Himachal Pradesh State Red Cross Hospital Welfare Section organised a “Deepawali Milan” program here today. Lady Governor Janaki Shukla, also the chairperson of the Hospital Welfare Section, presided over the programme.
The program was organised with an objective to promote women empowerment. With an aim of ‘Vocal for Local’, seven stalls containing products manufactured by Self-Help Groups, were set up for the sale at the occasion. Hand-made food items and artificial jewellery were the main attractions among the stalls. Cultural activities and various sports competitions were also organized at the occasion and the winners were also rewarded.
The programme was coordinated by Honorary Secretary, Hospital Welfare Branch, Dr. Kimi Sood.
Former member of National Red Cross Management Committee Dr. Sadhna Thakur, Vimla Kashyap, Anila Kashyap, Jhumpa Jamwal, Anila Kashyap, Taruna Mishra were present on the occasion amongst others.