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Lecture on insurance jobs at LCET
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 1
Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology (LCET) organised a lecture on job opportunities in insurance sector for future managers of the Department of Business Administration in the institute today.

The resource persons were a team of three members from ICICI Prudential Life Insurance — Ms Meena, Senior Agency Manager, Mr R.S. Arora, Financial Adviser and Mr Amit Singla, Sales Manager. The team members apprised the students about the job prospects in the insurance sector.

Arora gave details about various insurance policies, including health insurance. He also acquainted students with the basic working and different levels promotion while working in the ICICI. Ms Meena and Mr Singla told the students about various products offered by ICICI Prudential Life Insurance to absorb budding managers.

Dr J.S. Sohal, Principal of the college, and Mr S.S.Grewal, Head of the Department of Management, were also present.

Nutrition week

The Department of Home Science in GCW in collaboration with the Department of Health and Family Welfare celebrated the first day of the National Nutrition Week at Government College for Women here. The Principal, Ms Prabhjot Kaur, was the chief guest while Dr Satpal Sharma, Civil Surgeon, was the guest of honour. Dr Sushma Gupta, Head, Home Science Department, accorded a warm welcome to the guests. Ms Santosh Bhatia delivered a talk on the importance of nutrition.

Dr Satpal Sharma spoke on balanced diet, dietary deficiency diseases and prevention. He also emphasised that Foeticide could be abolished or significantly minimised if today’s young girls who would become future mothers were sensitised about it.

Various competitions like poster making on balanced diet and deficiency diseases were also held. Charts on nutrition and packed lunch of Nutritive breakfast were displayed by the students. Postgraduate students of diploma in nutrition and dietetics prepared various low-cost dishes. The chief guest honoured the winners. Vice-Principal Narinder Sekhon, Ms Balbir Bajaj, Ms Maninder Kaur and Ms Jaspreet were also present on the occasion.

Faculty programme

A faculty development programme was organised in Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT) here today. Ms Sandhya Mehta, made a presentation on a book titled “My Life Tree’” by Clauses Moller.

Ms Mehta said it was a wonderful book on personal development in which the author aimed at presenting simple truths and realities about life in a lucid and thought provoking manner.

It was followed by an interactive session and concluding remarks by Dr (Col) H.S.Singha, Director GNIMT.



Firm to induct 10 RIMT students
Our Correspondent

Mandi Gobindgarh, September 1
SE Asia, a software company based at Chandigarh with a business presence in South-East Asia will pick up 10 students of the MBA and MCA programmes of the RIMT-IMCT Institute.

This was disclosed by Col Anil Khanna (retd), CEO of the company, who was on the campus to preside over the induction programme of fresh MBA and MCA students of the institute. Colonel Khanna (retd) was impressed with the infrastructure of the institute, its pedagogy and the skill development courses that are being specially conducted for the placement of students.

He announced that his company would select five students each from the MBA and MCA programmes for absorption in his company and would train and develop them.



300 school students medically examined
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 1
The medical examination of students of Guru Gobind Singh Public School, Daad, Pakhowal Road, was performed by a team of child specialists from Jatinder Gambhir 
Hospital, Ludhiana.

The team consisted of Dr Jattinder Gambhir, Dr Sanjeev Gupta, staff nurse Gurinder Pal Kaur, technicians Mandeep Singh and Raghvir Singh Rana and lab technicians Vikas and Shaminder Singh.

The blood groups and haemoglobin levels of all students and staff were checked. Almost 300 students were examined. The incidence of anaemia was found to about 25 per cent, varying from 10 per cent to 40 per cent. The anaemia can be attributed to bottle-feeding, malfeeding and fast food habits.

The incidence of PCM (protein calorie malnutrition) was almost 10 per cent in nearly all classes.

The Principal of the school, Mrs Manjeet Kaur, explained to the students about the importance of a balanced diet and green vegetables to prevent deficiency diseases. She stressed upon the need to maintain a good health live a fruitful life.



City boy wins place in national seminar
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 1
Gaurav Jhamb, a student of Class X of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Ludhiana, brought laurels to the school by winning the top position at the state-level science seminar organised by the SCERT, Chandigarh, in Gem Public School, Mohali, on Wednesday.

He has been selected to participate in the national level science seminar to be held on October 6 in Bangalore.



GGSSC annual function
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 1
Dr Charan Kamal Singh, Chief Secretary, Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle (GGSSC), on Thursday announced the dates for the annual function of the GGSSC.

He said this year, the function was scheduled to be held on October 26 and would conclude on October 29. It would be organised at Guru Ram Das Academy. 



Another clash at court complex
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 1
The district court complex has become a battleground for warring parties as one after another clash is taking place in the complex.

While yesterday, a woman litigant was attacked, two groups of students clashed with each other using sharp-edged weapons, baseball bats, sticks and rods.

The clash resulted in serious injuries to a youth identified as Kala. Police sources later said the clash took place between two groups of students of Government College for boys. They had been fighting with one another and had even fired gunshots a few weeks earlier.

Sources said the provocation was being investigated. It seemed the clash took place due to old rivalry.



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