IIT Bhilai celebrated International Women’s Day on campus. A caption writing competition was organized keeping in mind this year’s theme “choose to challenge”. All the female faculty and staff participated enthusiastically in this competition.
The chief guest of the occasion, Mrs Rajni Moona, former IT Head at IITBNF, gave an inspiring speech reiterating that women have to come out of their comfort zones and challenge their limits to be on a par with men. Ms. Hao-Yu Lu, Chinese Language Instructor at IIT Bhilai, shared the various challenges that she has observed faced by women and discussed some of the ways to tackle these challenges based on her experience of working across countries. Dr. Dhriti Sundar Ghosh, Associate Head, Department of Physics, also spoke on gender equality and said that the world must change the way we perceive women and appreciate their invaluable contribution.
The session concluded with a video discussion on this year’s theme and a token of appreciation was given to all female employees as an expression of gratitude for their relentless commitment.