Patiala: November 12, 201412 13

            A special lecture on ‘Youth and Contemporary Issues’ was oragnised by the Arts Faculty of M M Modi College, Patiala. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Avinash Singh, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Emeritus) of University of Technology and Management, Shillong asked the students to inculcate the values of time management, hard work, tolerance, respect for teachers and self-discipline. The youth with such qualities of head and heart will be able to bring the desired transformation in the society. He exhorted the students to actively take part in co-curricular activities and be stage-confident and the face among the crowd. Employment and good salary will be no problem for such inspired youth. The guest speaker made his lecture very interesting and interactive. He answered many questions raised by the students on various issues. He awarded Ms. Srishti of the college with a cash prize for her best question.

            Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, Principal of the College welcomed the guest speaker and other guests.

            Sh. Surindra Lal, Former Principal of the college told the audience that Prof. Avinash Singh has been the student of Modi College. He represented India in Athletics at international events. He has also worked as a journalist of national repute for 20 years. Currently he is the Pro VC (Emeritus) of University of Technology and Management, Shillong.

            Dr. Harcharan Singh conducted the stage and Prof (Mrs) Baljinder Kaur presented the vote of thanks.

(Dr. Khushvinder Kumar)