ELECTORAL LITERACY FOR STRONGER DEMOCRACY


OCCASION :  Celebration of National Voter’s Day  as per the direction of Election Commission of India. 

Date & Venue : 24th Jan 2020;  Room No: 202; GNIMS BLDG; 

Time Schedule : 11.30 am onwards 

CORE PROGRAMME :   “COLLECTIVE OATH TAKING CEREMONY” AS PRESCRIBED BY Election Commission of India.

Chief Guests   :  Mr. Uday Gaikar( Sr. Electoral Official) and Mr. Ravikant Patil (Electoral Official) from Election Commission of India, Wadala Constituency

Proceedings  as followed :

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COLLECTIVE OATH TAKING CEREMONY as prescribed by Election Commission of India in the context of National Voter’s Day Celebration;

Dignitaries : Principal sir, Vice Principal (Dr. Allan D’souza), OS, Guests from Election Commission of India

Audience : Students from across faculties. Teachers, non teaching Staff;  TOTAL PRESENT ASSEMBLY was around 100 participants.



AGENDA

      Actual Proceedings 

1

Prayer Song , Opening Remarks

Theme was explained by Amrita SYBCOM (A) Student; She anchored the programe

2

Felicitation of Guests of Honor at the hands of Principal and Vice Principal

Dr.Kiran Mangaonkar felicitated Uday Gaikar with Memento

Dr. Allan D’Souza Felicitated Ravikant Patil with book

3

Motivational & purpose oriented speech by Principal Sir

Speech Centered around coordinated activities to be initiated to spread awareness about Voting Process.

4

OATH to be discoursed by Principal of the college 

Principal Sir sermoned Two Oaths 

  1. Voting Pledge

  2. Swacch Bharat Pledge

5

Participation Certificate to be distributed to the students

Participation Certificates were distributed to present students

6

Induction of Electoral Literacy Club and introduction of members

Announcement of Brand Ambassador
Baljeet Sing Dhariwal Student from TYBCOM (A) being selected as  Brand Ambassador for Year 2019-20.


7

Speech by student Brand Ambassador 

Commitment of complete devotion and attracting maximum students to join the drive.

8

Conclusive Remarks and Vote of Thanks

Formal Vote of Thanks read by Ankita

9

National Anthem.


10 

Hospitality towards dignitaries and teacher, non teaching staff

All guests and dignitaries were provided with Light Refreshment. 


Special Announcement by Principal Sir : 

Witnessing the overwhelming response to the above programme and devotion by the Newly Elected Electoral Literacy Club, Principal sir announced selection of Three Best Volunteers from the TEAM and to be felicitated.  Performance to be evaluated by Convener and Vice Principal Dr. Allan D’Souza.



                                                 

Programme :  Celebration of National Voter’s Day  as per the direction of Election Commission of India

Date : 24th January 2020

Venue : Room No 202; GNIMS Bldg.

EVENTS organised to Celebrate the National Voter’s Day are as follows:


The THEME of the Present Year :“ELECTORAL LITERACY FOR STRONGER DEMOCRACY” stipulated by Election Commission of India.


Eligibility : Post Graduate & Undergraduate Senior College students from across the faculties (Aided as well as Self Finance section)

Last Date of Submission : 24th Jan 2020; till 5 PM; in the College office.

Evaluation Results declaration by External Judges  : 29th January 2020.

Prizes to be Won :   1st and 2nd Prize for each event/competition and few consolation prizes.

Certificates to all candidates participating in the event.


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Events organised to propagate the theme

Rules and Terms in brief 

Topics

1

Essay Writing Competition

Original, In self hand writing, Minimum of 300 words, in any one of the languages of choice : English, Hindi, Marathi.


Prizes are language wise too.

1)Nota

2)Need For democracy

3)Every vote matters !

4)How to become a responsible voter ?

5)Think before you vote !

6)EVM Machine : Dependable or Not ?

7)Why people are not Voting.
(Marathi translation)

1)नोटा

2)लोकशाहीची काय गरज ?

3)प्रत्येक मताला महत्त्व आहे!

4)जबाबदार मतदार कसे व्हायचे?

5)मत देण्यापूर्वी विचार करा!

6)ईव्हीएम मशीन: अवलंबित आहे की नाही?

7)लोक मतदान का करीत नाहीत?(Hindi Transaltion)

1)नोटा 

2)लोकतंत्र की आवश्यकता है 

3)हर वोट मायने रखता है

4)एक जिम्मेदार मतदाता कैसे बनें

5)वोट देने से पहले सोचें!

6)ईवीएम मशीन: भरोसेमंद या नहीं

7)लोग वोट क्यों नहीं दे रहे हैं

2

Poster Making Competition

Sketched/ Painted Drawing by self on A3/A4 size paper, suitable to the THEME.  

Presentation of Original Creativity suitable and apt to the Theme  “Electoral Literacy for Stronger Democracy”

3

Slogan Writing Competition

Original one liners or catchy slogans apt to the THEME 

Narration of theme in few catchy, rhythmic sentence. 


                                                                                                                    Prof. Sameer Velankar                                                                                                                                Convener,                                                                                                                 Voter’s Registration Committee.