WORLD TELECOMMUNICATIONS DAY

Spring Daleans take a trip down the memory lane
Reminisce about various modes of communication from ancient to modern times
 
The age-old human need to communicate and be in touch with people close to us, and invention of various means for the same through the centuries, made the students of classes I and II of Spring Dale Senior School take a trip down the memory lane on World Telecommunications Day. The students reminisced about the evolution of various means of communication right from the trustee old pigeon carriers of yore to the modern day electronic gadgets and technologies.
 
Besides this, the 19 students associated with the ICT Club of the school also visited Kochar Infotech on this occasion to gain insights into the BPO business, the clients that they handle and their modes of operation. The World Telecommunications Day celebration in the school coincides with the anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention.
 
Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said that the event afforded the students with a chance to learn the myriad ways in which clear communication can have a positive impact on the society. “The students also got a chance to discover the evolution of the technology that governs the modern means of communication and how to use them effectively for the welfare of the masses,” he said.
 
Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Educational Society, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, Director and Managing Trustee, Spring Dale Educational Society, said that despite the advances in technology, a number of people, especially those in the rural areas, were still bereft of modern means of communication.
 
“The celebration of World Telecommunications Day in the school aims at making the students aware of the benefits that internet and its allied technologies and means of communication can bring to the people in backward areas. This would go a long way in bridging the digital divide,” they said.
 
 
 
Spring Dale Senior School