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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Empowerment with Self Defense- International Women’s Day Celebration

Tuesday, March 08, 2022 |Dr. D. Y. Patil college of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune |Events


Dr. D. Y. Patil college of Physiotherapy, observed International Women’s day on 8th March 2022. An activity was organized on “Empowerment with self-defense” which was conducted by Mr. Mahesh Hore; President of Universal Tai-Chi association for Health and Martial Arts, Nigdi, Pune. The activity included practical demonstration of self - defense techniques for BPT I students at 9.30am in BPT I classroom as well as for teaching and Non-teaching staff at 10.30am in Kinesiology Lab. The event was planned by Dr. Manisha Rathi, Dr. Seema Saini, Dr. Sanjivani Kamble and Dr. Reema Joshi. Co-ordination for students was done by Dr. Rucha Choudhari and for the Staff Dr. Abha Khisty and Mrs. Reshma Mane.

A brief introduction of the guest was given by Dr. Sanjivani and Dr. Rucha. After that Mr. Mahesh taught various self-defense and few Martial Arts techniques by using simple things which are easily available with everyone in day to day life such as keys, ID card, handkerchief, he also shared few tips and tact’s on how to identify a suspicious situation and how to tackle it. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Sanjivani Kamble by thanking the management & Principal, Dr. Tushar J. Palekar Sir for encouraging to conduct the activity. After demonstration fun games were arranged for female staff by Dr. Parita Kothari, Dr. Bhagyasree Salekar and Dr. Maithili Deshpande following which arrangement of refreshment was done by Dr. Mrudula Sangaonkar and Dr. Pallavi Desai.

100 students and 63 staff benefitted by the activity.

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