Jammu: One-Day Regional Seminar on ‘Indian Value System: Contemporary Relevance’ was organized by the School of Philosophy & Culture at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra to celebrate ‘Indian Philosopher’s Day 2019’.
The program was sponsored by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi. The Indian Philosopher’s Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Adi Shankaracharya on Panchami tithi of Vaishakh Shukla Paksha.
The event started with the inaugural session in the Sanskriti Kaksha, SMVDU. The inaugural session began with lamp-lighting and Sarasvati Vandana by the chief guest Prof. Rajeev Garg, Director, DQA; Prof. Kiran Bakshi, Jammu; Dr. Anil Kumar Tewari, Head, SoPC and Dr. Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi, Head, SoL&L.
Dr. Tewari welcomed the guests and Prof. Bakshi delivered the keynote address. Dr. Ashoka Kumar Tarai, Assist. Prof., SoPC delivered the vote of thanks. During the technical sessions, chaired by Prof. Bakshi, Dr. Bhupender Heera, Dr. Mahesh Kaul, Ms. Ruby Bharati, Ms. Reena Kumari among others presented their papers on the theme.
The event was attended by Dr. Saurabh, Head School of Business, Anil Bharadwaj, Dr. Rashi Taggar, Dr. Kritti, Dr. Rakesh Thusoo, Dr. Anurag Kumar and some teachers from Higher-Secondary School, Panthal, along with the research scholars, M.A. students and staff members of School of Philosophy & Culture as well as the School of Languages and Literature.
The event concluded with the distribution of certificates among the participants and an expression of gratitude towards the helping hands of SMVDU and the funding agency, ICPR, New Delhi.