S.N.M. PLYTECHNIC | International Day of the girl child

International Day of the girl child

11th October, 2022 marks the 10th Anniversary of the UN declared International Day of the girl child- A day earmarked for the girl child - to revisit the myriad of challenges the girl child faces in adolescence. Internal Complaints Committee (Anti sexual harassment Committee) of the institute celebrated this day in association with Innerwheel club of Moodubidire. The program was inaugurated by President of the Innerwheel club-Mrs Ramya Vikas Jain. Mrs. Shwetha Jain,Advocate and Notary, Moodubidire, also an inner wheel member was the chief guest for the program. She educated the girls on the legal implications of domestic violence and sexual harassment and the various provisions under the law which protects women from sexual harassment at workplace.She motivated the students to work.  Principal ,Mr J J Pinto presided over the function. The program was conducted by Mrs Rajeshwari K.N.,HOD ,Department of E&C Engg.The guest was introduced by Rashmi H Shettigar ,Lecturer, Dept of Mechatronics Engg. The program was attended by 56 girl students and 27 women staff, both teaching and non-teaching. The chairperson of the committee Mrs Norohna Tarina Rita introduced the committee members and shared the contact and email ids and educated them, especially the first year students on the procedure to be followed to report such issues. The external member of the committee Mrs Sahana Nagaraj was introduced to the students. Competitions conducted for the girls students by the club member. Captioning the portrait and an online quiz on women achievers was conducted. Kshama Of III year DEE and  Shamnaz  of I year E&C  Engg, bagged the prize. Kshama of III year Civil bagged the I prize in the quiz ,Preethi of II Civil Engg bagged the II prize. Dr Gurudas SP,Lecturer ,Dept of E&C Engg  was the judge for the Captioning of the portrait and Pradeep Kumar C.S.,Lecturer ,Department of E&C Engg.developed the online quiz.The program concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Mrs Supriya,Lecturer,Dept of Civil Engg.