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Teachers get tips on innovative math skills
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, June 3
A unique Mathematics workshop was organised at Bhartiya Vidya Mandir, Udham Singh Nagar, here yesterday.

Prof H.S. Bedi introduced various innovative skills and fun-filled methods of learning arithmetic to the teachers. The teachers listened to him with rapt attention as he introduced to them exciting methods of calculation. They agreed with him that the new skills could help in improving ability to calculate maths problems besides improving the child's attention span.

The Principal Sunil Arora extended her thanks and presented a momento to Professor Bedi.

Seminar concludes

A four-day seminar for in-service teachers ended at GMT School here today.

On the first day, M.S. Poply inaugurated the session by lighting of the lamp. He said every child comes with a message. His thirst and curiosity must be fulfilled. Te teacher must chanalise his potential in a productive manner.

Mrs Suman Poply spoke on how to develop communicative skills among teachers as well as students. Mr Kashmir Singh and Mr Jasbir Singh, Directors of GMT School, concluded the function by giving a vote of thanks to the dignitaries.

Camp concludes

Sat Paul Mittal School had organised a summer camp from June 22 which concluded here today.

Children participated in sports like table tennis, badminton, , basket ball and skating.They also learnt bhangra, dance and western music .

AIHT awarded

Abacus Institute of Hardware Technology (AIHT) has been awarded as the preferred training centre for computer hardware by the Association of Computer Entreprenuer (ACE) at the executive meeting held on May 26.

Summer camp

A 10-day summer coaching camp from May 24 to June 3 concluded today at Kundan Vidya Mandir, Civil lines, Ludhiana.

About 600 students participated in cricket, volleyball, kho-kho, athletics, badminton, basketball, table tennis, judo and other games with great zeal and enthusiasm. Special stress was laid on physical fitness and development. Fundamental skills for different games were taught to the students. Coaches interacted with the students and gave them tips on becoming successful sportspersons.

On the concluding day, Principal S.C. Saxena gave away prizes to the winners of different races held on the occasion. He motivated the students to adopt sports as a career option just like their role models-Dhoni, Sania Mirza and Tendulkar.



Admn gears up for mid-day meal scheme

Fatehgarh Sahib, June 3
To implement the mid-day meal scheme in the primary
schools of the district effectively from July 1, Ms Jaspreet Talwar, Deputy Commissioner yesterday held a meeting of the district officials concerned at Bachat Bhavan. As the state government has decided to launch the scheme in a new manner by involving community, particularly mothers of students by forming mother’s self-help groups through motivation, these groups would be given the money meant for cooking.

The Deputy Commissioner, who has been made the nodal officer for the scheme, said she had started exercise in this regard, and officials of three departments had been entrusted the task.

Briefing the officials, she said a cluster of 15 schools would be constituted and these would submit the requirement of materials, which would be forwarded to the FCI, and PUNSUP, being nodal agency, would deliver these to schools. She said Village Education Committees would be given Rs 2,000 each from the Sarv Sikhya Abhiyan to purchase utensils. She said a standard designed kitchen and store would be constructed in schools and gas connections would be provided. OC



Justice Mittal stresses speedy justice
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, June 3
Justice Vinay Mittal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today stressed the need for speedy and fair justice during his visit to the city in his capacity as the Administrative Judge of Ludhiana district.

He said he wanted to see the city a “model district” for judicial administration in the state. Public at large should not suffer for delay in justice. It was the duty of judicial officers and lawyers to ensure the removal of all hindrances in the administration of justice with mutual co-operation, he said.

Justice Mittal addressed lawyers at a meeting convened by the District Bar Association at the courts complex. He termed Mr Harbans Lal as the best Sessions Judge in the state.

“I have conveyed to judicial officers that once a case is made out they should not hesitate in granting ex parte injunction orders. Moreover, bail applications must be decided promptly when the accused is being ordered to be sent to judicial custody,” he added.

Earlier, he was welcomed by Bar Council chairman Harish Rai Dhanda, president District Bar Association Naval Kishore Chibber and secretary Rajneesh Gupta.

The Bar president apprised Justice Mittal of the problems being faced by the lawyers. He also demanded the setting of a dispensary at the courts complex.

Justice Mittal held a meeting with Deputy Commissioner Ashok Gupta, SSP Ludhiana A.S. Rai, SSP Jagroan and several other top officials.



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