“In 2011 when the university was started we had some hundreds of students and today the measure goes beyond 2000,” said the Vice-chancellor, Lt. Gen. V.K. Sharma marking the beginning of the 8th foundation day of the private university nestled in the heart of Madhya Pradesh- Amity University Gwalior on 19th September 2018. The event marks the establishment of the University in 2010 by Madhya Pradesh Act No. 27 of 2010 of Government of Madhya Pradesh.
The celebrations were chaired by Lt. Gen. V.K Sharma, Vice Chancellor, AUMP, Dr. M.P. Kaushik, Pro Vice-Chancellor, AUMP, Dr. J Girish, Vice President, RBEF, Dr. P S Sali, Director,Academics, RBEF, Mr. Ashok Kumar Verma, Collector, Gwalior, and Dr. Anil Vashisth, Dean, Student welfare.
At the outset, placing the welcome address, the Vice-Chancellor congratulated the students, faculty members and the entire staff for the sequential navigation through the institutional turbulence which eventually led university bear fruits of dedication, immense hard work and devotion – he reflected upon the seven years of constant growth, altruism and academic excellence that doesn’t came at the expense of cultural magnificence.
Bestowing lavish praise on the President of AUMP, Dr. Aseem Chauhan, the Vice-Chancellor reasserted his vision of parenting the organic talent that rises above the mechanical geniuses and theoretical comprehensions- he added that as long we don’t lose the inquisitiveness that configures us to recollect the fundamentals of statistics and probability and our capacity to deposit raw experiences and vaguely threatening practicality, we have the upper hand in the professionalism that awaits us.
Evincing the extant, he briefly introduced the stories narrated and value ingested by government officials and academicians who graced various national and international seminars, conferences and workshops held at the University since its inception. He further expressed concern over the quality of time management and social-media doctored selves of the students and then aptly reasoned the urgency of competency, incorporation of values namely commitment, honesty and lastly the one that comes without a substitute- hard-work.
Addressing the gathering, Mr. Ashok Verma, IAS, Gwalior acknowledged the benchmarks set by the University for quality higher education; he deposited the due credits into the accounts of General V.K. Sharma’s distinguished guidance.
Amidst his academic tales, he cherished the heights that University has reached in terms of inclusive development- Academic, Intellectual, Cultural and Practical. He left the dais appreciating the efforts of the management to bring such eminence and repute to the university and urged the students to hustle in order to scale further heights in times to come.
The challenging academic mission of the university was enthused by awarding meritorious students and the scholarship holders of the academic year 2017-18.
Capping the Raising Day’18, a cultural programme – ‘Laadki’ was put forth the audience- the parental reluctance and hesitant sighs while embracing daughters’ arrival and stoic enigma that a girl child has continued to be acknowledged as in Indian society was cut open and let bleed by various cultural expressions so the audience could see what it was that obscured the gleam guiding dreams in the ‘she’ eyes of the nation. The meaningful composition was directed by Dr. Sandesh Mahajan, ASCO.
To a foundation that disciplined and parented thousands of unruly us, on this esteem occasion of 8th Raising day we extend gratitude. We pledge that together, we will behold this foundation and will be committed to the mission of achieving the objectives as envisioned by our Hon’ble President, Founder, and Vice Chancellor.