11.20 am to 11.30am : Felicitation to Chief Guest
11.30 am to 11.40 am : Vote of Thanks by
Prof. A. Ramakrishna, Head, Dept. Of Education, OU
After inaugural Pre-Lunch Session was commenced. Prof. C. Madhumathi, conducted Pre-lunch session where four senior resource person in the field of Women Empowerment spoke on different issues.
The four guest speakers during Pre-Lunch session were
Mrs. Rekha Pappu, She spoke on status of women during Pre- Independence, she elaborated on educational facilities, gender sensitivity, health and sanitation for women empowerment
Isidore Philips , The President of Divya Disha, The child welfare organization (NGO) spoke on Elimination of Child Labour and change in Parental attitude to improve literacy of Women
Third Resource Person is Prof. Vishnu Priya from Law Department, she emphasized on Answers to Legal Issues of Women
The fourth Resource Person who delivered her prospective on present topic was
Ms. Savitha, from Iswarya Brahma Kumari Institute of Raja Yoga. She spoke about the need for introspection of all teachers on their responsibilities and role in promoting peaceful co-existence.
There was a Lunch break from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
In the Post Lunch Session 2:30 to 3:30pm and 3:30 to 5:00pm during this period paper presentation parallel session were held for about 30 presenters.
On the second day i.e., 29-03-2014 first session started with paper presentation continued in the second hour with the paper presentation in the third hour i.e 12:30 to 1:30pm interactive session were held. More than 100 papers were covered. These parallel session were chaired by Senior Professors from different faculties. After lunch from 2:30 to 3:30pm remaining 27 scholars presented their papers followed by interactive session.
At 4’O clock valedictory session was started Welcoming the guests was done by Prof. T.Mruanalini, Department of Education, Opening remarks were given by Prof. P.Venkata Reddy, Dean, Department of Education, O.U.
Seminar report and recommendations of the seminar presented by Prof. M. Sakku Bhavya, Organizing Secretary of the Seminar.
Valedictory address was given by the Chief Guest Prof. Lakshmi, K. Director of Women Study center, O.U, followed by felicitation for the guests and Presidential remarks by the Dean, faculty Prof. P. Venkat Reddy.
The Valedictory was concluded by vote thanks by Mrs. Shahanaz Begum, Asst. Professor, I.A.S.E, O.U.
There are several problem faced by women in India. The problems are obstructing the development of women directly and national progress is indirectly abstracted. Women Education and training in skills will place them on equal footing with Men. Leading to Progress in different fields of National Life. It is highly necessary on part of Nation to concentrate on Women Education, Training and Employment.
In view of the above ground realities it was felt necessary to conduct seminar on Women Education and Empowering strategies. This enables women to share information and wisdom; prefer alternative existing ways to improve literacy and contribute to quality life and progress at global level.
CONFERENCE OUT COME; SUGGESSIONS
To improve self image and self confidence of Women. Enable them to contribute to a) Social justice b) Participation in National Economy Activities c ) Meaning full Participation in Educational Progress of Masses.
Developed environment required where women will educate themselves; help their sisters who are less fortunate. Women need Empowerment for self development and development of society.
To developed De-Centralized participative work culture in the Management of all departments. Women must be given equal role in decision making in all departments of national life.
Establishment and strengthening of Mahila Welfare Societies in each colony or locality to made compulsory in all districts. The hierarchy of women organization from village to top level required to be strengthen a) Formal Education b) Non- Formal Education and training c ) Professional and Non- Professional Education for women to be strengthened d) Adult Education to be focused.
Programmes at Southern Region
Programmes at Andhra Region
Two day National Seminar on “Indian Society at Crossroads: Problems and Solutions” from 27th – 28th April, 2013 Organized by Directorate of Distance Education, S. V. University, Tirupati
The national seminar was held on 27th and 28th April, 2013 at 10.30 am in the Senate Hall of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. The Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Prof. W. Rajendra as the Chief Guest inaugurated the two day national seminar. Prof. C. Ganesh, Head, Dept. of Sociology of Osmania University delivered the keynote address. Prof. U. Tataji, Former Vice Chairman of APSCHE, Prof. N. Ramulu President APSS and Prof. Govinda Reddy Director DDE were the Guests of Honour.
There were two symposium speakers namely Prof. N. Adinarayana, Head, Dept. of Sociology and Population Studies, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and Prof. N. Kanan, Head, Dept. of Sociology, M.S. University, Tirunalveli.
There were six technical sessions chaired by Prof. Sunanda Pandey, Professor, Osmania University, Dr. M. Swarna Latha, Principal, Nirmal PG Canter, Kakatiya University, Prof. Muralidhar,Dept. of Political Science, S.V. University, Prof. S. Bhaskar, Dept. of Sociology, S.V. University and Dr. V. Venkateswar Rao, Head, Dept. of Sociology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.
The Resource Persons were Prof. Kamala Rao, Dept. of Sociology, Osmania University, Prof. G. Chakrapani, B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, Prof. T. Srinivas, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Prof. R.B. Patil, Shivajee University, Kolhapur, Prof.B. Krishna Reddy, Dravidian University, Kuppam and Dr. P. Sukumaran, Dept. of Juvenile Welfare and Correctional Behaviour, Hyderabad, Dr. K. Padmavathi, Satavahana University, Karimnagar and Dr.P.V. Ramana, B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
Apart from these technical sessions 126 research papers were also presented by Assistant Professors, Research Scholars and Academic Consultants from various Universities.
Prof. K. Satyavelu Reddy, Registrar, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati was the Chief Guest of the Valedictory Function, Prof. Ch. Uma Mohan, Ex. President of APSS, Prof. Amarnath R. Das Vice-President, APSS and Prof. T. Srinivas Professor, Kakatiya University, Warangal are the Distinguished Guests at the Valedictory function. Prof. C. Venkatachalam, Professor of Sociology, Periyar University, Selam, delivered the valedictory address.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. G. Janakiramaiah as the Seminar Director.