24 Dec 2020|Lucknow


 Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Campus organized a Government of India, National Commission for Women, New Delhi  funded  national webinar on the theme “WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH OF MARRIED WORKING WOMEN AND CYBER STALKING IN INDIA” on Thursday, 24th December 2020 which was attended by more than 600 participants pan India. Hon Mayor of Lucknow, Madam Sanyukta Bhatia graced the inaugural function as chief guest while 

Hon Vice Chancellor Amity University Uttar Pradesh Prof Dr Balvinder Shukla Madam presided over the function.  Member U.P State Commission for women, Lucknow, Smt. Anju Prajapati, Hon Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Sunil Dhaneshwar, Director, Amity Institute of Pharmacy and Deputy Dean Research Prof Dr Suneela Dhaneshwar were also present for the same.

The Mayor addressed the issue of working women, multiple responsibilities on work and home front and emphasized that in today’s time in order to be empowered every woman should be independent and self-reliant. In her struggle to strike a work-life balance the support of family plays a major role. The women should not neglect their physical and mental wellbeing while doing multitasking. She also elaborated upon the burning issue of cyberstalking and what measure are to be taken for cyber security.  She also informed about the Government of India’s strict directives to social media platforms about not misusing the data and information shared by public on this platform.  Smt. Anju Prajapati presented an overview on the measures taken by UP State Commission for Women, Lucknow for solving the various issues of women including cyberstalking. Prof Dr Balivinder Shukla advised working women about self-care and me first to avoid the mental stress.  Prof. Dr Sunil Dhaneshwar appreciated how women are on the forefront in every chosen profession, securing higher positions. Prof Dr Suneela Dhaneshwar briefed on the measures that could be taken to avoid mental stress and achieve cybersecurity.

Dr. Nupur Kohli Medical Doctor, Advisor Health Care, Renowned Speaker, Researcher, joined from the Netherlands and spoke on the mental wellbeing of working women, causes and strategies to overcome them. Ms Nirali Bhatia a Cyber Psychologist touched upon psychological implications of social media and cyber-crimes.  Dr S. Z H. Zaidi, Clinical Psychologist, Director, Amity Institute of Behavioral &Applied Sciences, Head Clinical Psychology, Dr. Ela Kumar, Dean Student Welfare & Chief Proctor, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University, Delhi, Mr. Rashmin Pulekar, Youth Mentor, Meditation Coach, Dr Chandrashekhar Verma, Dy Director PR & Communication at Amity University Lucknow, renowned writer, motivational speaker & behavioural scientist, Prof   Dr Suneela Dhaneshwar  participated   in a very meaningful panel discussion on the theme. Students of the institute enthusiastically participated on a poster display competition expressing their understanding and thoughts on the theme very creatively and beautifully.

Vote of thanks were proposed by the organizing secretaries; Dr Neha Mathur and Dr Zeeshan Fatima. The program was aptly moderated by Ms Pranati Srivastava and Ms Snigdha Singh.