Jamshedpur, May 31: Devika Singh, who has been striving for the uplift of women and laborers since a long time and is associated with INTUC, has been made the national vice-president of INTUC’s women wing.
On Tuesday, International Human Rights Association (IHRA) felicitated Devika Singh for her appointment. The event saw participation of IHRA national vice-president Usha Singh. Devika was presented a 51 kg garland of flowers.
The function was held at Rajendra Nagar in Sakchi. Addressing the gathering, Devika Singh said, “My self-confidence is at a new level after I got this new responsibility and the result will start showing in the next six months.” She added, “We all should pledge to educate girl child because educating a girl child can make a huge difference in the society.”
“Every single person should strive to make every village and city drug free for which a mass movement is required with huge participation of women,” Singh added.
Earlier, a number of women raised several issues related to women. Responding to the queries, Usha Singh said illiteracy is the biggest obstruction in development. She also assured of full support towards parents who were unable to send their children to school due to financial problems.
Chandana Chatterjee, Harjit Shahni, Amarjeet kaur, Premshila, Ramavati, Uma, Fatma, Saroj, Meera along with hundreds of women was present on the occasion.