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Campus notes: Panjab University

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Chandigarh: The Department of Economics, Panjab University, organised a two-day national seminar on “Contemporary economic issues of North-Western India”. Prof RC Sobti, former Vice- Chancellor, Panjab University and Lucknow University, inaugurated the session. Prof Pami Dua, member, first monetary policy committee 2016-20, and Former Director, Delhi School of Economics, delivered the keynote address on the working of monetary policy. Prof HS Shergill, Professor Emeritus, delivered a lecture on “Comparison of standard of living of SC/ST in the north-western region states with SC/ST of states in other regions of India”.

Punjab Engineering College

Chandigarh: A contingent of eight delegates from Punjab Engineering College represented the Speaker's Association and Study Circle (SAASC) at United Nations (MUN) competition. In the G20 committee, Avi Sinha of BE (Mechanical 2nd year), who represented Italy, was declared the best delegate. In the Lok Sabha, Pranav Dhariwal of BE (Mechanical 2nd year), who represented Abhishek Banerjee, was awarded a special mention. In the UNGA committee, Atinder Singh of BE (Electrical 1st year), who represented Cambodia, was awarded with high commendation, Rishav Rai of BE (CSE 2nd year), who represented Costa Rica, was awarded with an honourable mention and Jayant Jain of BE (CSE 1st year), who represented Iran, received an honourable mention.

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College

Chandigarh: Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26, organised two inter-college contests on drug abuse. An inter-college declamation contest on the topic “The use of social media and Internet to fight against substance abuse” was held on the occasion. Amy Ghai, Tamanna and Rishika Gautam claimed top three prizes, respectively. In the inter-college PowerPoint presentation contest on the topic “Victory against drug abuse”, Geetanjali Shukla and Himanshi Devgun bagged the first prize, followed by Sayak Biswas and Arpit Syal second and Pranjal and Sonu Kumar third prize, respectively.

Chitkara University

Mohali: More than 600 students and alumni attended the pre-launch event of the young professional scheme (YPS) at Chitkara University. Deputy High Commissioner Caroline Rowett from the British High Commission highlighted the significance of fostering international collaborations and exchanges. Hazel Siromoni, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Office of International Affairs, Chitkara University, said it was an opportunity for students and alumni to broaden their horizons.

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