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NSS Unit-VI of Kathua Campus, University of Jammu, celebrated ‘National Constitution Day’ to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India, under the banner of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with great fervor and gaiety in the Campus Seminar Hall.
The program was held under the patronage of the worthy Rector of the Kathua Campus, Dr. Meenakshi Kilam. She motivated the students to affirm their commitment to the Fundamental duties and should uphold the ideology of the Indian Constitution. She further encouraged everyone to play their rightful role in strengthening Indian Democracy.
Prof. Susheel Kumar Sharma, Coordinator, UIET, in his message stressed the importance of this special Day. He added that Constitution is aimed at reiterating and reorienting the citizens towards the values and principles expressed in the Constitution.
Event coordinator Mr. Amit Sharma, Assistant Professor from the Department of Computer Science & IT, read the Preamble of the Constitution, wherein all the staff members and students joined him for a pledge ceremony. In his address, to the gathering, he mentions that Constitution Day, also known as ‘Savidhan Divas,’ is celebrated in our country on 26th November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On 26th November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect from 26th January 1950. Mr. Amit Sharma in his welcome address applauded the freedom fighters and the members of the constituent assembly for realizing this day.
On this occasion, a documentary of making of Indian Constitution was streamed for the gathering. Several enthusiastic students from the Department of Computer Science & IT and University Institute of Engineering and Technology (U.I.E.T.) participated in the program. They highlighted the key features of the Constitution and its spirit, which have enabled everyone to enjoy the benefits of a free society, free speech, and freedom to practice religions.
Among others the various faculty members from the Campus are Dr. Sourabh Shastri, HoD , MCA, Dr. Sunny Sharma, Ms Ritika Goyal, Ms. Avni Sharma, Ms Thirika Nath, Ms. Kamakshi, Dr. Zahin Ansaari, Er. Amarjeet Kour, Ms. Ritu Sharma and Dr. Nisha Choudhary. The program concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Shivani Sharma.
NSS Unit of Kathua Campus, University of Jammu in collaboration with the Campus Cultural Committee under the banner of Azadi ka Amrut Mahastova celebrated the International Yoga Day 2022 and as a part of Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) launched by the Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India for the students of Kathua Campus and U.I.E.T.
The event was held under the patronage of Dr. Meenakshi Kilam, Rector, Kathua Campus. In her message, she said that “Yoga is a philosophy for achieving purest form of self-awareness, devoid of all impurity and negativity. Our ancient Yoga masters teach harmonious living for life for blissful and divine life. Yoga must be inculcated in the daily life by every individual particularly by the young students ”
Professor Susheel Sharma, Coordinator, UIET also in his message said that”Yoga is essentially spiritual, its efficacy in the management and prevention of diseases and the promotional aspects have been very well established since time immemorial”.
The session was organized to sensitize the participants to stay motivated and lead a healthy lifestyle by practicing YOGA in their daily lives.
Teaching faculty/Non-teaching staff of the Kathua Campus and U.I.E.T. along with students of the Campus/U.I.E.T. participated in this event with enthusiasm. The yoga instructor Mrs. Shalini Gupta demonstrated Various Yoga asanas for the well-being of the participants The event was organized under the supervision of Mr. Amit Sharma, NSS Programme Officer, Kathua Campus and Mr. Sarvdaman Sharma, In-charge NSS activities, U.I.E.T. Mr. Amit Sharma appreciated efforts of the NSS volunteers and said “Yoga is an invaluable gift of ancient Indian tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature and a holistic approach to health and well-being. Yoga is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with ourselves, the world and Nature.” All the faculty members, officers, non-teaching staff and NSS volunteers of Kathua Campus and UIET including Dr. Vivek Sharma, Dr Sourabh Shastri, Dr. Sunny Sharma, Mr Pranav Ratta, Ms Ritika Goyal, Ms Anjally Gupta, Dr. Mahesh Kaul, Ms Tiharika Nath among others participated in the International Yoga day 2022 celebration.