26 Jan 2024|Gwalior

Amity University Madhya Pradesh Celebrates 75th Republic Day of the Nation

 The 75th Republic Day of our country was celebrated on 26th January 2024 in the campus of Amity University Madhya Pradesh Gwalior and in physical and online mode in all its solemnity and grandeur.

The festivities of the day commenced with the unfurling of National Flag by Lt Gen V K Sharma AVSM (Retd), the Hon’ble Pro Chancellor AUMP, to the tune of the National Anthem. 
In his address to the students, faculty and staff of Amity University Madhya Pradesh, the Hon’ble Pro Chancellor opined that we should be grateful to the freedom fighters and soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation. Reminding the audience he stated that we Indians paid a price for freedom of our country, it did not come free to us. 
Lt Gen V K Sharma AVSM (Retd), the Hon’ble Pro Chancellor AUMP further stated that we all should contribute to the growth of our country by following the mantras of Swachch Bharat, Aatmnirbhar Bharat and Viksit Bharat given by our Hon’ble Prime Minister. India is poised to become a $5 trillion economy in 5 years.
Motivating the students of the University, the Hon’ble Pro Chancellor suggested them to develop their personality, logical thinking and knowledge to become good citizens because they are the future of India. The vision of Viksit Bharat encompassess various aspects of development, including economic growth, social progress, environmental sustainability and good governance. The students and faculty should strive to take our nation from an underdeveloped nation to a developed nation.
Concluding his speech, Hon’ble Pro Chancellor stressed that Republic Day is an occasion to recall our foundational values and principles. Let us all dedicate ourselves to serve the nation and fellow citizens in every way we can.
The Hon’ble Pro Chancellor’s address was followed by rendition of a patriotic song by Ms Gauri Pandit, a classical dance performance by Ms Sanjana Rathore. Lakshya Jain rendered a melodious patriotic song on this auspicious occasion. As a part of Rashtriya Gunvatta Pakhwada – Quality Bharat Mission, the students, faculty and staff of AUMP took a pledge for building a Quality Bharat in this landmark initiative.
To boost the morale of supporting staff of the University, a few games namely Balance with Bat Ball, Brick Relay and Band Ball in male and female category were organized on this day. The participants were heartily cheered by the audience who thoroughly enjoyed the zeal and enthusiasm displayed by the participant during the event. 
Prizes were also given to NSS Volunteers who worked for HIV AIDS awareness. Dr Raghvendra Sharma, NSS Programme Officer and Dr Rachna Kathal, the NSS Coordinator joined the dignitaries to give  away these certificates of appreciation.
Lt Gen V K Sharma AVSM (Retd), the Hon’ble Pro Chancellor, AUMP along with, Prof (Dr) Anil Vashisht, Officiating Vice Chancellor and Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof (Dr) M. P Kaushik, Pro Vice Chancellor (R) and Dean Research, Prof (Dr) Iti Roychowdhury, DSW AUMP and other eminent dignitaries gave away the prizes to the winners of games held for support staff.
To remember this cheerful celebration, the Amitians had the privilege of clicking group photographs with Hon’ble Pro Chancellor, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor and other dignitaries on this National Festival. The festivities of this patriotic day culminated with the distribution of sweets to the students and staff of the University.