Mysuru: South Western Railway, Mysuru Division is celebrating weeklong International Women’s Day from March 1 to March 8. The weeklong celebration will include a variety of activities such as a cycle rally, a breast cancer screening camp by NIRAMAI (an artificial intelligence-led radiation-free, non-contact breast health screening solution), a quiz competition, games, and a valedictory programme.
The weeklong celebrations was flagged off with a cycle rally on Wednesday March 2 where around more than 50 women employees and other staff of Mysuru Division participated in the rally starting from Chamundi Club, Yadavagiri upto the Divisional Railway Manager Office, Mysuru.
The highlight of the weeklong celebration is the Breast Cancer Screening Camp for the women employees of Mysuru Division organised by NIRAMAI (Artificial intelligence led radiation free, non-contact breast health screening solution). The three-day camp in the premises of Divisional Railway Manager Office was inaugurated by Pooja Agarwal, President, South Western Women Welfare Organisation, Mysuru Division.
Speaking on the occasion she emphasised that the aim of this weeklong celebration is to empower and recognise the contribution of women in the society and to create awareness about the importance of self-health care and preventive health check-ups. The South Western Women Welfare Organisation (SWRWWO) is proud to be a part of the fight against breast cancer and encourage all women employees to get screened regularly and hope this celebration will also be an opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of women in the society.
While concluding her speech she said that the organisation is confident that this weeklong celebration of Women’s Day will help instill a sense of self-confidence, courage and strength in women and will encourage them to strive for excellence in all spheres of life.
Later about 25 women house-keeping staff were felicitated by South Western Railway Women Welfare Organisation for the exemplary work done by them.
Similarly various other activities like quiz competition and games are being conducted during the weeklong celebrations to spread knowledge on women-centric issues and to encourage active participation of the women employees across the division. The valedictory programme will be held on March 8. This programme will include a talk by a special guest speaker, awards and certificates distribution for the winners of the quiz competition, games and other activities.