International Women’s day Celebration at VNIT, Nagpur by Women’s Cell.


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019 in the Senate Hall of the Institute. Smt. Vasanti Naik (Retired Judge) was the Chief Guest, Dr. Mrs. Asmita Vaidya, Principal, N.B. Thakur Law College, Nashik was the Guest of Honor and Dr. P.M. Padole, Director, VNIT presided over the function. Dr. Anupama Kumar, Chairperson, Women Cell briefed about the purpose and requirement of Women’s Cell in any organization.

Dr. P.M. Padole in his inaugural speech highlighted the strength and ability of women in our society.  Chief Guest Smt. Vasanti Naik enlightened the women on the various acts and rules for the Women.  Guest of Honor Dr. Asmita Vaidya in her lecture gave and idea about the laws related to family court matters, cyber law, adoption law etc. The inauguration was followed by various games and quiz organized for the women employees of VNIT.  The program received great response.  Prizes and gifts were distributed

Another uniqueness of the Women’s Day programme was Cricket match for blind women which was organized by VNIT in association with Cricket Association for the Blind, Maharashtra (CABM) on the Sports ground of VNIT during 3:30 pm to 5:30pm.  Dr. D.R. Peshwe, Dean (FW) took the initiative to organize this unique event.The cricket match was played between Aashadeep, Nagpur Team under the mentorship of Shastri Madam and Atmadeep, Vidarbha Team under the mentorship of Ms. Jidnyasa Kubade Chawaldhal.   This is the first time such a unique match for Blind Women was organized on International Women’s Day.

The programme concluded with the vote of thanks and National Anthem. Mrs. Deepali Deshpande successfully conducted the proceedings of the programme.  Dr. Shital Chiddarwar, Dr. Ramani Motghare, Mrs. Vijaya Deshmukh, Mrs. Bharti Polke, Mrs. Pranoti Supare help to make the event successful.