Ambala: Delhi Public School, Ambala, organised a programme to spread awareness about nature among students. Tiny tots planted their favourite plants, made colourful pictures of them, and sent them to their class teachers. Middle wing students participated zealously in online competitions ie. colouring and making collages. Children made attractive posters and wrote slogans. Senior students debated online and expressed their views through speeches on the importance of trees. Amita Dhaka, principal, in her message quoted that even in the scriptures, tree plantation is considered to be the noblest deed.
High-yielding sugarcane variety
Hisar: A high-yielding and early maturing sugarcane variety CoH 160 has been developed by scientists of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University's Regional Research Station, Uchani in Karnal district for cultivation in Haryana. This variety has been recommended for notification by the Central Sub-Committee on 'Notification and Release of Varieties for Agricultural Crops', recently. Vice-Chancellor Dr BR Kamboj said on Friday the sugar industry in Haryana was in dire need of an early maturing and high-sugared variety, which was resistant against prevalent pathotypes of red rot disease and major pests. He said CoH 160 was fulfilling the present needs of the farming community and industry and was most suitable replacement to the dominant variety Co 0238 in Haryana. He hoped the variety would prove a wonder cane.
Kurukshetra: Tagore Global School organised a series of workshops for the early years educators for pre-nursery to Class ll, in continuation to its initiative to infuse innovative teaching in early years with an international dimension. Sangeeta Dutta, an early years educator from Oman having a vast experience in her field in the Middle East, held the workshops elaborating the latest, pedagogical practices adopted in British and American curriculum and their relevance in Indian context. Principal Dr Auddy thanked Dutta for her generous time and contribution in helping the educators raise happier and more active and confident children.
Varsity signs MoU
Faridabad: To support technical institutions in the state to achieve quality parameters like NBA and NAAC accreditation, JC University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad on Friday signed MoUs with eight technical institutes in the state as mentee beneficiary institutes (MBI) to guide and disseminate knowledge under the Margdarshan scheme of AICTE. The Margdarshan scheme is an initiative by AICTE to improve the quality of technical education in the country. The MoUs were digitally signed between the head of mentee beneficiary institutes and JC Bose University in a ceremony organised on a digital platform in the presence of Vice-Chancellor professor Dinesh Kumar.
Institutes to work together
Hisar: Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences(LUVAS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Central Sheep Breeding Farm of the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying in Hisar for collaboration in the field of education and research. Dr Nirmala Sangwan signed the MoU on behalf of the LUVAS while Joint Commissioner Dr AK Malhotra signed the pact. The two institutes will avail the respective facilities for research and jointly work for research in veterinary science.
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