Chandigarh, January 12
The Interdisciplinary Centre of Vivekananda Studies (ICSVS), PU, conducted the 5th edition of the self development programme on the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda celebrated as the National Youth Day.
Prof Shankarji Jha, Dean of University Instruction, was the chief guest. He highlighted the need for a concerted effort by intellectuals to disseminate the essential values embedded in Indian philosophy. The guest of honour, Prof Kanwaljeet Chopra, Chairperson, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), spoke on the symbiosis of science and spirituality and elaborated on why Swami Vivekananda focused on the essence of love and forgiveness. — TNS