A UGC Sponsored One Day National Seminar was organized at PCM S.D. College For Women


Jalandhar 15 September (Jaswinder Azad)- A One Day National Seminar was organized by Swami Vivekananda Studies Centre established under the UGC Scheme of Epoch Making Social Thinkers of India. The subject of the seminar was Swami Vivekananda : Youth Icon of Universal Co-existence. Dr. Naresh (Former Chiarman, Bhai Vir Singh Chair Panjab University) was the Chief Guest of the event. He delivered the message –‘Arise, awake and stop not, till the goal is achieved.’ He laid emphasis on iron will and the significance of consistency in materializing one’s goals. Sri Manas Bhattacharya, Karya karya Prant Sangathan was the Keynote Speaker, who voiced the dictum – see truth and to do away with ego-. Dr. C.S. Talwar (Retd IAS), Secretary of Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab acted as the Guest of Honour. He threw light upon the intellectual brilliance of Vivekananda laying considerable stress upon living a life built on rational thoughts. Dr. Mann Singh, Prof Dr. Vinay Sofat, Head, Dept History, Arya College, Nawanshehar, Ms. Alka Gauri, Jeevan Varti Vivekananda Centre Kanya Kumari were the other resource persons. An introductory note and vote of thanks was given by the Seminar Co-ordinator, Mrs. Tripta Handa, Associate Professor, Head Department of Political Science. A book named Jagriti was released on the occasion. About 50 papers were presented and more than 70 delegates participated in the seminar. Sh. Vinod Dada, Joint Secretary of the Managing Committee graced the occasion with their presence. Floral welcome and mementos of gratitude were handed over to the dignitaries by the Principal.

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