Desh Bhagat University Commemorates National Girl Child Day with Enthusiasm and Zeal

January 24, 2024 - PatialaPolitics

Desh Bhagat University Commemorates National Girl Child Day with Enthusiasm and Zeal

Mandi Gobindgarh, January 24, – Desh Bhagat University’s Techno Club, in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, proudly celebrated “National Girl Child Day” on Wednesday at the prestigious APJ Abdul Kalam Seminar Hall. The event marked a significant initiative to raise awareness about gender-based discrimination, inequality, and the importance of empowering the girl child.


The inauguration of the event was led by Dr. Harsh Sadawarti, Vice-President of Desh Bhagat University, who emphasized the pivotal role of education in empowering women. He shared insightful thoughts, stating, “When a man is educated, only one individual is educated, but when a woman is educated, the entire family is educated.” Dr. Sadawarti also highlighted the achievements of remarkable female personalities such as Droupadi Murmu, Kalpana Chawla, Saina Nehwal, Indira Gandhi, Kiran Majumdar Shah, Marykom, and Kiran Bedi, inspiring the younger generation to strive for greatness.


The lighting of the lamp ceremony was conducted with grace and dignity by esteemed individuals, including Assistant Director of Engineering, Dr. Khushboo Bansal, Director of Media, Dr. Surjeet Kaur Patheja, and Heads of Departments from various fields. This symbolic gesture marked the beginning of an event dedicated to fostering a brighter future for the girl child.


The Techno Club orchestrated a series of events, including a Poster Making Competition focused on saving and encouraging girl children. Students from various branches showcased their creativity by crafting posters addressing issues like female feticide and promoting the empowerment of women. The Declamation Competition featured students delivering powerful speeches on “Save Girl Child” and Women Empowerment, igniting a new vision and perspective.


The day’s festivities extended to a cultural event, featuring mesmerizing performances such as classical dances, songs, bhangra, and poem recitations, all resonating with the theme of empowering women. The enthusiasm and participation from students across the college made the events a resounding success. Desh Bhagat University Chancellor Dr Zora Singh and Pro – Chancellor Dr Tajinder Kaur wished everyone for the success of the event. She said the event served as a powerful platform to inspire change, promote awareness and celebrate the potential and importance of every girl child.


Er. Sonia and Er. Yukti Gupta supervised the event, ensuring its seamless execution. Dr. Khushboo Bansal, extended a vote of thanks, acknowledging the participants, and judges who contributed to the success of the event. She highlighted the significance of National Girl Child Day, emphasizing its introduction in 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to combat gender-based discrimination and inequality.