Education notes

Three-day training programme

Faridabad: To increase the work efficiency of non-teaching staff, JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad has organised a three-day training programme on 'Office procedures and RTI Act, 2005'. The programme was attended by all non-teaching and administrative officials of the university. The programme was inaugurated by Prof Dinesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of the university, who spoke about the objective behind conducting such programmes for the university employees. Jitender Sihwag, Deputy Director in the Ministry of Public Grievances, Government of India, was the resource person during the inaugural session. The VC said with the expansion of the university, the administrative work in the university had increased and new recruitment had been made. To improve the functioning of the university, it is required for all employees, especially new appointees, to attain knowledge of rules, regulations and procedures of the university so as to increase the efficiency of their administrative work, he added.

KU VC releases logo

Kurukshetra: Vice-Chancellor, Kurukshetra University, Prof Som Nath Sachdeva released the logo of 'Women in science forum' (WIS), Kurukshetra University, and said less than 30 per cent of the world's researchers were women. "To reduce the gender gap, we must go beyond the hard numbers and identify the qualitative factors that deter women from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics," Prof Sachdeva added. He further said by studying science, women would use scientific temper to solve various everyday problems in life. Registrar, KU, Dr Sanjeev Sharma, dean academic affairs, Prof Manjula Chaudhary and members of the WIS forum, KU (2021-22) were present on the occasion. The forum was established in 2019 to empower the women faculty of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The logo for this forum has been innovated, designed and created by Prof. Neera Raghav, chairperson and professor, department of chemistry and Dr Suman Mahendia, associate professor, department of physics.

Surbhi tops 4th semester exams

Hisar: Surbhi of Government College, Kheri Chopta, has bagged first position in the fourth semester of B.Com exams of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, by scoring 90.33 per cent marks (542/600). Sunita of the same class secured second position in the university by scoring 88.5 per cent marks (531/600). College principal Dr Ranvir Kaushal congratulated the students and also lauded the efforts of the commerce faculty. He said it was a remarkable achievement for the college situated in a remote rural area of Hisar district which proved the positive spirit of the slogan "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" of the Government of Haryana. "My aim is to become a bank officer and more than that a good human being." said Surbhi. Surbhi also secured first position in her second and third semester exams

Plantation drive at MDU

Rohtak: The NSS unit of Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) launched a plantation drive on the campus to enhance the greenery further. Prof Ranbir Gulia, programme coordinator (NSS), informed dean (students welfare) Prof Raj Kumar was present as special guest who motivated volunteers to sow more plants this season to keep the environment healthy. Joginder Singh Dahiya, Vinay Malik, Devender Jakhar, Hari Chand and Naresh Ahlawat were also present on the occasion.

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