Jalandhar April 7 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- With 96 years of glorious annals to its credit, Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar is vibrantly marching forward, setting new patterns for empowering women and building a better nation. The pioneers of DAV initiated a herculean mission to educate girls and dispel the darkness around and thus the Foundation Day of HMV need to be as grand the mission itself. The elaborate celebrations which will extend over the whole work from 6th April to 12th April, 2022 kick started with an enlightening session on Capacity Building and Personality Development Programme organized under the inspiration and motivation of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen.
The event was a joint venture of HMV
The event was a joint venture of HMV, Institution Innovation Council and National Commission for women. The session is aimed to enhance the entrepreneurial skills, communication skills and digital literacy. It was a great opportunity for hard working girls to hone their skills free of cost and prepare themselves for the professional world. The guest of the programme was a globally acclaimed name Mrs. Navjot Dhillon an RJ and Media Person from Canada and also an Alumna of HMV. She was accorded a green welcome by Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen and members of Alumni Association Mrs. Binoo Gupta, Mrs. Savita Mahendru, Mrs. Kajal along with Dr. Anjana Bhatia.
Offering a formal welcome to the guest, Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen remarked that if we want to give a direction to the society, we must educate and empower its women. She proudly announced the beginning of the celebration of the Foundation Day. She also advised the students to be confident and accept themselves the way they are. Harping on similar notes of acceptance, Mrs. Navjot told that she uses ACCEPT as an acronym for awareness, communication, confidence, empowerment, positive perspective and transformation. Unfolding her journey of life to the students, she narrated many personal experiences to exemplify how confidence makes a difference in lives.
The first session was delivered by Dr. Anjana Bhatia on Personality Development
She observed that a great change has come over times with girls having more opportunities and being aware of their rights. She motivated girls to make life purpose oriented and be aware. The inauguration of the event was followed by three stimulating sessions attended by around 200 students from NCC and NSS. The first session was delivered by Dr. Anjana Bhatia on Personality Development and Soft Skills. She explained about Resume Preparation and Interviews. The second session on Communication Skills was given by Ms. Rashmi Sethi who give practical tips to enhance the speaking and writing aspects.
The third session on Digital Literacy was delivered by Mr. Jagjit Bhatia to make the students well versed with online payments, online jobs and basic computer skills. The session was attended by Final Year students of UG and PG classes, Mrs. Veena Arora, Ms. Sonai Mahindru, Mrs. Alka, Mrs. Lovleen Kaur, Ms. Harmanu Paul, Mrs. Pawan Kumari and Mrs. Protima Mander.