NewZNew (S A S Nagar) : The Students of Gian Jyoti group of Institutions observed Literacy Day with enthusiasm. An interactive session was held in the college campus. Topics like importance of literacy, women empowerment and gender sensitization were discussed. Students were made to realize that women empowerment was need of the hour and education could play a key role in this process. Students also expressed their views on literacy and its need.
Several events were organized like Story writing competition, Dream works and Read a thon where the teachers encouraged the students to pen down their future dreams and also discussed the benefits of reading as well as different reading techniques. An Online Quiz competition was also held where students participated enthusiastically. A seminar was also organized for the neighborhood schools so as to raise the awareness among the students and parents related to education. The day gave a chance to rediscover the joys of reading while raising awareness.
While encouraging the students Chairman, J.S. Bedi said that Literacy is not only a basic human right, it is a fundamental building block for learning as well as personal empowerment. He also highlighted that through literacy, the quality of life can improve for families, individuals and communities. It is a means to live a life in our own special way.