Staff and students of Post-Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh, celebrated Independence Day with exuberance and patriotic fervour on 15.8.2019. Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college hoisted the National Flag.
Address the students on this occasion, Prof. Anita Kaushal, saluted the freedom fighters and paid tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country. She emphasised that India has become a force to be reckoned with in the global arena in all the spheres, especially in economy, defence, space and Information Technology. Progress is not the government’s responsibility alone rather the people’s cooperation, participation and contribution has an equal strength and weightage. Advising the students to stay away from the menace of drugs and other vices, she urged them to channelize their energy towards nation-building.
She highlighted the initiatives of the college to empower the girls and shape them as agents of constructive change. Prof. Kaushal congratulated the students for their excellent performance in academics and motivated them to show their enterprise and assertiveness to carve a niche for themselves at the national and international level.