Women Welfare Trust and Citizens Awareness Group organized Condolence for Meeting 8 year child of RYAN International school Gurugram,Haryana

Women Welfare Trust and Citizens Awareness Group express serious concern over the murder of 8 year child of RYAN International school Gurugram,Haryana and asked for comprehensive guidelines for all schools to prevent such crimes across the country.
President of Citizen Awareness Group Surinder Verma said we demand CBI investigation as local police failed to unearth conspiracy behind cold blooded murder and demanded for framing a policy on compensation to the  victims of violence inside the school premises.
Sushma khanna,  Managing Trustee of Women Welfare Trust said Child protection right should seek detailed report on the safety measures undertaken by Govt. and private schools and conduct susprised checks to verify security arrangement.
Divya Azad,  member of Citizen Awareness group said that Awareness should be created among students regarding the present scenario and should be taught self defence. Kiran dhaliwal Mamta dubey and other members of Women Welfare Trust were present on the occasion.
Members accused the school management of negligence for its failure to provide security to students.

Condolence meet to pay tribute to slain journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh


September 7, 2017

A condolence meet to pay tribute to slain journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh was held today at Press Club, Sector 27 Chandigarh. The meeting was organized by National Media Confederation (NMC), Punjab & Chandigarh. It was supported by Chandigarh Press Club, Citizens Awareness Group and Women Welfare Trust. Members from the media fraternity and supporters from various walks of life marked a presence at the meet.

At the meeting Deepak Kumar Dhingra, President of Chandigarh Management association (CMA) gave a brief history on the excellent work done by Gauri Lankesh with a special emphasis on her being the staunch critic of right wing Hindutava politics and her advocacy for the freedom of the press.

The President of the NMC, (Pb& Chd chapter), Surinder Verma said, “The killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh has raised alarms about the state of Freedom of Expression in the country. She had been dedicated to the cause of upholding the democratic values of the country. This murder is an assault on democracy. Ideological differences should lead to debate not physical violence. Ideas are bulletproof and thoughts cannot be suppressed through murders. The instance demands greater assertion of freedom of expression by everyone. The best way to react to this incident is by asserting our fundamental right to speech and liberty”.

Adding to it, Jaswant Rana, President, Press Club, Chandigarh said, “She had been exposing politicians and superstitions. Many more journalists should take up the cause Gauri Lankesh was fighting for and they would find ample support from us. Her assassination must be thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators brought to justice. Apart from this, request the concerned authorities to ensure security of journalists”.

Gauri Lankesh, who was the editor of a weekly Kannada tabloid magazine Lankesh Patrike, was killed after being shot at least three times. She was shot by a helmet-wearing assailant while entering her home in Bengaluru.

At the meet Saurabh Duggal, Varinder Rawat, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Bhupinder Singh, Parvesh Kumar, Parveen Kumar, Pradeep Sharma, Sushma Khanna, Kiran Dhariwal, Mamta Dubey, Rakesh Malhotra, Jyoti Tandon were also present at the meet.

National Media Confederation (NMC) is an evolving league of media associations, media companies, media houses, journalists of all specializations, media organization managers of all specializations, support staff of all classes including freelancer journalists, photo-journalists, designers and all others directly associated with media.

How Does SEBI Plays An Important Role In Our Economy?

You may know about the role of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) if you are into financial and capital market for about sometime?

Most of us know that SEBI is just a regulatory body but in reality it plays a much wider role in our financial market.


Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is an apex body, which maintains and regulates our capital market. It was established in the year 1988 by the Indian government. Later in the year 1992, it received the statutory powers and the status of fully autonomous body.

It has framed a set of regulations, bye-laws and surveillance system so as to provide the end users with safety and transparency while dealing in securities. It has introduced many regulatory measures and code of conduct for various intermediaries which include portfolio managers, brokers and sub-brokers, underwriters, merchant bankers and so on.

Role of SEBI

Role of SEBI

1. Restricts illegal practises

It forbids illegal and fraudulent practises of the firm which operate in the securities market.

2. Safeguard investor’s interest

It protect investors interest in the capital market through guidance and proper education. So if you have any complaint about anything related to capital market, you can simply visit sebi.gov.in to register your complaint.sebi website

3. Regulate working of exchanges

It regulates and keep a check on the workings of stock exchanges and other aspect of securities market.

4. Monitor the workings of mutual funds

It monitors and regulates the working of mutual funds. It keeps a tight supervision on their business operations and protects investors from any unfair practices.

5. Monitor the functioning of intermediaries

Keeps a tight check on the functioning of the intermediaries like merchant bankers, stock brokers and other intermediaries present in the capital market.

6. Regulate takeovers and acquisitions

They issue guidelines to regulate takeovers, mergers and acquisition of firms to protect investor’s interest.

7. Prohibition of insider activity

It prohibits insider activity and also restricts undesirable practice of brokers and other agents in the capital market.

8. Conducting audit

It conducts audit, inspection and other suitable measures to keep a check on the workings of stock exchanges and other intermediaries.
SEBI has played a really important role in regulating the capital markets and in the development of our overall economy.If you see the market value of NSE-listed companies combined together, it stands at Rs 92,09,386 crore as on January 2016 as compared to Rs 3,63,350 crore as on 1994-1995.


Now, let’s see how SEBI has played an active role in keeping a tight check on the scams and scandals in our economy.

