DIPR hosts symposium cum cultural prog

Participants at a symposium cum cultural programme at Udhampur on Saturday.
Participants at a symposium cum cultural programme at Udhampur on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, Jan 28: Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Cultural wing Jammu, in collaboration with District Information Centre Udhampur, today organised a Symposium cum cultural programme on “Cultural Practices for Sustainable Environment” here at Government Girls High School, Udhampur.
President Senior Citizen Club Udhampur Mahadeep Singh was the chief guest at the event organised under the supervision of Cultural Officer, Jammu Parul Khajuria.
As many as seven students participated in the symposium competition and threw light on the topic.
Addressing the gathering, the chief guest lauded the efforts of the information Department for organising the programme. He said that the contest has enabled the students to explore their talent on a common platform which would help in building self-confidence amongst them. He urged the department to organize more such programmes to raise awareness of the future of the nation.
In Symposium competition, Shruti of host school clinched first position while Ipshita and Sandhya bagged second and third positions, respectively.
Sarita Kumari, Anita Kumari and Naveen Sharma acted as judges.
Later, artists of the Information department presented a scintillating cultural program which was highly appreciated by everyone.
The proceedings of the whole program was conducted by Pooja Thappa and Suresh Kumar.
At the end of the programme, Head Master of the school Nek Ram Sharma presented the vote of thanks.
Among others, Bal Krishan, Assistant Cultural Officer, Members of Senior Citizen Club Udhampur, staff members and students of the school besides officials of Information Department were present on the occasion.