New Delhi 21 May 2020: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla addressed the Annual Session of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FICCI-FLO) via Video Conference from his residence in New Delhi today.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Birla said that that the FLO slogan of ‘Power to Empower’ is an apt representation of the nation’s resolve to successfully meet the challenge posed by COVID 19. Shri Birla added that in this difficult time India has shown remarkable strength and has been able to effectively deal with this pandemic.
Shri Birla said under the able leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the nation was able to take timely action and prevent the loss of lives. However, Shri Birla added that the war against COVID was not over yet and that with sustained collective action we shall be able to defeat this disease. Speaking about the FLO, Shri Birla said that the organization has done excellent work in the field of women empowerment through enterprise and entrepreneurship.
He said that FLO has shown the way forward for comprehensive change and socio-economic development through women empowerment. Underlining the importance of digital technology in the world today, Shri Birla said that with the help of digital technology, we can achieve growth and development in the world. He further said, “Women have a huge role in bringing about social change.”
Shri Birla said that women have extraordinary resilience and inner strength and their dedication and sincerity to the well being of their family and to the nation is immense. He congratulated FICCI FLO for encouraging female entrepreneurship and said that their contribution towards the cause of women empowerment and national development is laudable.