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Engineering college adjudged the best:
Bhai Maha Singh College of Enginnering, Muktsar, has been declared as the best engineering college in Punjab by the Outlook magazine in its issue on August 2. A press release issued by the college informed that the magazine collected data of the NBA accredited institutes in India and evaluated their performance through experts, who visited the college and assessed it as A++. It was declared as the best in engineering field in Punjab and north India. Chairman Adesh Foundation, Dr HS Gill, director, technical, Adesh Group of Institutions, Gurfateh Singh Gill and director/principal Col. Dr DS Grewal congratulated the faculty, staff and students on this achievement.



Saplings planted
: Students of KV-31 planted saplings on the school campus. The ambitious project was launched by the Environment Society of India, Chandigarh. Principal of the school SK Bhatia emphasised upon the need to make children aware of the consequences of global warming. Children vowed to save mother earth for future generations.

Poem recitation: Vanmahotsav was celebrated at Government High School, Sector 29-B, Chandigarh. Activities like poem recitation, speech and poster making were organised on the importance of trees. Around 100 students took part in these activities. SC Vohra, district president, Bharat Vikas Parishad, was the chief guest on the occasion. School PTA members were also present. About 100 saplings were planted by the chief guest, PTA members, teachers and students. Students took an oath to take care of plants.

Vanamahotsava: Vanamahotsava was celebrated at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 20, Chandigarh, with great fervour. Nirmal Singh, principal of the school, Rajesh Gupta, councillor, MCC, Anil Aadiwal, president, PTA, planted saplings on the school premises. A cultural function was held in which students recited poems, sang songs and enacted one-act play on the importance of trees and the need to preserve environment. Hiroshima Day was also observed in school.

Tree plantation drive: Vinod Bhandari, principal, GMSSS, Sector 56, vice-principal, PTA members, staff and students planted about 60 saplings at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 56. Students were apprised of the importance of green and clean environment. Another tree plantation drive was organised at Government Model High School, Sector 42. Dilbagh Singh, Deputy DEO, UT education department, was the chief guest on the occasion. Singh planted saplings. Around 80 saplings were planted on the school campus.

Visit: Tiny tots of DAV Public School, Sector 39-D, visited the school kitchen garden to pluck vegetables from the garden. They distributed these vegetables among helpers. Vegetable painting was also held. Little ones showed overwhelming response during the whole activity. School principal Jaskiran Harika said such first hand experiences helped learners understand concepts clearly.

Hiroshima Day observed: Various activities marked the commemoration of Hiroshima Day at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, Chandigarh. A puppet show on peace was held. School principal Raviraj Kaur and teacher coordinator of peace club Parwinder Kaur spoke on the relevance of peace and integrity.

Teej celebrated: Primary wing of AKSIPS, Sector-41, Chandigarh, celebrated “Teej”. Swings decorated with flowers gave a symbolic touch to the festival. Students performed giddha and kikli to mark the occasion.

Blue Day celebrated:
Kindergarten wing of Doon International School, Mohali, celebrated the “Blue Day”. A special assembly was held wherein children were shown monsoon accessories like umbrellas and raincoats. Children made paper boats and coloured the worksheets.

Rhyme Day: Tiny tots of Gian Jyoti Global School, Phase II, Mohali, celebrated “Song and Rhyme Day”. Students dressed in colourful clothes presented rhymes and songs.

A seminar was organised at Satluj Public School, Sector 4, Panchkula, by IRIS (Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science) in collaboration with the department of science and technology, Koshish INTEL, Government of India, and CII to promote and nurture science and scientific research among young Indian innovators in schools.


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