Regional Women’s Assembly
The South Central Region of YMCAs organized a Regional Women’s Assembly on 5th November 2013, at City YMCA, on the theme: “Empowerment of Women” hosted by Bangalore YMCA. A Devotional Message was delivered by Rev.Mrs.Shylashree, Presbyter-in-charge, C.S.I.Church, Chickballapur. Mr.D.Arun Kumar Karodi, Assistant General Secretary, YMCA Bangalore, introduced the Guests and Mr.S.V.Rathna Kumar, General Secretary, YMCA Bangalore, welcomed the gathering. Dr.P.Sethu, Treasurer, YMCA Bangalore and Chairman, YMCA Task Group SADWI’ gave a talk on the Empowerment of Women in both urban and rural sectors. Then Mr.R.S.Shettian, Chairman, South Central Region of YMCAs greeted the delegates present at the programme. The Keynote address was delivered by Mrs.Presilla Priyadarshini, Member, National Executive Committee, National Council of YMCAs of India who gave a present and practical picture of modern day women which was quite interesting and informative. In her Keynote address on the theme “Empowerment of Women”, the speaker stressed that Men’s role are equally important in the development of women empowerment in the modern day world. Mr.Bhen Samson, Regional Secretary coordinated the programme along with Mr.Daniel Rathnakar,Related Secretary,SADWI.