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Published on November 13, 2013 | 6145 views

To commemorate the birth anniversary of Shri Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Chitkara College of Education for Women, organized various competitions on November 11, 2013.

In order to make the young generation aware about the legacy of independent India’s First education minister this day was celebrated in tune with the theme – Science and Society which was given by University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

In the morning, Deans and heads of various departments heard the address by Honourable chairman, Prof. S.S. Mantha of AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education).

This address was an initiative by Google Hangout, wherein Prof. Mantha highlighted the contributions made by Shri. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in the field of education.

Besides this, various competitions such as essay writing, poster making and debate were organized and students from various departments of the university participated in these competitions.

The themes and results of the competitions are mentioned below.

Event Topic Results/ Winners
Essay Writing Competition Science & Society Nikita Aggarwal – EEE department
Debate Science-Boon for the Society(Team of 2 students is invited for the motion and against the motion) Manveen Kaur & Swati Singh – CCEW department
Poster Making Importance of Education Manmohit Kaur – EEE department

During the day, a talk by Dr. Sangeeta Pant, Dean, CCEW, was also aired by the Community Radio Chitkara, which is managed by Chitkara School of Mass Communication, Chitkara University, Punjab.

The talk primarily emphasized on the life history of Sh. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and the immense contributions that he has made to the education sector.
Later, Dr. S.C. Sharma, Registrar, Chitkara University, Punjab awarded the winners of the competitions and congratulated them on the occasion of National Education Day.

At the end, Dr. Sangeeta Pant addressed the students and stressed that the positive side of science should be seen as both society and science go together.

She also enlightened the students and the budding teachers with the importance of National Education Day and the contributions that Sh. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad had made as a freedom fighter, an educationist and as India’s first Education Minister.

She emphasized on him as an eminent scholar and that we future generations should learn from his diverse contribution in the field of education.


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