|New ACL CEO, Mr Bilmendra Jha in Rajasthan for Women's Day|
Ambuja Cement Foundation was honoured to have the new Managing Director and CEO of Ambuja Cement Limited Mr Bimlendra Jha as the guest of honour during a Community Interaction and celebration of 'International Women's Day' at Rabriyawas, Rajasthan.
Addressing the crowd, Mr Jha outlined how one educated woman in a household can bring advancements to the family as a whole.
"It is only with Women Empowerment that our communities will be able to develop and move forward. Thus the amount of work that Ambuja Cement Foundation has been doing in the Women's Empowerment Programme should definitely be celebrated on this women's day," said Mr Jha
In Rabriyawas alone, ACF is working with 100 Self-Help Groups, five village level organizations along with a women federation, 'Kasturbha Mahila Vikas Samiti.'
In fact, members of the women's federation have been a part of every initiative conducted by ACF, be it health Initiatives or agriculture activities like Goat Based Livelihoods or Vegetable Cultivation. Additionally, multiple training sessions have taken place on income generation activities to help foster financial independence and prosperity.
Tara Sharma, the President of Kasturbha Mahila Vikas Samiti Federation was recently nominated for the Woman Exemplar Program by CII Foundation for her contribution towards the betterment of women through Health and SHG Programs.
"The presence of all of us here proves the great work that we are doing towards women empowerment and how we are all connected to it." Mr Jha concluded.