Srinagar 4th Dec: To promote tourism in Jammu & Kashmir, Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura Near Chandigarh organized Shikara Race in world famous Dal Lake, Srinagar today.
Hundreds of shikara, participated in this race.The event was addressed virtually by Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, Chief Executive Officer, Mission Youth, Mission Director, Skill Development Mission, Jammu & Kashmir as Chief Guest & Mr. Mohammad Aijaz Asad, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar as Guest of Honour. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh presided over the event.
The race commenced after the flag off by DC, Srinagar & the winners including Mohd. Yaqoob Bhat, 1st; Mohd. Altaf Sheikh, 2nd & Abdul Razak Sheikh, 3rd position were rewarded during felicitation ceremony.
Dr. Choudhary while addressing said that Kashmiri students have great potential in every sphere to lead the country. I have interacted with Aryans students in Empowering JK : Empowering Youth & it give me immense pleasure that again I am motivating them. The tribal affairs department & Skill development mission, J & K will always support Aryans JK students whenever they will be taking initiative for the betterment of country, he added.
Choudhary further added that it is proud moment for all that Kashmiri students are multi talented. I am proud to be the part of Aryans event in past in which various innovations including “Shikara App”, “Solar Boat”, “Ramadhan App, “Android App, “eMunshi App” “Safety Helmet”, “Save Kashmir” & “Life Saving Glove” for the Valley were applauded by Dr. MP Poonia, Vice Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, he mentioned.
Dr. Kataria said that Aryans is the only campus where majority of students from Kashmir are studying. Our Kashmiri students are academically strong as well they are doing good in innovations, placements, sports, cultural activities etc. I must congratulate my all Kashmiri students for their initiative in this Shikara Race, added Kataria
Dr. Garima Thakur, Deputy Director & Er. Jaswinder Singh, Coordinator, Aryans Group added that Aryans students are soon going to launch their upcoming innovation “Seabin” to clean aquatic ecosystems, “Solar balloon” for renewable energy for valley.On this occasion Ms. Manjeet Kaur, Media Coordinator, Er. Shahid Lone, Er. Jahangir Rashid, Er. Javaid Mushtaq, Er. Amit Nadda, Faculty, Aryans Group of Colleges were present.