On 2nd October 2023, Jaypee University Of Information Technology orchestrated a vibrant and inspiring event to commemorate Gandhi Jayanti and Shastri Jayanti, honouring the enduring legacies of two remarkable leaders, Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri. This day of remembrance was crafted with the intent of not only paying homage but also promoting the importance of sports, fitness, and unity among the university’s diverse community. The event commenced at 10:00 AM, drawing a diverse crowd of enthusiastic participants, including students, faculty, and staff.
The day commenced with a poignant tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, and Lal Bahadur Shastri, who led the nation during critical times, both characterised by their simplicity, dedication, and unwavering commitment to the principles of truth, non-violence, and social justice.
Vice-Chancellor of JUIT Prof. (Dr.) Rajendra Kumar Sharma delivered a profoundly inspiring address, stressing the significance of character development and social responsibility in education. This address set the tone for the day’s activities and resonated deeply with the audience.The highlight of the event was the tug of war competition organised by Sports Club of JYC, a symbolic representation of strength through collective effort, showcasing the value of unity and coordination. The event emphasised that physical activity is not only essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle but also fosters discipline, teamwork, and mental well-being.
Additionally, as part of the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability and community engagement, a tree plantation drive was organised by the environment and health club of JYC in nearby villages. This initiative aimed to contribute to environmental conservation and create a greener, healthier future for the local communities. The tree plantation drive exemplified the university’s dedication to holistic development and social responsibility.
This event was made possible through the dedicated efforts of the college authorities, who meticulously organised and executed the event, ensuring its seamless flow and meaningful impact. Furthermore, the active involvement of the Youth Club played a pivotal role in making this day a resounding success.