Monday, August 10, 2009

‘Sawaney Jhari’ an Inter College Cultural show @ TNA School,Gangtok

Gangtok ,August9 :Sikkim University has just completed two years and as part of its Foundation Day celebrations, the University is organizing a month long socio-cultural and academic programme starting from the July 27.
Participants from various schools and colleges from both within and outside Sikkim have been invited to take part in this month long programme.
The Foundation Day celebrations started with an Inter College debate. Students of the affiliated colleges of Sikkim University took part in this competition. The topic for the debate was “Economic Development is more important than protection of the Environment’ and was held at Sikkim Government College, Tadong, at 9.30 am. Padmashree GS Lama was invited as the Chief Guest and Sonam Wangdi, former Chief Secretary chaired the proceedings.
This was followed by a SPIC MACAY programme on August 2, where Ms Malabika Sen, a well known Kathak exponent performed. CB Karki, Minister, Department for Rural Management and Developments and Cooperation Departments was the Chief Guest of day.
‘Sawaney Jhari’ an Inter College Cultural show was presented before a selected audience on the August 8 at TNA School auditorium . Neeru Sewa, Minister, Industry, Commerce and Information and Public Relations, was the Chief Guest and students from Sikkim Government College,Rhenock College etc . presented traditional cultural dance and music programme which was followed by programme of Indian Idol Prashant Tamang who enthralled the crowd with popular nepali and hindi songs.
On August 10, there will be a day long Seminar on the theme- Higher Education : Problems & Prospects. NK Pradhan, Minister Human Resource Development Department, will be the Chief Guest.