Monday, April 4, 2011


PUNE, APRIL 4, 2011: On March 26, 2011 BSS celebrated Women’s Day Programme. Fr. Donald Fernandez, Principal of Don Bosco School was invited as Chief Guest. We also invited Fr. Francis Kharjia, the Parish Priest, Fr. George Miranda, Admin and Director of BSS, Mr. Sanjay Jadhav, D.C.P, Mrs. Pushpa Pawar, Education Officer, Mrs. Vaishali Chavan, Incharge of I.H.T.M., Mrs. Utkarsha, H.O.D of I.H.T.M and Dr. Dhende. There were two hundred and sixty women present for this programme.
Fr. Donald inaugurated the programme by cutting the ribbon and said a small prayer. Following were the programmes held: an Exhibition to showcase Women’s income generation activities, various competitions were conducted like Rangoli, Mehandi, Cookery, Drama, Singing and Mimicry.
At this juncture D.C.P. Mr. Sanjay Jadhav joined the programme. Along with the other guests Mr. Jadhav lit the lamp. In his speech, he appreciated the women’s effort of conducting various items of the programme. He highlighted the following three aspects: i) women’s income generating activities, quality of the material and market for it. ii) Relationship between the police and common people and iii) Domestic violence, Acts for women and Police help.
The Education Officer Mrs. Pushpalata Pawar also took part in this programme. In her speech she explained about her experiences of struggles and stimulation which she came across in her life to achieve her present position in the society by her hard work. She exposed it as a good example to the others also to follow.
After this we had the following entertainment programmes: Drama on superstitions, singing competition and Mimicry. Prizes and Certificates were awarded to the winners.
Fr. George proposed the vote of thanks to all the guests, the participants and the BSS staff.

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