The 71st IndependenceDay of the Country was celebrated with patriotic fervour on 15thAugust 2017 at Amity University Madhya Pradesh.
The celebration commencedwith the hoisting of the National Flag by the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor AUMP, Lt.Gen V.K. Sharma, AVSM (Retd.) This was followed by his address to the Amitians.Gen. Sharma congratulated the Amity family on the occasion of the 71stIndependence Day and stressed upon the need of establishing the New India which is free from corruption, casteism,intolerance and is more secure in all aspects including safety of women. Hon’ble VC emphasized towards more and activeparticipation towards Swacchh Bharat campaigns. He also appreciated the efforts carried out by the students of AmityInstitute of Biotechnology for Plastic Free Campus Campaign.
The address of Hon’ble VCwas followed by distribution of Certificates for the students who excelled inEssay Writing, Volunteer Work and Sports Activities for their performance atNational level. A total of 20 suchstudents were awarded with the certificate by the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor.
A pledge was taken by allOfficers of the University, Faculty Members, Staff and students for Naya BharatNirman and Plastic Free Campus.
Various cultural programswere a part of celebration of the Independence Day which included PatrioticSongs, Poetry Recitation and Street Play performed by the students of AUMP.
Present on the occasionwere the Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr) M. P. Kaushik, Registrar, Deans,Directors, HoIs, HoDs, Faculty & Staff members as well as large body ofstudents.
The programme culminatedwith the distribution of sweets.