"Peace Progress and Prosperity Campaign" (P2P) launches at BGSBU.

TNN Bureau. Updated: 3/25/2017 5:51:47 PM

Jammu, Mar 25: A team of 20 students of the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University got the confirmation for participation in "Facebook Global Digital Challenge Worldwide Programme" by Facebook. A global University Initiative sponsored by Facebook and EdVenture Partners United States.It is pertinent to mention here that BGSBU is among the 175 universities from different countries who got the confirmation for participation in this international competition out of which only 18 are from India.The objective of this programme is to build a community focused on shared values that counters hate speech and extremism.
The theme selected by the team of BGSBU for this programme is 'Peace Progress and Prosperity campaign' (P2P) with the slogan 'Say No to Violence'.Vice Chancellor Prof.Javed Musarrat launched this campaign (P2P) at university campus here today.Through this programme the team will interact with the youth of the state to bring out a comprehensive framework towards Peace Progress and Prosperity and then submit their work to the organizers for final assesment.
Prof.Javed Musarrat on the launch of the programme congratulated the Dean School of Management Studies Prof. Naseem Ahmed and the faculty coordinator Mr.Danish Iqbal Raina along with the team members for securing participation confirmation in the international competition.
Speaking on occasion Prof.Musarrat said that the spreading the message of Peace Progress and Prosperity is the need of the hour for the whole world in general and J&K state in particular.He said that no society or country can develop if it is engaged in violence. The VC said that no religion in this world teaches us to hate each other or indulge in violence. He said killing one single man is equal to killing the whole humanity.


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