The event proceeded with a keynote address of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JLU Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Shastri on the theme "Science, Technology and Nation Building". He mentioned that technology plays a fundamental role in wealth creation, improvement of the quality of life, real economic growth and transformation in any society. He further added that Science and technology education will not only prepare the youths of country, for fulfilling career prospects, but also train their minds to address social problems with scientific mind.
The keynote address was followed by an Inter-School Debate Competition held for all schools of JLU. Various interesting topics like “Do laws effectively keep up with changes in technology?”, “Has technology helped in spreading education in remote areas of India even after 75 years of independence?” and “Where has information technology taken us in 75 years of independence?” were given to the participants for debate.
All the participants of the debate competition presented their thoughts in an impressive manner. They were also given the opportunity of cross questioning. The first position was secured jointly by Muskan Vari, student of JLU-School of Commerce and Economics and Milan Tiwari, student of JLU-School of Engineering and technology. Shraddhank Pandit, student of JLU-School of Hospitality and Tourism secured the second position while third position was secured by Ishika Patidar, student of JLU-School of Law. In the valedictory session, Dr. Dileep Kumar Singh, Head, JLU-School of Engineering and Technology congratulated to all the winners and participants for their active participation in the event. Overall the program ended by creating a significant impact on the participants and they enjoyed the debate competition thoroughly.