Director General of Police (DGP) Dr. S.P.Vaid today launched Website and Mobile Application of Jammu and Kashmir’s first all-girls’ society committed to empowerment without Gender Bias at Police Auditorium, Gulshan Ground, Jammu.
After launching the website and mobile application, DGP (J&K) Dr. S.P.Vaid welcomed the initiative and applauded the young group of girls graduating from Government College for Women (GCW) Parade, Jammu for having come up with a society with an agenda to work for the betterment of all. He said, “People often take to social work after retirement from the government services or in their old age but for these girls to have come up with a society within shortest possible times speaks in volumes about their eagerness to work for the betterment of the society.”
“I commend them and promise them all possible help from the police department. These girls have launched this NGO at the most opportune time. The need of the hour is transparency and accountability of highest order. And these girls give me hope that all is not lost and we have youngsters ready for taking up the challenge,” said DGP (J&K). He promised to look into the issue of women constables working on the roads with male colleagues in the traffic police department.
DGP Dr. S.P.Vaid dwelt at length on various issues of women empowerment. ADGP (Crime) Retd. Mr. Alok Puri emphasized on the need for increasing awareness among the commoners about police using technology for controlling crime in the state. Director Industries and Registrar of Societies Dr. Rajinder Singh Tara gave a detailed account of the working of the office of Registrar of Societies. He congratulated the team of AnnaIndia and advised them to maintain the highest level of transparency.
“Credibility and consistency should be the focus of Team AnnaIndia. I see a ray of hope in you. What makes you different is that you are committed to empowerment without gender bias. That means you would be working for the empowerment of men alongside working for women,” said Dr. Rajinder Singh Tara. Senior Journalist Sohail Kazmi wished Team AnnaIndia bright and prosperous future. He asked the team AnnaIndia to work towards building bridges and bringing people together.
Chairman of Police Wives Welfare Association (PWWA) Mrs. Bharti Vaid wished Team AnnaIndia bright future. Chairman of AnnaIndia Miss. Pragya Salhotra said “We are an all Girls Society, which is first of its kind and which has pledged to work for empowerment without Gender Bias. So here is a society which will not only work for women empowerment but even look into the issues of empowerment of man. Apart from looking into the issues of empowerment, the society would render all help to the state by providing intellectual interventions wherever required.”
Secretary AnnaIndia Miss. Pallavi Sareen gave a detailed PowerPoint presentation on the features of the website and the mobile application. “We will reach out to everyone. Please download the mobile application from the Google PlayStore and visit us on our website www.annaindia.org,” is what Sareen pleaded with everyone. Joint Secretary Miss. Palvi Kumari shared her experiences and requested DGP (J&K) to look into the issue of sexual harassment and address the issues being faced by the women constables in the traffic police department.
General Secretary of AnnaIndia Miss. Shivata Saproo presented vote of thanks. She promised the Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) department, as well as the people around that AnnaIndia, would not let anyone down. “We will remain with you committed to the empowerment of all. No gender bias and please be sure, we are here for men also,” added Miss. Saproo. Vice-Chairman Parteeksha Sharma managed the stage while Vridhi Kapoor, Disha Bhagat, Anchal Chibber, Aanan Anand and Arpita Bakshi aided the team working on-stage.
A Society Committed to Empowerment
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