Jalandhar, Oct 5, 2020: On the occasion of the 101st Birth Anniversary of the Founder Chairman, Dr Stya Paul, the day was celebrated by Apeejay Education Society at the national level. His daughter and current Chairperson, Apeejay Education Society, Drs Sushma Paul Berlia expressed her gratitude for celebrating such a man who was not only a philanthropist and educationist but a live personification of determination with an undying spirit who had the power to face any herculean task. He was a man of morals with the spirit to promote quality education to strengthen nation-building. She added that his father was his first Guru and it was his guidance and ethics under which she has achieved everything in her life.
On this occasion, Dr Krishnaswami Kasturirangan, Former Chairman - ISRO and Head - Drafting Committee, NEP 2020, was the Chief Guest of the day who expressed his gratitude to be the part of the celebrations of such a great personality. He also shared with the audience about the new Education Policy. The famous bhajan king - Mr Anup Jalota, on this occasion, sung various bhajans in the memory of Dr Stya Paul ji. Mr Aditya Berlia, Mr. Nishant Berlia, and Dr Neha Berlia, the grandchildren of Dr Stya Paul were also present on the occasion.
Dr Sucharita Sharma, Principal, Apeejay College of Fine Arts, and Dr Sunit Kaur, Officiating Principal, Apeejay College of Fine Arts gave away the ‘Dr Stya Paul Award for Human Values’ to Ushik Chopra of B.Com (Sem 5) & Priyanshu Chanana of BCA (Sem 5) for their best contributions in the society along with the cash prize of Rs 5000. They congratulated the students and asked them to keep the spirit of helping others alive in them throughout life and live up to the moral and ethics that Dr Stya Paul had always advocated.