Jalandhar: R Venkatraman Chemical Society of Chemistry Department of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya organised an extension lecture on the topic “Unbounding the future with Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” under the guidance of Principal Prof Ajay Sareen. Dr Neelam Sharma, Head, Chemistry Department, and Deepshikha, in charge, R Venkatraman Chemical Society, welcomed Dr Sapna Sethi, faculty, DAV University, Jalandhar, for the talk. She delivered the talk highlighting the role of nanoscience and discussed its importance in various areas. She explained in detail the approaches for preparation of nanoparticles, characterization of nanoparticles, different nanomaterials and their applications in various industries like electronics, IT, cosmetics, medicine and healthcare etc. She also talked about the toxicity of nanoparticles and how it has impacted their application in health sector. A total of 60 students from BSc and MSc Chemistry attended the lecture. Students enthusiastically interacted with the expert satiating their queries. The faculty members, Dr Vandna Thakur and Tanisha were present on the occasion.
Summer Camp on Art and craft
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya organised a free of cost summer camp on art and craft. The camp was organised by PG Department of Fine Arts. Students from all streams participated in this camp with full zeal and enthusiasm. During the classes, students were taught the basics of painting and drawing, basics of water colors, Lippan Art, pencil shading, various rules of composition and framing, various types of methods and their uses in different situations and application of various types of materials in the drawing. Every topic was explained with the help of suitable examples by the resource persons. The participants were very much appreciative of this exemplary course as they got a great platform for improving their art skills. Principal Prof (Dr) Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulated the participants for having availed a lot from this valuable programme. She lauded the efforts of PG Department of Fine Arts for organising this summer camp.
Chocolate Day observed
CT Institute of Hospitality Management and Aryana Bakery marked the World Chocolate Day by making and distributing chocolates to the staff members. The key objective was all about celebrating one of the best creations of humankind - chocolate. The students of the department made the chocolates in their training kitchen and served the same to the staff members resulting in spreading smiles. Telling about the same, Head of Department Chef Mahesh Khadwal said, “Chocolates are not only one of the most delicious and versatile foods available to us but also pack loads of health benefits. World Chocolate Day celebrates this delicious, healthy and irreplaceable treat and hence we thought of marking this day.” CT Group Managing Director Dr Manbir Singh, who is a fitness freak, said, “Mindful and moderate consumption of chocolate can help your body and brain ace numerous health functions. Dark chocolate that contains at least 85% cocoa and only 15 pc sugar (or sugar alternative) are considered good for our health. Chocolates act as natural mood enhancers and having a few bites can help you feel more content. So one should have it on regular basis.”
Cookery Certificate Course
The PG Department of Tourism and Hotel Management organised 15-day skill development value-added course on ‘’Multi cuisine cooking’’ for 10+2 students of various schools. Principal Dr Pardeep Bhandari said students were taught about various regional and international cuisines practical’s and aspects related to process of pre-preparation, preparation and the storing techniques of processed food and raw food material. Dr Bhandari said during past 13 years the tachers of the department have been giving hands on practical training to students to prepare professionally multi-cuisines in food production lab which has helped students to secure placements in hotel and tourism industry in India and abroad. Prof Rajesh Kumar discussed various concepts in menu planning, cooking, safety, and nutrition values. He also demonstrated varied meal components viz including soups, fish, pasta, sauces, meats, and grains, salads, and desserts and shared valuable tips about the professional cooking with the student of hotel management. In these cooking classes, Prof Varun Mahajan and Lab Technician Harprit discussed about the emerging and fast developing segment of the food business.
Skill Development classes
Apeejay College of Fine Arts organised free Skill Development Classes for the students of 12th standard. In one of the courses titled ‘’Recognize the Singer in You’’, the expert and experienced faculty of the college- Dr Amita Mishra, Dr Vivek Verma and Dr Mandeep Singh taught the students about the basic principles of music, sur, taal, alankar, group singing, team work along with how to hold the audience together from the stage with utter confidence and immersing in the essence of music. The students also learnt about the strategies and advantages of doing Riyaas and the role of music in living a peaceful and happy life. Dr Neerja Dhingra, Principal ACFA, felt immensely proud of the students when she saw them performing incredibly and spectacularly on the stage. Their soulful music and the tribute to the legendries mesmerised the entire gathering. Addressing these students, she said the way they have learnt the first steps of music and that too in such a short time, she is sure that these students will touch the greater heights.
Pink Day celebrated
Pink Day was celebrated in St Soldier Divine Public School, Khambra. The main objective of this day was to make the students aware about the importance of pink colour. The special thing about this day celebrated under the leadership of Principal Rupinder Kaur was that all the students reached the school wearing pink colored clothes. Apart from this, the students also brought toys of pink colour with them. Children were given to identify pink by showing different objects and giving information about them. Teachers informed the children about the national flower lotus and told which colors are mixed to make pink colour. A dance programme was also organised for the students on this occasion, during which the little ones also danced on the film tunes.
