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Best NCC institution award

Best NCC institution award

Karnal: KVA DAV College for Women here was accorded the "Best NCC institution" award by No. 2 Haryana Air Sqn NCC, Karnal, in the NCC ATC camp held at Sainik School, Kunjpura. Two cadets - Nandini and Aanchal - were bestowed with the ranks of Cadet Sergeant. They won gold medal in drill competition. Principal Renu Mehta congratulated and praised the efficiency of the NCC Air Wing Convener Dr Deepti Sharma, Co-Convener Dr Anju Narwal and all cadets. She said these cadets were an asset of the institution.

Value-added course by YMCA

Faridabad: Faculty of liberal arts and media studies (FLAMS) of JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, here organised a value-added course on transmedia storytelling. Guest speaker Shubha Menon elaborated upon the importance of reading, idea, plot, structure, characterisation and perspectives in fiction. She gave examples of prominent writers, and talked about traditional publishing, self-publishing and hybrid publishing which was an informative session for participants across several disciplines. The chief guest of the valedictory session was Prof Jaibir Singh Hooda, English and Foreign languages, MDU, Rohtak.

Webinar by Karnal College

Karnal: Women Development Centre, Dyal Singh College here organised a national-level webinar on "Fostering entrepreneurship among women". Rakesh Vaid, IES, Assistant Director, Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, was the key note speaker. Addressing the participants from across the nation, Vaid said in the modern world, education alone should not be the main focus of students, they should also focus on developing skills. He motivated the participants by sharing real life examples of entrepreneurs and also shared various government schemes available for women entrepreneurs and start-ups.

Discussion on Atamnirbhar Haryana

Faridabad: Taking into consideration the importance of teachers for the success of 'Atamnirbhar Haryana' programme, the JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, in collaboration with the Swadeshi Jagran Manch organised a discussion session on 'Atamnirbhar Haryana: Role of Teachers'. Apart from the university, the teachers from affiliated colleges and polytechnic institutes of Faridabad participated in this session.

Career guidance lecture

Rohtak: The department of zoology of Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) organised a career guidance lecture on the topic- “Scope and job prospects in life sciences with special reference to zoology” in collaboration with the career counselling and placement cell (CCPC). head of zoology department Prof Minakshi Sharma and head of zoology department of Kurukshetra University Prof Anita Bhatnagar delivered this extension lecture online. Prof. Bhatnagar shared the career opportunities in the area of zoology in detail.

Role of positivity discussed

Faridabad: The Centre for Environment and the Rotaract Club of DAV Institute of Management Faridabad, organised a motivational lecture titled as “Aashayein…. Nayi Umeed” (Hopes- New aspirations), for undergraduates of the institute. The main speaker, Dr Vijay Jolly, president, Delhi Study Group, spoke in length about the subject and motivated the students with his expertise and experience on the topic of leadership and positive attitude. He shared as to how positivity played a key role in one’s life. Dr Sanjeev Sharma, principal director, DAVIM, congratulated Dr Neelam Gulati, head, Centre for Environment, was among those present.

Youth festival held

Yamunanagar: A youth festival of Kurukshetra University was held at Maharaja Agrasen Post Graduate College, Jagadhri. The chief guest on the final day of the programme was Dr Rishi Raj Vashistha, president, Council of Indian Medicines, Haryana. Dr Vashistha advised the students to preserve and secure Indian culture by applying it in their day to day life and feel proud at their glorious heritage. College principal Dr PK Bajpai welcomed the chief guest.

Drugs awareness programme

Karnal: A drug awareness programme was organised at Anand Public School, Nigdhu, by the Health Department. District epidemiologist Dr Amand Yadav made the students aware about the ill-effects of drugs. He administered the oath to students and staff members not to take drugs. Director Geetanjali Doda, and other staff members also addressed the students.

YMCA postpones first Year exams

Faridabad: The JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, has decided to postpone the exams of the first year students of the UG courses till further decision. The varsity had earlier announced to hold the exams of various UG and PG courses from March 23, this year. Revealing this a spokesperson of the university said on Friday that postponement of the semester exams of the first year students of all UG courses had been decided in view of the demand raised by a section of students, who claimed that the exams be postponed or delayed as their syllabus was yet to be completed. He said exams of second semester or other terms will be held as per schedule starting from March 23, he said. The exams will be held in offline mode.

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