Post Graduate department of History of Khalsa College for Women, Civil lines celebrated International World Heritage Day by organizing a national level e-quiz on Indian Heritage sites under UNESCO.
In 1982, UNESCO’s General Conference established 18th April as the International day for Monuments and sites. The theme for 2021 is “ Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures”. This day is celebrated to spread awareness of our rich cultural diversity and the importance of preserving our ancient heritage.
India has now 38 World Heritage sites and that makes India with the 6th largest number of World Heritage sites in the world. There are 30 cultural sites, 7 natural sites and 1 mixed as recognized by UNESCO.
Students from all over India participated in the quiz. Students scoring 70% and above in the quiz were given e-certificates. Principal Dr.(Mrs.) Mukti Gill applauded the efforts of the History Department and encouraged the department to hold more such interactive and interesting events in future.