- “Youth should work for World Peace & Communal Harmony”: Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal
- Student-groups of Mauritius, Nepal, Rwanda, Maldives, Malawi, Afghanistan, Tanzania were also awarded with cash prizes
Jalandhar: Annual event of Lovely Professional University One World -2014 concluded with a great message to the youth of the world. This year, the celebration had larger dimensions as new international students from new countries Mongolia; China and South Korea brought additional flavour to already vibrant event. LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal informed: “The main purpose of this annual One World event is to promote world peace and communal harmony. Students should work to maintain peace & harmony all around, irrespective of their colour, creed, country and caste. I am happy to see that different schools of the university worked together with one motive of bringing every-body closer for global understanding.” Mr Mittal also gave away cash prizes worth Rs 65,000 to different international student-groups. VC Dr Ramesh Kanwar mentioned that, in future, LPU will effort to conduct One World on international platform like United Nations conferences.
On the conclusive day many stalls for exhibition of peculiarities, foods, ornaments, dresses, products etc of different countries were raised by the international students. Different schools represented different countries’ stalls through international students in respect to their respective country. During honouring ceremony, Burundi students represented by the School of Computer Science & Engineering won first prize of Rs 15, 000. School of Electronics and Electrical Engineering represented two countries Mauritius and Nepal, and received Rs 10, 000 for each country students. The School of Business was also awarded Rs 10,000 for Rwanda students. The School of Computer Applications represented Maldives; School of Architecture and Design was for Malawi; Department of Education represented Afghanistan; and, School of Physiotherapy & Paramedical Sciences represented Tanzania. All of these four were awarded Rs 5000 each