JAMMU, Sept 9: Rotary Club Jammu Tawi in collaboration with Government SPMR College of Commerce organized a function today to award meritorious teachers from Jammu division for excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities.
This was a great initiative by the Rotarians to acknowledge the work of the teachers and give a platform to other young minds as this will be an annual feature for the Rotary Club Jammu Tawi on every Teachers’ Day.
The chief guest of the function, Dr Dushyant Chaudhary District Governor Rotary, in his address said that the best part of the life is the time spent in school and colleges and that is what helps to make our future. He also said that teachers, apart from academics, help us to develop our character and inculcate moral and ethical values.
On the occasion, five teachers from Jammu Division were awarded for their services in the field of education. They awardees were Associate Prof Barbara Kaul HoD Department of Commerce, Associate Prof Amit Kant Pandit (Electronics Department, SMVDU University), Prof Seema Mir (Principal Purmandal College), Prof Vikas Dogra (MAM College) and Dr Jyoti Malhotra (Teacher, Higher Secondary School Marh).
Earlier, presenting welcome address, Principal Prof Surinder Kumar said that the institution of learning is nothing without the efforts of the teachers and they are part and parcel of the student’s life. He said that the idea for the awarding the teachers was proposed by the Rotary Club Jammu Tawi to encourage and recognize the efforts of the teachers.
Others who spoke on the occasion were Balraj Singh (president, Rotary Club Jammu Tawi) and Ashok Bhan (retired IG).
Besides the Rotarians, students and staff and senior faculty members of the college were also present on the occasion. The programme was compeered by Prof Reeta Menia and Prof Deepshikha. The whole program was coordinated by Dr Parveen Singh.