SOROPTIFEST -Inauguration by Mrs.Rajkumari, ED ,M.S.Chellamuthu Trust, Madurai in the presence of Mr.Santhanam,ND, Fortune Pandian Hotel and President Latha Abiruben,SI Madurai
The mega event received overwhelming response from the public with around 2800 people visiting the expo in three days. The stall holders expressed immense satisfaction for the opportunity given to participate in the expo. The visitors were extremely pleased with the theme of the expo and the available products there. There was also a juice stall serving tasty fresh fruit mocktails and a food stall serving tasty healthy millet based food items.
The event was an environment sustainability project and a fundraiser for SI Madurai.The event generated tremendous publicity and goodwill for SI Madurai. Media coverage was given by The Hindu, Times of India, The Hindu Metro Plus, Dinamalar, Radio Mirchi, Hello FM, local cable TVs ,Krishna TV amd U TV. Raido Mirchi gave a coverage on a 2 hour programme,”Rewind Ragam” on 1st August, 2015.
Soroptifest was conceptualised and planned by President , Latha Abiruben and the project officer was Mehrun Ismail, ably supported by Publicity Officer Valli Annamalai.
The contests were organised by committees headed by Dr. Sudha Dheep, Dr.Chalini, Mrs. Sukanya, Dr. Haripriya, Dr.Manju Anilkumar, Dr.Lakshmi Subburaj, Dr.Hema Sathish and Mrs. Mehrun Ismail.
The entrance ticket committee (including lucky draw arrangements) comprised of Mrs. Valli Annamalai, Vice President, Mrs. Sangeetha, Mrs. Unna Vairavan, Mrs.Sabeena and Mrs.Shubra Somani The funds raised from the event will be used for an infrastructure project of SI Madurai.