From The Desk Of President-WR

With the inception of the Forum of Women in Public Sector it has always been our Endeavour to highlight the needs as well as address the issues faced by women employees in the public sectors. It was a long journey but, on our way we have crossed various memorial milestones. We have achieved a place where we are significant part of our growing national economy. Faced against odds and difficulties, we have managed to stay together and made this proud dream come true. The ray of hope that our future will be even better and empowered is not a fantasy anymore.

Our Western Region has always stood apart by being the most innovative in introducing themes and creating informative Newsletters for disseminating information. We have continuously bagged honours at the National Level for the same.

This year, our prime objective was to reflect upon Skill Development among our peer groups to help us to excel in our career and reach glass ceiling of higher management. Focused on the same, Western Region organized training programme and Regional Meet during 2015 to stress on the importance of skill development for growth and progress of the employer organization.

With changing times and sensibilities it is also prudent to mark that we are still far away from achieving the ultimate gender equality status quo. We still have to grow and unlock our potential. With our focus and achievements we must try to at least take care of some of the many issues women face across strata, work and on a daily basis. ‘A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water ~ Eleanor Roosevelt’ aptly defines the immense strength and power a woman is instilled with. With all the enthusiastic members of WIPS Western Region on board; we look forward to yet another eventful year ahead!

I am sure, with the support of one another, we would certainly be able to take the heart, soul and spirit of WIPS ahead. I wish, pray and hope that we add value in creating a positive difference to the Forum as well as to our individual commitments to the cause.

Wishing Good Luck for our forthcoming National Meet 2016.

Mallika Shetty
President, WIPS, Western Region.