There was a gradual increase in the number of scams held in our country since 1990’s and it was a common phenomenon every year in those days. However, the number of scams has also come down gradually in the last few years

Here’s a quick overview on the number of major scams held in our country-

list scams in India

SEBI has till date played a significant role in maintaining efficiency and transparency in the economy and has also introduced various products fulfilling the need of market participants.

Let’s hope that SEBI will keep playing the role in this manner to improve the workings in our capital market and make our economy free from any scams and frauds.

Keep learning!!

महिलाओं को दी सही निवेश की शिक्षा -वुमेन वेलफेयर ट्रस्ट द्वारा सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप के सहयोग से महिला सशक्तिकरण व इन्वेस्टर अवेयरनेस पर सेमिनार


13 अगस्त 2017

सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप ने वुमेन वेलफेयर ट्रस्ट के सहयोग से होटल पल्लवी सेक्टर-5 पंचकुला में महिला सशक्तिकरण पर सेमिनार आयोजित किया जिसमें महिलाओं को सही निवेश करने हेतु कई जानकारियां दी। सेबी के सहयोग से महिलाओं को निवेश करने के फायदे व गलत तरीके से निवेश करने पर होने वाले नुकसान के बारे में जागरूक किया गया।

सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप के चेयरमैन सुरिंदर वर्मा ने बताया कि महिलाओं के लिए भी निवेश करना उतना ही जरुरी है जितना पुरूषों के लिए। लेकिन निवेश करने से पहले उसके फायदे व नुकसान पता होना आवश्यक है।

इस कार्यक्रम में पंचकुला मेयर ओपिंदर वालिया और प्रेजिडेंट आई केयर फाउंडेशन रंजीता मेहता ने शिरकत की।

इस अवसर पर वुमेन वेलफेयर ट्रस्ट की ग्रैंड ओपनिंग भी की गयी और ट्रस्ट के सदस्यों को सम्मानित किया गया।

वुमेन वेलफेयर ट्रस्ट की मैनेजिंग ट्रस्टी सुष्मा खन्ना ने इस मौके पर कहा कि हमारा एनजीओ महिलाओं की समस्याओं को हल करने का काम करेगा। चाहे किसी भी प्रकार की समस्या हो, महिलाएं हमसे संपर्क कर सकती हैं।

मेयर ओपिंदर वालिया ने कहा कि महिलाओं के लिए सबसे जरुरी है कि वे अपने बच्चों पर ध्यान दें। बचपन से ही बच्चों को सही और गलत का फर्क सिखाया जाये तो बहुत सी समस्याओं को टाला जा सकता है।

रंजीता मेहता ने सबसे पहले मेयर ओपिंदर और सुरिंदर वर्मा का धन्यवाद किया। उन्होंने वुमेन वेलफेयर ट्रस्ट को ग्रैंड ओपनिंग पर बधाई दी और कहा कि मैं वुमेन वेलफेयर ट्रस्ट के साथ हूं और ट्रस्ट जो भी काम करेगा उस में मेरा पूरा सहयोग रहेगा। महिलाओं की हर प्रकार की समस्या में हम मिल कर काम करेंगे।

 इस मौके पर राजीव खन्ना और कनिका शर्मा ने स्टेज संभाला और अंत में इस कार्यक्रम में आने के लिए सबका धन्यवाद किया।

सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप व मैक्स हॉस्पिटल द्वारा मुफ़्त हेल्थ चेक-अप कैंप आयोजित,104 लोगों ने उठाया सेवाओं का लाभ


2 अगस्त 2017

सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप ने मैक्स हॉस्पिटलमोहाली सहित फ्री-हेल्थ चेक-अप कैंप का आयोजन किया। बुधवार को चंडीगढ़ प्रेस क्लब में आयोजित इस कैंप में लोगों ने बढ़-चढ़ कर हिस्सा लिया। सुबह 11:30 बजे शुरू हुआ यह कैंप दोपहर 3 बजे तक चला जिसमें ब्लड शुगर, बीपी, बोन डेंसिटी, आर्थोपेडिक्स, डाइटचार्ट जैसी कई सेवाएं प्रदान की गईं।एनजीओ सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप के चेयरमैन सुरिंदर वर्मा ने बताया कि मैं लोगों की मदद करना चाहता था जिसके लिए मैंने मैक्स हॉस्पिटल से संपर्क किया और इन्होंने जनता को मुफ़्त सेवा देने के लिए अपनी सहमति जताई। हमने यहां ऐसे टेस्ट मुफ़्त प्रदान किए जो बाहर आम जनता को महंगे में करवाने पड़ते हैं।

मैक्स हॉस्पिटल की ओर से डॉ रणजीत सिंह, डॉ शामवर्मा, डॉ जसप्रीत कौर और नीतिका थापर ने लोगों का चेक-अप किया। मैक्स की मार्केटिंग टीम से तरुण ठाकुर ने बताया कि मैक्स समय-समय पर ऐसे कैंप आयोजित करता रहता है। आज के इस कैंप में 104 लोगों ने स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं का लाभ उठाया है।

इस मौके पर एनजीओ सिटीजन अवेयरनेस ग्रुप के सदस्य अमृत मल्होत्रा, शिखा निझावन, सुषमा खन्ना, दिव्या आज़ाद, वीना ढींगरा, किरण आदि ने कैंप में अपना सहयोग दिया।