To sensitize the students and reinforce dedication to preserve and strengthen the unity, integrity and security of our nation, GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Noida celebrated Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by organizing a Pledge Taking Ceremony on Wednesday, 31 October 2018. This initiative was taken by the institute under the transformational leadership of Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions and Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR. A pledge of national unity was undertaken by all the students, faculty and staff members to pay tribute to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.
Dr. Urvashi Makkar in her address highlighted that the Pledge Taking Ceremony is a reinforcement of our institute's vision to shape young minds as not just successful professionals but as nation builders of tomorrow. She also motivated the students to contribute towards Nation Building and shared that Sardar Patel has been instrumental in maintaining national unity at the time of Independence, and now the responsibility lies on the youth of India.
The ceremony provided an opportunity for students to re-affirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity and security of our country. It kindled the spirit of nationalism & patriotism amongst GLBIMR-ians!