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Celebration of International Women's Day – 2018


Women’s Day is celebrated globally on 8th March every year in honour of their remarkable contribution to our society. The day also commemorates the inspiring role of women around the world to secure women’s rights and build more equitable societies. Women’s Day also remembers the voices of many women that go unheard and who continue to be dominated from securing their rights and realizing their full potential.
Woman – the power to create, nurture and transform! The word ‘woman’ conjures up the images of selfless love, care and affection. At the same time, women ignite the spirit of power and hope. International Women's Day honours the women who have paved the path towards our progress and struggled to take ‘womanhood’ to a level where it is now. This special day, dedicated to women around the world, is a celebration of the great success of women across all spheres of life as well as shaping the future.
The objective of Women’s Day is to express love and gratitude towards women’s’ contribution to our lives and society. It honours the power and struggles of women who have broken all barriers and reached the pinnacle of success in every sphere of life. Today, women across the globe actively participate in politics, education, social work, corporate, sports, IT, research & development, innovation and diverse fields, and have left their footprints.
The theme for International Women's Day 2018 is “Press for Progress”.
As a part of this, Konkan Railway has organised various programs for women at Corporate Office,  Belapur,Navi Mumbai. The Day has begun  with Walkathon of Konkan Railway's women employees from Its Corporate Office, Belapur to Resident's Colony, Nerul.  A talk from dietician has also organised for them with a view to raise awareness about health. Felicitation of the awardees of various competitions has been done on this occasion. Similar activities are also being undertaken in Regions of Konkan Railway.
Konkan Railway salute & respect the power of women.

L K Verma
Chief Public Relations Officer

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