On World Maritime Day, the Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, organized a motivational event at the Government Girls’ Senior Secondary School to honor the achievements of Captain Meera. Captain Meera, an alumna of the school, has made a significant impact in the male-dominated field of seafaring and currently holds the position of captain of MV Campbell Bay. Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma commended Captain Meera’s accomplishments and expressed his admiration for her dedication. He emphasized that women can excel in the maritime industry and encouraged female students to pursue career opportunities in this sector.
During the event, Captain Meera shared her inspiring journey with the students, who were captivated by her story. The Principal of Government Girls’ Senior Secondary School, Smti. Archana Singh, expressed gratitude towards the Member of Parliament and Captain Meera for organizing such a beneficial event for the students.
This event not only celebrated Captain Meera’s achievements but also aimed to inspire and empower female students to consider careers in the maritime industry. Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma highlighted the upcoming opportunities in the sector with the Transhipment Port in Campbell Bay and pledged his support in guiding and empowering female students from the islands to pursue these promising career paths. The event was deemed highly beneficial by the school’s principal, who recognized the impact it had on the students.