Women protection cell, Agricultural College, Warangal has celebrated International Women’s Day on 08.03.2023. The programme was started by Smt. M. Harika, Chairman of Women Protection cell by inviting the guests on to the Dias. She said that it is a day where women are honoured for their achievements made by them in various fields and celebrated for a gender equal world, equity and maintenance of equilibrium. She also expressed that women not only rule the house hold but are also capable of ruling the country and quoted eminent personalities such as Rani Rudrama and Jhansi laxmi Bai who strived hard for the independence. Dr. M. Balram, Associate Dean addressed the gathering and spoke about this day which is celebrated to honour all the astounding women in our lives and all the extraordinary women, history has witnessed. He said that, this day is particularly observed to acknowledge the achievements of women in various aspects of life and/or calling for gender parity. Dr. A. Venkat Reddy, Prof. & Head (Ento.) urged the students to download the she team’s app which helps them in untoward situations and safeguard the women. Dr. B. Vidyadhar, Prof. & Head (GPBR) spoke about the role of women in the present society and the most influential women in the world, country and Telangana state. Guest Speaker, Smt. P. Hima Gowri, women entrepreneur, Alumni of College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, ANGRAU and Founder of “Pet Gully” a startup which provides pet grooming services in Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Guntur, orated that women and youth should have a passion and zeal and how one can formulize their skills and ideas into a business. She opined that, one should have self confidence and work hard for their passion which gives self satisfaction at the end of the day. Thus, boosted the ideas in the minds of the students. All the women staff and girl students attended in purple, green and white colour outfits and expressed their happiness as it shows that they are joining other women across the world in solidarity to celebrate this special day which also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. All the men faculty distributed roses and gifts as a token of gratitude to all the women staff followed by a cake cut session. The programme was concluded with the vote of thanks by Smt. K. Gopika, Asst. Prof. (Plt. Path). A total of 170 staff and students have participated with lot of enthusiasm and made the programme successful.