Women Cell of Uttaranchal Institute of Management, Uttaranchal University organized an online ‘Poster-Making Competition’ on the occasion of “International Girl Child Day” on 10 October 2020. The theme for the competition was “Save the Girl Child-Educate the Girl Child”. The theme was aligned with the theme of United Nations ‘My Voice, Our Equal Future’ aiming at the progress of the girl child, the foundation of which starts with education. The participation was open to all the students of Management and Computer Application Department of UIM.
Director UIM, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Suri along with HOD, Computer Application, Dr. Sonal Sharma and HOD Management, Dr. Amitabh Bhargav graced the event with their benign presence. They encouraged the students to compete with zest and also direct efforts towards empowering girls and making them ready to face the challenges in future.
Twenty-five students participated in the poster-making competition. Students not only presented their posters but also shared their views on the theme. Participants were judged on the basis of relevance, originality, artistic composition, and creativity. Eminent Jury included Dr. Anshu Bansal Gupta, Mr. Rohit Dhiman, Ms. Pratibha Pandey. Winner of the event was Vishi Tyagi from BCA, First Runner Up was Rishika Bisht from B.com(H) and Second Runner Up was Aarti from B.com (H).
The event was organized and executed by Dr. Deepa Bisht (Head – Women Cell), Dr. Anshu Bansal Gupta, Mrs.Sakshi Gautam, Mrs. Vijay Lakshami Sajwan, Mrs. Prabhjyot Kaur and Dr.Mayank Pant.
The event was successful in its aim to celebrate the girl child, spread the message across of the importance of treating girls fairly, with dignity and equality and drive efforts that fulfill their rights not just benevolently for them but in partnership with them.