College on Wheels: Day-2
JAMMU, Nov 20: On the 2nd day of college on wheels, a contingent, comprising 780 students, mentors and Administrative Staff from University of Jammu, University of Kashmir, Cluster University of Jammu, Cluster University Srinagar, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Islamic University of Science & Technology, Kashmir besides the affiliated colleges of the varasities of Jammu, Kashmir and the Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC), embarked on a unique educational journey visited the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House here today.
On the occasion a brief interaction between the students and Utpal Kumar Singh, Secretary General, Lok Sabha & Lok Sabha Secretariat at Parliament House was organised.
The Secretary General commended the initiative taken by Prof. Dinesh Singh, Vice Chairman Higher Education Council, Government of Jammu and Kashmir and Prof. Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu.
Complimenting the students, the Secretary General acknowledged their wisdom and sense of understanding, and exuded confidence in their potential to excel in their future endeavours. The Vice Chancellor also presented a memento to Utpal Kumar Singh.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor University of Jammu observed, “We believe in providing our students with diverse learning experiences that go beyond the confines of traditional classrooms”. The College on Wheels initiative aims to broaden horizons and nurture well-rounded individuals equipped for the challenges of the real world,” remarked Prof. Rai.
At Parliament House, the contingent had the privilege of interacting with officials and gaining insights into the legislative process. They also had an opportunity to explore the historic halls of the Parliament House.
Subsequently, the contingent was welcomed to the majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India. Exploring the historic halls and gardens, they immersed themselves in the rich heritage and grandeur of the country’s highest office.
Mementos were also presented to Rajesh Verma, IAS, Secretary to President of India, Swati Shahi, Deputy Secretary, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Anupam Nag, PRO, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Prof. Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu accompanied the students who actively participated in this immersive experience.