International Women’s day was celebrated on 8th March 2017, under the aegis of IQAC, NDCH. A function was organized to mark the event on the same day, between 3 to 5 PM, in the college premises. Dr.(Ms).Swathi, DSP. Excise dept, Anantpur Dist. and Ms.Sana III yr Engineering student, who won the best speaker award at the International Women’s Parliament meet, held at Amaravathy on 10th & 11th feb 2017, were invited as chief guests. Dr.Hymavathy Prof & Head, Gynecology dept, NMCH, was also one among the invited dignitaries. After the formal inauguration, prayer song & lighting of the traditional lamp, all the dignitaries on the dais delivered speeches. All spoke about the importance of women’s day and achieving women empowerment by abolishing gender inequality at all strata in the society. It was also emphasized that all students should participate in all the organized events in large numbers. There was a skit performance by III BDS students (Ms.Shabnam and group) and a solo traditional dance by Ms.Harika. Prizes (Top three and two consolation) along with certificates were awarded by the chief guest, to the winners of pencil sketch competitions, conducted on 16th feb 2017. Certificates were also distributed to the participants of the cultural program. Dr.Shanti & Dr.Vydehi, professors, Gen.Pathology, NMCH were among the noted invitees to the function. All the girl students, postgraduates of all depts and interns attended the program. All students were served snacks. There was cake cutting by Staff, followed by Hi-tea. A working lunch was organized for the women (non-teaching) staff. IDA Branch, Nellore had sponsored partly for the event, the chief sponsor being our management. The chief guests were honored with mementoes, shawls and bouquet. All the women staff (teaching & no-teaching), interns & students actively participated. It was a very memorable event.