4th day of Faculty Development Programme at HMV

Jalandhar May 4 (Jaswinder Azad)- The fourth day of the seven day Faculty Development Programme on ‘Visual and Performing Arts’ organized under the motivational guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen, began with the sacred lighting of lamp and recital of DAV Anthem. The day entitled as ‘Rhythms’ witnessed the presence of Dr. Neelam Mahendru, Associate Prof., KMV Jalandhar and Dr. Ashok Kumar, Associate Professor, Govt. College, Chandigarh. Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen, Dr. Rakhi Mehta, Convener, Dr. Pooja Manhas, Co-Convener and Dr. Santosh Khanna, HOD Music Instrumental presented a planter to the resource persons and welcomed them.
Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen said that the FDP will prove fruitful to the participants and enhance their skills. Dr. Santosh Khanna told that the fourth day of FDP is dedicated to Music and the participants will learn novel techniques during the session.
Dr. Neelam Mahendru addressed the members on the topic ‘Music is Meditation’ and said that Music requires complete devotion and dedication like meditation. In the second session, Dr. Ashok Kumar elaborated on the topic ‘Importance of Rhythm in Sitar Vaadan.
In the post lunch session Dr. Ashok Kumar conducted a practical session on Sitar and mesmerized the members with his spectacular performance. Thus the session concluded on the heavenly notes of Sitar. Dr. Ekta Khosla, Dean Academics, Dr. Prem Sagar, HOD Music Vocal and other members of the department of Fine Arts, Music and Dance graced the occasion with their presence.

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