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Thursday, November 16, 2017

FLO celebrated World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) here today celebrated the World Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) , a global movement to empower and engage women, of all ages, through the power of innovation and new venture creation at Federation house in New Delhi.

“Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is a global event that inspires and empowers women. WED was founded to recognize the contributions of female founders and to highlight the challenges that they face as entrepreneurs. WED aims to mobilize women business owners, entrepreneurs and change agents to develop a global coalition of support, empowerment and mentorship for women worldwide. It also marks a day for recognising the achievements of women entrepreneurs and to celebrate, empower & encourage women in business.” Said Ms Vasvi Bharat Ram ,President, FICCI Ladies Organsiation (FLO).

“The first such event was launched in 2014 at the United Nations in New York and the WED Organisation now celebrates it in over 144 countries, the world over. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is working to generate a movement that carries throughout the year in support of women in business globally. WED ignites women leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to initiate startups, drive economic expansion, and advance communities worldwide. The WED mission is to empower the 4 billion women across the globe to be catalysts of change, and uplift the 250 million girls living in poverty globally.” saidMS Bharat Ram.

“This year India Ambassador, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day & Co-founder, GlobalLinker, Summi Gambhir and Vasvi Bharat Ram, National President FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) have partnered to mark the day along with Jetairways Global Linker “The WED Organization is committed to supporting the efforts of women entrepreneurs in India and connecting them is one significant step. In partnership with FICCI FLO, we are working towards celebrating, empowering, supporting & inspiring women in business,” shares Summi Gambhir.

Vasvi Bharat Ram, National President, FLO opines, "FLO recognises that women are the critical mass that will transform policies, encourage socially sensitive development and build an inclusive community. For the last 34 years, FLO has been working towards channelising women’s strengths to help them achieve their full potential."

The theme of the NCR Women’s Entrepreneurship Day event was ‘Connecting Women Entrepreneurs'. To bring the subject to life, a panel of successful women entrepreneurs also discussed matters around - encouraging more women to take to entrepreneurship; building significant brands of value; and paving the path to creating large global corporations from such women owned and promoted enterprises. Panelists included - Kanika Tekriwal (Founder, JetSetGo), Neha Kirpal (Founder-Director, India Art Fair), Priyanka Gill (Founder, POPxo), Richa Kar (Founder, Zivame). The discussion wasmoderated by Fatima Mahdi Karan (Consulting Editor, Business Television India).


The China Highway and Transportation Society (CHTS) and Belt and Road Transport Corporation has come calling at the ongoing Four day World Road Meeting 2017 being held at Greater Noida to promote Chinese President XI Jinping concept of ' Belt and Road Initiative' which consists of the Silk road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk road which connects China with various countries and continents including Europe and South Africa.

The China Highway and Transportation Society (CHTS) held a special session at WRM to promote it's Belt and Road Initiative as well as introduce China's development of transport and newer technologies in the field of transport infrastructure construction . The Four day World Road Meeting is being organised in India for the first time by the Geneva based International Road Federation,working for better and safer roads world wide.

"To promote and implement the 'Belt and road Initiative'worldwide the China Highway and Transportation Society (CHTS) has proposed to establish the Belt and Road International Transport Alliance ' (BRITA) to promote the idea and achievements among the member countries and regions of the initiative"said Mr Mengyong Weng, President ,CHTS while speaking at the special session on the road at WRM2017 today.

" As the proposed Belt and Road initiative will apart from bringing economic prosperity in various regions will also help in peace and cooperation . To bring in more openness among countries and region the CHTS has proposed to set up a Non political and anon government body named Belt and Road International Transport Alliance (BRITA) ,this will help ward off the fears of Belt and road initiative as detrimental to stability and create a big one family of countries en route the silk road. " saidMr Weng.

"The Belt and rod initiative will not only focus on Asian , European and African countries but will also be open to all other countries"said Mr Weng.

"China will contribute 14.5 billion US dollars to the silk road fund and Two Chinese banks will be lending 55 billion US dollars to member countries' he said.

