Jalandhar May 26 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar recently accorded with highest grade of A++ by NAAC, proudly hosted its 90th convocation to award degrees to 767 UG and PG students for the session 2019-20 under the vibrancy and guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. The Chief Guest of the convocation was young and energetic Mr. Suhail Mir, ADCP-I and Presiding Guest was Justice (Retd.) Sh. N.K. Sud, Vice President DAVCMC, New Delhi.
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen extended a cordial and green welcome to the Chief Guest Mr. Suhail Mir, Justice (Retd.) Sh. N.K. Sud, Dr. Sushma Chawla, Dr. Pawan Gupta, Advocate Mr. Pruthi, Principal Salil Uppal and Principal Rakesh Kumar. The convocation began with the ceremonial lighting of lamp and recital of DAV Anthem. Principal Dr. Sareen offered a formal welcome to the worthy guests and presented a comprehensive yet brief report of the institution, spotlighting the glorious achievements with contentment and pride.
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen declared the conference open
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen declared the conference open in which 60 meritorious students were honoured with roll of honour and 707 students were awarded with degrees. Replacing the gowns with traditional angavastras prepared in-house by the students under Earn While Learn Scheme marked a unique feature in the innovative practices of HMV. Adding to the glory of the convocation was the presentation of IPR Awareness award to HMV conferred by Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks under Innovation Council of Govt. of India.
Justice (Retd.) Sh. N.K. Sud blessed the outgoing students by motivating them to give their best and advised them to make wise choice from plethora of options available to them and shoulder the responsibility of beginning their careers with hard work and dedication. He said that the success of the students brings credit to the institution as well. Presenting the convocation address, the youth icon and exemplary IPS Officer Mr. Suhail Qasim Mir expressed his thanks for being invited to such a prestigious institution.
Adorned with anecdotes, inspiring quotes and his life experience, his epical address was a treat to the audience. He shared five learnings from his life with the degree holders i.e. to dream big, to be humble, not to be afraid of failures, to give back to society and care for the self. Putting it poetically he said that there is an amazing life waiting for the students to embrace outside the gates of the institution.
He advised them to pursue values and not money as values alone will ultimately lead to satisfaction. He also called it a sacred duty to give back to the society as our accomplishments are always complemented with the support of others. The audience gave a standing ovation to his brilliant ideas put beautifully into words.
The students took an oath to contribute fruitfully to the society
The students took an oath to contribute fruitfully to the society. After this the convocation was declared closed and there was a spectacular show of cultural performances by the students. Punjabi Singer Teji Sandhu released his song “Dhee” on the occasion and recited some famous numbers for the students. The convocation also witnessed the release of Prospectus 2022-23. Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen honoured Mr. Suhail Mir with Om Pataka and a painting. Convener Mrs. Mamta presented vote of thanks to conclude the event.
The stage was expertly conducted by Dr. Anjana Bhatia, Mrs. Ritu Bajaj and Mrs. Gagandeep. Dean Academics Dr. Seema Marwaha, Senior most faculty member Mrs. Navroop, Heads of all departments, Deans, Faculty Members, Superintendents, staff and students formed a part of the success of the convocation.