The 57th Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) Day was celebrated at the Rhino Auditorium, Headquarter 101 Area here yesterday.
A week-long programme was held to commemorate the day which began on August 17.
Zonal President AWWA Nivedita Malik, presided over the event.
The programme commenced with interaction with Veer Naris and families of all units in Shillong.
A lecture on “Option for Higher education through open universities and improving skills for women empowerment” was organised for the benefit of the ladies, by Dr. S Maxwell Lyngdoh.
During the event, Veer Naris were felicitated and laptops were present to students of Army Public School (APS) Shillong, who stood first in Ethics Bowl Debate Competition conducted by Headquarter Eastern Command, Indian Army. PC Tablets were also presented to class X toppers of APS Shillong and Happy Valley.