Barinder Saluja, Chandigarh, April 30 : Yuvsatta an NGO, with support of Peace Clubs of GMSSS-10A, KB DAV-7 and Divya Shiksha Gurukul College of Education organized a function at Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector10, in which Pawan Kumar Bansal, Union Cabinet Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Government of India presented this years Peace Awards.
Giving information of the initiative Pramod Sharma, Coordinator, Yuvsatta explained that these annual Peace Club Awards are presented every year to five outstanding Principals who had done the most to inculcate good values, spirit of service and sacrifice amongst their young students.Applauding the teachers honoured today Pawan Kumar Bansal shared that teachers are our guiding light, creating conditions conducive to overall holistic development of generation next. He further added that the concept of Peace Clubs in Schools will certainly pave the way of living together, by promoting values of respect, tolerance, mutual understanding and solidarity. And this mission is more vital than ever in our increasingly connected and multicultural societies.
Five Principals who were honored today by Pawan Kumar Bansal are Dr. AC Vaid, Principal of GGD SD College, Sector 32 honured with Dr. KBS Dhillon Memorial Peace Award carrying a citation, a shawl & Rs. 5100/-, Jaskiran Harika, Principal of DAV Public School, Sector 8 was honoured with Kailash Bahl Memorial Peace Award carrying a citation, shawl & Rs. 5100/-, Jaya Bhardwaj, Principal of Mahatma Hansraj Public School, Sector 6, Panchkula was honoured with Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Peace Award carrying a citation, a shawl & Rs. 5100/-. Two special commendation awards were also presented to Indira Beniwal, Principal of Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 10, Chandigarh and Mr. Piyush Punj, Director of St. Vivekananda Millennium School, Pinjore.
The School choir of Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 10 presented a peace song ‘Jai Jagat (victory to the world)’ on the occasion.