Campus notes

Ekampreet, Hargun win gold

Jalandhar: Ekampreet of grade VIII and Hargun of grade V of Innocent Hearts School, Green Model Town, won four gold medals in 20th District Roller Skating Championship. The competition was conducted in Police DAV School. Hargun Hundal participated in inline skating of 1000 and 1500-m race and bagged the gold medals and Ekampreet participated in 500 and 1000-m and earned gold medals. Rajeev Paliwal (Principal) and Sharmila Nakra (vice-principal) congratulated the proud parents and the students. Sanjeev Kumar (HoD Sports) lauded them and asked them to win at the state-level as well.

BD (SEM VIII) Results

Students of BD (Sem VIII) of Apeejay College of Fine Arts have bagged top positions in the results of Guru Nanak Dev University. Ridhi Ohri, Priyanksa, Cherry Bagga, Simarpreet K Gujral, Gayatri Sharma and Palak have stood first, second, fourth, sixth, seventh and ninth, respectively, in the university. College Principal Dr Neerja Dhingra congratulated the meritorious students and wished them to work hard in future too. She appreciated Rajni Gupta, HOD - department of design and Rajni Kumar for guiding the students.

National Girl Child Day celebrated

Women Welfare Committee of MGN College of Education celebrated National Girl Child Day through virtual mode on the theme ‘Empowering girls for a brighter future’. On this day, student of the college Ramneet through her speech elaborated the importance of girl empowerment. Liview with her poem reciprocated the relevance and need of ‘Naari Shakti’. Vidhi with her speech expressed her hope with women empowerment as girls hold the key to a better future. Konica Sehgal with a video inspired women to give wings to their dreams. Shivani Passi with her self-composed poem ‘Kanya Shashaktikaran’ appealed for providing equal opportunities to women. Navreet Kaur with her melodious song ‘Betiyan’ touched the emotions of the audience. Principal Neelu Jhanji said that celebrations of such days are important as it helps in promoting awareness about the right of the girl child and to increase awareness on the importance of girl education and their health and nutrition. The event was hosted by Milan Madhuri Mahanta. The entire event was coordinated by Dr Radha Arora and Anju.

PTM held

Keeping in mind all the safety, hygiene, and distancing measures, HMV Collegiate Sr Sec School held the first parent-teachers meeting of the session to well inform and discuss the academic performance of students in pre-boards conducted earlier in this month. Principal Prof Ajay Sareen appreciated the initiative taken up by the school and she also said that the academic commitments are over and above the challenges. She also thanked the parents for their active participation in enabling and providing their children with the facility to attend online classes throughout the session. Meenakshi Syal said that every effort will be made by the institution to provide proper education to the students at the academic level as well as at the non-academic level so that they can become a good citizen and can also illuminate the name of their institution, teachers and parents. The parents also expressed their contentment for the persistent efforts of the school to conduct various webinars catering to the needs of students from different streams that kept them engaged in the online interactive sessions also. On this occasion, Punjabi department of the school displayed an exhibition depicting traditional Artifacts of Punjabi culture and heritage. History and economics department also displayed projects based on history and economical facts and figures.

FDP on Cyber Security

The department of computer science and engineering, University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Sant Baba Bhag Singh University organised a six-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on ‘Cyber Security’. The FDP programme received an overwhelming response with 155 participants from different colleges and universities of the country. It was organised in collaboration with IIT Kanpur. The resource person for the FDP was Rahul Gupta, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and EC Council Certified Security Analyst, IIT Kanpur. The workshop was specially designed to give the best knowledge to enthusiasts. It reviewed the weaknesses of various sites by discussing the technical background behind it and by actually performing the attacks on dummy websites. The various topics discussed in the FDP were introduction to ethical hacking, footprinting and reconnaisanace, Scanning networks, system hacking, social engineering and sniffing. The tools and operating system used were footprinting, scanning and system hacking. At the end of the workshop, the faculty understood how different security measures can be used while using the web browser issues and be shaped up with hacking skills that are highly in demand. They were also able to analyse and understand the procedure to resolve the security issues in the networks and computer systems to secure IT infrastructure. They also understood the human role in security systems with an emphasis on ethics, social engineering vulnerabilities and training. All the participants enjoyed practical hands-on experience and learnt a lot.

Birth Anniv of Netaji celebrated

On Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary, Eklavya School, Jalandhar, organised an online modeling competition for tiny tots, while the students of primary classes participated in online flag making competition and a virtual speech competition was held for the students of middle and senior school. JK Gupta (Chairman of the school) threw some light on ‘Nationalism’. Seema Handa (director) and Arvinder Kaur (principal) also explained the importance of ‘the role of citizens in nation building.’TNS

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