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J&K gets FICCI FLO chapter, Kr Ritu Singh is founding chairperson

Jammu:  The FICCI FLO on Monday announced its J&K and Ladakh Chapter with Ms Ritu Singh as its founding Chairperson.

The announcement was made by the All India President of FICCI FLO, Ms Ujjwala Singhania in an online Zoom ceremony.

The All India President of FICCI FLO, Ms. Ujjwala Singhania, proudly announced the opening of its 18th Chapter, Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh’ in an online Zoom ceremony on Monday 24th May, 2021.


FLO Ex-President, Ms. Vinita Bimbhet and FLO National President, Ms. Ujjwala Singhania launched the chapter in the presence of All Past Presidents, the current Chairpersons of all 17 chapters across India and the presidium. Celebrated Sufi artiste Zila Khan was invited to grace the occasion with an enthralling virtual performance.


The event commenced with a welcome speech by Ms. Vinita Bimbhet, wherein she highlighted how necessary it was for the women of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh to have a representation at FICCI FLO, and how this could open up numerous opportunities for young leaders looking to work towards turning their homeland into an exciting economic utopia. After which the All India President Ms. Ujjwala Singhania introduced the Chairperson Kr. Ritu Singh as a magnanimous personality who has extensively and passionately worked for numerous social causes and has tremendous plans for this new chapter.


Kr Ritu Singh Ji in her acceptance speech as Founding Chairperson, shared her vision in these words, “We envision a future that will focus on sustainable empowerment for women through purposefully and strategically directed initiatives, which will optimize the spirit of Power to Empower reversing the self before service culture and unshackling barriers to open the gates for socio-economic activities.” She dispelled full confidence in her members and proudly introduced her team.


Sr. Vice President: Ms.Varuna Anand  Vice President : Esther Willlams

Executive Secretary: Ritika Trehan  Treasurer: Ruchika Gupta


Ms. Ritu Singh, drew a wonderful analogy of a lotus, she expressed immense confidence and belief that there is no better time than now to spring into action and create champions out of every woman in this region. She ended with a Shlok in Sanskrit taken from Manusmruthi

“Yatra naryastu pujyante ramante tatra Devata” which means where Women are honored, divinity blossoms there, and where women are dishonored, all action no matter how noble remain unfruitful.


All past presidents congratulated Kr. Ritu Singh on taking over as the founding president of this glorious chapter as the entire FICCI Flo team welcomed all the new members and pledged to empower them with resources, guidance and moral support.


Finally, Zila Khan presented a heart rending composition dedicated to the new FLO chapter Melodies like  ‘chap tilak’ and ‘ lab pe aati hai dua’, transported everyone into a zone of serenity and divinity. The entire event culminated with the Vote of Thanks, proposed by Ms. Jayanti Dalmia, Sr. Vice President, All India FICCI FLO,  who expressed her gratitude to all the attendees and remarked that FICCI FLO expanding its footprints to J&K,L is definitely a history in the making.



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