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AWWA Week Celebration in Jalandhar Cantt

AWWA Week Celebration in Jalandhar Cantt

AWWA Day was celebrated on 26 Aug 2023 at Jalandhar Cantonment to commemorate the 57th Anniversary of Army wives Welfare Association, an NGO working towards the empowerment of families of soldiers since 1966. This year the theme of the AWWA week is  ‘On Path to Transformation’ relating to ‘Woman Empowerment’. All activities organized during the week were based on this theme. The activities of the AWWA Day commemoration started from 10 Aug 2023 onward.


The festive week was the culmination of all the projects and welfare programs those were planned and held during this year. Activities like Presentation Preparation Singing and Poetry recitation, Pottery painting, lectures on contemporary issues especially women rights, and showcasing of their talent in handicraft and such like activities were conducted. Three days of Medical Camp for ‘Ladies Only’ was organized by Military Hospitals, Jalandhar Cantt for thorough medical examinations of ladies above 40 years of age which was one of the high points of the celebration. A special function was organised to felicitate the Veer Naris on16 Aug 2023 as part of the AWWA week. 65 Veer Naris alongwith their attendants attended the same. A medical camp was specially organised for them. Zonal President Vajra AWWA, Mrs Uma Nair interacted and felicitated Veer Naris.

The AWWA week came to a close on 26 Aug 2023 with a central function, wherein Zonal President Vajra AWWA, Mrs Uma Nair felicitated AWWA Excellence awardees and gave away prizes to the winners of various competitions. She complimented all members of the AWWA fraternity for their excellent work and exhorted each lady to continue the hard work to achieve the overall aim of the AWWA with “ASHA VISHWAS AUR AASTHA”.