The event was inaugurated with lightning of the ceremonial lamp by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ashok Aima, Academic Coordinator, Prof. Lokesh Verma and Dean Students Welfare, Deepak Pathania and others. In his Presidential remarks The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ashok Aima said that this is an event which provides an opportunity to the students to showcase their hidden talent to the others. “These cultural events give a relief from the monotonous daily academic routine”, he said and added that UDAAN kind of cultural events bring more energy and positivity in student’s life and make them more meaningful and productive and builds self confidence in them.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Dean Students’ Welfare, Prof Deepak Pathania said, “I would like to extend a warm welcome to Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof Ashok Aima, Registrar CUJ, Dr Ravi Kumar, judges, Deans of different schools, Heads of Departments, Faculty members, Staff and Students.” He said that cultural events add values not only to the university life but the individual life as well. Although cultural activities are different from that of academic one but they are an important part of each other, he added. On the first day of fest, four events including Rangoli, Photography, Stand up Comedian and Collage Making, Poetry Recitation, On the Spot Painting and Mimicry were organised, while rest of events for second and third day would be held at Temporary Academic Block, Sainik Colony, Jammu. Vote of thanks was presented by Dr Aman, Assistant DSW. Ramiyan Bhardwaj, a student of Mass Communication Conducted the programme.