Thesynergyonline News Bureau
NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 17 :
Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS) under the aegis
of SCOPE (Standing Conference of Public Enterprises)
organized its 31st National Meet 2021 virtually on the theme 'New Normal:
Opportunities and Risks' for Public Sector women
employees. Mr. Rakesh Kumar, CMD, NLCIL & Chairman,
SCOPE; Mr. Atul Sobti, DG, SCOPE and Ms. Atishi Marlena
addressed the participants during the inaugural session.
- Chairperson, SAIL and Ms. H.K. Joshi, CMD,
SCI addressed the subsequent sessions in the presence of Ms. Kirti Tiwari and
Ms. Sanchita Banerjee, President Apex, WIPS and other WIPS members.
The program was attended by around 1000 participants located across the country.
Mr. Rakesh Kumar inaugurating the e-National Meet said that as the country is
treading towards 'Make for the World', women employees have an indispensable
role in achieving self-sufficiency in all industries. He highlighted the need for
creating a motivated and secure workspace for women to help achieve gender equality.
- Mr. Atul Sobti in his address saluting the spirit of
women employees in these times of crisis stated that displaying grit and determination,
they meticulously transformed crisis into opportunity. He emphasized that women employees
must focus on being more assertive, confident, aiming for higher goals and reiterated
the role of WIPS in empowering women.
- Ms. Atishi Marlena said that while COVID 19 created a unique prospect of
'Work from Home' for women employees it also renewed challenges in
creating work life balance.
- Ms. Soma Mondal in her address commended that amidst the blurring of
boundaries between work and home, women employees have risen to the challenge
and shown true resilience by adapting efficiently to the 'New Normal.'