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ISRO: 27 per cent women force involved in Mars Orbiter Mission

ISRO: 27 per cent women force involved in Mars Orbiter Mission

Mysuru, Aug 22(UNI) Ms B P Dakshayani, Group Director Flight Dynamics Group, ISRO Satellite Centre, said that Women employees constituted to 27 per cent in Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and most of them were involved in design and development of Satelites.
Speaking at a Special Interactive Session with Women Scientists of ISRO, the Women behind India’s acclaimed Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), Mangalyaan Mission organsied by the CII here last evening,she said women are also involved in design and development of all launch vehicles including PSLV and GSLV.
"At the outset there is no disparity that ladies to be restricted to particular work; we don’t see any gender bias in our organization.
" There are nearly 70 women who are also in decision making.
In ISRO, as on January 2017, there are 2413 employees including 648 women which is nearly 27 per cent.
Women are also working as program Directors, Group Directors, division heads and section head.
One should be passion for whatever they do, they should be hard working and need to acquire require skill and keep updating knowledge in any profession.
"If we plan things well in advance with cooperation and understanding from family and have passion to work we can manage family and work very easily.
For our success family support was beyond our expectation," she added.
Ms S Padmasree, Deputy Project Director - Sensors Subsystem, ISRO Satellite Centre, said that to be success in the profession family support is very important.
Without proper family support it is difficult to excel in any profession.
Besides support from family we had good team members who were very co-operative and motivating.
They also used to inspire us; due to all these we never had stress at all.
Even when we commit mistakes they used to tell us if we do work mistakes bound to happen.
" We also had huge support from family members including husband, in-laws, mother and brother.
We should also know how to manage family; we should not just keep on expecting we should also give in return.
Dedication and hardwork always rewarded, there is no shortcut for hardwork.
You may be little below, if you dedicate you will definitely can achieve.
She also mentioned that the family support especially the joint family which she is in helped her a lot," she added.
Ms Supriya Ramdasi, Convenor, Women Initiatives, CII Mysuru and COO, Plansee India HPM said recent study by World Bank shows Only 27 per cent of India’s workforce is female - far below the world average of 50 per cent.
We are way behind even some of our neighbouring countries Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
In terms of ranking - India ranks 120th among 131 nations in women workforce.
The contribution towards the GDP of India from Women is at a mere 17 per cent, whereas the global average is 37 per cent.
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Ultrasonography:New

Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

Kolkata, Sep 20 (UNI) Can ultrasonography be used for peripheral nerve blocks? A Kolkata-based private specialty hospital recently organised a one-day workshop on "Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia" to familiarise budding anaesthesiologists and practitioners with the use of ultrasound and how to perform the various procedures.

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3 die of swine flu in Jabalpur, toll rises to 19

Jabalpur, MP, Sep 20 (UNI) After three more people – including two women – succumbed to the HINI virus in the past 24 hours, the death toll due to swine flu has risen to 19 in this cantonment town.

History

History of modern transfusion medicine

Kolkata, Sep 15 (UNI) The Medical Officer Incharge (MOIC) Blood Bank, Fortis Hospitals, Anandapur here, Dr Avijit Dev today said in ancient literature, there are descriptions of blood oozing and death of suffering humanity owing to that everybody gets a panic whenever sees a person bleeding profusely in front of him.

Lupin

Lupin receives FDA approval for generic Flagyl® Tablets

Mumbai, Sep 13 (UNI) Pharma Major Lupin announced that it has received final approval for its Metronidazole Tablets USP, 250 mg and 500 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of G.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is vision thief, Cataract is sight killer: Experts

By Rishira Jain New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Health experts from various eye institutes have blamed Cataract and Glaucoma for around 70 per cent of all eye-related diseases in the country, leading to either temporary or permanent blindness.

Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

Ultrasonography:New and larger scope

Kolkata, Sep 20 (UNI) Can ultrasonography be used for peripheral nerve blocks? A Kolkata-based private specialty hospital recently organised a one-day workshop on "Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia" to familiarise budding anaesthesiologists and practitioners with the use of ultrasound and how to perform the various procedures.

Solar eclipse 2017: North America will witness total solar eclipse

Solar eclipse 2017: North America will witness total solar eclipse

New York, Aug 21 (UNI) Today, all of North America will witness a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years, where the Moon will pass in front of the Sun, casting darkness across swathes of the Earth's surface - with up to 14 states shrouded in complete blackout.

Nano-particle fertilizer could lead to new 'green revolution'

Nano-particle fertilizer could lead to new 'green revolution'

New Delhi, Jan 26 (UNI) Sri Lankan scientists report having developed a simple way to make a benign, more efficient fertilizer – described as nano-particle fertilizer - that could contribute to a second food revolution across the globe.

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site in Italy suggests.

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