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Posted at: Dec 6, 2016, 1:13 AM; last updated: Dec 6, 2016, 1:13 AM (IST)CAMPUS NOTES

Interaction session held on adolescents

CT Public School organised an interaction session on issues related to adolescents for its students in which the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Harjit Singh, interacted with the students. He said, “Whosoever commits the offence of stalking shall be punished on the first conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and shall also be liable to fine; and be punished on the second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years, and shall also be liable to fine.”

He spoke to the students pertaining to various problems faced by adolescents and how they could approach the police to resolve their issues. The students asked questions on eve-teasing and cyber crimes and what they should do in such cases.

Charanjit Singh Channi, Chairman, CT Group of Institutions, and Manbir Singh, Managing Director, were also present at the interaction session.

The students also asked queries regarding the role of the police in society and how they could assist the police in bringing a change to make it a better place.

Doaba College launches cashless economy

The Post Graduate Department of Computer Science and IT of Doaba College Jalandhar launched ‘cashless economy, a step towards strong India movement’ in Doaba College on Monday through 15-day cashless payment options. Kamal Kishore Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar, was present as the chief guest. The dignitaries were accorded a welcome by principal Dr Naresh Kumar Dhiman, Prof Daljit Singh Bhatia, Prof Arvind Nanda, Prof Pardeep Bhandari, and 150 students. Yadav said it was a matter of pride and honour that Doaba College Jalandhar had taken a lead in the entire region by promoting the cashless economy concept so effectively through its 15-day cashless payment options, paytm, e-wallet, mobiquick, mobile banking, online bill payment, LIC premium payment, online money transfer, online shopping etc training programme and it was in sync with the Central Government’s Niti Ayog’s latest guidelines for its popularisation. College principal said the staff and students of Computer Science and IT would impart exclusive training to the people of the region from December 5 to 20 on a daily basis from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm for cashless payment options.

Alumni meet

Former students, including educationists, sportspersons, scientists and scholars, relived their past for an evening on the Lyallpur Khalsa College campus on the occasion of the Annual S Balbir Singh Alumni Meet. This particular edition of the Alumni meet was organised on the occasion of the 78th birth anniversary of Babir Singh, former Member of Parliament and former president of the college governing council. He was also an alumnus of the college. A noted alumnus of the college, Mohinder Singh, Senior Scientist at Burkley University, USA, was the special chief guest. HS Madaan, Sessions Judge, Patiala; Satsaroop Singh, Retd IG; Col Hardev Singh Kaler; Iqbal Singh Sandhu, ADC, Hoshiarpur; Aaatma Ram, principal, Rashtryia Andh-Vidyalya; Olympian Surinder Singh Bhapa; Surinder Singh Sodhi, Retd IG; and many other notable dignitaries-cum-alumnus were also present on the occasion.

The president of the college governing council, Balbir Kaur, welcomed the guests and said the institution was proud of its alumni who carried the values and ethos imbibed in the college at the national and international level. Prof Sanjeev Anand, coordinator of the alumni association, thanked the assembled guests.

Industrial meet at KMV

To refine and redefine the syllabus of various vocational courses, an industrial meet was organised by KMV Kaushal Kendra on its campus. KMV got various vocational courses like photography and journalism, animation, retail management, management and secretarial practices, textile design and apparel technology and nutrition, exercise and health. The thrust of the meet was to get some important recommendations for making the syllabus fit to market needs. Representatives from the world of business who joined the meet were as follows Gurkirpal Singh, Managing Director, F9, Event Management; Mandeep Singh; branch manager; Pantaloons; Varun Nayar, CMO, Itronix Solutions; Karan Arora CEO, Itronix Solutions; Inderpreet Singh, owner, One Stop Shop; Neeti Soni, Knowledge Icon; Nitin Kapoor, Prime Asia; Devya Thakur, Vision Beyond; and Prabhjot Singh, manager, Shopper Stop. Principal Prof Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulated Kaushal Kendra for organising such a fruitful venture. She said such events were sure to create harmony between the needs of the market and the type of training being provided by Kaushal Kendra. It would certainly go a long way in helping students to develop skills and being satisfactorily employed, she added. — TNS

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