With a gathering of 300 women, The International Women’s Day was celebrated very majestically at Don Bosco, Ponnur on 10th March 2014. The Chief Guest Mrs. Kalayani, The Principal, VNR College of Engineering. Enlightening the gathering about the girl child’s birth and education the chief guest gave an inspiring speech highlighting some of the important issues of the women in the society and how to face them boldly and courageously. Mrs. Lakshmi Suhasini, Head Mistress, Little Gems School, Ponnur addressed the gathering and created an awareness of Women Rights in the society. Fr. K.S. Joseph the rector of the community spoke on the importance and role of women in the family and society. Fr.P.Arul Das, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Three MACT & CS addressed the women about the importance of Savings and explained the role of Salesian Congregation in Women Empowerment. The Guests distributed the prizes and certificates to the winners and participants in different games conducted on the occasion of women’s day. Function was concluded with national Anthem followed by lunch.