New Delhi: On the occasion of International Women's Day- 2022, four Women officers of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) were felicitated by the Delhi Commission for Women in an event organised on Tuesday in New Delhi. The women officers were bestowed with the "International Women's Day Award" for setting exemplary standards in being inspirational leaders. The four awardees are Ms Vaishali S Hiwase, Major Aaina Rana, Executive Engineer Obing Taki, and Col Navneet Duggal.
Speaking on the occasion, Lt General Rajeev Chaudhry, VSM, Director General of Border Roads, reaffirmed his confidence in the abilities of the women members of the BRO. He also appreciated the efforts of the 'Delhi Commission for Women', in recognising the achievements of these strong-willed Women, in the 75th Year of our Independence.
The DG also conveyed that in BRO, Women's empowerment, in the truest sense, has been achieved by incorporating an attitudinal change in the areas where Women are being employed. This is achieved by treating Women with proper respect, dignity, fairness and equality and most importantly empowering them with adequate responsibilities and resources to execute various organisational tasks.
The DG also spoke of the initiatives taken by BRO for the betterment of Women Civil Paid Labourers, who work in difficult working conditions by improving their quality of life, imparting education to their girl child as part of social welfare programmes and assisting them in managing their own finances and documentation.
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