International Women’s Day was celebrated at Chandimandir Military Station under the aegis of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) on 07 March 2020 at Manekshaw Auditorium. The theme for this year 2020 is “I am Generation Equality, Realizing Women’s Right”. Mrs Alka Singh, Regional president AWWA graced the occasion which was attended by ladies of Officers, Junior commissioned Officers and Other Ranks.
The focus of the programme was on “Women Well Being”. As part of outreach activities under “Year of Nurse & Midwife 2020” campaign, a talk on life style diseases was organised. A panel discussion was also conducted by eminent specialist doctors, Nursing Officers, local veterans from Command Hospital (WC) Chandimandir, representatives from PGI and Station Health Officers. A role play was presented on
“First Aid and Hand Hygiene” by BSc nursing students of Army college of Nursing, Jalandhar. The programme concluded with interactive tea session and with a take home message “A Healthy and Empowered Woman Makes a Happy Family”.