Tuesday, September 17, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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College celebrates Engineers’ Day
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 16
Thirty-fifth Engineers’ Day was celebrated in the Industrial Consultancy Hall of Guru Nanak Engineering College, here yesterday. The programme was organised by the local centre of the Institution of Engineers (India).

Mr M. Nath Sharma, organising secretary of the function, while welcoming the gathering of engineers, industrialists and professors of engineering colleges and Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana highlighted various activities of the institution.

Mr A.S. Pandher, council member of the Institution of Engineers, spoke about the achievements of Bharat Ratna, a awardee M Visveswaraiah, on whose birthday “Engineers’ Day” is celebrated every year.

The theme of the day was ‘Indian Small-Scale Industry in Globalisation Scenario”.

Two speakers, Dr S.P. Tayal, a professor from Guru Nanak Engineering College, Ludhiana, and Mr J.S. Kular, former Director, of the Small Industries Service Institute, read out their papers on the occasion.

They spoke about the problems being faced by small-scale industrial units, their constraints and the suggestions to overcome these problems.

Col Dr D.S. Grewal, Principal, Guru Nanak Engineering College, Ludhiana, was the chief guest. He presented mementoes to various speakers. Dr S.P. Tayal, proposed the vote of thanks. 



DMCH cultural evening
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 16
A cultural evening was organised by the undergraduate students of batch 2001 of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, in the jam packed Dumra Auditorium to welcome the freshers. Clad in colourful dresses medical students entertained the audience through various cultural items.

The welcome address was delivered by Ms Smriti on the behalf of the batch of 2001. After that, a colourful cultural programme was presented by students. Jagee and Ishmeet presented a foot-tapping song ‘Mujhko Kya Hua Hai’ from the film ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’. Thereafter, a dance on the medley of the film ‘Humraaz’ and ‘Taal’ was presented by the students. Rohit presented a song, ‘Mere Sapno Ki Rani Kab Aayge’. Ms Rubal Garg was declared Ms Fresher and Mr Sahil Gupta was declared Mr Fresher. Ms Sakshi Kapila was declared Mr Personality.

The students of the batch of 2001 also presented mementoes to the HODs. A colourful presentation of a song and dance item by the NRI students, based on the melody, ‘Kalian ka Chaman’ was also part of the show. A dance presentation by Anureet based on the song, ‘Hum Donon Jaisa Hai Kaun Yahan’ enthralled the audience. A Punjabi song ‘Inna Tenu Pyar Karan’ by Amandeep was also appreciated by the students. A skit ‘Pavittar Atma’ based on the theme of degrading moral values in the era of materialism was liked by all. The programme concluded with a bhangra item.



Navodya school opened 
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 16
“Teachers should not only give quality education to students, but also make them good citizens,” said the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Anurag Aggarwal, at the inauguration of Jawahar Navodya Vidalaya at Dhanansu village, near here, today. The school coming up on over 30 acres will start functioning within three years.

Mr Aggarwal, chairman of the school managing committee, said 400 students would be able to study in the school. Students, to be selected on merit, would receive books, coaching, boarding and lodging free of cost.

The DC said 75 per cent of the seats had been reserved for rural candidates, while the school had 33 per cent seats for students of all reserved categories. Every year, 80 students would be admitted to Class VI and the medium of instruction, for the next two years, would be Punjabi. Thereafter, it would change to English. Students, after matriculation, would be able to take up commerce, medical and non-medical subjects at the senior-secondary level here. Students preparing for competitive examinations would receive coaching at the Chandigarh branch of the school. This academic session, only 40 students had been taken in, with the classes being held in the village government school.

The others who addressed the gathering included Mr T.P. Pathak, Principal of the school; Mr I.S. Meharban and Mr J.S. Tajpuri, former ministers; Mr C.S. Atwal, former Speaker of Punjab; and Mr Sohan Singh, sarpanch of the village.


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