The annual congregation of SHG women was celebrated on the auspicious occasion of International Women Day as “Sakhi Utsav-2018” in Kayad, Zawar, Agucha, Chanderiya, Dariba, Debari and Pantnagar. This Utsav witnessed active participation of more than 11,000 women from rural and tribal area brimming with the great Spirit and enthusiasm. These women enthralled the entire audience by participating in various games and cultural programs like rangoli, matki race, spoon race, musical chair race, dance, song etc. amidst Rally was also organized which showed the power of togetherness and unity. Befitting the theme #PressfforProgress these SHG women took part in male dominated games like Archery, football, kabaddi and broke the glass ceiling and advanced emancipation for themselves and for their sister in arms. Experience sharing’s were heartfelt notes of one’s own life and experiences which exited even the chief guest to know more on concept of SHG and its impacts on women lives. Ramp walk by these rural and tribal women stole the entire show as it was not just a glittering affair but a statement by these underprivileged women towards their empowerment.