MET League of Colleges celebrated the International Women’s Day with its ever eternal enthusiasm amidst great gusto on Monday, March 8, 2010.
A free medical camp had been organized for all women employees under the aegis of the Lionesses club of Venus headed by the President Dr. Hema Verma and Secretary Mrs. Surekha Shetty. 27 doctors attended the programme of very high caliber and status. Most of them were Deans and Honorary Surgeons and Physicians attached to Sion Hospital, BSCS Hospital Asian Heart Institute, and Lions Club of Versova.
Almost nine tests were conducted for all the ladies. The tests conducted were in pathology-hemoglobin and blood sugar, eye tests, dental check up, gynecology and pap smear, general health check up, dermatology, bone density, lung function and E.C.G. Counseling sessions were conducted for cervix cancer and family planning. Presentation was made for anaemia and iron and calcium deficiency in women and guidance was given along with free distribution of medicines.
A free beauty treatment was given to three prize winners by Shell Skin Clinic in association with ‘Kaya Kalp’. The three prize winners were Ms. Mayura Amarkant, Ms. Priti Parekh and Ms. Priyanka Kulkarni. They were given free smooth and glow service, facial polish and bio pill facial. Also discount coupons worth Rs. 500 for beauty treatment at the shell clinic were distributed to all interested women employees.
A demonstration and treatment was also given in alternative therapy ‘Sujok’ for chronic ailments. The ladies were guided to remedies that could be used independently on their own with the use of grains, pulses and colours.
Finally, there was entertainment for all at the Globus theatre. All the women employees had a day off from work while they enjoyed themselves watching the movie, ‘Atithi Tum Kab Jaaoge’ laughing their wits out and munching samosas and popcorn with coke. Not forgetting the unprivileged lot, Smt. Chhagan Bhujbal (Nani) distributed to all the housekeeping employees of the MET league of colleges gift packets containing sarees and explained to them the importance of womanhood in all times.