director – DAV schools, Dr. Shenoy – Renowned gynaecologist and founder of Shenoy Nursing Home, Secunderabad, Dr. Surekha Ganguly, Director of Forensic Sciences from Andhra Pradesh Police Academy and Smt. Lakshmi Rao, Principal, Jain Heritage a Cambridge school.
All the panellists collectively voiced against the Gender discrimination faced by today’s working Ladies. They felt that as educated women they have to bring awareness among the women folk about their rights as well as duties. Every speaker has expressed her happiness and delight about the remarkable achievements made by great women in different fields like Kalpana Chawla, Hon’ble President of India, Smt. Pratibha Singh Patel, Ms. Sania Nehwal etc.
Later felicitating the eminent panelists and giving away the prizes to the winners COO of Jain Group Mr. Chandrashekar addressed the gathering and said that the role of women is commended since time immemorial and the various roles she takes up as the mother, sister, wife and daughter has everlasting impact on all of us in our day to day lives. The women of the 21st century are more dynamic and her ability to justify all spheres of life is truly commendable”.