We congratulate Shreya Jani on receiving the Rotary Club India Peace Award in 2013, and the International Youth Peace Festival (Chandigarh) award for the exemplary work done by S.T.E.P. in promoting peace in Kashmir and Manipur.

Felicitations to Adluri Subrahmanyam Raju on commencing his new role at the Centre for Maritime Studies – Pondicherry University. [http://www.pondiuni.edu.in/department/centre-maritime-studies]

Congratulations to D. Suba Chandran on his appointment as Professor, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.

Significantly, as part of the enhanced Africa-India Strategic Partnership, the outcome document issued at the recent India-Africa Forum Summit includes a clause on gender cooperation, with Africa and India resolving to “promote gender equality and empowerment of women.”
2015 is the African Union’s designated Year of Women’s Empowerment. 
The IAFS resolved to “harness the talents and abilities of women to greatly help make poverty eradication irreversible, protect and promote human rights and build more nonviolent and environmentally sustainable societies.”

Kudos to Nobel Peace Prize 2015 nominee, Peace Jam Foundation, for their “One Billion Acts of Peace” campaign

Congrats to Wiscomp Alumna, Anam Zakaria on her publication, The Footprints of Partition

Felicitations to Amitabh Mattoo on appointment as Advisor to the Chief Minister, J & K