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Good corporate pickings at Gurgaon MDI
Manish Kumar Singal

It is good news for students seeking admission in the Management Development Institute in Gurgaon. The institute has been able to ensure good placements for all its students in r 2004.

According to the director of MD Institute, over 100 top companies have evinced interest in recruiting from MDI this year. Out of these, 79 companies were slotted for the process.”

The response was so good that the day began at seven in the morning and ended a short while after lunch with 46 companies lapping up all the 123 students.

The top companies that visited the campus to hire students were IBM, Oracle, TCS, Wipro Technologies and Infosys. Companies offered finance jobs with profiles ranging from Investment Banking, Treasury, Retail & Corporate Banking to Equity Research.

Aptech’s Project Saraswati

To promote IT literacy at the grass-root level, Aptech Ltd has thrown open Project Saraswati to the students of Chetram Sharma Girls Inter College at village Chalera in Noida. The programme has been started in association with the Rotary Club of Greater Noida.

Project Saraswati aims at empowering the unprivileged and weaker section of the society by providing them free computer education.

Emotional quotient

The Department of Business Administration of Maharaja Surajmal Institute (Affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprashtha University) organised a workshop on “Emotional Intelligence for Corporate Excellence and Image Management” on the college premises on February 26.

A professional motivational speaker Suneel Keswani conducted the workshop for the BBA. The workshop was aimed at giving an overview of important aspects of personality development with special emphasis on positive attitude and emotional IQ in education and life.

A rocking annual fest

The Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University students celebrated their annual festival on the campus. A three-day festival with pulsating musical events, debating contests, rock fashion play etc ended on February 28. As many as 20,000 students from 68 colleges participated in the festival.

The festival sponsored by big companies like Pepsi was started on February 25. Padma Sachdeva, a poetess & Hindi writer who has won the Padma Sri award, inaugurated the festival. The festival ended with a 90-minute performance by Ashok Masti, a well-known Indi-pop tar.

Heading for Down Under

The IDP education Australia is again presenting a superb opportunity to Indian students aspiring to study in Australia. The IDP is hosting interview sessions in Delhi on March 6 from 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Park Royal Intercontinental. It is a good opportunity for the students who wish to opt for higher education in Australia. IDP Education Australia is one of the international education and development services. It is a global organisation with more than 90 locations around the world.

Call of the uniform

The Special Commissioner, Delhi Police, Y S Dadwal, has asked management students to join the police services. He said that police services were one field where a management student can excel. He was speaking at a festival organised by the Ritanand Baldev Education Foundation at the start of their first batch of BBA course.

He also laid down the dimensions of police work and talked about the skills required by the police officers — optimum utilization of scarce resources, knowledge of criminal procedures, humane resource and time management and sensitivity of the people involved.

Sri Chaitanya branch in Delhi

Sri Chaitanya, a trial-blazing institute that has created ripples of success in the south in the last two decades, has finally arrived in Delhi. Shiv Khera, the man who has inspired thousands of people and author of international bestsellers, ‘You Can Win’, ‘Living With Honour’ and ‘Freedom is not Free,’ was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony on February 29 at the FICCI Auditorium.

As an initiative of two doctors, Dr B S Rao and Dr B J Laxmi Bai, Sri Chaitanya is a phenomenon in the south India. For the last two decades, it has led the way, guiding thousands of aspiring students in their success trials. It is not just another PMT institute, but an institution in itself.

Constitution on finger tips

According to Najma Heptulla, Deputy Chairperson, Rajya Sabha, arbitration is the only way to expedite settlement of civil cases in today’s courts. She was speaking at a function organised by the Ritnand Balved Education Foundation. She also recommended that the book, “Constitution of India,” should be on the tips of all budding lawyers.

AISSF programme at Rakab Ganj

The All India Sikh Students Federation organised a programme at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj on March 2. On the occasion they welcomed the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Paramjit Singh. The federation will now hold discussions to decide how to celebrate three landmark Sikh events, which would fall this year.

Indian honoured at Wales Institute

Mukul Tuli of Rajinder Nagar receiving the KPMG Prize for Best Performance in Professional Accounting and Information Management (Module 2) from Sir Peter Phillips OBE.
Mukul Tuli of Rajinder Nagar receiving the KPMG Prize for Best Performance in Professional Accounting and Information Management (Module 2) from Sir Peter Phillips OBE.

Mukul Tuli from Rajender Nagar, who is currently doing his BSc Economics (Hons) in Accounting and Management at Cardiff Business School, Wales, has won the KPMG prize for the best performance in Professional Accounting and Information Management. He received the prize from Sir Peter Phillips OBE, Chair of Cardiff University Council, Wales.

Apeejay School annual function

The Apeejay School, Dwarka, organised its annual management festival, Synergy 2004. The two-day gala function was studded with events; the famous author and motivational speaker Shiv Khera was chief guest. The musical event by Spic-Macay further enhanced the mood of the festival with artists Rajesh and Rajneesh Mishra enchanting the audience with their velvety voices.

Anniversary marked by vaccination camp

Bharti Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management & Research celebrates the birth anniversary of Late Abhijeet Dada Kalam, elder son of the founder of the institute, by organising a one-day vaccination camp of Hepatitis-B on February 27. Dr Vijay Kansal of Kalyan Medicare graced the occasion as the chief guest.


Annual convocation concludes
Our Correspondent

Jhajjar, March 3
The annual convocation of the Government Post Graduate College here concluded today in which 274 graduate pass out students were awarded with the degrees by the chief guest, Mr R. R. Banswal, Commissioner, Rohtak Range.

Addressing the students on the occasion, Mr Banswal called upon them to work hard for achieving their set goal in life. Expressing concern over growing influence of the western traditions among the students, the commissioner said that India has been the pioneer in the field of education we should not forget our traditional values. Terming the students as nation builders, he asked them to work for the betterment of the society and the nation. He wished for the better future of the pass out graduates.

Mr Mohinder Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Dr G. D. Gupta, Principal, and other district officials and the college lecturers were present on the occasion.

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