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Jalandhar DIPS starts online education for toddlers

Jalandhar DIPS starts online education for toddlers

Students of DIPS participate in various events. tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar: DIPS has evolved various techniques to handle pre-primary kids for online education. Through Zoom online classes and various education videos focus is being made to help kids practice cursive strokes, pronunciation and poetry recitation thoroughly. The beginners in the pre-primary practice with fingers to enable motor learning with clay-modelling dough toys, foil balls etc are actively learnt. Parents remain connected with their little ones in this learning process. In case working parents are not a part of live online class, they get enough videos pertaining to syllabus and they can teach their wards comfortably. DIPS advisor Monica Mehta said broadcast was vividly appreciated by the parents. She said various activities like old is gold, pool party, fresh fruit party, pebble decoration, flower painting, singing and smile poetry recitation, healthy food etc have been conducted for the benefit of children to make them self-reliant and independent.

Swachh Bharat Mission ‘role model’

Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya has become the first role model institution of the city by fulfilling all criteria under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban. Principal Ajay Sareen said it was the result of hard work done by the HMV family to keep the environment clean. HMV is actively working under the mission from the past five years. Under this, wet and dry waste of the institution is source segregated and treated accordingly. Dr Anjana Bhatia, Dean, Innovation and Research, said earlier, all waste of the college was sent to a dump. “Even garden waste used to be sent along with other waste. However, now the college prepares fertiliser from it. The garden waste is also mulched within the college. In addition, the college is having various projects to work with plastic, wood, iron, cardboard, paper, clothes and rubber. She said all boards regarding the mission placed inside the college were made up of waste material.

Meritorious students rewarded

Abheyjeet Singh of Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, has bagged the first position in Guru Nanak Dev University exams of MVoc (Web Technology and Multimedia) Semester III by securing 486 marks out of 500 whereas, Simran Preet Kaur bagged the third position by getting 472 marks in the same class. The information was given in a press release by the Principal of the College, Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra. He said meritorious students had been awarded with fee concession and scholarship to encourage and reward them for better performance. President of the College Governing Council Balbir Kaur congratulated the students and wished them success. Prof Manohar Singh, Head, Department of Computer Science and IT, and Dr Baldev Singh were also present on the occasion.

KMV students bring laurels

Students of MA Psychology of Semester I and III from Kanya Maha Vidyalaya have shown good results. Manisha Soni from Semester I bagged the first position by securing 484 marks out of 600, Parul Vij stood second with 448 marks and Diksha Trehan bagged the third position with 429 marks. It is pertinent to mention that four students from this class have passed the examination with distinction. Along with this, Pranavcheet Kaur from Semester III bagged the first position with 523marks out of 600, Anjali Yadav bagged the second position with 498 marks and Amandeep Kaur bagged the third position with 480 marks. Four students from this class have also passed the examination with distinction. Principal Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulated the students and the faculty of PG Department of Psychology.

‘Prarambh’ — a business plan event

To inculcate entrepreneurship skills among students, Apeejay College of Fine Arts organised ‘Prarambh’, an inter-class business plan competition. The competition was held under the guidance of Aarti Verma, Dean, MAC Forum, and Dr Monika Mogla, Head of PG Department. MJ Kalra was the judge of the event. On the occasion, Dr Neerja Dhingra, encouraged the students to improve their entrepreneurial skills and mentioned that entrepreneurship shall be introduced as a subject in school education. There were total nine teams from BBA and BCom Semester II which participated in the competition. There were variety of ideas related to environment, e-commerce and stress. Dr Dhingra and MJ Kalra congratulated the winners. The Green Home team of Anish Jain, Udit Kapoor, Parag bagged the first rank. The second position was bagged by Mellow team of Lavanya Jain and Himanshi and the third position was secured by Clean Dream team led by Khushi Bansal and Yachna Dhand.

Infosys recruitment

Kapurthala: Infosys has selected a total 13 students during a state-level online recruitment programme held in collaboration with IK Gujral Punjab Technical University. The recruitment programme was designed for the students of government/state universities and institutes of Punjab and Chandigarh. The university coordinated the programme for the students of seven government campuses, including IKGPTU main campus, IKGPTU Amritsar campus, IKGPTU Hoshiarpur campus, MIMIT Malout, BCET Gurdaspur, MRSPTU Bathinda and Panjab University, Chandigarh, students of BTech/ MTech (all branches), MCA and MSc (computer sciences, maths and physics) passing out in 2021 were eligible for the recruitment programme. Vice-Chancellor Prof Ajay Kumar Sharma congratulated the selected students and the coordinating team of IKGPTU and Infosys for the successful conduct of the programme. Registrar Sandeep Kumar Kazal also congratulated the students. Deputy Director (corporate relations and alumni)Navdeepak Sandhu said of the 13 selected students in this placement drive, three were from IKG PTU main campus, three from MIMIT Malout, four from MRSPTU Bathinda and three from Panjab University. TNS

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