UDHAMPUR, Dec 2: The two days National Conference organized by English Department, Government Degree College, Udhampur on the theme “Routing the Rootless Exploring the Literatures of the Indigenous Cultures” concluded here today.
Minister of State for Education and Technical Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi was the chief guest on valedictory function whereas Member Legislative Assembly (MLA), Udhampur, Pawan Kumar Gupta was the guest of honour on the occasion.
While addressing the Conference, Priya Sethi said despite diverse cultures across the globe, the humanity share common challenges related to the protection of their rights. She said Government is committed to protect the rights of the people and improve the lifestyle of the people.
She said that the State is bestowed with immense natural beauty and an array of diverse cultures which needs to be promoted as well as conserved. She commended the college administration to organize such type of conference and congratulated the participants besides wished them good luck for their bright future.
While speaking on the occasion, MLA, Udhampur Pawan Kumar Gupta, complimented the college and administration for taking initiative for organizing this national level event.
A colourful cultural programme was also presented by the students of the college on the occasion, with an aim to hammer the dedication, sincerity and duties of citizens, besides folk song & Dogri dance which represents the local culture and unity in diversity. Later, the chief guest distributed mementoes among the participants who participated in the National Conference.
Additional District Development Commissioner, Udhampur Arvind Sharma, Chief Education Officer, J.R Bhardwaj ASP, Faisal Quereshi, Prof, Pankaj Sharma, organizing secretaries, Dr. Rimpy Bawa, Dr. Shubhra Jamwal, Convenor, Kamaldeep Kaur, Prof, Anuradha Kalsi and district officers of various departments, Principals of different colleges, staff members and students of the host college were present on the occasion.