Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray, today chaired a one -day Seminar on ” G-20 Summit 2023 & opportunities for Kashmir” at Government Degree college Sogam (Lolab) which was organised by college management in collaboration with 28 RR.
The event is part of various outreach activities on ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, G-20 Presidency and Mission Shakti, was co-chaired by Yougal Manhas, SSP Kupwara and presided over by Colonel Anupum Hajela,Commanding officer,28 RR Bn.
This mega event comprised of seminar and debates was patronised by Dr.Shamim Ahmad Dar,Principal , GDC Sogam.
Programme was attended by students of degree college, higher secondary schools and other educational institutions besides ardent speakers and intellectuals from different subjects and fields.
In inaugural address, Deputy Commisioner, Kupwara Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray said that” India is a great democratic country and third largest economy of the world in purchasing power, India has achieved G-20 presidency when it is celebrating 75 years of its independence called as Amritkal. India holds the presidency of the G-20 from December 1, 2022 but in actual India is remained a global leader throughout the ages. India has guided nations of the world with respect to ideologies, cultural orientations, and religious teachings”
The Deputy Commisioner while addressing the audience said ” I am lucky to address you from such a beautiful and pious land of Lolab in Kupwara district which has lead the world in many ways. When we talk of ancient ages, when people used to live in forests and caves, the Kupwara district used a be a hub of education as at Shardi village of Kishanganga in the close proximity of Kupwara district, there was Sharda peeth global University. Similarly Lolab of Kupwara district has produced a visionary called Anwar Shah Kashmiri who lead the world through his noble ideas, ideologies” these apt words of DC Kupwara on the soil of Anwar Shah Kashmiri stole the show and attracted the appreciations from the audience and there were chairs for Deputy Commissioner Kupwara from all sides.
Deputy Commisioner Kupwara while indicating towards the topography and Size of Kupwara district said that Kupwara district is not a small district, it’s size is large than 77 countries of the world.
Deputy Commisioner Kupwara appealed the students and youth of the Lolab to work for national integration, communal harmony, and brotherhood and contribute for community, Kupwara and for the nation.
While projecting the development scenario of the district DC said that Swatchta “cleanliness” disposal of human excreta on scientific basis, preservation of environment and biodiversity are big challenges before the district adminstration. There is need of behaviour change and adopting of good sanitation and cleanliness practices among the rural masses. Use of polythene and spreading of filth need to be to curbed to save the environment from soil pollution and water pollution.
Dc asked the participants to take a pledge that day we all will make efforts to preserve and protect the environment from pollution and degradation and contribute for the society and deliver our responsibilities and duties towards our nation,district and our native place.
DC said that we are working on all round development of students under new education policy of Government of India. Under Zimmadari project we have renovated some 1500 schools of the district and now we are focussing on the personality development of students.
Dc asked the parents and students to do visit any educational institution of your area as a token of encouragement for the students and staff of the school.
He said adding that ” I recently visited Army goodwill school Chandigam which is an example of an ideal school. There are several examples in our district which need to be replicated.
DC congratulated management of Degree college Sogam and 28 RR for organising such a beutiful event.
Global warming is a major challenge which need to be tackled.
Dc emphasized the need of “Vasu Deva Kutumb” which means whole world is one family.
DC said that NREGA is major programme of livelihood security and asset generation in rural areas.
Hundreds of PRIs are implementing MGNREGA on grass root levels in Kupwara district.
There are good achievements under Ayushman Bharat, health sector schemes, self employment generation programmes.
Kupwara is making good progress under tourism sector as winter carnival was successfully held at Drangyadi chowkibal.
On the ocasion students delivered their lectures on different topics.
Later, the DC distributed mementos and trophies among the speakers