Panaji: OCTOBER 28, 2017 … The newly elected office bearers of Goa Panchayat Mahila Shakti Abhiyaan (GPMSA) were felicitated by Minister for Panchayat Shri. Mauvin Godhinho at the installation ceremony of the newly elected GPMSA block members organized at the Seminar Hall, Secretariat Porvorim recently.
Director of Panchayats Smt. Sandhya Kamat who was the Guest of Honour, North Goa ZP vice-president Smt. Chitra Phadte, Vice president of GPMSA Smt. Ankita Navelkar, President of GPMSA Smt. Nelly Rodrigues, Secretary Smt. Diksha Dilip Kanolkar and Treasurer Ms. Hazel Fernendes were present on the occasion.
Shri. Godinho while addressing the gathering emphasized on the need to of women empowerment. “Women have played a vital role in the society till date. They can contribute a lot towards the betterment of the society. For that, they must educate themselves and keep themselves active.” He urged the women to participate in cleanliness drives and spread awareness.
Smt. Sandhya Kamat administered the oath to the newly elected members. In her address Smt. Kamat congratulated the GPMSA team. “Women are decisive and good at management. Today they have progressed considerably and with their skills and will to learn they can achieve heights in every sector.
While addressing the gathering Smt. Nelly Rodrigues said that life is an echo hence works with responsibility. “Self-development and motivation should be your eternal aim,” she said.
The Minister then distributed cheques to GPMSA block leaders. Smt. Ankita Navelkar gave the welcome address. Smt. Farrel Furtado compered the function while Smt. Chitra Phadte proposed a vote of thanks.