The Women Cell of the college organized a lecture on the theme 'Nutrition, fitness and Prevention of Anemia' for the girl students and the female staff to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 th March 2021. Principal Prof. Jaswant Singh threw some light on the history of the day and shared that the day is celebrated to acknowledge the achievements of women and to promote gender equality. Head, Department of Biotechnology Prof. Shikha Jain while presenting on the theme laid stress on the importance of the balanced diet in the life of a woman and the dietary sources of the nutrients. She delved further into the details of special dietary requirements of women during the stages of pregnancy and breast-feeding. She also expressed concerns over the prevalence of iron-deficiency anemia among women and advised on the ways to prevent it. She while divulging on the importance of fitness prescribed the regime including walking, running, exercise and yoga and the need to adopt the same to lead a healthy and disease-free life.