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Online short-term training

Online short-term training

Faridabad: A week-long Online Short-Term Training Programme (STTP) on 'Emerging research areas in big data computing' was inaugurated by the department of computer engineering of the JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad. The weekly programme, sponsored by the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is divided into three sessions per day. Dr Tripta Thakur, Director General, National Power Training Institute (NPTI) Faridabad, attended the inaugural session as the chief guest while Anuj Tripathi, director, Enterprise Business Development Affle Ltd presented his views on the topic 'Big data analytics' as an expert speaker.

Faculty development programme

Rohtak: A one-week online interdisciplinary, international faculty development programme (FDP) "Community service and sustainable society" was organised by Institute of Management Studies and Research at Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) here. Dr Sharanjeet Kaur, Chairperson, Haryana Welfare Society for Persons with Hearing & Speech Impairment, was the chief guest. She called for building up an inclusive society that especially took care of disadvantaged sections of society. Prof Manu K Vohara, member, AICTE committee for Implementation of NEP 2020, stressed on the importance of community service, especially for technical education students. Guest of Honour Prof Subal C Kumbhakar, Department of Economics, State University of New York (Binghamton, USA) said community services were crucial for social connectivity, and building up equitable society. MDU VC Prof Rajbir Singh said they would introduce community service as an essential component of all UG/PG courses in the university.

Science quiz, article-writing contest

Faridabad: A national-level science quiz and article-writing competition was held by Aggarwal College, Ballabgarh, recently. According to Principal Dr Krishan Kant the event was held to commemorate the golden jubilee year of the college and Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Convener Ravinder Jain said a total of 183 candidates participated in quiz and 36 candidates took part in article writing from all over the country. Harsha Chopra from Suraj PG Degree College, Gurugram, came first, Anchal from Suraj PG Degree College, Gurugram, was second and Maulya Shetty from Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, came third in the quiz category. In article writing, Bhumika from GCW Gohana got first position, Manisha Gupta from DPG Degree College, Gurugram, was second and Palak Tripathi from Sophia Girls College, Ajmer, was third. e-certificates were given to the participants.

Value-added training course

Faridabad: A three-day value-added training programme was organised by the department of mechanical engineering of the JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, on automobile components of Royal Enfield for the benefit of B Tech and MTech students of mechanical engineering concluded here recently. As many as 24 students participated in the programme and the training was being given by the resource person from Royal Enfield. The programme gave the participants insight into the general working of the automobile. The programme was coordinated by Dr Surender Singh, assistant professor.

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