International Women’s Day Celebration at Karwar Diocesan Development Council (KDDC), KARWAR

Our Partner in Uttar Kannada District, Karwar Diocesan Development Council, Karwar celebrated the International Women’s Day and also inducted 35 newly formed self help groups to mark the International Women’s Day.

Mr. Gangadhar Hiregutti, Publisher, Owner and Editor, Karavali Munjavu a Kannada daily commented that the percentage of women taking up self employment had gone down to 31.90% and encouraged the women to take up productive activity and seize advantage of the Central and State Government Schemes.

Dr. Isabella Selvaraj Xavier, Senate Member, Agriculture University, Bangalore spoke on the topic “Women in Future” and encouraged the women to take up challenges in life.

Dr. Derek Fernandes, President, KDDC in his presidential address asked the women to take up the additional responsibilities of contributing to the national growth and to actively participate in the decision making process.

The International Women’s Day celebration was also an opportunity to the Self Help Group members to organize a sale cum exhibition of the products manufactured by them and to present a cultural programme.


Rev. Dr. Derek Fernandes, President KDDC & Dignitaries inaugurating the programme by lighting the lamp.


Rev. Dr. Derek Fernandes, President KDDC & Dignitaries inaugurating the programme by lighting the lamp.


Participants presenting a cultural programme.


Members of the Self Help Groups organized a sale cum exhibition of the products manufactured by them

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