Chandigarh November 10, 2022

Inter Zonal Youth Festival commenced with Cultural Items in SPN College. Vice Chancellor of Panjab University Prof. Raj Kumar was the chief guest

The vibrant cultural program of Inter Zonal Youth Festival 2022-23 of Panjab University Chandigarh kicked off today at the premises of Swami Premanand Mahavidyalaya Mukerian with a 4-day-long Programme. The Vice Chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh, Prof. Raj Kumar graced the event as a chief guest of the day. On the first day of the Youth Festival, around one thousand participants from 190 colleges of twelve zones participated in various cultural, fine arts, and literary competitions. The program began with the anthem of Panjab University. The college Principal Dr. Sameer Sharma welcomed the Vice- chancellor Prof. Raj kumar ji, the college management committee, and the distinguished members from different universities and colleges with bouquets.

The Vice-chancellor Prof. Raj Kumar congratulated and extolled the efforts of SPN College for organizing this event. In his address, he said that SPN College, being located in the corner of Hoshiarpur, is an integral part of the University, which has brought many distinguished achievements to Panjab University. Addressing other colleges, he said that they should also motivate the students to participate in youth festivals in the same way so that students can show their talent and enhance their skills. Adding to that, they should start more skill development courses along with degree and job oriented courses in their respective colleges.

Sh. Rajan Makkar, President, the college management committee, expressed heartfelt gratitude to the principals, teachers, participants and visitors from 190 colleges for attending this Inter-Zonal Youth Festival. In the end, Dr. Rohit Sharma, Director, Youth Welfare Development and Dr. Nirmal Jaura, former Director Youth Welfare Development, along with Dr. RS Jhanjhi, Principal of A.S. College, who had conducted the last Inter-Zonal Youth Festival, were also honoured by the college