Jodhamal Muners participated for the third time in the Welham Boys’ Model United Nations
Conference, popularly known as WELMUN, that hosted its Fifth edition in the month of
August, 2019. Jodhamal Public School delegation escorted by Ms Bhawna Madaan and Mr.
Sachin Dogra was the delegation from Jammu that participated and competed with
famous schools from different parts of the country like The PUNJAB PUBLIC
SCHOOL,,MAYO COLLEGE GIRLS,MAYO COLLEGE BOYS, MODERN SCHOOL
VASANT VIHAR,SHIV NADAR,WELHAM GIRLS,WELHAM BOYS,SELAQUI
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, The DOON SCHOOL,DOON INTERNATIONAL,UNISON
SCHOOL,DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL,MAHARANI GAYATRI DEVI,PINE GROVE,RAJMATA
KRISHNA KUMARI,DELHI SANSKRITI,DALY COLLEGE INDORE.
The WELMUN convened eight distinct and challenging committees, like – UNSC, UNGA 1 – DISEC, ECOSOC, UNW, UNPBC, IP and the Council of Hindustan – a fictional crisis committee in which our delegates Prabin Singh and Mohd Raza received honourable mention and Arsh Mir received Verbal Mention in their respective committees. The other delegates like Saba Jamwal,Gungun Anand, Karmanya Wahi , Sai Sharan and Kartik Singh did equally well and gave a tough competition to the delegates from prestigious schools and proved their excellence in public speaking skills, simulations and also collaborated with other school delegates to find ways to foster fraternity in our fractured VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world with a hope that the delegates feel accomplished in their efforts to think and propose solutions to resolving complex global issues of today's day and age.
Jodhamal Public School has earned International fame as it was listed among the “Great Place to Study across India” and was awarded at the House of Commons, Westminster Palace in London. In the recently held ceremony at the Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons in London, Jodhamal Public school was awarded the GPTS award by Member House of Lords, Baroness Verma. On the behalf of the school the award was received by Anandita Kuthiala, an Alumni of Jodhamal School. Some of the other Great Place to Study award winners were Mayo College, Hyderabad Public School, Assam Valley School, Birla School, Sherwood College, Wynberg Allen School and Mussoorie International School. The Keynote speaker at the function were Member House of Lords, Baroness Verma. Other eminent educationist who spoke at the function were Dr. Ruth MacConville, Mr. S. A. Bhattacharjee and Mr. Ross Hall. On day one the award ceremony was held at House of Commons, Westminster Palace, London and on the second day seminars were at Kings College, Waterloo Campus, London. The Global League Institute Certificate is awarded on the basis of a very comprehensive and detailed Pan India survey of teachers, parents and students. Jodhamal Public School was honoured with this awarded at the House of Commons, Westminster Palace, London also for the year 2018. The management of Jodhamal Public School thanked the staff for all their hard work and efforts which made this possible.
Jodhamal Public School makes an exquisite mark at MCGS MUN. Jodhamal is the only school from J&K to participate in the Mayo College Girls School MUN 2019,at Ajmer. A delegation of eleven students a comprising of Dhairya Chaudhary ,Kritnay Sharma, Prabin Singh, Arsh Mir,Muddabir latifi, Karmanya Wahi,Jayaditya Singh,Seerat Virk ,Guhika Sachdev,Syna Sharma,Daania Butt from Jodhamal participated in the prestigious MCGS MUN 2019 along with delegates from institutions like The Welham Boys Dehradun, The Welham Girls Dehradun, The Scindia School, Delhi College Indore,Mayo College Boys School Ajmer, wherein they discussed agendas like Insurgency in Northeast India, Protection of Freedom of Expression on the Internet, The Situation in the Sahel Region and many more topics of International concern. All the delegates performed remarkably well in their respective committees. Karmanya Wahi a class 9th student won special mention in UNGA where he discussed and deliberated upon the rights of the indigenous people in the world and Prabin Singh a grade 11th student from Jodhamal won the outstanding Researcher in the TALONIA Campaign. Every year JMPIANS put all their concerted efforts to compete with the students from the best schools across India and were appreciated by the Principal MCGS Ms.Kanchan Khandke for their exuberant performance during the course of their committee sessions. The MUNING team at Jodhamal is dedicated towards claiming accreditations in different national and international MUNs. The Trustee JMPS Mr Nandan Kuthiala and the Vice Principal Ms.Shefali Sanwal appreciated and applauded the students and their mentors Ms Bhawna Madan, Ms Mubeen Butt and Mr Sukomal Ganguly for their unprecedented efforts and hard work in bringing laurels for the school.
