GGNIMT (Gujranwala Nanak Institute of Management & Technology , Civil lines ) organized an Inter-School/ Polytechnic Annual Fine Arts , Literary & Cultural Festival: Sardar Jit Singh Chawla Memorial Cultural Fiesta ‘Matrix 2018’at its campus here today. The theme of the event was “Love Food; Hate Waste” and the competitions under different categories were based on this theme.
More than 1000 students from 30 schools from all across city participated in twenty different events of the mega fiesta. The various events included group dance, quiz, rangoli, mehndi, essay writing, poster making, cartooning, face painting, solo dance, just 2 mins, salad making, folk song, working model display, what’s my story etc . The Judges of the event included renowned Radio Jockeys and University Youth Festival winners.
The overall trophy was bagged by DAV Public School, BRS Nagar and Guru Nanak International Public School, Model Town, Ludhiana.
The event witnessed brilliant and enthusiastic performances by the students who toiled hard to bag the accolades for their talents. The campus was jam-packed with creativity, passion and vibrancy.
S. Gursharan Singh Narula, President, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council (GKEC) was the Chief Guest during the day. In his message, he said that the students in this global competitive environment cannot survive with only bookish knowledge. They need to develop their personality through extra-curricular activities to enable them to get equipped for working in the ever demanding corporate world. Dr. S.P. Singh, former VC, GNDU and General Secretary, GKEC delivered the inaugural address. He encouraged the students to work on their personality traits for attainment of an enhanced self. He congratulated GGNIMT for providing a platform to the school students for showcasing their talents.
Prof. Manjit Singh Chhabra, Director, GGNIMT urged the students to nurture their talent. He said that life today is highly competitive and only the talented one sail through the same. “Such competitions always remain in the memory of the students”, he added. He congratulated staff and students for organizing the activity and exhorted that such competitions strengthen healthy competition spirit and urge to succeed. “Personality is not just a collection of traits, but should get recognized as a package of talent and skills apart from subject knowledge”, he advised. S.Bhagwant Singh, S. Kuljeet Singh and other esteemed members of GKEC graced the occasion with their benevolent presence.
While thanking the guests and participants, Dr. Hapreet Singh, Principal, GGNIMT reminded the students that they had a big responsibility on their shoulders as the future of our country depends on them. He motivated the students to take their studies and extra- curricular activities equally seriously.