Partap College of Education, Ludhiana under the patronage of Rotary Club Ludhiana (North) organised the installation ceremony of the new team of office bearers of Rotaract Club of Partap College of Education. The coincidence of 69th Republic Day celebrations with the Installation Ceremony added colorfulflavours to the occasion. S. Pritpal Singh President, Rotary Club Ludhiana (North); Rotarian Ashok Jain , Rotarian R.S. Behal , Rotarian Chabbra , Rotarian Menakshi Arora& Rotarian Ritika graced the occasion.
Dr. Balwant Singh, Principal, Partap College of Education, briefed the gathering about how students of the college were so keenly looking forward to the installation ceremony so that the club which had grown defunct due to several reasons could be reawakened to life. He mentioned that the busy schedule of the college notwithstanding, the students of the college had been so eager to be part of the cause of the social welfare. He inspired and motivated the students to adhere to the motto of Rotary India —- “Service Before Self “. Rotarian Ashok Jain decorated President Pritpal Singh with Rotary Club Collar. Addressing the audience , he called the reactivation of the club a red letter day especially because of its coincidence with the Republic Day Celebrations.
Speaking on the occasion, President Pritpal Singh, threw light on the selfless service done and the contribution made by the club especially its Pulse Polio Campaign.
The new team of office bearers included ” Mrs Poonam Bala, Teacher Incharge, as Director, Mr. Pardeep as Assistant Director of Rotract Club, Ishpreet Singh from B.Ed as President, Parveen Kumar from B.Ed as Vice President, Gagandeep Singh from D.El.Ed Second year as Secretary , Gagandeep Singh from D.El.Ed 1st year as Deputy Secretary, Navjot Kaur from D.El.Ed 2nd year as Treasure , Amandeep Kaur , Simran , Harmanjeet Singh all from D.El.Ed, Gaurang, Anu, Maninder Singh all from B.Ed as Sergeants.
After the installation ceremony, a colorful cultural programme with patriotic songswas presented by the students of the college. In the end Mrs Poonam Bala, Assistant Professor presented the vote of thanks.
for the new session. He mentioned that inspite of the busy curriculum of B.Ed. and D.El.Ed. students they have been so eager to be part of the cause of social welfare. He blessed the students and motivated them to put ‘Service Before Self’, that is the motto of Rotary India.
Rotarian Rohit Jindal decorated President Dalbir Singh Makkar with Rotary Club collar. Rotractor Minakshi Arora and Rotractor Diksha were also present on the occasion.
While addressing the students S. Dalbir Singh Makkar, explained to the students the motto of Rotaract club, how all the clubs function as a group. He talked at length about the parent organization, Rotary India. “A small effort can spark a revolutionary change”, he said while mentioning the Pulse Polio campaign.
Ms. Amritbir Kaur, Assistant Professor, before presenting in front of the dignitaries the new team, talked about a pre-Diwali project the team had already taken up and got an overwhelming response. She mentioned how the students had so enthusiastically taken part in the candle decoration activity and then distributed the candles in the slums located on Humbran Road.
The new team of office bearers included: Amritbir Kaur, Teacher Incharge, as Director of Rotaract Club;Hiteshfrom B.Ed. as President; Ritu Thakur from B.Ed. as Vice-President; Yakshika from DEl.Ed. as Secretary; Arijit from D.El.Ed. as Joint Secretary; Gurjeet from B.Ed. as Treasurer; Manisha from B.Ed. as Joint Treasurer; Yogita from B.Ed. as Director; Gagandeep from D.El.Ed. as Sargeant.