Campus Note

National Integration Day

Jalandhar: Under the theme ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’, National Integration Day was observed at Shiv Jyoti Public School. Events like collage-making and poster-making were organised as per the guidelines of housemaster Rajni Sharma and associate teachers Kiran and Suman Khanna for Classes IX and X. Students and teachers participated zealously. A total of 38 students participated in different activities. The best selected entries for poster-making were Vaibhavi, Anushka and Bhavya from Class IX and Kirti Dutta, Jasmine, Krish, Komal, Gavish and Piyush from Class X. In collage-making: Bhawni, Vanshika and Sahil were the winners. Jashveen Kaur was selected for PowerPoint presentation. The programme was coordinated by Bhavna Sabharwal, school activity coordinator. Principal Neeru Nayyar and vice-principal Parveen Saili appreciated the efforts put in by the students and teachers.

Gender concerns discussed at KMV

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya has introduced a ‘Gender Sensitisation Programme’ in its curriculum as a value-added programme for the undergraduate students of third semester. In the online inaugural function of Gender Sensitisation Programme, Principal Prof Dr Atima Sharma Dwivedi discussed the issues of gender concerns in leadership. She said this programme aims to transform the attitude, behaviour and belief of students positively towards gender roles, responsibilities and relations. Prof Dwivedi shed light on various societal issues such as lack of equal opportunities, unequal wages, patriarchy, physical and psychological violence. Prof Dwivedi said under the programme, KMV had planned a series of events such as self-defence workshop and a series of talks and lectures by experts on diverse topics such as cultural roles and gender sensitivity, gender dimensions in economic participation and wage gap, social issues and problems, gender perspective with focus on Indian society, gender and political participation, gender issues and healthcare, gender rights, constitutional rights and legal rights. The Principal lauded the efforts of Amarpreet Khurana, coordinator, Women Studies Centre, for implementing the programme. TNS

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