The Doon School hosted its 12th Model United Nations Conference. Model United Nations is a stimulated version of The United Nations Conference in which students participate in debate regarding prevailing world issues being discussed at the United Nations General Assembly. DSMUN is the biggest student MUN in India and one of the biggest in Asia. There were a total of 345 delegates who attended from 29 different schools around the country like Mayo Boys, Mayo Girls, Welham Boys Welham Girls, British School, Delhi, Modern School Barakhamba, Modern School Vasant Vihar, Jai Shree Parimal Jaipur, Raj Kumar School Rajkot, Jodhamal Public School and many more. The panel addressing the opening ceremony comprised The Secretary General, Ojas Kharbanda, The President, Ritwik Saraf, The Deputy Secretary General, Ranvijay Singh, Master-in-charge Mr. Mohit Sinha, Headmaster Mr. Mathew Raggett and the Guest of Honour, Mr. Kalikesh Singh Deo who is currently a member of the BJP party. Attending the opening ceremony also had the presence of Mr. Kamal Ahuja, Deputy Head Master, Mrs. Stuti Kuthiala, Deputy Head of Pastoral Care, Mr. Piyush Malviya, Director of Public Relations and Mrs. Mona Khanna, Head of Mathematics Department. To attend The biggest student Model United Nations ie.the Doon School Model United Nations in India and probably Asia that concluded after the three days of several committee sessions a young delegation from Jodhamal Public School also participated that comprised of Anahita Anand, Ananya.K, Anmol Sharma, Karmanya Wahi, Arnav Vivek, Attya Elahi, Kartikya Singh escorted by Ms. Neetu Gupta. The delegation was appreciated by the Head master, the secretariat and the faculty advisor for their being Informed, analytical and discerning individuals as they could realize the special importance to diplomacy and the simple willingness to hear each other out holds. They were uniquely placed at a time and made a difference, with an approach to negotiation with peace as the goal that made the participation of the delegation fruitful.
Preconceived perceptions of the ways of the world have always been questioned, prodded and critically analysed by the inquisitive generation. An excellent outlet to these numerous yet untapped opinions has been given to us, the youth, in the form of Model United Nations Conference since many years. An authentic simulation of the United Nations, Model United Nations Conference aims at promoting discussions on world affairs encompassing issues as diverse as international peace and security, economic cooperation and development, human rights or the protection of the environment. Students engage in fruitful deliberations over pressing global issues as diplomats of different countries, in a bid to preserve the ever so violated peace.The Mayo College Girls’ hosted the seventh session of School Model United Nations in which the students of Jodhamal Public School also participated in the Conference from the 20th of April to the 23rd of April.The Conference commenced with a grand Opening Ceremony, where Mr Utpal Chatterjee- an acclaimed journalist was the Chief Guest. MCGSMUN’18 convened eight different committees in a bid to INITIATE, NEGOTIATE AND LIBERATE: The United Nations Security Council which had an emergency meeting on the Israel-Palestine Conflict and reassessed the need of peacekeeping forces in Cyprus, The UN Human Rights Council discussed the right to privacy in the digital age, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees discussed the protection of populations displaced by climatic changes and disasters, The Commission on the Status of Women deliberated on the issue of Women Economic Empowerment, the International Olympics Committee reviewed the Olympic Bid for the Summer Olympics, 2032 and also the selection of developing countries as Olympic host nations, the Paris Peace Conference established the terms of treaty after World War 1, the Stakeholders' Meet for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare addressed the challenges of the National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly and the International Press Corps where delegates explored the realm of journalism by representing news agencies such as Reuters, Al- Jazeera,The Hindu etc. The committees had two days of rigorous debate where some committees did pass resolutions while some failed to reach a consensus despite having extensive debates. With over 250 delegates attending the conference from all corners of the Indian subcontinent,like The Mayo College Boys School and The Mayo College Girls School,Shree Ram School, Delhi,The Doon School, Dehradun, Welham Boys as well as Welham Girls School, Shiv Nadar School, Noida,Pathways Noida,Ecole Global,Sanskaar Valley,Rajamata Krishna Kumari School,Jodhpur,Selaqui Dehradun and many more,Jodhamal sent its delegation that included Anahita Anand, Alina Mir, Arsh Mir, Dhairya Choudhary,Kritnay Sharma,Mian Mohd. Raza,Shaarvi Magazine, Shaurya Sangra,Vidur Kumar, Vihaan Kapoor accompanied with their Faculty adviser Ms. Bhawna Madaan and teacher escort Ms. Kiranjeet Kaur . Even with such prominent names as schools present at the conference, Jodhamal shined bright by winning five awards in total which included, Vidur Kumar getting “The Best Researcher” for the Rural campaign and a Verbal commendation for his Human Rigths Commission Committee, Alina Mir, Mian Mohd. Raza and Dhairya Choudhary getting a Verbal commendation in their respective committees. Every delegate’s performance was highly appreciated by their respective Chairpersons, and the overall Secratory General of the conference which was very heartening for all the participants completing this enriching experience for them.!