Jalandhar, December 20, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
The curtains of the sixth Spark career guidance mela fell today with a commitment to make concerted efforts for transforming the destiny of the students of the district in the coming days.
MLAs Mr. Sushil Kumar Rinku and Mr. Avtar Singh Bawa Henry, accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr. Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Mr. Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, declared the mela closed after releasing the balloons to mark the occasion.
In their address, the MLAs expressed serious concern of the growing brain drain in the country.
They unequivocally said that the unique initiative of district administration to guide the students for opting right career opportunities would ensure achievement the target of ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgaar, which was the dream of Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh.
They lauded the efforts of the administration for holding sixth edition of the Spark mega mela for giving right direction to young minds.
The MLAs asserted that Spark aims to sensitize the students about the opportunities in various fields adding that it was the need of the hour as children were the future of the country. They that the youth have boundless energy, which could be aptly utilized for the welfare and development of the country.
Earlier welcoming the chief guests, the Deputy Commissioner apprised them about the motto of organizing this event. He said that sole aim was to enable the students from rural areas to have access to quality career guidance so that they could opt for their career thereby paving way for their bright future.
Mr. Sharma expressed hope that the event would act as a catalyst in making the youth an active partners in economic and social growth of the state.
The Deputy Commissioner said that besides giving a major push to career related guidance to the students this fest would ensure holistic personality development of the students. Mr. Sharma said that major thrust of the event was to ensure quality career guidance to the students, who were on cross-roads for choosing their career.
In his address , the Commissioner of Police called upon the students to fix their targets and then make whole hearted efforts for attaining it. Mr. Bhullar categorically said that the students have to now compete with their peers from across the globe so they should be fully equipped to meet this challenge. He said that there was no scope for lagging behind in this highly competitive era.
Showering accolades on the Deputy Commissioner for organizing this mega event, the Commissioner of Police said that this event would go a long way in transforming the destiny of the students from the rural areas. He also complimented the Deputy Commissioner and his entire team for making strenuous efforts to evolve a foolproof mechanism for organizing this mega event.
On the occasion, the Chief guest, Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Police also felicitated the officers and other dignitaries for making the event a huge success. The Chief guest also honored the representatives of Lovely Professional University, GNA group, Ludhiana Beverages, HDFC bank, ICICI bank, IVY World School, St. Soldier group of Institute, Innocent Hearts group of Institutions, PNB Bank, Shri Shiv Shakti Bakers, Sonalika Social Development Society, Narinder Syal, Indian Oil Corporation, Pyramid Services, Markfed, Bharat Petroleum and others for sponsoring the event.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner Mr. Jasbir Singh, Sub Divisional Magistrates Mr. Rahul Sindhu, Mr. Sanjiv Sharma, Mr. Vaneet Kumar and Dr Jai Inder Singh, Assistant Commissioner Dr. Shayari Malhotra, District Education Officer Mr. Harinder Pal, Deputy District Education Officer Ms. Gurpreet Kaur and Mr. Anil Awasthi, Civil Surgeon Dr. Gurinder Chawla, District Guidance Counselor Mr. Surjit Lal, Lieutenant Colonel (Retd.) Manmohan Singh, Mr. Jagdish Kumar and others were also present on the occasion.