Talcher,18/06/19:The 4 weeks long GIRLS EMPOWERMENT MISSION (GEM) programme of Talcher Thermal which was inaugurated on 20th May 2019 concluded on 16th June 2019 with a colourful presentation by all participants from different schools and its periphery.
The program started with lighting of lamp by Chief General Manager Biswarup Basu. The cultural event was totally managed by the children which shows the success of the program in terms of building confidence among participants. Right from welcoming the guests to anchoring the program and spectacular performances one after another, all planned and executed by the children in front of their parents was a marvel to be seen. Around 500 parents of all children from the periphery villages of Talcher Thermal enjoyed the programmes with full satisfaction.
The Girl Empowerment Mission (GEM) program is a flagship CSR program of NTPC. Children in the age group of 10 to 12 years from class 6th of peripheral villages participated in the 4 week long GEM workshop at Talcher Thermal which was implemented by Barefoot College, Tilonia,Rajasthan. Among the various things children learned Yoga, Marshal Art, Health & Hygiene,Gender related issues, leadership quality, personality development along with subject studieson English, maths, art and culture of the nation as a whole.