Jalandhar: Following the motto ‘Unity and discipline’, the 21 Punjab Battalion National Cadet Corps (NCC), Kapurthala, organised 10-day training camp at IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU). More than 200 cadets from various affiliated colleges of the university, including 56 university cadets participated in the camp. All cadets were made to go through various mock drills during the camp. The cadets were briefed about various weapons associated with the Army in the Rifle Shooting Round. Assistant Prof Dr Chandra Prakash, coordinator of the camp, said during the training, the cadets were trained in handling weapons, reading maps, checking technical data of rifles, patrolling and some other ground training, those used in the Armed Forces were also made.
Innocent Hearts College of Education organised an orientation programme to acquaint the new student-teachers with the BEd programme (2021-2023).The student-teachers were briefed about the cells and committees at the campus and its rules and regulations of the college. Principal Dr Arjinder Singh formally welcomed and addressed the new-comers. He briefed the student-teachers about the scholastic and co-scholastic achievements of the former students of the college and introduced the faculty members. Assistant Prof Tarunjyoti Kaur discussed the scheme of study, co-curricular and NSS activities regularly organised by the college during the BEd. session.
Good construction practices
The Department of Civil Engineering, Lyallpur Khalsa College Technical Campus, in association with Ultra Tech Cement organised workshop on “Good construction practices”. In this workshop, UltraTech Cement officials helped the students to learn evolutions of construction materials and innovations in construction techniques. Sachin Chopra (from UltraTech Cement) was the leader of the presentation who had an interactive session with the students which helped in clearing out their queries. Tarundeep Singh, HoD, Civil Engineering, appreciated the efforts of the event coordinator Harsh Kakkar from the department.
NCC Day celebrated
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya celebrated NCC Day. During the celebrations, various activities were organised for the students. The cadets also pledged to protect the sovereignty and integrity of their nation and to contribute selflessly towards the development of their nation by doing community service. A general awareness quiz was also organised on the occasion along with a poster making competition on the themes of Fit India Movement and NCC, NCC and social outreach activity and plastic waste management. Cadets participated in all the activities and also made beautiful and innovative posters on the theme.
Hostel Night at LKCW
A hostel night-cum-Freshers’ Party was organised in the hostel of Lyallpur Khalsa College for Women (LKCW). In this Sunanda Thakur was crowned as “Miss fresher “, Gurkeerat Kaur was “1st runner up”, while Samriti was “2nd runner up”. The students had a gala time during this event. Principal Dr. Navjot Kaur, LKCW, congratulated the winners and also blessed the hostel students. She also appreciated the efforts of Dr Maninder Arora, Hostel Superintendent, and Shashi, Hostel Warden, for their efforts in organising this party.
Panel Discussion organised
The PG department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Doaba College organised a Panel Discussion on “Is India becoming less liberal”. Chander Mohan, president-Arya Shiksha Mandal and college managing committee, Suresh Seth, renowned critic, author and poet, Arundeep, a scribe with a daily, graced the occasion as panelists. The dignitaries were accorded a hearty welcome by Principal Dr Pardeep Bhandari, Dr Simran Sidhu, head, faculty and 85 students. Student Rashi Rawal acted as moderator. Chander Mohan said that our constitution talks about composite culture, therefore, inclusiveness and criticism are integral to democracy.
Quiz Competition at Apeejay Institute
To make students come up with creative thinking abilities on marketing issues and make students aware of the current scenario and the happenings around the world in the marketing space, Marketing Club of Apeejay Institute organised a quiz competition for students of BBA, BCom and MBA. The purpose of this competition was to give students a platform where they could improvise their conceptual knowledge with a better practical understanding. The participants showed their knowledge on brand names, logos, punch lines, CEOs’, mergers and acquisitions, product line and general marketing news. TNS
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