About belt and road initiative Touted as Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitious project, the One Belt One Road initiative focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa and China.
India is yet to join the initiative

“I will keep My City Clean” organized

In a grand programme organized in MCD school, Sector-23, Dwarka, thanands of students of different schools of Dwarka were motivated to keep their city clean and green under the Swachh Bharat Mission of Sh. Narendra Modi, PM of India.

Smt. Kamal Jeet Sehrawat, Mayor SDMC, Sh. Gautam Gambhir, Brand Ambassador, Swachh Bharat Mission, Mrs. Meeta Singh, Education Director MCD & Sh. V.P. Tandon, Chairman Kamal & Vandana Group of Educational Institutions were the main dignitaries of the programme. Apart from them Sh. Aman Gupta, Addl. Director of Education, Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, DC Najafgarh, Sh. Radha Kishan, Jt. Director of Education, Sh. Kripal Singh, Dy Director of Education (Najafgarh), Mrs. Vandana Tandon, Principal, Kamal Model Sr. Sec. School, Mohan Garden; Mr. Nitin, Radio Jocky; Mrs. Sita Bhagi, DHS; A.P. Garg, an educationist and Mrs. Pushpa Jindal, a social worker graced the programme by their presence.

About 3500 students from Vandana International School, Dwarka, Kamal Model Sr. Sec. School, Mohan Garden and different MCD schools presented different programmes in support of the mission. Nukkad Natak presented by the MCD schools attracted the attention of the authorities & audiences as well. All the students took oath to keep Delhi, their own city, clean and green. 

Sh. Gautam Gambhir, the famous cricketer, interacted with the students to motivate them to be an integral part of the mission. 


Arts Devil presents National Group Art Exhibition

Happy Birthday- Meenakshi Seshadri

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

WRM exhibition from Quick Launch Bridges ,safety roller and wire rope crash barriers star attraction

A quick Launch Pre-fabricated bridge which can be erected within Three to four weeks , shock absorbing safety roller barrier and wire rope safety barrier are the main attractions at the the on going exhibition at the ongoing four day World Road Meet 2017 at Greater Noida.

" Ready to assemble quick launch Acrow bridge is a Two way new generation emergency bridge can be erected with in Three to four weeks and is operational.It has maintenance free life span of more than 80 years .The ACROW parts are fabricated with superior steel. They are designed better for heavier contemporary traffic loads to meet National Highway specifications of two lane and three lane bridges. It is suitable for hills of Himachal, Uttarakhand Jammu and Kashmir and North East and " said Lt gen S Ravi Shankar (retd) explaining about the bridge . 

" The first Acrow Bridge has been installed for Chardham Yatra pilgrims Visiting Kedarnath Dham for easy access to the Kedarnath Temple as the Bridge at Sonprayag enroute to Kedarnath, washed away twice in the last few years, has now found a more permanent solution with the construction of two way ACROW , the new generation emergency bridge.

The bridge constructed on Mandakini river between Sonprayag and Gaurikund was completed in record time of 30 days by US based bridge company Acrow with the World Bank funding.The bridge was launched in thirty days. The restricted space, inclement weather and terrain added to the time. On a simpler site, it could have been managed in two weeks. The bridge is bit costly but The speed of launch more than compensates the cost when compared to other conventional options for permanent bridges. 

The other highlight of the exhibition on road safety are the new generation road crash barriers including shock breaking roller system which helps the crashing vehicle to decrease speed as well as redirecting the vehicle saving major damage to occupants and the vehicle. This is costly but life saving new technology barriers.similarly instead of metal beam barriers currently used in India high performance wire rope safety barrier have also been displayed,use Crash barriers or Traffic Safety Barriers are provided on roads/ highways with a basic intent to safely redirect an erring vehicle that has lost control and veered off the carriage way and bringing it back on the carriageway of these rope barriers has become mandatory in India for highways and have been installed on major highways across India.

