Hon’ble Chancellor of Uttaranchal University Shri. Jitender Joshi was conferred “Corona Warrior Honour – Certificate of Appreciation” on 27th April, 2020 by the alliance of Divya Himgiri, Uttarakhand State Law Commission, Human Rights Protection Centre (Uttarakhand) and DH TV News in appreciation of his outstanding dedication and service to the nation strongly reflected by his support and assistance in the fight against Novel Corona (Covid 19) in lockdown period.
Since the very initiation of lockdown period Shri. Jitender Joshi has displayed his concern towards this unprecedented situation being faced globally. He strongly believes that we will surely emerge victorious in our fight against Covid 19 if everyone contributes through his/ her assistance and service. His innate altruistic propensity was reflected in his solidarity with the Government of Uttarakhand in its fight against Covid-19. Hon’ble Chancellor of the University Shri. Jitender Joshi handed over a cheque of Rupees Eleven Lakh towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund on 25th April, 2020. When the entire world is grappling with the menace of Covid-19 pandemic coming forward with financial aid in this hour of crisis by educational institutions like Uttaranchal University sets an inspiring example. It is noteworthy that the institution has been providing over 500 food packets daily to the District Administration since 30th March, 2020. In addition, eighty immigrant labourer families from Chhattisgarh, residing near Vasant Vihar, are also being provided daily ration by the Chancellor of the University.
Under his leadership Uttaranchal University has distributed, till date, more than 20,000 Food Packets, 5000+ Soaps, 5,000+ Face Masks, Ration to more than 2,000 Labourers and more than 500 Litres Hand Sanitizer.