Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 5:09 PM
Participation is more important than winning
Ludhiana: 3rd November 2016:: (Punjab Screen Bureau)::
An eight-day “Inter-College Youth Festival 2016-17” kicked off at the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. The students from four constituent colleges of PAU namely College of Agriculture, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, and College of Home Science are participating in vast array of events. On the first day, collage making, creative writing and cartooning events were held in which students displayed their talent and creative abilities. The students exhibited their artistic skills on the topic ‘Mother and Child’ and ‘Still Life’ in the collage making competition. Besides, they expressed their writing skills on the topic ‘Udeek’ (wait) in creative writing competition.
Inaugurating the fest, the Chief Guest, Dr (Mrs) R.K. Dhaliwal, Director Students’ Welfare, PAU said, “Participation is more important than winning.” She also stressed on maintaining cleanliness in the surroundings.
Dr R.K. Gumber, Director of Research, PAU, who was the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony, appreciated the enthusiasm among the student fraternity for participation in the fest. He exhorted the students to scale greater heights in future and later gave away prizes to the winners.
Dr Harbans Singh, Observer for the youth fest, said that poster making, debate, clay modeling and poetic recitation/haas rass events will be held tomorrow.
Collage Making: 1) Raavi (Agriculture), 2) Simrandeep Kaur (Agricultural Engineering) and 3) Jaspreet Kaur (Agricultural Engineering)
Creative Writing: 1) Gurbir Singh (Agriculture), 2) Rajneesh Sharma (Agriculture) and 3) Laljeet Singh (Agricultural Engineering)