The Ladies Study Group Charitable Trust Annual Award for the year 2007 was presented to Navanir - A Home for the Aged. The home has been doing commendable work with regard to caring for the senior citizens of our city.
The annual award ceremony was the first programme in the new year. It was also the most important event of the LSG calendar. This year’s award was given to The Oral School for Deaf Children for the highly commendable work in caring for and rehabilitating speech and hearing impaired children.
LSG felicitated Yash Chopra, one of the most powerful people of the hindi film fraternity and representative of the industry to the wider world, for his outstanding contribution to Hindi Cinema.
The first programme of the new year was relaxed, fun morning with friends at, none other than, the grand old lady of Park Street, Flurys. Bachi Karkaria, author of ‘The Cake that Walked’, a book celebrating 80 years of Flurys, read excerpts from the book,
The Taj terrace garden, on a crisp winter morning, was a perfect venue for gourmet specialist Karen Anand, to demonstrate four of her favourite recipes with the LSG audience. While cooking, Karen also give useful tips on cooking techniques and making the best use of various ingredients, sauces and condiments.
A visit to the Presidency Jail was another first in the history of LSG. In this rare opportunity, 35 members got a chance to interact with the women inmates of the jail.
In the second part of the programme LSG paid tribute to the culture and spirit of our state, West Bengal. We had Bickram Ghosh & Tanushree Shankar, in conversation with, Oindrilla Dutt.
The 41st year of LSG’s foundation was celebrated by felicitating our dear past presidents. It was our way of thanking them for their love, guidance and support, and for helping LSG grow from strength to strength.
Directorate of Staff Development , Punjab, visited our country and addressed our forum. On August 21, 2007, the delegation addressed the LSG gathering and brought to light the numerous similarities and differences in social, political and religious norms between the neighbouring countries.