Tuesday, 5 April 2016

DESH BHAGAT UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY



MANDI GOBINDGARH
Desh Bhagat University (DBU) celebrated International Women's Day with great zeal and fervour.  A special function was organized in which students and faculty members of different faculties participated.
Presiding over the function, University Pro-Chancellor Ms. Tajinder Kaur conveyed her best wishes for women's day and said that a woman can do anything and everything, she only needs to believe in her-self and she can walk tall. She admitted that the thinking of society about women has changed a lot and they are much stronger than before but still there are several miles to go for their full empowerment.

Vice Chancellor Dr. Varinder Singh said that women are contributing a lot in the progress of society and the country and it’s essential for the society to give full respect to the women and every kind of oppression must be stopped against them. The girls should get education and become aware of their rights, so that they can become self-reliant and make their contribution to the development of the country, he added.
Faculty of Nursing organised a Social Awareness Program and Tree Plantation Drive on this occasion. Pro–Chancellor Ms. Tajinder Kaur planted a sapling at Faculty of Nursing. The motto of the program was to create awareness regarding crime against women, female foeticide, use of drugs and social evils.

University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh conveyed his best wishes to all the women employees of the university on this auspicious occasion. He said that we can't imagine a world without women and we must show maximum regard to them.
A cultural function was also organised, in which girl students performed items like Giddha, Songs, Play and recital of poems. A mini documentary film based on World fame Indian Women like Kalpna Chawla, Marry Kom, Indira Nui, Sunita Williams, P.T. Usha and many more was also showed to the students. Girl students who had performed excellently in the field of sports and academic were also honoured. Director Dr. Kulbhushan, Director Amit Sachdeva, HoD and staff members of different faculties were also present on this occasion.

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