WEC, NDCH, 6th to 8th March 2023

The ‘International Women’s Day’ celebrations, started with an “Out Reach Program” at Govt Girl’s Tribal Welfare Residential School, Golagamudi, S.P.S.R Nellore District. It was celebrated in the morning hours (10.00 A.M to 12.30 PM), in the school premises on both 6th & 7th March 2023. Drawing/Painting competitions for 30 selected children from 3rd to 9th classes and Elocution competitions for selected 15 participants from 6th to 9th classes were held on 6th March 2023. Also Principal Madam Mrs. Laxmi, Principal was felicitated with a bouquet and memento by the Dr.Saroja, Dr.Kiranmayi members and Dr.Vandana Raghunath, Chairperson, WEC, NDCH. Madame also thanked our Woman empowerment team & interns from NDCH & also the Management of Narayana Educational Institutions, for rendering dental services and dental education free for the children. On 7th March 2023 there was an inaugural program where Dr.Vandana Raghunath & Dr.Deepthi (WDC representative of IDA Nellore) spoke on the importance of girl child education, impact of childhood marriages on girl’s development, “Gender equality”, and about the “#Embrace Equity” campaign theme of IWD. The members & women staff and Interns NDCH, were introduced to the gathering. Two skits were enacted by the interns on POSCO act and CYBERCRIME. It was followed by Oral Health Education wherein the interns briefed up on the importance of primary & permanent teeth, oral hygiene practices, dental caries, ulcers, dental trauma, malocclusion, etc using Flip Charts & Flash Cards for all the assembled III to IX class students. Then all the school teachers were thanked with a small token of appreciation. Prizes were distributed to all the winners in both drawing & elocution competitions. Gifts by WEC, NDCH and IDA were given to 15 students from III to VI class who had good oral hygiene (selected during dental screening & referral camps). All the interns who had participated in the camps, skits and oral health education programs were awarded certificates by WEC, NDCH and IDA. Pastries were distributed to all the children & staff. In the valedictory note the Principal, Dean, Coordinator, AO, women staff members & interns of NDCH and Management Narayana Medical Institutions, were thanked for making this program a huge success. It was also conveyed that dental screening camps would resume after the summer break and vehicles would be sent for the children to get treated at NDCH & NMCH, as the school was adopted under WEC, NDCH. Principal Mrs.Laxmi and all the school staff (both the teaching & non-teaching) were also thanked for their co-operation rendered throughout the program. The members of WEC, NDCH, Dr.Swapna, Dr.Saroja, Dr.Kiranmayi, Dr.Samatha, and other women staff volunteered in organizing the camps, events and participated with all enthusiasm. Dr.N.Niranjan Babu, convener, CDH, IDA Nellore also participated in all the events and distributed toothpaste & tooth brushes sponsored by IDA to all children. It was a great success.

Further, on 8th March 2023 in the afternoon hours (2.30 to 5.30 PM) along with the Interns (2K18 Batch), a program was organized in the mini-auditorium. Few contests, dance and skit programs to entertain the staff & students were conducted and prizes distributed. All the teaching staff including male staff & non-teaching staff participated and it was a very memorable event. The program ended with cake cutting and distribution.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE – 6th to 8th March 2023

6th March 2023 – Govt Girl’s Tribal Welfare Residential School, Golagamudi From 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM

  • Staff conducting the programs – Dr.Vandana Raghunath, Dr.Saroja & Dr.Kiranmayi

Competition & Duration


Drawing/Painting (Chart papers only will be provided by us, rest of the items to be got by children themselves)

1 hour duration

III to IX classes

Elocution – either in English/Telugu

3-5 mins / participant

Total 1 hr 40 mins


· Education for girl child - is it required?

ఆడపిల్లలకు చదువు - ఇది అవసరమా?

· Importance of Oral health?

నోటి ఆరోగ్యం యొక్క ప్రాముఖ్యత?

· Girls participation in sports events

క్రీడా కార్యక్రమాలలో బాలికలు పాల్గొంటారు

VI to IX classes

7th March 2023 – From 9.30 AM to 12.30 AM

  • Members of WEC, NDCH & Women Staff NDCH


  • Inaugural function – Greeting the School Principal & School Teachers
  • Speeches – Staff NDCH & School Principal
  • Oral Health Education by interns
  • Skits by Interns
  • Distribution of Prizes to competition winners
  • Vote of Thanks
  • Cake cutting & distribution

8th March 2023 – From 2.30 PM to 04.30 PM

  • Teaching & Non-teaching Staff, & Interns 2K18, NDCH


  • Inaugural function – prayer song & talk on importance of International Woman’s Day
  • Ramp walk portraying different roles by women & by judges
  • Art work display by students
  • Group dance by I BDS students
  • Distribution of Prizes to competition winners
  • Vote of Thanks
  • Cake cutting & distribution