Deepanjan Charitable Trust by Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj which has been working silently on menstrual hygiene and various women issues since last 6 years forayed into manufacturing of oxy biodegradable sanitary pads to support women hygiene on this occasion the trust conducted its annual Deepanjan Award ceremony over a panel discussion on Impact of Swatch Bharat on Environment & Health on 27th February at Tamarind Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj with Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State, HRD
The event started with a 2 minutes silence for CRPF Martyrs as the Founder Trustee and visionary Dr. Anjan Prakash Kaur is a true Nationalist. Shri Karnal Singh (IPS, Ex Dir ED) spoke on the nation's current scenario wherein Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj one of the leading Dermatologist of India and Founder Trustee of the trust moderated the discussion and introduced the audience to innovative ideas on health care in routine life and how to deal with environmental stress. the panel The panelist included Mr. Shukla (KVIC Asst. Director) who spoke on Khadi, Miss Poonam Verma (Principal Shaheed Sukhdev College), IAS Ira Singhal and Trustee Shri Vinod Sharma also Dr. Gyanendra Kumar – Asst. Professor Dentistry MAMC, Delhi who discussed about the impact of swatch bharat on the environment or our health and Dr. Rashmi Singh IAS who spoke her view on Swachh Bharat and the superb initiative works NDMC has been doing for it.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj said, “We are all aware of the fact that our nation is a part of the recent documentary Period. End of Sentence, a film about periods, won an Oscar I am more than happy about it but it's sad to see that still a large population of women in our own nation are not even aware of this basic and most important hygiene The sanitary pad, at Deepanjan we keep striving towards women hygiene so we have come up with oxy biodegradable sanitary pads at a very low cost I believe there is a lot of work required in this sector and it’s important to encourage all who are genuinely taking even a step because cleanliness begins at home.”
Event was inaugurated by Trustees and few beneficiaries of trust from BPL and MOS Dr. Satya Pal Singh was attended by various dignitaries and senior bureaucrats like Secretary NDMC Rashmi Singh various countries like South Africa have the list of awardees included Rosy Ahluwalia along with Raashi Anand Founder Lakshyam NGO, Shruti Padmanabhan, Artist Nishi Singh, Founder of COWE Miss Tripti Somani, Ms. Shanan Jain, Leher Sethi, Ritoo Jha. Urvashi Mittal who is a very dynamic person, as Distt Editor of Inner Wheel, she has been chosen as ’DIONISIO 2018 woman of the year’ from amongst 50 global finalists which is a v prestigious international award and Enterprenuer and Philanthropist, Miss Palka Grover. Other trustee and directors Dr. Madhu Sharma, Mr. Ashok Kacker, Mr. Kishore Behl, Mr. Sandeep Silas, who always help in carving the way ahead for Deepanjan activities. Indian Oil (IOL) and KVIC supported this event and motivated Deepanjan for there steps towards women Hygiene & Oxy biodegradable pads manufacturing.