Hon’ble Punjab Governor and UT Chandigarh Administrator Shri Banwari Lal Purohit gave away awards to 29 prominent women achievers on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The governor also unveiled a Coffee Table Book on the occasion.
“International Women’s Day is celebrated globally to mark the success and achievements of women in social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. Women are the epitome of strength, empathy, compassion, and sacrifice. They seamlessly carry on so many roles of daughter, wife, caring mother, or professional,” said Shri Purohit at the Touch Woman of Substance (TWOS-2022) award ceremony at Hyatt Regency here.
Dr. Preeti Jindal, President of Mohali Obstetrics & Gynecology Society and Director of the Touch Clinic informed the gathering that the ‘Touch Woman of Substance’ award function has been organized by The Touch Clinic for many years. “It is a matter of great pride for us that deserving women achievers received their awards from the hands of Punjab Governor Shri Banwari Lal Purohit, which will lead to a new enthusiasm, hope, and self-esteem among them and other women as well,” Dr. Preeti Jindal said. Dr. Jindal is a renowned Gynecologist, IVF, High-Risk Pregnancy, Aesthetic, and Regenerative Gynecology specialist.
“In today’s event, the women who have done exceptional work in any walk of life have been awarded. An eminent jury panel comprising Touch Team, distinguished women of society, media persons, and social workers chose the winners on the basis of strict criteria,” said Dr. Jindal.
The winners included 29 women of different professions; there were doctors, bureaucrats, fashion designers, architects, national-level sportswomen, make-up artists, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, hoteliers, lawyers, educationists, journalists, bloggers, and builders. They were shortlisted from the age group of 11 years to 60 plus years.
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.’
The event was held to express appreciation, respect, and love for all the incredible women in our lives and also to show that society is proud of the efforts of women. The event also highlighted the need to create a world where women do not have to face any discrimination.
The women who were felicitated by the Governor were Dr Preeti Jindal, senior gynecologist and philanthropist; Tanu Kashyap, senior bureaucrat; Priya Tandon, senior journalist and blogger; Vasundhara, advocate; Dr Sonam Goyal, dancer; Arti Mittal, entrepreneur; Karamvir Kaur, builder; Neha Mandeep Puri, GM of Urban Melange magazine; Prakriti Chawla, fashion designer; Komal Talwar; Shelja Gupta, architect; Muskaan Tanveer, national sportswomen; Devika Batta, social worker; Radhika Thapar, senior lawyer; Parul Duggal, celebrity make-up artist; Manu Garg, eminent social worker; Rashmeet Kapoor, entrepreneur; Aruti Nayar, renowned journalist; Mahika, international sportswoman; Simrita Mann, educationist; Dr Vineet Nagpal, Assistant Director, Health, Punjab; Dr Prabhjot Guron, social worker & entrepreneur, Dr Ladbans Kaur, senior radiologist; Neha Sharma, TV journalist; Saanya Verma, Hotelier; Garima Singh, senior bureaucrat; Dr Ayesha Khosla, social worker; Jai Sandhu, Educationist and Shruti Batra, Entrepreneur.
The event was organized by Touch Clinic in association with Callidora, Cordlife, Sant Ram’s Luxury Estate, Bigrox Media, The Catalysts PR & Productions, and NGO ‘I Am Still Human.’