South Central Railway organized a 3K Run/Walkathon at Railway Sports Complex Ground, Secunderabad today i.e., 07thMarch, 2023 to bring awareness on the concept of ‘embrace equity’ as part of International Women’s Day Celebrations.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager, SCR was the Chief Guest on the occasion and flagged off the run/walkathon in the presence of Shri P. Uday Kumar Reddy, Additional General Manager, SCR; Shri Arvind Malkhede, Senior Deputy General Manager; Shri A.K Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad Division; Shri Sharat Chandrayan, Divisional Railway Manager, Hyderabad Division; Smt. K. Padmaja, Chief Commercial Manager (C&PS) and other senior Railway officials, staff and participants.
Shri Arun Kumar Jain led the rally to create awareness on the importance of equality of women in the society. The rally aimed to reaffirm the commitment of SCR to promote gender equality and woman’s rights at workplaces, educational institutions run by Railways etc.,
Addressing the gathering, Shri Arun Kumar Jain stated woman are the pillars of the society and play a very important role in the development of the country. He encouraged the participants to embrace equity and move forward to create a identity for themselves. Modern day society has been providing several opportunities to women and they have proven their capabilities in all the spheres such as business, politics, sports, academics and administrative fields etc.,
The event witnessed huge and enthusiastic participation from officers, staff, members of SCR Sports Association and students from Railway schools & colleges.