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College on Wheels -Day 4 JK students’ contingent visit Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad University Campus


Ahmedabad November 22: – “College on Wheels” initiative marked a momentous occasion as a dynamic group of students, mentors and administrative staff embarked on an educational odyssey across Ahmedabad. This unique initiative seeks to provide students with immersive learning experiences beyond the conventional classroom setting.


The journey commenced with a visit to Sabarmati Ashram, where students delved into a profound exploration of the life and principles of Mahatma Gandhi. The immersive experience aimed to foster a deep connection with the cultural and historical heritage associated with the father of the nation. Students not only gained insights into Gandhi ji's lifestyle but also actively participated in an interactive session with Sabarmati Ashram's office bearers. This hands-on experience included learning the use of the charkha and the of weaving a thread, bringing to life the principles Gandhi ji himself practiced. Ms. Shobha Bagai, Director, Cluster Innovation Centre, New Delhi also spoke on the occasion and apprised the contingent about the principles and the teachings of Gandhiji.


Haryana Minister for Fisheries Mr Jai Prakash Dalal, Singer Jubin Nautyal and many foreigners who were also on a visit to the Ashram, had an elaborate interaction with the students and they also appreciated the initiative of the University of for organizing the educational trip for the students of J&K UT.


Continuing their educational expedition, students had the privilege of exploring the dynamic campus of Ahmedabad University. The blend of modern facilities and traditional architecture created a unique learning . Interactions with the Dean and faculty members of the Science and Humanities Department provided valuable insights into the University's development. Students learned that the students of the institution have played a pivotal role as architects in designing the University's modern building. The preservation of the University's heritage building alongside the modern structure was emphasized, showcasing a blend of tradition and progress.


The Vice Chancellor Prof Umesh Rai engaged in a live interaction with the students. This session was not only an opportunity for the Vice Chancellor to gather feedback on the students' experiences at various locations but also to hear from those travelling on the College on Wheels with assigned projects. The interactive dialogue allowed students to share impressions, pose questions, and articulate their perspectives on the educational value derived from the day's visit.


The “College on Wheels” initiative stands as a testament to  unwavering dedication to innovative pedagogical methods, nurturing a well-rounded education that transcends traditional classroom boundaries.


The contingent comprises of 780 students, mentors and Administrative Staff from University of Jammu, University of Kashmir, Cluster University of Jammu, Cluster University Srinagar, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Islamic University of Science & Technology, Kashmir besides the affiliated colleges of the Varasities of Jammu, Kashmir and the Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) are a part of the College on wheels


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