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Int’l Mother Language Day

Int’l Mother Language Day

A student of HMV College being honoured for her project on 'International Mother Language Day' in Jalandhar.

The post graduate Punjabi department of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya celebrated International Mother Language Day. On this occasion an oath was taken to write and read in Punjabi. A painting exhibition was also organised in which posters made by students on Punjabi language were displayed. In addition, students also displayed projects related to Punjabi culture and language. Principal Prof Dr Ajay Sareen gave her consent to write the names of all the departments/buildings of the college in Punjabi. She also encouraged the students to adopt Punjabi language in day to day working. During this ceremony, the students who secured good positions in exams and the students who did good projects in Punjabi language, were honoured. These students were Sandeep Kaur, Deepika, Suman and Shelly. The stage was conducted by Kuljeet Kaur, Incharge Sahitya Sabha. On this occasion Veena Arora, Satinder Kaur, Dr Mandeep Kaur, Dr Sandeep Kaur and other faculty members were also present. The students of HMV Collegiate Senior Secondary School also participated in this exhibition.

English Olympiad organised

Jalandhar: State Public School, Jalandhar Cantonment, has given a chance to students to participate in International Olympiad organised by International Olympiad Foundation. There were different subjects offered to the students. Yashita Sharma of Class II A won laurels by bagging gold medal in International Foundation English Olympiad (IFEO) and bronze medal in International Foundation Maths Olympiad (IFMO). It was a proud moment for the school and the parents. The president of the school Dr Narotam Singh, vice-president Dr Gagandeep Kaur and the Principal, Savina Bahl congratulated Yashita and wished good luck for her future endeavours.

Workshop on mathematical modelling

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya organised various activities to promote academic excellence in the students. In another initiative, PG department of mathematics organised one-day workshop on ‘Introduction to Mathematical Modelling Relevant to Real World Problems’. Dr Atul Kumar Verma (Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics) from NIT Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu was the resource person. Dr Atul commenced his lecture by introducing concept of mathematical modelling and its relevance to real life. He also gave emphasis on ‘Applications of Mathematics’ in areas of physics, chemistry, biology, medical science and computers. He elaborated all the concepts by considering realistic problems in above mentioned areas, explained the technique to develop mathematical models and their validations. Further he introduced magic square to students as one of the wonder of mathematics. In the later session, he focussed on MATLAB, a mathematical software and also introduced its importance and usage techniques to the students. Students asked relevant questions regarding modelling techniques, validations and need of error minimisation. Principal Prof Atima Sharma Dwivedi said the workshop will help students dive deeper in mathematics.

NIT signs MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar and KISCO India Private Limited (KIPL) under CSR Initiative in the presence of Prof Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director NITJ, and Rohit Khanna- managing director KISCO India Pvt Ltd (KIPL). Prof Anish Sachdeva (Dean Academic) and Prof R K Garg (Dean Industry and International Affairs) were also present on the occasion. The objective of the MoU is to support NIT Jalandhar students who belong to financially weak families (BPL category). The support to the needy students will be given as ‘KIPL Inspirational Programme for Learning’ award. Under this MOU, KISCO will pay the total fee of the students as payable to the NIT, Jalandhar, throughout the period of their study in the Institute. Maximum amount of scholarship paid by the KISCO Pvt Ltd to all such students of NIT, Jalandhar, every year shall be limited to 3.50 lakh. Prof L K Awasthi thanked Rohit Khanna, who is also alumnus of the institute. He said this will also motivate other dynamic alumni of the institute as such awards would serve as a great assistance for the deprived students of the institute.

National road safety month

As per the guidelines from Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Ministry of Road Transport and Highway, the NSS Unit and De-Addiction committee of MGN College of Education, Jalandhar celebrated National Road Safety Month on the theme ‘Sadak Suraksha-Jeevan Raksha’. To celebrate the event, NSS volunteers made the masses aware regarding the road safety rules. Also, e-slogan writing and e-poster making competition were also organised on the theme ‘’Sadak Suraksha-Jeevan Raksha’’. Along with this 85 NSS volunteers participated in e-quiz regarding traffic rules. Volunteers of the college took road safety pledge and e-pledge too and got the e-certificates provided. Principal Neelu Jhanji appealed the youth to follow rules of road and follow all safety measures to avoid mishappenings on the road. In e-slogan writing competition: Rachita Garg got the first position, Ritika Kalra bagged the second position and Jasbir got the third position. In e-Poster Making competition: Nandini bagged the first position, Anjali got the second position and Shelly Devi stood third. Judgement of these competitions was done by Dr Ravjeet Kaur and Geetanjali Mittu.

District Rifle Competition

Phagwara: District Rifle Shooting Association, Kapurthala, organised a shooting competition in which students of Cambridge International School, Phagwara, participated. In this competition U-18, Devpartap Kundi from Class IX won the gold medal and Mansimar Singh of Class IX bagged bronze. In U-16 category, Karanveer Singh of Class VIII won the gold medal and Ekamveer of Class VIII grabbed bronze. In U-18 category: Vaibhav Mittal won bronze in ‘Pistol shooting’ and secured position for state level. Principal Jorawar Singh congratulated all the winners who are awarded with medals and certificates.TNS

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