JAMMU: Prof Manoj Dhar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu felicitated Shivika Thakur and Seerat Baji of debating team, University of Jammu who represented India in 13th South Asian Universities Festival (SAUFEST) held at Kurukshetra University under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) from February 24-28, 2020.
SAUFEST is a prestigious International Youth Festival, in which the winners of the National Level Youth Festival get opportunity to exhibit their talent in various activities.
Shivika Thakur and Seerat Baji won first prize in 34th North Zone and National Level Youth Festival respectively, and got the opportunity to participate in SAUFEST along with students from India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mauritius and Afghanistan. Both the girls received accolades for their thought provoking debate for and against the topic, ‘Artificial Intelligence is a Bane to the World’.
Prof Dhar appreciated their participation and wished them success in their future endeavours.
Prof Rajni Dhingra, Registrar was also present on the occasion and complimented the students for the achievement.
Prof Jasbir Singh, Dean Students Welfare along with Prof Yash Pal Sharma, Chairman Campus Cultural Committee and Prof Anupama Vohra, Co-Chairperson, Campus Cultural Committee also congratulated the team for their excellent performance on such an International platform.
Dr Sadaf Shah, the Teacher Incharge, who accompanied the team to Kurukshetra and Sumeet Sharma (Drama Instructor) were also present on the occasion.