Awareness spread on mental health

Awareness spread on mental health

Government Girls College, Shimla, conducted activities such as plays and poster-making event on October 7 and 8 to spread awareness on mental health. Organised by the psychology department of the college, the activities raised awareness on drug abuse. College principal said treatment of any mental illness was available, and one should not hesitate to opt for it.

HIMCOSTE holds drive against plastic

The HP ENVIS Hub, at the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment (HIMCOSTE) celebrated ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ by organising an awareness campaign to educate people to avoid single use plastic, at Government Senior Secondary School, Durgapur, Naldehra, Shimla. Sat Pal Dhiman, joint member secretary, HIMCOSTE, was the chief guest. He said the government had launched a 75-week-long campaign 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' to celebrate the achievements of the country and its people, and the week from October 4 to 10 was declared as the 'iconic week' by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for organising paradigmatic and impactful events.

Event on photonics tech concludes

The five-day online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on ‘photonics technology’, approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), concluded. The event was held from October 4-8 at the University Institute of Technology (UIT), HPU, Shimla. Speakers from renowned universities and institutes from all over the country as well as abroad shared their research work in photonics during the programme. Around 100 faculty members from various states of India confirmed their participation. As many as 14 sessions were held, and three lectures were delivered by the speakers every day on the technological development in photonics. The focus of these session was on the paradigm shift to silicon photonics from electronics circuit and the role of photonics in 5G communication and the Internet of Things (IoT).

DAV-Manali girls win accolades

Slogan writing, painting, quiz and essay-writing competitions were organised by the Forest Department for students in Manali under the ‘Wildlife Week’. The theme of 'Exploring the relationship between humans and animals' was chosen for all competitions. As many as 28 students from four schools of Manali participated in the event and the students of DAV, Manali, performed well. Laila clinched the first place in essay-writing, while Shanvi stood first in painting competition. Ridhima got the third place in slogan-writing competition.

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