Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous Institution, No. 1 College in India by India Today Ranking began the auspicious academic session 2019-20 with auspicious Havan. Graced by the presence of Head of Institution, Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi and pious attendance by the faculty and students, the annual feature took a new look. All invocations sought the benedictions of the Almighty, omnipotent and omnipresent. Together all prayed not only for a fruitful prosperous academic session ahead but also for world prosperity & peace through the spread of the light of knowledge. At the culmination of the Havan, addressing the gathering Principal Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi informed that KMV has once again created history by bagging the rank of No. 1 college in India by India Today Survey (2019). Principal Madam, Faculty members & students also paid obeisance to Goddess Saraswati the goddess of learning whose statue adorns the KMV campus. She stressed upon the young audience to be disciplined and dutiful to achieve success. She further elaborated on the new U.G. & P.G. courses started by the college and also the various value-added programmes intended to groom youth into well rounded personalities. She also apprised all present with the advantage of autonomy under which the syllabi of all the programs have been upgraded to meet the requirements of 21st century. She also threw light on the examination reforms. The celebrations left good cheer all around. Madam Principal appreciated Dr Neeraj Sharma and Dr Madhumeet, In charge of the Havan ceremony and the music department for melodious recitation of holy hymns.