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International Women's Day celebrated on Central Railway

International Women's Day celebrated o­n Central Railway


International Women's Day was celebrated by conducting various activities with lot of enthusiasm all over Central Railway including all Divisions under the able guidance of Shri Naresh Lalwani, General Manager of Central Railway.

At Central Railway headquarters a function was organised under the aegis of Staff Benefit Fund to celebrate International Women’s Day and Chaired by Shri Naresh Lalwani, General Manager Central Railway and Smt. Shobhna Lalwani, President Central Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation.


Shri Naresh Lalwani, while addressing the gathering said that, International Women’s Day is being celebrated worldwide o­n a theme every year. The theme for International Women's Day 2023, DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality” Further he said that, today is the day to express thankfulness and to make feel the society that women are equally entitled in every aspect as men. Women empowerment is meant to bring women in the mainstream of development process.


Recognizing the women employees of the Railways he further remarked that nearly in every trade or department women employees are working shoulder to shoulder with men. As we observe women engaged in a variety of unconventional trades at workshops, we can see that they are rising to the occasion and accepting the challenges. It is now our collective responsibility to work together to prevent the loss of this trust.


20 Women Railway Employees who have completed computer course were presented with Level-1 certificates and 4 Female dependent daughters of Railway employees were presented Sewing machines under Atmanirbhar Bharat.


A handbook o­n ‘Welfare Measures for women Empowerment in railways’ and two posters o­n Staff Benefit Fund schemes were released by General Manager and Guests present.Shri Alok Singh, Additional General Manager, Dr. A. K Sinha, Principal Chief Personnel Officer and Chairman CSBF, Principal Heads of the Departments of Central Railway, Shri Rajnish Kumar Goyal, Divisional Railway Manager, Mumbai Division and other officers were also present o­n this occasion.


Similar activities were Conducted o­n Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Solapur and Bhusaval Divisions.

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Date: March 8, 2023


This press release is issued by Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai.

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