19th Sept 2016 was celebrated with gaiety and fervor as the sixth Raising Day at Amity University Madhya Pradesh. The celebrations began with the felicitation of Hon’ble Chancellor Amity University Madhya Pradesh Prof (Dr) Sunil Saran who kindly agreed to be the Chief Guest, sparing his valuable time and travelled down from Delhi for the occasion. The celebration started with Saraswati Vandana, which was followed by lighting of the lamp by Prof (Dr) Sunil Saran Hon’ble Chancellor AUMP , Lt Gen V K Sharma, AVSM (Retd), Hon’ble Vice Chancellor AUMP, Brig V K Vadhera Vice President RBEF, Mr Sanjay Khanna GM Construction, Prof (Dr) M P Kaushik Pro Vice Chancellor, AUMP and other dignitaries. After this the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor presented the Annual Report of the University. He traced the growth of the University which had started with just one block and 150 students to its present strength of around 2000 students with three academic blocks, three hostel blocks, and more plans to come. He also spoke of the successful placements at AUMP. After the VC’s address, a short film made by ASCO, showcasing various activities of the University during Academic Year 2015-16 was shown followed by cultural program by students . This was followed by the address of Hon’ble Chancellor who addressed the students with the genesis of Amity as a concept and with the vision of Dr Ashok K Chauhan our beloved Founder President & Dr Aseem Chauhan Additional President RBEF. After his address, Prof (Dr) Sunil Saran, Brig Vadhera and Lt Gen Sharma gave away the Academic Excellence Awards for the session 2015-16 and also the Dr. Ashok K Chauhan 100% & 50% Scholarship Awards for the session 2016-17. The anniversary issue of our journal “The Amitian” was also released on this occasion. Towards the end the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Amity University Madhya Pradesh Lt Gen V K Sharma AVSM (Retd) presented mementos to Prof (Dr) Sunil Saran, Brig V K Vadhera and Mr Sanjay Khanna . The first half ended with the Vote of Thanks proposed by Prof (Dr) M P Kaushik Pro Vice Chancellor AUMP. This was followed by Lunch with all HOIs/HODs.
After the lunch the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor accompanied Prof. Saran on campus visit and showed him ‘B’Block, ‘C’ Block and ‘A’ Block. Students of these blocks displayed research projects & Models which were appreciated by the Hon’ble Chancellor. He also inaugurated the Axis Bank ATM at the campus.
Hon’ble Chancellor also addressed all the faculty members and interacted with all HOIs/HODs and senior functionaries of AUMP. He also advised the faculty on developing classroom competence and developing empathy for the students.
The visit of the Hon’ble Chancellor was a great motivation for everyone at AUMP.