Rohtak: Rich tributes were paid to eminent social reformer and founder of Arya Samaj Swami Dayanand Saraswati at Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) on his birth anniversary on Friday. MDU Vice Chancellor Prof Rajbir Singh and Registrar Prof Gulshan Lal Taneja among others offered floral tributes to him. “We all must take inspiration from the life and teachings of Swami Saraswati and contribute our humble mite towards societal and national development,” the VC said.
Swami Dayanand remembered
Karnal: The Arya Yuvati Parishad of KVA DAV College for Women organised a hawan to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati, a philosopher, social leader and founder of Arya Samaj. Principal Renu Mehta encouraged the students to emulate and imbibe the teachings of Swami Saraswati, who had been a significant and towering figure in promoting equal rights for women, right to education and reading of Indian scriptures along with commentary on the Vedas.
Meet on business Management
Hisar: The two-day annual national conference on “Business and management” by Haryana School of Business, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUST), commenced on Friday. Prof KK Aggarwal, chairman, NBA, New Delhi, was the chief guest and Prof Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice Chancellor, GJUST, presided over the inaugural ceremony. Prof Aggarwal said the GJUST should establish itself as multidisciplinary research university. He said teachers of the present era were facing new challenges in research and academics. “They have to develop skills,” he added.
KU Dean’s term extended
Kurukshetra: The tenure of Dean of Academic Affairs of Kurukshetra University (KU) Prof Manjula Chaudhary, Prof of tourism and hotel management, has been extended for a year by Vice Chancellor Prof Som Nath Sachdeva. Director, Public Relations, Prof Brajesh Sawhney said Prof Manjula’s term was ending on February 22. As per the VC’s instructions, Prof Manjula will now take over as Dean, Academic Affairs, for the next one year from February 23, he added.
Pact on building info modelling tech
Faridabad: JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, has signed an MoU with TechnoStruct Academy, a training division of renowned US Engineering and Technology BIM Firm - TechnoStruct, LLC, California (USA) to provide hands-on training and experience to students on building information modelling (BIM) technology, one of the most recent developments in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. Registrar Sunil Kumar Garg and North India head at TechnoStruct Academy Arun Kochar signed the MoU in the presence of VC Prof Dinesh Kumar.
Workshop on academic writing
Kurukshetra: Kurukshetra University Faculty Development Centre in collaboration with the Department of Commerce, KU, organised a two-day workshop on academic writing. The purpose of the workshop was to groom the participation in academic writing with hands-on-exercise. It was attended by participants from the university and across India. Resource person Dr Gagan Deep Sharma from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprasatha University, New Delhi, with his research team gave tips about writing a quality research article. Every participant was given feedback on his/her assignment individually. Project co-ordinator Prof Tejinder Sharma said the participants shared keen interest and active participation during the whole workshop.
NCC annual training camp
Faridabad: The NCC annual training camp of the DAV Centenary College here was held recently. The camp was organised by the First Haryana Naval Unit NCC. Cadets from various colleges were involved in activities such as parade firing, ship modelling, semaphore and other practical subjects, which are crucial for award of C certificate. The C certificate holders get an opportunity to get recruited in the Armed Forces. Camp Commandant Lieutenant Commander Kapil Kumar Singh asked the cadets to work with full dedication and volunteer their services whenever they are called upon.
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