“The major highlight of the WRM 2017 is an exhibition showcasing state-of-the-art technologies on road safety and traffic regulations including control systems, communication and navigation devices, driver training systems, Intelligent Transport System (ITS), Barriers, Vehicle Detection, Speed Cameras, License Plate Recognition, Vehicle Classification, Fibre Optics, Road Signs, Highway Infrastructure, latest parking technologies, Road Building, Road Marking & Equipment, Street Lighting, Parking, Pay & Display, Traffic Management, Display Systems, Traffic Monitoring, and Traffic Control Signalling,” said Mr K K Kapila, Chairman International Road Federation

विद्यार्थी जल संरक्षण और संग्रहण में अपनी भूमिका निभाऐं - हरिओम गुप्ता

सर्वोदय बाल विद्यालय प्रहलादपुर बांगर के सभागार में आज प्रधानाचार्य श्री वी.के शर्मा की अध्यक्षता एवं शिक्षाविद् दयानंद वत्स के सान्न्ध्यि में दिल्ली राज्य विधिक सेवाएं प्राधिकरण के तत्वावधान में स्थापित लीगल लिटरेसी क्लब की बैठक में जल सरक्षण, संग्रहण विषय पर परिचर्चा का आयोजन किया गया। रोहिणी जिला न्यायालय से पधारे अधिवक्ता श्री हरिओम गुप्ता ने विस्तार से जल संरक्षण, संग्रहण ओर संवर्द्धन पर छात्रों को अवगत कराया। शिक्षाविद् दयानंद वत्स ने छात्रों को संबोधित करते हुए कहा कि जल ही जीवन है यह बात सब जानते हैं पर फिर भी पानी की बरबादी में हम सबका बराबर का योगदान है। स्वच्छ पेयजल सबको पर्याप्त मात्रा में तभी मिलेगा जब हम जल की एक एक बूंद का महत्व समझेंगे। जल प्रदूषण के कारण लाखों लोग बीमारियों से पीडित हैं। वर्षा जल संचयन करके भी हम पानी की कमी से बच सकते हैं। इस अवसर पर वरिष्ठ प्वक्ता श्री रमेश मलिक, श्री प्रवीन सैनी भी उपस्थित थे।

Empowering Future Luminaries at JMIS

As the saying goes, “Leaders are not born, but made”, J M International School, in its quest to unlock and inculcate leadership qualities, commitment, confidence and competence among its students, organized the Annual Investiture ceremony amidst an air of enthusiasm. The ceremony marked the inauguration of the student council for the academic session 2016-17.It commenced by invoking the blessings of the Almighty through Shloka recitation. This was followed by a scintillating performance, “Punjabi Mashup”, by the school orchestra which reverberated through the auditorium, setting the mood of the event. The mesmerizing performance was finally followed by the most anticipated moment of conferring the badges and sashes to the newly appointed council members. The audience was awestruck by the enthralling finale performance "Krishna-The Born Leader", a ballet performance. The chief guests and Ms Anuradha Govind, the School Principal congratulated the newly appointed council members who were prepared to don the mantle of leadership and discharge the responsibilities entrusted upon them by the school.

Dr Rohit Baluja conferred with International Road Federation Road Safety Award

 Dr Rohit Baluja , President, Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) has been conferred with Road Safety Award Instituted by the Geneva based International Road Federation (IRF) , a global body working for better and safer roads world wide during the World Road Meeting being held in Greater Noida.

The award was presented by Union Minister for Road Transport and highways and waterways Mr Nitin Gadkari .

Dr Baluja , a PhD in Civil Engineering has been running various missions to reduce road accidents in the country . he is also Founder of the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE), the only organisation in India that conducts accident investigation and reconstruction.

Since then, Baluja, the IRTE president, and his colleagues have done an incredible amount of work to improve road safety in India, but by his own admission there is a lot still to do.

Among IRTE's key projects have been the introduction of Interceptors, a state-of-the-art traffic enforcement technology developed by IRTE; CrashLab (IRTE was the first to launch a mobile crash investigation lab); School Conclave (road safety education through existing curriculum subjects), and Highway Road Safety Literacy Programmes (a pioneering proposal for imparting road safety education to villages situated on highways).

Another scheme, catalysed and organised by the IRTE, is the Student Traffic Volunteers Scholarship Scheme, a partnership between the social corporate citizen, the Traffic Police and the students, while with CAARS (Center for Analysis & Research in Road Safety), IRTE became the first non-governmental organisation in India to develop an analysis and research centre.

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