Jalandhar October 9,2019: Apeejay College of Fine Arts celebrated 100th Birth Anniversary of Founder Chairman, Dr. Stya Paul by taking pledge to follow his footsteps. The Ceremony was started by singing respected Dr. Stya Paul’s favourite bhajan “Vishawpati Ke Dhyan Mein Jisne Lagai Ho Lagan’. Moving on, a documentary dedicated to the life of Dr. Stya Paul Ji was shown to the students.
Principal Dr. Sucharita Sharma addressed the gathering with the message of Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia, Chairman, Apeejay Stya and Svaran Group, that even if Dr. Stya Paul Ji is not amongst us but by adopting the virtues of his character like dedication, diligence, commitment, positive thinking, hard work and philanthropy we can achieve our goal.
She further said that Seth Ji believed: “It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream”. On the occasion of this Founder’s Day, the students living their lives based on human values are awarded with ‘Seth Stya Paul Award’ every year. This year also following students were awarded with this award:
Diksha Puri – M.Com Sem 1
Shreya Maini – B.Com Sem 5
These students were facilitated with certificates and cash prizes. At last, Punjabi Folk Dance ‘Gidha’ was performed by the college students.Ashima Sofet made the programme a success with her graceful anchoring. Dr. Sucharita Sharma appreciated the efforts of Dr. Manisha Sharma, Dean Function, for organizing the programme successfully.