Besant Centenary celebrations on Jan 18 and 19, 2019 : Press Meet
The centenary celebration of the Besant Institutions will be held at Dr TMA Pai International Convention Centre on January 18 and 19.
A press conference was organised by WNES on Monday, January 14 at BWC M.Com auditoriun . The Women's National Education Society (WNES) Secretary K Devanand Pai informing about the scheduled programme, saidthat Dharmastala Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade will inaugurate the programme. Meanwhile, a souvenir will be released by the Mangalore University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ishwar P and WNES President Kudpi Jagadish Shenoy will preside over the programme.
During the second and final day of the programme, Coffee Lab Limited President Sunalini M Menon and Arathi Subrahmanyan, group chief digital officer of Tata Sons Limited will speak on the subject 'Women's Empowerment.' Former vice-chancellor of SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, Prof. Roopa Shah will preside over the programme, he informed.
"Any girl student who is unable to continue her education due to her poor financial background can approach any of our Besant educational institutions. We are ready to offer free education to her. Our intention is to offer education and empower women", Devanand Pai informed.
WNES President Kudpi Jagadish Shenoy, Centenary Celebration Committee Secretary Sathish Bhat, Besant College Academic Adviser Lalitha Mallya and Besant Women's College Principal Sathish Kumar Shetty among others were present.