KVK, Mohali celebrates International Women’s Day at village Khizrabad
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) celebrated International Women’s day at village Khizrabad on 8th of March, 2020 under the guidance of Dr. Yashwant Singh, Deputy Director, KVK, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali).
On this occasion, Dr. Yashwant Singh welcomed the participants and discussed about the empowerment of women and her role in the present scenario. He emphasized on the importance of education of girl child which ultimately leads to financial stability and social recognition of the women.This will also avoid gender biasness existing in the present society. Dr. Parul Gupta, Assistant Professor (Home Science) emphasized on the health status of women in Punjab and discussed about importance of bio-fortification and
bio-fortified crops developed by NARS. She also discussed the importance of balanced diet and food pyramid in women’s health. Dr. Munish Sharma shared his views on nutri-garden and nutrients present in locally grown fruits and vegetables. Dr. Vikas Phulia discussed about the supporting courses organized especially for women by KVK, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali). On this occasion, Sarpanch, Panch of village and anganwadi workers from block Majri were also present.