- May 7, 2016
-- Manav Rachna National Service Scheme under the Department of Students Welfare along with ThePehnava.com organized a Women Self Defense Awareness Programme with an aim to empower women and to introduce them to various self-defense techniques which may help them to predict, identify and avoid the awry to take place in B Block Seminar Hall.This idea was the brainchild of Dr. Aanchal Makhija, Co-founder of startup ThePehnava.com in collaboration with GOJU - RYU academy, Mr. O.P. Singh and Mr. Karan Sagar were present to inculcate the students in the self-defense activities. The event took place at B-block seminar hall and commenced at 11:30 am. Around 50 students from Faculty of Management Studies, MRIU participated in the event.
The event started with Dr. Aanchal Makhija (an alumni of MRDC) giving her views on how women can defend themselves and what all are the perks of being self-dependent. They taught the students some very helpful defensive moves, and also spoke about they can protect themselves from the mishappenings that could occur at any point of me. The enthusiasm had been seen among the students. Both the girls and the boys took part in the activities and learning process of the tricks.
Mr. Karan Singh and Mr. O.P. Singh gave students a window view to protect themselves and make them get out of any mishappenings that could occur around them. Students were influenced by their talks and the moves they taught them. And thus, participated enthusiastically. We plan to hold such an event for other student groups and faculty members as well.