Amritsar: A combined annual training camp of 24 Punjab Battalion, NCC, was held at Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology in which 450 cadets from various colleges and schools of Amritsar and neighbouring districts participated. The camp witnessed the training on weapon handling, map reading and drill along with personality development. “The aim of the camp is to instil a sense of unity, patriotism, team work and discipline among the cadets,” said KCET Director Dr Manju Bala. The tree plantation drives, anti-drug campaign, water conservation programmes with the motive to inculcate harmony amongst the cadets were also highlighted.
Deliberations on Teacher Education
The deliberations were held on Monday on “Teachers Education-Quality Assurance” at Khalsa College of Education (KCE) here. The focus was how the education being provided to the students during the Covid times must sustain quality and a learning experience during these testing times. The seminar-cum- workshop was organised by Canada-based Jagat Punjab Sabha in which chief guest Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina, secretary, Khalsa College Governing Council spoke about Punjabi language and its historical perspectives. He advised the younger generation and teaching fraternity to preserve, protect and propagate Punjabi traditions and language. Ajaib Singh Chatha from Brampton gave a clarion call to the educators to be the role model and symbol of high ethical values for their students.
20 AGC students get jobs
AGC conducted WIPRO’s campus placement virtual drive on its campus in which 20 students got the placement of 2022 pass-out batch. The company shortlisted the students from various branches B.Tech.CSE/EE/ME. Selected students offered an initial pay package of Rs3.50 lakh per annum. Chairman AGC Amit Sharma congratulated the students and their parents. He said the foundation stone for their successful future has been laid and the college is very proud of its brilliant students and will continue to support them in their studies as well as in their career.
Mascot design competitions held
School level mascot design competition on voter awareness activities was organised in primary, high and senior secondary schools of the district. In this regard District Sweep Nodal Officer-cum-District Education Officer Sushil Kumar Tuli said the main purpose of organising this competition was to create unique and educational mascot designs using the imagination of the students. He said this competition was also an opportunity to test the creative ability of the students. He appealed to the young eligible voters to cast their votes and become part of the democratic process.
Voter Awareness Camp organised
A voter awareness camp was organised by conducting SVEEP activities at Saroop Rani Government College for Women, Amritsar, located in Northern Constituency. The students were sensitised to register for the voting and participate in electoral process. They were made aware about National Voter Service Portal (www.nvsp.in ) or Voter Helpline App ( Voter 8elpline 1pp). Nodal Officer of the College, Prof Kiranjit Kaur and Sector Officer Davinder Saini were present along with the BLOs in the area. In this regard Election Commissioner Virender Kumar Sharma while giving information about various forms said new voters can also download their forms from National Voter Service Portal ( www.nvsp.in ) or Voter Helpline app and apply for your voter card from home. TNS
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