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Awareness Lecture on the Occasion of “National Girl Child Day

24-01-2023 : Population Club of Dogra College of Education Organized an Awareness Lecture on the Topic “Importance of Girl Education in India” on the occasion of “National Girl Child Day “ on 24th January 2023 in the Auditorium of the College.  The resource person on the occasion was Mrs. Shivali Mehta, Lecturer in Mathematics, at Dogra College of Education.  The programme started with the lighting of a traditional lamp followed by the welcome address given by Ms. Simran Jamwal, a student of B.Ed. Semester 3rd.

The resource person on the occasion shared her views regarding the Importance of Girls’ Education in India and to raise awareness of the injustice that girls experience in Indian society.  In her lecture, resource person focused that the day is celebrated to create awareness about the rights and opportunities every girl deserves. It helps to eradicate gender biases and create a positive environment for valuing the girl child.  She further added that national girl child day demands an equal amount of respect and value of the girl child from society to make their living better and to promote the girls position in society.  Prof. Darshana Sharma, Director of Dogra Group of Colleges also expressed her views on the topic. She stressed that there is no better way of promoting girls’ welfare than providing them with the best educational opportunities.

The awareness lecture was attended by approximately 70 students of B.Ed Semester 1st and 3rd along with 30 people from the local community of Bassi Kalan.  The lecture was followed by the interaction of the local community people and students with the resource person. Prominent among those present on the occasion were Prof. (Dr.) Darshana Sharma, DGC & DC, Dr. Vikesh Kumar Sharma, Principal, Dogra College of Education, Dr. Shefali Sharma, IQAC/Academic Coordinator and all the faculty members of Dogra College of Education.  A formal vote of thanks was presented by Mrs Sarika Kumari who thanked the learned speaker for delivering a thought-provoking lecture and local community people for participating in the programme.