Model Academy organises MUN
Dec 28, 2019
JAMMU: Model Academy the prestigious school of MIER, successfully organised its first ever MUN from 26th to 27th December, 2019 on the theme ‘Punjab Drug War'.
The event was graced by Dr. Adit Gupta, Director, MIER and Rupa Gupta, Joint Director, MIER as the chief guest and the Guest of Honor respectively. Pramod Kumar Srivastava, Principal, J.K.Dhiman, Vice-Principal, Ruchi Sharma, QAO and Manju Vali, Convener were also present on the occasion.
The event began with a formal welcome address presented by Abhay Pradhan, Chairperson MUN followed by Ananya who spoke on the format of MUN. Mansharan presented a poem on ‘Drugs Kills'. The objective of MUN was to develop in students' leadership skills, research writing, public speaking and problem- solving skills, also to inculcate the skill of negotiation, drafting resolutions to combat issues and co-operation.
The young delegates adapted to their roles very well and learnt a lot from their first MUN experience which served as a stepping stone for participation in the many other MUNs to come. There were five committees namely- NGO committee, Drug rehabilitation committee, Belt force committee and Spy committee. The delegates strongly presented their views on the theme and cross questioned with supreme confidence which reflected their inherent capability to lead and express.
Dr Adit Gupta in his address said that drugs are a menace to the society and in today's world drug addiction is eating into the vitals of the society. He further congratulated the MUN team for their hard work.
Principal, P.K.Srivastava appreciated the efforts of the students and the social science department and congratulated them on the success of the event.
The best delegate award was bagged by Karun Verma, commendation award went to Vasundhra and special mention award was bagged by Sushant. Students received participation certificates for their performance. The event ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Mrigank the Chairperson of MUN.