Campus Notes

International conference on Data Science

Amritsar: Dr Rajeev Ahuja, Director IIT, Ropar, who was participating in an International conference on Data Science and Engineering for Global Sustainability, at Amritsar Group Of Colleges, said, “Researchers are accountable to taxpayers” in his keynote address. The conference was sponsored by AICTE and had distinguished panelists and speakers participating in it. He congratulated the entire team of the conference for picking up the topic of Data Science and Data Analytics, which he said is very relevant in today’s world. He added that research should not be taken up as a job but as a passion and that mutual trust and sharing among individuals, organisations and countries would boost research and development in a big way. Prof Ahuja also added that IIT Ropar would be collaborating with AGC Amritsar for all its educational and research-based endeavours. He further said that IIT Ropar would be extending all its facilities to all institutes of higher education in the region, so as to boost learning and research. A total of 118 research papers were received for this international conference out of which 75 were approved by the review committee to be published in the proceedings of the conference.

Principal gets Teacher’s Day Award

Anita Mehra, Principal, DAV Public School, Lawrence Road, Amritsar, was accoladed with the prestigious IIHM Teachers Day Award organised by International Institute of Hotel Management in association with the International Hospitality Council for her relentless efforts in recovery and revitalising education for the Covid-19 generation. Two teachers from the Food Production Department, Harpreet Oberoi and Anuradha Sharma were conferred with the same award for their persistent efforts in imparting education during these tough and unprecedented times of Covid.

DAV students shine in varsity exams

Manik Sareen and Jasmine Bal of MSc (Maths) Sem-IV have secured first and fourth positions securing 1811 and 1655 out of 2000 marks respectively in GNDU examinations. Principal Dr Rajesh Kumar congratulated the students and applauded the efforts of faculty of PG Department of Mathematics: Prof Madan Mohan (Head of Dept), Prof Meenu Aggarwal, Prof Ashu Vij, Prof Vikram Sharma, Prof Shivani Sanan and Prof Rajbir Kaur. He also added that the dedicated and hardworking students have always been getting all the help from the college and will continue to get it.

unique campaign for the needy

The Physics Department of DAV College organised a book fair to help the needy children. Free books were distributed to needy students. Books were given to needy students studying in different classes. Principal Dr Rajesh Kumar informed that today over 100 books were given to graduate students. The Physics Department has been giving books to the students for the past five years. Head of the Department Dr Sameer Kalia encouraged the students to study diligently. TNS

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