Hisar: The department of environmental science and engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, organised a webinar on International e-Waste Day. On this occasion, Prof Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, was the chief guest. Dr Avnesh Verma, registrar, was the guest of honour. Prof Shyamala K Mani, Adviser of Waste Management Programmes at the National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi, was key note speaker of the webinar. The VC said e-waste was a big challenge in the present time and its management had become a global challenge. Concrete steps towards the management of e-waste were essential. He said these types of webinars raise awareness about the e-waste management. Dr Verma addressed the webinar and sensitised about the importance of e-waste management.
Monthly coding test at GJUST
Hisar: GJUST coders students club organised its second monthly coding test on Hakerrank under the training and placement cell. Pratap Singh Malik, director, placements, said this time, two tests were organised, first test for the second year students and second test for the third and fourth year students. Total 27 students participated in first coding test, which was of 60 minutes and out of these, three students were selected. Harsh Saharan from BTech, IT, secured first rank, Mahesh Saini from BTech, CSE, secured second rank and Pankaj kumar from BTech, CSE, secured third rank. In the second test, a total of 61 students participated and three students - Prince Kalra from third year, BTech, CSE, secured first rank, Vinayak from third year, BTech, CSE, was ranked second and Sachin from fourth year BTech, CSE, secured third rank.
Virtual agriculture fair
Hisar: In the first session of the second day of the virtual agriculture fair of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, various webinars were organised. The first webinar gave information about the direct sowing of paddy, in the second webinar, the topics were related to disease and its prevention in milch animals and the third webinar was regarding increasing the yield of rabi crops, etc. Giving information here on Friday, a spokesperson of the university said in this webinar, Dr SS Poonia talked about the direct sowing of paddy, which was proving very effective and that the state government's plan 'Mera Pani Meri Virasat' was also proving worthwhile. He said that this not only saved water, but also reduced the cost of pumping.
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