Kolkata, Mar 8 IBNS | 9 months ago

Eastern India Regional Council of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on the occasion of the International Woman's Day on Saturday hosted a programme on "Women Empowerment" here, where topics of professional interest empowering CA women professional were discussed.

Sessions related to CA women professionals practical difficulties were deliberated by eminent speakers.

Calcutta High Court Justice Nadira Patherya inaugurated the programme and she stated that Indians have given power to women at home only and look her as mother, sister, wife but time has come that we have to give her individual identity and status so that she can stand up in society.

She will feel really empowered once she realizes her status equal to her men counterpart.

She further stated that urban women is educated and they are better placed than rural women.

Urbanities by utilizing their wealth and resources should enable and empower rural girl and women to come up in life so that they can compete and come up for better.

Concrete steps are desired not only from CA professionals but also by NGO, civilians and other professionals for empowering women in all spheres.

Day long programme ended with an important panel discussion organized in association with Junior Chamber of International (JCI) on the topic 'Safety of Women in the Workplace'.

The panel discussion ended with a conclusion that women are nowadays more vigilant, understandable and dedicated human being and safety at work place is a subjective topic.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act 1949 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1949) for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India.

(Posted on 09-03-2014)

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