Srinagar: A daylong seminar highlighting the importance of the Day was organized by Women’s Studies Centre and Dean College Development Council, University of Kashmir in collaboration with State Commission for Women at auditorium of EMMRC. The chairperson State Women’s Commission Nayeema Ahmed Mehjoor was the chief guest on the occasion while as vice chancellor Kashmir University, Prof Khurshid Andrabi, presided over the function.
Speaking on the occasion, Nayeema Mehjoor highlighted the importance of celebrating women’s day and called for socio-economic development of women. She said that the Commission will carry out a mass campaign of public education and awareness about the rights available to women under the State and Centre laws. She added that the aim of Commission is to make women aware of their rights and empower them. The Vice Chancellor, in his presidential address called for reviving and preserving ethical principles and moral values.