Principal Prof Dr Atima Sharma Dwivedi Delivers the Lead Presentation of the Programme
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Seat of Women Empowerment with Top National and State Rankings by India Today Survey of Best Colleges 2020 (various categories) & Outlook Magazine organized Online Foundation Course-2020, an innovative initiative designed to strengthen the intellectual foundation of the all the new entrants of the college. This programme, one of its kind in any college of the country, aims to bridge the gap between the school and higher education. It seeks to promote, in the students, awareness of the human intellectual history so that they can carry forward the rich legacy of humanity as responsible and humane citizens of the world. Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi whose brain child this Foundation Programmeis addressed the students on the inaugural session of the programme. The title of her talk was The Human Story. Madam Principal conducted session on the human story which traces the dawn of humanity passing through the ancient and middle ages right up to the modern times.She averred that since the vision of KMV is to empower girls with knowledge. This program instills in them the qualities of compassion, empathy and to be more humane. It makes them more confident, aware and enables the students to take the right decision in their lives.She further maintained that we all need to learn some lessons from COVID pandemic and should try to be more compassionate to each other, should respect and preserve our Mother Nature and also respect the natural resources available to us. In the foundation program, a team of nineteachers of KMV led byProf. Atima Sharma Dwivedi herself deal with various aspects of human history and also make PowerPoint presentations for the students. The teachers deal with various topics like ”The Vedas, Gita, Guru Nanak and Western Philosophy; Journey of Women: The story and the dream; Changing Paradigms in Society, Religion and Literature; Makers of Modern India; Racism& Martin Luther King Jr.; Modern World at a Glance: Political & Economic Persoective, Technology vis a vis Human Life& KMV Experience. All the sessions are highly interactive with students participating enthusiastically in discussions. Students found this programme greatly beneficial as it increases their knowledge and awareness manifold.The participants are evaluated on the basis of their participation and multiple choice questions test&grades of which are included in the mark sheet. Certificate of Excellence will be given to students who answered the questions quickly in the fastest finger first round. Principal Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulatedDrGurjot & Dr Monica, Coordinators of the programme and also lauded the efforts of all the resource persons among whom areDr Madhumeet, Ms Shalini, Dr Anu Shobha, Ms Amarpreet Khurana, Mrs Vanilla and MrsAshima.