A one day seminar on “Gandhi and Women Empowerment” was commenced by a formal introduction of Pratigya and Gandhi Smriti Darshan Samiti by President of Pratigya, Mr. Ajay Kumar. Emphasis was put on the role and work by the organizations in their field, the purpose of the seminar and brief view on Gandhian thought and women. It was followed by session on “Patriarchy, Gandhi and Women Empowerment”, by Dr. Saraswati Mishra, Head of Department, Philosophy, Ranchi University. The session was followed by a panel discussion by three eminent resource persons, Ms. Sangeeta Kujara (An Entrepreneur), Ms. Reshma Kumari (Program Coordinator, AALI) and Mr. Pradeep Kumar Sinha (Associate Professor, Yogoda Satsanga Mahavidyalaya). The topic on floor was “Problems faced by Girls & Women and legal / social support available to them”.
There was a concluding session by Mr. Chandan Singh, Programs Head, Pratigya on “Issues with Personal Liberty of women in the surrounding”. The session was an interactive session where students participated in an activity and were also tested for their knowledge and views.