Chandigarh-27.02.20-The Postgraduate Department of Mathematics at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women hosted its Inter-College Fest- MathArena that witnessed overwhelming participation of 56 teams from 15 colleges. Prof. S. K. Tomar, Director, HRDC, PU graced the fest as the Chief Guest. Appreciating this endeavour of the college to promote talent in Mathematics, Prof. Tomar stressed upon the importance of the subject in sharpening one's brain and providing the mental strength to grasp other subjects as well. Prof. Tomar motivated the students to aspire to be future Ramanujans and urged them to cultivate a creative and constructive thinking process. The fest comprised of exciting competitions including Mathematical Quiz, PPT and Poster Making wherein the participants gave their best to outdo competition and emerge victorious.

Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava lauded this initiative of the Mathematics Department and added that such programmes play a crucial role in making students well-versed in various aspects of life. Highlighting the fact that India has the distinction of being the land where zero originated, she added that studying Vedic Mathematics is important for cognitive development.