UGC to observe Constitution Day
Dimapur, Nov. 21 (EMN): The University Grants Commission (UGC), ministry of Education, government of India, had issued a notification for celebration of Constitution Day also known as Samvidhan Divas on November 26.
An important part of the celebration would include reading of the preamble to the constitution and reaffirming the commitment to uphold its ideology, a DIPR report stated on Saturday.
It stated that this year the Prime Minister would lead the reading of the preamble at 11 am on November 26 during the conference of the All India Presiding Officers at Kevadia, Gujarat.
A notification issued by Prof. Rajnish Jain, secretary of UGC vide D.O. No. 14- 22/ 2015 (CPP-II) dated November 19, 2020, directed all the officers, staff and students of the universities and their affiliated/ constituent colleges to also join the Prime Minister at aforesaid time and date from their respective office/ locations.
Other activities including talks/ webinars on constitution values and fundamental principles of the Indian constitutions may also be organised by adhering to the guidelines issued in the awake of Covid-19 pandemic.
The order directed to take suitable actions for Constitution Day with enthusiasm and fervour and intimate details of the action taken at university activity monitoring portal https://ugc.ac.in//uamp.