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Bhatnagar addresses curtain raiser ceremony for Conference and Exhibition on Ntn’l Calendar

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Jammu: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today highlighted that it is imperative upon us to disseminate vital knowledge and concepts related to our Ancient Indian Society so as to make citizens aware about our glorious heritage, knowledge traditions and scientific acumen.

The Advisor made these comments while speaking during a Curtain Raiser program held at Central University of Jammu (CUJ) for the forthcoming two-day National Conference and Exhibition on the National Calendar of India, scheduled to be held in Ujjain on 22nd and 23rd April 2022.

The programme was organised by CUJ in collaboration with Vijnana Bharati and the Ministry of Culture Govt. Of India and Rashtriya Dindarshika Prasar Manch as part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.

Addressing the gathering, Advisor Bhatnagar said that it is a very unique and important concept to circulate the vital knowledge of our glorious past having remarkable culture and ethos to the citizens, especially the youth. He added that India has the largest percentage of young people among all countries across the world and therefore we need to make them aware about our ancient society.

The Advisor while appreciating this unique initiative of the organising committee asked them to focus on adopting various other programs which may help in the successful implementation of various initiatives taken by Govt. Of J&K and Government of India.

In his welcome address Vice Chancellor, CUJ, Prof. Sanjeev Jain highlighted the importance of such events and various other initiatives taken by the CUJ regarding NEP 2020 and technological advancement for enhancing the teaching and research standards.

Director CSIR-NISCAIR/NISTADS, Dr. Ranjana Aggarwal while delivering the keynote address explained the five key points, put forth by the Prime Minister on the eve of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav and also deliberated on the science behind the Swadeshi Calendar

Pertinently, the conference is being held with an aim to disseminate the knowledge on the ethos of the National Calendar of India that was passed by the Parliament of India in 1957.

During the Curtain Raiser event, copies of the calendars were also released by the visiting dignitaries.

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