Embassy of India

Riyadh

Celebration of 100th birth anniversary of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay

The Embassy of India, Riyadh along with the International Indian Schools in Riyadh (IISR) organized a variety of activities today to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay, highlighting his teachings, his contributions to social awareness, as well as the Government of India’s ambitious schemes aimed at alleviating poverty.

The Girls and Boys Sections of the IISR organized separate assemblies of students which were addressed by the respective principals. Two school teachers delivered lectures on the ambitious development schemes of the government of India, namely, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana & Gram Jyoti Yojana. Other activities held in the Senior Secondary, Secondary, Middle and Primary schools of both girls and Boys Sections, included short length essay writing, speech competitions, designing of charts, decoration of walls with photos and inspiring quotes of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay. Later, a documentary on Pandit Deendayal was also shown to students.