Special morning assembly
State Public School, Jalandhar Cantt, gave a warm welcome to blossom buddies through a special morning assembly after a long summer vacations. It was thrilling for the teachers to see the sparkling and fresh faces after so long. The assembly commenced with the name of almighty and concluded with National Anthem. The Principal, Savina Bahl, also shared her words of wisdom with the students. President of Group of State Public Schools Dr Narotam Singh and vice president Dr Gagandeep Kaur also showed their happiness and welcomed the students to the school.
Tree plantation activity
A tree plantation activity was organised at CJS Public School under annual Van Mahotsav in the school premises by the students of Class IV. The students showed great eagerness while planting the saplings of various trees. Students also highlighted the emotional impact of trees in addition to their environmental role. Students were also guided about the importance of each tree that was planted and given instructions how to take care of these saplings. Chairperson Neena Mittal and Principal Dr Ravi Suta appreciated the efforts of students by saying that tree plantation is one of the best activities for making the planet greener, livelier and healthier.
Award for Best StartUps
Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya has been bestowed with an award for Best StartUp with Social Impact at MMIFF Indian Innovative Startup Conference and IISA AWARDS 2022. HMV was chosen for the said award from amongst hundreds of Startups, Institutions, Incubators, Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, Innovators, Leading Entrepreneurs, Founders, Serial Entrepreneurs, Academicians, Researchers, Professionals, Innovators, Management Professionals in Senior Leadership, Policy Makers, Bankers, Entrepreneurship Aspirants, Students and Scholars from all over India. The waste paper startup was well-appreciated for its social impact. Principal Dr Ajay Sareen said HMV has been supporting startups and innovations in a big way and has already been awarded Gold Stars by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell. Dr Anjana Bhatia, Dean, Innovations and Research, informed that the award ceremony had many guest speaker sessions by renowned industrialists and motivational speakers and authentic panel discussion with the Fame of Shark Tank India (India’s Leading & Trending Reality Show for Startups). Principal Dr Ajay Sareen thanked the mentors at DAVCMC , New Delhi for their continued support. She further congratulated Dr Jatinder Kumar, Incharge, Paper Recycling Unit and all other members of faculty, staff as well as students for their efforts.
Inter-Battalion NCC competition
Phagwara: Bassi Educational Society run Cambridge International School, Phagwara, had a proud moment when Arpit Gadura and Kanishka Prashar won gold medal in Inter Battalion NCC Shooting competition.The students participated in annual training camp organised by 8 Punjab Battalion, Phagwara. As many as 500 cadets from Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur participated in this competition . A total of 9 cadets from junior division and 8 cadets from junior wing participated in the various activities organised in the camp. Besides this, role plays on the topic like ‘Swatch Bharat’ and ‘Drug Abuse’, etc were also enacted by the cadets. Kanishka Prashar won gold medal in 25 metre shooting (Junior Wing) and Arpit Gadura earned a gold medal in 25 metre shooting competition( Junior Division) . This competition was organized under the supervision of Colonel Navjot Singh Sidhu. The Principal of the school, Jorawar Singh appreciated the performance shown by all the NCC cadets and congratulated the winners. Chairperson, Jasbir Kaur Bassi also congratulated Arpit Gadura and Kanishka Prashar and wished them for the future performances.
‘Crypto Influencers’ in the world
A former MBA student of Lovely Professional University (LPU), Bibin Babu, has been included among top-ten ‘Crypto Influencers’ in the world. One of the prominent contributors to the prestigious magazine ‘Forbes Mc’ has figured Bibin as a ‘Star’ in the booming cryptocurrency industry to watch in 2022. As per the contributor Karishma Mago, Bibin Babu has been in the blockchain industry since 2015, just after his MBA from LPU. While avidly promoting the crypto industry, he worked on several projects. Mago holds that ‘cryptocurrency’ is booming, and there are some counted star figures among the fin-tech influencers, including Bibin Babu. Forbes is a world’s number one renowned and respected brand with a focus on the business world. The ‘Forbes Mc’ is part of Forbes Media, a media company focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle. It represents the perfect match between money and people through stories of success. Bibin Babu is also the co-founder of Payiza, one of the first blockchain utility payment platforms, which has 100,000+ users. Payiza is a kind of multi-purpose virtual wallet. It is a virtual banking system making banking super easy and simple for the majority. He is also a co-founder of Metaspace- a metaverse platform that introduced a digital concept to a mass audience. Bibin Babu is also an investor and strategic advisor of ‘SheReal’- world’s first women-only Web 3.0 platform. Other nine influencers include entrepreneur Moritz Herbert of Frankfurt who leads the largest trading channel “CryptoMo” in Germany; Alex Reinhardt of Berlin- the launcher of the largest crypto project in the world ‘PLC Ultima’, which has more than 1 million users; athlete Moritz Pindorek of crypto advisory firm- ‘Mopindo’, which has helped other endeavours to raise more than $100 million; Cryptokang of TikTok crypto channel; and, a few other. /OC
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