Ukhrul: Former member of National Commission for Women (NCW) Soso Shaiza has been inducted as its advisory committee member. Soso Shaiza is a resident of Tangrei Ukhrul in Manipur state’s Ukhrul district.
The Advisory Committee was constituted in view of the vast mandate given to the commission and in order to work for welfare of the women in various fields, the commission in its 195th meeting held on August 23, 2019 approved constitution of advisory committee for national commission for women, an order issued by NCW, New Delhi on July 25, 2022 stated.
Altogether 18 persons were inducted including Soso Shaiza, who is the lone Advisory Committee member from Northeast. The tenure of each member is two years and will be eligible for re- nomination.
Soso Shaiza in her previous role, assumed the office of member, NCW on November 19, 2018 in New Delhi.
Among Soso Shaiza’s stellar achievements, she was conferred the “Best Educationist Award” and a “Certificate of Education Excellence” for her outstanding achievements by the International Institute of Education Management, New Delhi in 2011. She was also conferred the ‘Asia-Pacific Gold Star Award’ by the Global Achievers’ Foundation in Dubai, UAE the same year.
She is credited for her role in the inclusion of Tangkhul language in the Central Board of Secondary Education curriculum; making it the first tribal language recognized as a ‘Modern Indian Language’ by the CBSE.
Soso Shaiza is also the founder of the first private-run CBSE-affiliated Little Angels’ English School in Ukhrul, which has seen over 10,000 students successfully complete their high school since its inceptions over 33 years ago.