‘Though number of educated women has increased, number of employed women is low: UoM VC


Mysuru, Mar. 16, 2021 (www.justkannada.in): “Though the number of girls getting higher education in science is increasing, the number of women joining jobs is low. It is a global problem,” opined Prof. G. Hemanth Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mysore.
He participated in the 110th International Women’s Day Program held at Manasagangotri today. Presiding over the program he informed that according to a survey conducted by the United Nations, while only 2.80 lakh scientists are serving in various Research Development Institutions in India, the percentage of women employees in the engineering and technology sectors is just 14%.number,Educated,increased,Reducing,number,women,work,Mysore VV,Chancellor,Prof.G.Hemant Kumar
“The number of enrolment of girls seeking higher education in the University of Mysore for the year 2020-2021 is more than boys. They should be supported to complete their education, become self-dependent, and join jobs,” he added.
Syndicate members Dr. Chaitra Narayan and Y.K. Pavitra was felicitated on the occasion.
Smt. Rohini Sindhuri, Deputy Commissioner, Mysuru, inaugurated the program. Dr. Vijayalakshmi Balekundri, Head, Child Cardiology Department, Sri Jayadeva Hospital delivered a special lecture. Prof. R. Shivappa, Registrar, University of Mysore, and others were present.
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