Amity University successfully hosted ‘Amity Human Values Quarter’.
Amity University conducts ‘Amity Human Values Quarter’ every year with full zest. This year is no exception. The university successfully hosted this year edition in the presence of eminent scholars including Dr. Anupam Sibal-Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals, Lt. Gen. K.M. Seth, Former Governor,Chhattisgarh and Tripura, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan- Founder President, Amity Group,Dr. (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan- Chairperson, Amity International Schools and Dr. Atul Chauhan- Chancellor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh.
Amity Human Values Quarter is an initiative to offer an opportunity to the amity students to introspect and rededicate them to the cause of the society. The dignitaries attended the edition had appreciated the efforts of the amity students for their selfless service towards the people of society.
The foremost agendas under AHVQ, which the students try to encourage for, includes Women Empowerment, Elderly Care, Environment etc. through Debates, Plays/ Drama, Poster making Competition, Essay Competition, Workshops, Lectures and various Community Outreach Programmes etc. The endeavour aims at providing holistic grooming to Amity students.
An announcement was made during the valediction of ‘Amity Human Values Quarter’ by Dr. Atul Chauhan- Chancellor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh stating that Community Outreach Projects will be made a mandatory part of all the programmes w.e.f next academic year. “Students will earn one credit for the same to enrich their learning experience”, he added further.
As per the report presented by Prof. (Dr.) Nirupama Prakash, Chairperson, AHVQ over 3127 students participated in 278 human values outreach activities conducted at Institutional level including Donation Drives, Cancer Awareness Camps, Craft Melas, Drills for avoiding Road rage, Panel Discussions and Dress Show for Atulalya Bharat to name a few.
- Lt. Gen. K.M. Seth, Former Governor, Chhattisgarh and Tripura
- Dr. Ashok K Chauhan
- Dr (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan
- Dr. Anupam Sibal.
During the occasion, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan and Dr (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan released the Book “Is Your Child Ready to Face the World”written by Dr. Anupam Sibal.
Also, ‘Dr. (Mrs.) Asha Bhargava Memorial Award’ was presented by Dr. Ashok K Chauhan and Dr. (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan to Preeti Sharma- a student of Amitasha, a project under which underprivileged girls are provided free education, books, meals and uniform) for her exceptionally brilliant performance in all spheres.
Prof. R.R Grover- Advisor, Amity School of Insurance, Banking and Actuarial Sciences, Dr. Sanjeev Bansal- Director, Amity Business School and Prof. Nirupama Prakash, Chairperson AHVQ presented cheques collected out of various philanthropic activities to Dr. (Mrs.) Amita Chauhan for “AMITASHA” and“ATULASHA” Projects which aim to provide free education to underprivileged girls and boys.
Nine students from various programmes such as Law, Management,Engineering undertook Community Outreach Projects such as Child Care and Women empowerment, Starting Coaching Centres in Villages, Spreading awareness about the adverse effects of smoking etc.
- Ms. Nandini Sibal- Wife of Mr. Anupam Sibal
- Ms. Divya Chauhan- Chairperson, Amity School of Fine Arts and Amity School of Fashion Technology
- Ms. Pooja Chauhan-Vice Chairperson, amity Humanity Foundation
- Ms. Sapna Chauhan- Vice Chairperson, Amiown Schools
- Senior members of the Management and Directors and HoDs of Amity Universities
Source: Gourav Chandra Upadhayay, HTCampus Specialist
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