We looked inside some of the tweets by @MinistryWCD and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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Founder of Indian Women Scientists’ Association, Dr. Kamal Ranadive is known for her research on links between cancers and viruses. A Chair will be established in her name in the field of Biomedical Research.
First woman researcher to join Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Bombay, Bibha Chowdhari discovered a sub-atomic particle in the 1940s. She is also known for her experiments in Kolar gold mines.
Dr. Raman Parimala surprised experts in the field by giving first example of nontrivial quadratic space over an affine plane. A lady of many firsts in the field of Mathematics, a chair in her name will inspire young girls to pursue mathematics.
Dr. Anna Mani was responsible for making India self-sufficient in designing & manufacturing its own weather instruments. An elected member of the Commission for Instruments & Methods of Observation advisory group, her passion for climate science made her take remarkable ventures.
Dr. Irawati Karve was a stalwart of Indian Anthropology at a time when it had just been institutionalized. She used language patterns & geographical divisions to study the variations in kinship structures. A Chair will be established in her name in Social Sciences Institutes.
Dr. Kadambini Ganguly was one of the first two women in India who became eligible to practice medicine in the 19th century. She was also an active member of India’s freedom struggle and worked towards improving conditions of female coal miners.
First woman to receive a Doctorate of Science from an Indian University, Dr. Asima Chatterjee’s research led to development of an epilepsy drug. Her work in organic chemistry & phytomedicine has been noteworthy. Chair will be established in her name in the area of Phytomedicine.
Dr. Darshan Ranganathan Chair in the field of Immunology will be established at several institutes to honour her work for reproducing natural biochemical processes. I hope young girls take inspiration from her and make our Nation proud.
Do remember Dr. Janaki Ammal every time you consume sugar . Leaving behind a flourishing career on foreign shores, Dr. Ammal returned to India in 1951 & continued to serve her motherland till last breathe. Chair in the field of Biotechnology is our tribute to her contribution.
A renowned cytogeneticist, Dr. Archana Sharma’s technique of studying chromosomes enabled a new way of classification. A Chair in her name will be established in any institute of Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) to encourage research activity in this area.
On National Science Day, @MinistryWCD is pleased to announce Establishment of 11 Chairs in the names of Indian Women Scientists at Institutes across the country. Under PM @narendramodi Ji's leadership, we're committed to recognize & encourage Indian women in the field of science.
Inspired by PM @narendramodi Ji’s vision of Women-led Development, these 11 Chairs will not only honour & recognize Indian women scientists’ contribution to the field of Science but also inspire women & encourage greater participation of young girls in STEM.
I thank @drharshvardhan ji & everyone at Ministry of Science & Technology for their support & pro-active approach towards the cause. I also compliment them for commemorating achievements of our women scientists at this year’s National Science Day celebrations.
#OrganicFoodFest2020 journey has been fruitful in providing direct linkages for women engaged in producing organic food with buyers & supply chains for the future.
#OrganicFoodFestival2020 during the B2B meetings facilitated discussions between women entrepreneurs and @ITCCorpCom, @metro_india, @luluhypr, @bigbasket_com, @Walmart, @TataConsumer, @MotherDairyMilk, Jubilant Group, @DaburIndia, Nature Bio Foods (LT Group) & @Spencers_Retail
Facilitation of business linkages to empower women entrepreneurs to B2B meetings to leverage their businesses were arranged for the participants.
Efforts to guide women organic producers were also made to develop competence to cater to a broader consumer base during the festival.
Organic Food Festival 2020 worked towards training and capacity building for Post harvest management, product innovation, packaging & certification processes for participants & cooperatives.
Unique organic produce from across India like, Arunachal Pradesh-Kiwi Wine, Assam-Black Rice, Manipur-Pink Rice, Ladakh-Pesto Sauce along with superfoods like Chia Seeds Cookies & Apricot Oil were showcased at the Organic Food Festival 2020.
The Festival not only provided women producers with market linkages and connected them to supply chain, but also facilitated their financial inclusion by providing a platform.