The Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) is organising a women exclusive walkathon on Monday (March 8) on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

The walkathon organised by WICCI will be held in Guwahati, Assam.

The motto of the walkathon is: “SHE for SHE Power to Empower”.

The walkathon will begin at 6am on Monday (March 8).

The walkathon event will be held in three categories: 3km, 5km and 8km.

The starting point of all the three categories of the walkathon will be Blue Paradise Hall at Pathar Quarry along VIP road in Guwahati.

a) 3km (Starts from Blue Paradise Hall to Hengrabari Chariali and back to the venue).

b) 5km (Starts from Blue Paradise Hall to Aahana Bazar, Amtol, VIP road and back to the venue).

c) 8km (Starts from Blue Paradise Hall to Six Mile flyover and back to the venue).

The walkathon organised by WICCI is being supported by the Women’s Wing of Heart Care Society of Assam.

“The programme schedule is: 5:30 am is the reporting time. The event will be flagged off at 6 am by Lok Sabha MP Queen Oja and Krishna Baruah, State Mission Director of Assam State Rural Livelihoods Mission,” informed Banashree Gogoi, president of WICCI, Guwahati Council.

“A total of 120 participants have registered for the event,” Banashree Gogoi added.

Northeast Now is the digital media partner of the walkathon event.

A warm up session will also be conducted prior to the commencement of the walkathon by Yoga instructors of Art of Living.

WICCI is a national business chamber for women that tries to boost and build women’s entrepreneurship and businesses through greater engagement with government, institutions, global trade and networks.


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