PCER celebrated the festival of Diwali during the special assembly on 10th November, 2020 at 11.00 a.m. through online mode. The programme was organized by the student council via zoom meeting. The programme was hosted by Ms. Shivani Mayekar who warmly welcomed everyone and smoothly anchored the whole event. The programme began on an auspicious note with prayers to the Almighty by Ms. Sheetal Kolte. Ms. Disha Karkera spoke on the significance of Diwali, the festival of lights, which is celebrated by all communities in our country. Ms. Alisha through reciting a short poem brought out the beauty and joy of the festival. A graceful dance performance by Ms. Kavita, Ms. Kunali and Ms.Poonam set the festive tone for the programme. Ms. Abha recited a poem on Diwali by the renowned poet Shri. Mangesh Padgaonkarji provided a vivid description of the grand festival.
A Diya making and Rangoli competition was conducted as part of the Diwali celebration prior to the programme which saw enthusiastic participation from the students. A video compilation of the participants was shown during the programme. The winners were announced on the day of the programme.
The winners of the Diya making competition:
First Prize: Ms.Jinisha
Second Prize:Ms. Sidra
Third Prize: Ms. Rimita
The winners of the Rangoli Competition:
First Prize: Ms. Reshmi
Second Prize: Ms. Disha
Third Prize: Ms. Jessi
Principal Dr. Reni Francis addressing the audience on the occasion appreciated the efforts of everyone in conducting the programme well. She highlighted the importance of unity, oneness and bonding as everyone celebrates together and also the need to light up life with good memories. The programme concluded with vote of thanks by the GS Ms. Sherry who thanked the Management, Principal, Teachers and Students for their support and encouragement.