|Early Times Report |
JAMMU, Aug 28: As a part of Heritage Awareness Programme 'INTACH Heritage Quiz - 2018' was organized by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) - Jammu Chapter in collaboration with Centre for History and Culture of Jammu and Ladakh Regions (CHCJLR), University of Jammu.
One hundred twenty students from various schools of Jammu participated in the written as well as oral rounds with variety of questions on the tangible - intangible, natural heritage of India, J& K state and Jammu region.
Prof. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu was the chief guest of the event, who appreciated the efforts of INTACH - Jammu Chapter and Centre for History and Culture of Jammu and Ladakh Regions (CHCJLR), University of Jammu for creating awareness amongst the younger generation. The Vice-Chancellor in his message to students told them to connect with the past history, culture and heritage of the country. He also distributed certificates to all the participating teams and prize to winner team APS Jammu Cantt of city round of 'INTACH Heritage Quiz - 2018'.
Prof. Jigar Mohammed, Dean Research Studies, University of Jammu was the guest of honour of the event and encouraged the students to connect with the heritage of the nation and with their cultural roots by knowing about the rich history of the nation.
Others present on the occasion were SM Sahni, Convener Intach Jammu Chapter, Prof. Anita Billawaria, Director, CHCJLR, and Dean Faculty of Social Sciencies, Prof. Dinesh Rampal HOD-EVS, Prof. Anil Raina, Prof. Sudhir Singh and others.