Women Cell of Uttaranchal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Uttaranchal University organized a Poem Recitation Competition on “Women Empowerment” on 1 May, 2018. All the students of UIPS were present in the event with full enthusiasm. Dr. Ajay Singh Principal, UCALS and Dr. Vineet Kumar Srivastava, HOD, Mathematics were the Chief Guests of the event. Dr. Deepak Nanda, Director, UIPS appraised the student and faculty members about women empowerment. The participants recited poems on the heart touching topic. Most of the students presented their views on the varied roles of women be it mother, sister or daughter. The participants explained that women empowerment refers to increasing and improving the social, economic and legal strength of the women, to ensure equal-right to women. Women empowerment helps women to control and benefit from resources, assets, income and their own time, as well as the ability to manage risk and improve their economic status and wellbeing. They reflected their feelings in the form of song, poem and slogans.
The first prize was won by Mr. Vikash Singh of B.Pharm II Semester, Second and Third prize was awarded to Mr. Saurabh Nawani and Aman Sharma of B.Pharm IV Semester respectively.