Jammu : In the run up to the Independence Day Celebrations, a District level Singing Competition was hosted by PSPS Govt PG College for Women, Gandhi Nagar under the aegis of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
Twenty-five participants from 19 Colleges of Jammu district participated and recited songs that raised the patriotic fervour among the students.
The performances were judged by the jury comprising Prof. Renu Sehgal, Deptt. of Music PSPS Govt P.G College for Women, GandhiNagar , Dr. Seema Sharma, HOD Music GCW Udhampur and Dr. Surekha Rani, HOD Music, GDCW Kathua. Dr. Revika Arora, Convenor, Cultural Committee conducted the proceedings of the competition.
Dr. Sujata Slathia, Dean Students Welfare (Arts) was the chief Guest on the occasion. She welcomed the august gathering and encouraged the students to sing enthusiastically and with patriotic fervour.
Prof Kamlesh Slathia, Dean Student Welfare (Science), Prof. Mamta Gupta, Dean Student Welfare (Commerce) graced the occasion as Guest of Honour.
Prof Minu Mahajan, Principal, PSPS Govt. P.G College for Women, GandhiNagar greeted everyone present for Independence Day celebrations and appreciated the efforts of the students that motivated the youngsters to dedicate themselves in service of the nation.
Shartik from Government MAM College bagged the first prize and Ankush Kumar from GDC Bishnah was the first runner up and both the contestants were awarded Rs. 5000 and 3000 respectively.
Prof Mala Bhasin, NSS PO and Dr Revika Arora coordinated the event. Prof Neelam Thapa, Dr Chetna Mahajan, Prof Suman Bala, Dr Javaid Iqbal, Prof Abhinav Sharma, Dr Priyanka Sharma, Prof Rahul Kumar, Prof Kusum, Prof Sheetal and Prof Mamta Kundal acted as members of the organising committee. The faculty members of various colleges were also present on the occasion.