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Kathua: Kathua Campus, University of Jammu celebrated “Har Ghar Tiranga” on the eve Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Saturday in its Campus at Jangalote, Kathua wherein Prof. Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor, JU was the Chief Guest and Raghunandan Singh, DDC Vice Chairman, Kathua was the Guest of Honour.
The celebration started with the Tiranga rally that was led Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu and all the students, teaching and non-teaching staff, NSS volunteers and prominent citizens of Kathua participated in the rally.
The rally was followed by the flag hoisting ceremony in the Campus by the Vice Chancellor, JU, and DDC Vice Chairman. Prof. Umesh Rai, appreciated the leadership of Dr. Meenkshi Kilam, Rector, Kathua Campus in taking the Campus to new heights and meeting up the challenges of the time.
Raghunandan Singh, DDC Vice Chairman, Kathua exhorted that Kathua is the region of martial people who have sacrificed their lives for the unity and integrity of the nation and students must learn from such examples.
Dr. Meenakshi Kilam, Rector, Kathua Campus and Director DIQA, JU while presenting the welcome address introduced the faculty and staff to all the participants. Brief presentation about the Campus beside the faculty achievements was given Dr. Saurabh Shastri, Head of Department of Computer Science. Introduction of AKAM was given by Dr. Mahesh Koul, Faculty, the Management School. An open interaction with the civil society of the Kathua was also held on the occasion that was coordinated by the Pankaj Khajuria, Assistant, Registrar, KathuaCampus. The Interaction Session was aimed at putting forth various ideas by which different stakeholders of the Campus may contribute to the growth of the Campus and the Campus may in turn pay back to society. NSS unit VI of University of Jammu, Kathua Campus led by its Programme Officer Amit Sharma organised the said Tiranga rally and plantation drive wherein saplings were planted by the Vice Chancellor, JU, and other dignitaries in which a large number of NSS volunteers also participated. A vote of thanks was presented by Prof. Susheel Sharma, Coordinator, UIET, Kathua Campus, JU. The proceedings of the programme were conducted by Dr. Shivani Sharma, faculty member of the UIET, Kathua Campus.
Among others, Dr Neeraj Sharma, Special Secretary to Vice-Chancellor, Dr Ginny Dogra, Deputy Director, DIQA, Dr Imran Farooq, Sr Public Relations Officer, faculty members, members of Civil society, Scholars, and students were also present on the occasion.