Dr. Kiran Bedi to address woman students of Jain University

Dr. Kiran Bedi, India's first highest ranked woman police officer (retd.) and a social activist will address woman students of Jain University on the topic "Women Empowerment" at CMS Business School, JP Nagar on 29 November 2013.

Bengaluru, Karnataka, November 27, 2013 /India PRwire/ -- The main intention of inviting Dr. Kiran Bedi is to make the women students in Jain University to realize the true potential and power within them. In times when incidents of violence inflicted on women are reported on a regular basis it is essential that women discover, exercise and encourage "Women Empowerment". Dr. Kiran Bedi will be speaking elaborately on issues faced by women and how they can take a stand, demand and fight for their rights.

Dr. Chenraj Roychand, President, Jain University Trust will also preside over the function.

About Kiran Bedi

The eminent writer, Khushwant Singh, in one of his columns, described Dr. Kiran Bedi as "The gutsiest woman I have ever known". Dr. Kiran Bedi was the first Indian woman to join the Indian Police Services. Spectators at the 1973 Republic Day Parade were amazed to see a lady at the head of the Police Contingent. The then Prime Minister, Mrs. lndira Gandhi was so impressed that she invited Dr. Bedi for breakfast with her the very next day. Since then till date Dr. Bedi has been the pride of the Indian police force. She is a lady with an iron will. She has won many awards for her contribution in providing good governance and an effective leadership. She has been an Asian Tennis Champion and has won many other tennis championship titles. Kiran Bedi has been an ardent supporter of women empowerment. Her efforts in this direction have been manifold.

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About Jain University

A deemed-to-be-university since five years, it is now ranked No. 1 among top private universities in South India & ranked No.17 among top 50 universities in India by India Today Nielson Best Universities Survey '13. Founded in 1990 as SBMJC by Dr. Chenraj Roychand, an eminent entrepreneur & educationist with over 35 yrs of experience, it has the vision to foster human development through excellence in quality education, research & entrepreneurial development. There are over 60 innovative programmes at the UG, PG, research levels, managed & imparted by 500 sharp minded senior faculty members who mentor over 7800 students nationally & globally. Its 10 robust Centres of Excellence are for Social Sciences & Education; Disaster Mitigation; Aerospace Engineering & Management; Emerging Technologies; Nano and Material Sciences; Ancient History & Culture; Indian Psychology and Advanced Studies in Biosciences, Pure & Applied Sciences and Centre for Post Graduate Studies. JU advocates sports and creative talents. JU alumni have emerged as successful sportsmen, entrepreneurs and celebrities globally. It enjoys close to 20 international collaborations with world's leading universities and organizations in UK, Germany, USA, Canada, Russia etc. 'JGI LIFE', its social responsibility model has provided free education to 2200 children from 106 villages in Kanakapura (Karnataka) and Amethi (UP) and subsidized education to 1200 children from 50 villages in MP. JU believes in nation building through Education, Entrepreneurship & Employment which is formulated by Chenraj Roychand Centre for Entrepreneurship. It creates opportunities for young talented individuals to realize their entrepreneurial potential. It's the first varsity in Bangalore to launch community radio 90.4 MHz that empowers socially deprived class. For more information, please visit: www.jainuniversity.ac.in

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