Students play the role of different politicians during the event
Jalandhar February 17 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous) always works hard to enrich its students in academics as well as in their overall personality development. P. G. Department of Economics organized the“Mock Budget”on the basis of the first union budget of ”Amrit Kaal 2023”. The students of Young Economists Association presented the highlights of current budget.
The event commenced with the floral felicitation of Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi. Among the major characters, Isha from BA Semester VI played the role of prime minister Shri Narendra Modi, Tanvi from B. Sc. semester IV played the role of finance minister Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Shri Nitin Gadkari was played by Kashish Verma of BSc semester IV and Mrs. Smriti Irani was played by Bhoomika Gandotra of BSc semester IV.
The students also presented views of opposition parties, who considered the budget very disappointing and lacking vision as it ignored the problems of unemployment, poverty and inflation. Oppositions’ views were presented by former finance minister P. Chidambaram, which was played by Swati Choudhary and Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was played by Anmol.
Harpreet Kaur gave her views on e-courts during the mock budget
Besides these characters, students named Gurkiran played the role of farmer, Kritika enacted the role of a housewife, Kanika Chauhan and Jaspreet Kaur presented the views of salaried class, Gauri Mittal played the role of unskilled worker, Ananya Chadha and Avneet played the role of MSME employees, Sonia presented the views of students, Simmi enacted the role of educated son of a farmer, tourism industry views were presented by Muskaanpreet Kaur and Harpreet Kaur gave her views on e-courts during the mock budget.
Madam Principal averred that the budget of any country plays a vital role in the growth of the nation and there are many factors, including international, involved in preparing of the budget. She further maintained that budget should take care of the demands of all the sections of the society in a democratic setup and these kind of activities provide practical based education to the students.
Madam Principal lauded the efforts of students especially Ravneet of BA Sem IV and congratulated Mrs. Amarpreet Khurana, Head, PG Department of Economics and the whole Faculty of PG Department of Economics for successfully organizing the event.