GCOE organised Online Essay Competition on World Democracy Day
Sep 15, 2021
JAMMU: NSS unit of Government College of Education, Jammu organized an online essay writing competition on account of World Democracy Day. The topic for the essay writing competition was "Covid-19: A spotlight on Democracy".
The UN General Assembly celebrates the International Day of Democracy on September 15 to encourage governments around the world to strengthen and consolidate democracy. The day was observed for the first time in 2008.
The program was adeptly conducted by NSS Nodal Officer, Dr. Shubhra Jamwal and Prof Shapia Sameem Bhatti, Prof Savita Dogra and Prof Seema Kunari along with volunteers.
Dr. Kulvinder Kour, principal of GCOE motivated the students to participate in the competition and also appreciated the efforts of the organisers for organising such competitions.
She also highlighted the importance of World Democracy Day as it is an opportunity to raise awareness and educate the public about their democratic rights, to highlight the important role of parliaments, their capacity and mandate to deliver justice, peace, development, and human rights.