Panaji: NABARD chief general manager Kamakshi S Pai called for a change in the psyche of society on the occasion of the International Women's Day celebration organized by NABARD, Goa Regional Office.
True empowerment of women can be brought through education and economic independence which offers them a choice in decision making, she said.
Sulbha Rathod, Regional Head, Bank of India, Shivani Nayak, Chief Manager, SBI-SLBC, Varsha Dhaimodkar, GM, Goa State Cooperative Bank shared their views on the occasion.
Regional heads of major banks, SHG members, SHG Federation functionaries and women branch managers were also present on the occasion.
Prominent SHG Federation leaders and good working SHG members were felicitated by NABARD in recognition of their work. Vasant Savardekar proposed a vote of thanks.
Several stalls displayed products of SHGs at the event which besides showcasing their products helped ensure a brisk sale.