FICCI FLO Launches it Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh chapter

TNN Bureau. Updated: 5/24/2021 10:06:21 PM Top Stories

The FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) launched its 18th chapter 'FLO Jammu Kashmir and Ladhak' during a webinar here on Monday 24th May,2021.FICCI FLO being the ladies division of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FICCI) which is the apex body of Industry and Commerce in India.FLO Ex-President, Ms. Vinita Bimbhet and FLO National President, Ms. Ujjwala Singhania launched the chapter in the presence of All Past Presidents, the current Chairpersons of all 17 chapters across India and the presidium.

The event commenced with a welcome speech by Ms. Vinita Bimbhet, wherein she highlighted how necessary it was for the women of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh to have a representation at FICCI FLO and how this could open up numerous opportunities for young leaders looking to work towards turning their homeland into an exciting economic utopia. After which the All India President Ms. Ujjwala Singhania introduced the firstChairperson Kr. Ritu Singh as a magnanimous personality who has extensively and passionately worked for numerous social causes and has tremendous plans for this new chapter.

Kr Ritu Singh in her acceptance speech as Founding Chairperson, shared her vision "We envision a future that will focus on sustainable empowerment for women through purposefully and strategically directed initiatives, which will optimize the spirit of Power to Empower reversing the self before service culture and unshackling barriers to open the gates for socio-economic activities." She dispelled full confidence in her members and proudly introduced her team.

Sr. Vice President: Ms.Varuna Anand Vice President : Esther Willlams
Executive Secretary: Ritika Trehan Treasurer: Ruchika Gupta

She also drew a wonderful analogy of a lotus and expressed immense confidence and belief that there is no better time than now to spring into action and create champions out of every woman in the region. She ended with a Shlok in Sanskrit taken from Manusmruthi
"Yatra naryastupujyanteramantetatra Devata" which means where Women are honored, divinity blossoms there, and where women are dishonored, all action no matter how noble remain unfruitful.

All past presidents congratulated Kr. Ritu Singh on taking over as the founding Chairperson of this glorious chapter .

Finally, Zila Khan presented a heart rending composition dedicated to the new FLO chapter .Melodies like 'chap tilak' and ' lab pe aatihaidua', transported everyone into a zone of serenity and divinity. The entire event culminated with the Vote of Thanks, proposed by Ms. Jayanti Dalmia, Sr. Vice President, All India FICCI FLO, who expressed her gratitude to all the attendees and remarked that FICCI FLO expanding its footprints to J&K,L is definitely a history in the making.

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