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Workshop on medical technology concludes
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 26
A two-day workshop on medical technology concluded here yesterday. The workshop was organised under the aegis of medical education cell of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. Dr Daljit Singh was the coordinator of the workshop while Dr Gautam Ahluwalia was its organising secretary.

Fortythree faculty members of DMCH, including professors, associate professors and assistant professors, attended the workshop. There were four sessions on various aspects of educational objectives, teaching learning strategies and assessment and evaluation as relevant to medical education in our country.

The two sessions on educational objectives as well as assessment and evaluation were chaired by Dr Daljit Singh and Dr Gautam Ahluwalia. The session on teaching learning strategies and microteaching was chaired by Dr S. C.Chopra (convener, Medical Education Cell), Dr Poonam Singh and Dr G.P.I.Singh and Dr B.K.Jain, respectively.

Dr Daljit Singh, Dr Gautam Ahluwalia, Dr G.K.Ahuja, Dr Praveen Sobti, Dr B.K. Jain, Dr H. S.Bains, Dr G.P.I.Singh and Dr Poonam Singh delivered the keynote address. The workshop was conducted by the faculty members.

The participants were made aware of various scientific techniques employed to teach medical students.

The workshop was inaugurated by Mr Amrit Nagpal, secretary, managing society, DMCH, and the valedictory function was presided over by Mr D.V.Bector, vice-president, managing society, DMCH.



Placement for engineering graduates from J&K
Our Correspondent

Mandi Ahmedgarh, July 26
Engineering graduates and postgraduate from disturbed border areas of Jammu and Kashmir would find placements in leading Industrial groups of Punjab through Sant Harchand Singh Longowal Central Institute Of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, said Dr Pardeep Jain, Chairman ,Training and Placement Cell of the institute.

The institute is a premier institute catering to more than100 national and multinational companies in India and abroad.

While talking to the Ludhiana Tribune at Shryans Industries ,Dr Jain said the institute had already enrolled 50 qualified engineers from CIET in J&K.

claimed Dr Jain: "Besides inculcating a sense of security among Kashmiris, it would add to the task force of industrial houses."

Commenting on the saturation in the demand for engineers in the state, he said:" Unfortunately , the level of education in professional colleges had declined . But we have regularly been approached bybig industrial houses, both at home and abroad, to arrange placements for them."

A website had been installed for interaction of passed-out engineers and prospective employers.


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