Hyderabad: Women's Day celebrated at VIT-AP

Hyderabad: Womens Day celebrated at VIT-AP
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Special Chief Secretary (Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries) Poonam Malakondaiah addressing International Women’s Day fete at VIT-AP on Friday
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Hyderabad: Special Chief Secretary (Animal Husbandry) Poonam Malakondaiah stressed the need to realise women's rights. The institutions and individual...

Hyderabad: Special Chief Secretary (Animal Husbandry) Poonam Malakondaiah stressed the need to realise women's rights. The institutions and individuals too should extend their cooperation to the government to empower women.

Addressing a meeting organized on the occasion of International Women's Day at VIT-AP on Friday, she asked men to respect and protect women rights. She said only educated men and women can bring about this social change.

Deepthi Vajpayee, senior journalist, said that 30 percent of the staff and faculty at VIT AP university are women. She described it as a progressive step.

GV Selvam, vice-president VIT AP University, felicitated Poonam Malakondaiah and Deepthi Vajpeye on the occasion.

Dr D Subhakar, the Vice-Chancellor, said the emerging global consensus is that despite some progress, real change has been agonisingly slow for the majority of women and girls in the world. It's time to mobilise action to achieve gender equality and human rights of all women and girls Dr CLV Sivakumar, Registrar, also spoke Cultural events were organised.

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