ICC organised Nukkad Natak competition at XISS

Internal Complaint Committee of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi in collaboration with Aawaz Club- the dramatic society of XISS, organized a Nukkad Natak competition for creating awareness regarding gender discrimination and harassment as a part of its yearly training and awareness program in XISS Courtyard.

Director, XISS, Dr Joseph Marianus Kujur in his address to the gathering said that man and women are complementary to each other and one cannot function without the other. Thus, it is important to sensitize people about Gender Equality and so the theme of this event holds great importance. He also emphasised on the “Importance of Gender equality in every sphere of life and breaking the stereotypes persisting in the society”.

A total of 4 teams participated in the event which was judged by a panel consisting of Dr Pradeep Kerkatta SJ, Assistant Director, XISS along with Dr Ramakant Agarwal, Dr Arana Kausar, Dr Bhabani Mahapatra and Dr Sanjay Verma.  

The 1st prize was won by Team Rudraksh (theme – cleanliness of mind and state of women in the society) of Financial Management Programme and received a cash prize of Rs 7000; 2nd prize was won by team Aayna (theme – Sexual harassment at workplace) of Rural Management Programme who won Rs 4000. Team Nayan (theme – politics and workplace harassment) of Marketing Management Programme and Team Forced (theme – Gender Stereotypes) of Human Resource Management also presented their acts and all the participants received certificates of participation.

XISS faculty, staff and students attended the event and witnessed the several aspects of gender discrimination and harassment prevailing in the society. ICC Presiding Officer, Dr Madhumita Singha Neogi and Dr Pooja, Member, ICC XISS, Ranchi along with other ICC members coordinated the event.