Punjab School Education Board Regional Level Co-Curricular Competitions Held at LPU

Three days Punjab School Education Board Jalandhar Region Level Co-Curricular Competitions were organized at Lovely Professional University. More than nine hundred students participated in these competitions.

Online PR News – 13-November-2010 – – Three days Punjab School Education Board Jalandhar Region Level Co-Curricular Competitions were organized at Lovely Professional University. The competitive activities like Shabad Gayan, Solo Dance, Folk Song, Debate, Calligraphy, Painting, Poetry Recitation, G.K., Kavishri, War Gayan, One Act Play, Gidha, Bhangra & Gatka were separately held for three categories students of Primary, Middle and Senior Secondary standard. More than nine hundred students participated in these competitions. Different venues, Sh. Baldev Raj Mittal Auditorium, Lovely Institute of Technology Conference Room, Lovely Institute of Management Auditorium, Campus Cafe Stage/Admission Cell Stage/LIT Stage of the University, were arranged specifically for different activities. The winners were awarded prizes at the end of each activity. Departments of Cultural Affairs and Extension Education of the University cared for this organization.

It is worth noticing that held annually at Block, District, Regional and State Level in chronological order, these co-curricular activities have due Academic Weight-age for the participants. In addition to all round personality development of the school children, these also protect and patronize cultural heritage. These are held as equal to the Achievements made at University level Regional Youth Festivals. As such, these help the participants as per their talent potentialities, in having Reservation Seats for all Academic and Professional Courses at University as well as School Level. LPU is specially chosen this time for competitions at Jalandhar Region level. The three other regions are Amtitsar, Bathinda and Patiala.

About 250 students on 9th, 330 on 10th and 370 students, today, took part in different activities enthusiastically, from different schools of the districts of Ludhiana, Ferozepur, Moga, Barnala and Jalandhar, falling under Jalandhar Region. For I to V standard students only six competitions were held- Shabad Gayan, Solo Dance, Folk Song, Debate, Calligraphy and Painting. The students of 5 to 11 years of age were specially applauded for their extra ordinary skills towards Calligraphy, Painting and Solo-Dances. 12 competitions were for VI to VIII Standard Students. The on-lookers highly praised the performers of 11 to 14 years old for Shabad Gayan, Poetry Recitation, War-Songs and General Knowledge specially. Whereas, students of 14 to 19 years old of IX to XII standard competed for 14 competitive activities designed for them. Gatka was the most enchanting and exciting activity for all the viewers. However, these students also displayed beautifully One-Act Plays, General Knowledge, Bhangra, Giddha, Folk songs, War Songs, Malwai Giddha, Basic Writing Skills etc. The poetry recitation, debates, war-songs concerning burning humane and national issues, specially by the youngsters, attracted all emotionally.

Congratulating all the participants and the winners, in special, the Director- General of the University, Er. HR Singla said: “Healthy competitions teach us all to be up to the mark always so that we may excel others. Youth must learn much from these activities which uphold our traditions, customs, values and culture in abundance. The Punjab School Education Board really deserves ‘kudos’ for this nicest step to inculcate among the growing minds all those virtues which such activities have from time immemorial inspired and motivated us all in different ways. Our University is always ready to in such important and mammoth organizations which may bring revolutionary change towards desired social set up of humanity all around.”

Three of the participants Charanpreet kaur, Sahib Jit singh and Rajwinder Kaur of Sri Guru Harkishan Public School, Ludhiana said: “We are lucky to get a chance in these competitions presented before the audience and spectators of the largest University of India. The applaud through them has really boosted up for further presentations with more enthusiasm.” On contacting the Co-Ordinator of the Programme nominated by the Chairman of the Punjab School Education Board, Mr Harjinder singh and one of the Judges Mr. Noor said: “The arrangements made through the University gave a perfect dais and stage to the performers which added luster to their presentations. All the arrangements were well conceived in accordance to the needs of the PSEd Board.”