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Going an extra mile to make the women staff at The Imperial feel safe and secure in the city, The Imperial had organized Self Defence workshop in the beginning of June 2014 and its Grand finale was conducted on 25 June at The Royal Ballroom, to demonstrate the techniques taught by the Delhi Police officials. The workshop was held to empower women with essential skills to handle untoward situations and instill confidence for safeguarding themselves at anytime, anywhere.

The action- packed afternoon which culminated with yet another session of self defence training organized for 15 days this year saw the presence of senior police officials including the Chief Guest  Garima Bhatnagar, Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell). Trainers from women’s cell of Delhi police, senior management and associates of The Imperial were also present at the occasion.
The event started with an introductory speech by Senior Executive Vice President & General Manager, The Imperial Vijay Wanchoo said, 'Women today constitute a considerable workforce in the service sector. This makes our role in ensuring their safety, critical. We had initiated this exclusive workshop with Delhi Police again this year to train women associates who have recently joined and have taken all the measures to boost the level of participation amongst them. Various techniques are taught by the officials to ensure their safety in the hour of need enabling them to handle any unpleasant situation.'

He further added, 'The Self Defense training has instilled strength to fight back and has made the lady associates aware of their capabilities and I am sure they are now better equipped to protect themselves in difficult and challenging situations.'

At the grand finale, the participants demonstrated techniques they had learnt to handle situational attacks like hand holding, touching while travelling in bus, neck and knife attacks on women.
The event concluded with the honoring of participants by presentation of certificates by Delhi Police in the presence of all guests and staff.
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