World Heritage Day Quiz

Port Blair
18 Apr 2017

The World Heritage Day was celebrated by the Department of Art & Culture in collaboration with JNRM on Tuesday in the college premises by organizing a Heritage Quiz focusing on the island's culture and heritage. Five teams, each consisting of five students participated in the Quiz. Mrs. Pearl Dev Das, Principal (i/c), JNRM was the chief guest on the occasion. While addressing the gathering of students and faculty members, she highlighted the importance of preserving Island's heritage for the future generations. She stressed the need to organize more such programmes in order to sensitize youth and to instill in them a sense of pride and belonging  towards their heritage. Dr. Rashida Iqbal, Assistant Director (Art & Culture) spoke about the actions initiated by the Department for preservation, conservation and dissemination of island's heritage. She also invited the students and faculty members to participate in the Heritage Walk to be organized by the Department shortly. Shri P. Abdul Salam, Assistant Professor delivered a talk on World Heritage day. Earlier Dr. Kusum Kumari, Assistant Professor welcomed the assemblage. The programme concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Raj Shekharan, guest faculty.