One of the National Service Scheme (NSS) students of Lovely Professional University, Ambika Mishra has been selected for the ceremonial National Republic Day Parade- 2018 to be held at India Gate in New Delhi. It is indeed a great national honour for this B Tech ECE 2nd year LPU student as she will parade with dignity before the President, Prime Minister of India and other national & international dignitaries. Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Government of India) has selected LPU student Ambika in the toughest competition among lakhs of NSS student-volunteers from across 5-zones of India. Ambika has been selected keeping in view her overall performance for the parade, cultural activities, proficiency to participate in the debate on different social issues, and ability to depict the culture of her state. She will also be awarded prestigious testimonials by the President of India for her significant participation.

Hailing from West Bengal (Barrackpur), Ambika will take part in prestigious RD parade at Rajpath – Vijay Chowk to India Gate- on 26th January 2018. She will parade along with Indian Military, Navy, Air Force, and other Para -Military forces. Feeling proud on being selected for such a coveted opportunity, Ambika shares: “On completing 145 hours of NSS service within a year, I got this opportunity by excelling in a selection camp organized for seven Northern states. When I had opted LPU as a destination for my higher studies, I never knew that my all aspirations would get materialized so soon. Groomed and motivated well by my teachers at LPU, presently, in addition to being an NSS volunteer, I am an active Kathak dancer and a classical singer also.”