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Each girl should be a Role Model : G Poomkuzhali IPS

KOCHI ; The attitude of the society towards girls must be changed and the myth that a girl cant do anything just because she is girl also must be changed, said the Deputy Commisioner of Kochi G Poomkuzhali IPS. The parents of daughters have a lot of responsibilities. You will only know how to groom a daughter only when the when you become a parent . She was talking as the Chief Guest at the Daughters Day Celebrations at Ernakulam Press Club, jointly organised by the Ernakulam Press Club, Public Relations Council of India ( PRCI ) & Young Communicators Club ( YCC ).Kerala Chapter. The Daughters Day is celebrated all over India by the PRCI to commemorate the birthday of the first Indian origin astronaut Kalpana Chawla.

" My father supported me completely till I finished my studies. I have failed thrice in the Civil Services Exams. But on all those occasions the support my father extended to me was really great.The mindset of most of the people prevailing even today is to get their daughter married the moment they become mature.A lot of people advised my parents also that IPS is not suitable to girls. But my parents stood with me. And I dedicate my victory to them.Girls should have self confidence as their inspiration. Every one must become a role model.The parents also must take care to groom their daughters to be better citizens who can really do great things." She was talking about her parents with great concern & affection. She appreciated PRCI and Press Club for this initiative and told that it was her first public program after taking charge as DCP of Kochi and expressed her happiness to participate in the Daughters Day program as a Daughter herself.

Even after failing in +2 exams and loosing her father, Jini Gopal, our Award winning Daughter, with her own efforts, determination & enthusiasm became a successful entrepreneur providing employment to 100s of women & won the title of Miss Fitness 2019 in a recent fashion show. She expressed her happiness in being selected for the award and told that the reality that She is a Daughter is leading her in life." Self confidence is the only asset I have." She said very proudly.The second award winner Uthara Geetha is the one and only Indian to be selected for the coveted European Union scholarship " Erasmus Mundus" After receiving the award she appreciated the initiates of PRCI & Press Club in recognising the importance of Daughters." If someone says that a girl can't to anything, I will not agree to it or accept it" She added.

U S Kutty, Chairman of PRCI Kerala Chapter presided over the meeting. Press Club Secretary Sugathan P Balan welcomed the gathering. PRCI National President Elect Dr T Vinay Kumar made the opening remarks. Press Club Joint Secretary Smitha N Krishnn offered the vote of thanks. Press Club Acting President Arun Chandra Bose, Executive Committee member Satheesh A S, PRCI National Jt Secretary P K Natesh,Kerala Chapter Secretary Jibi Sadasivan International Director Sunil Kannath, YCC Kerala Director K Naushad and a good gathering of PRCI & Press Club members attended the function.