Women SSB contingent to be sent to Congo
New Delhi: A 22 members women contingent of SSB will be deployed for UN Peace Keeping Mission in Civil war Stricken DR Congo on 18th of June, 2019 as part of the Rapid deployable Battalion of Indian Army. The UN is seeking deployment of a Female Engagement Team (FET) in UN Missions as part of its gender parity/sensitisation initiative. The Female Officers will conduct patrollings and will engage with women for gaining trust of local people. They will also make the Civic Action Programmes more meaningful and will assist in conduct of investigation and riot control etc. This is the first time ever that a Contingent of SSB is going to be deployed for UN Mission. SSB Officers and Contingent members have been selected from various SSB BNs through a tough selection process and were imparted weeks of specialized / professional training. The women personnel are between the age group of 26 to 37 and are in high spirits to take on any challenge. Kumar Rajesh Chandra, DG, SSB met with the Contingent on 7th of June, 2019 to give them a warm send off in a function held in Delhi. He wished them all the success and advised them to enhance the image of the Force and keep the flag of India and SSB flying high. Sh. Jyotirmay Chakravarty, IPS, ADG and other senior officers and men of the Force were also present on this occasion.
Lalit Kala Akademi to organise exhibition
New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, National Academy of Art, New Delhi was set up by the Government of India as an autonomous body, on 5th August, 1954. Lalit Kala Akademi, Ministry of Culture is organising an Exhibition ‘Stree Vision’ (Contemporary Indian Women Printmakers) exhibition, in collaboration with the Eugeniuz Geppert Academy of Art and Design, Wraclow, Poland. The show wiill be inagurated by Mr. Jacek Sutryk, Prezydent Wroclawia on 12th June 2019 at Gallery Betonowy in Eugeniusza Gepperta Academia of Art and Design Wroclaw the most beautiful space in the Geppert Academy. It is also one of the oldest and most visited galleries in the Akademi of Fine arts. The show is inclusive of 51 works of Indian Women Printmakers carefully selected from all over India, Namely Anita Das Chakraborty, Anu Gupta, Anupam Sud, Asma Menon, Avni Bansal, Dimple B. Shah, Dimple Chandat, Divya Chaturvedi, Durga Kainthola, Gouri Vemula, Hem Jyotika, Hemavathy Guha, Jin Sook Shinde, Jyoti Deoghare, Kanchan Chander, Kaika Shah, Kinnari Tondlekar, Kshitij Bajpai, Lajja Shah, Lina Ghosh, Medha Satpalkar, Naina Dalal, Nandini Pantawane, Neha Jaiswal, Paula Sen Gupta, Piyali Paul, Preya Bhagat, Priyanka Batra, Pushpa Dullar, Rajani Sahani, Rini Dhumal, Satwinder Kaur, Seema Gondane, Seema Kholi, Shalini, Shraddha Tiwari, Soghra Khurasani, Sonal Vasrshneya, Stuti Sonker, Sucheta Ghadge, Sushma Yadav, Tandra Bhadra, Tanuja Rane, Tejaswani Sonawane, Urmila VG, Vishakha Apte.
The Lalit Kala Akademi hosted a Print Exhibition for Poland in year 2012.In reciprocity the Akademi has sent Print Exhibition for display in Poland.