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Student makes it on big screen

Student makes it on big screen

shining star: Swastik Bhagat of Innocent Hearts School makes his debut on big screen. Tribune photo

Jalandhar: Swastik Bhagat, a student of Innocent Hearts School, has made his debut on big screen. Bhagat, a class III student, has already brought laurels to the alma mater as he acted in 20 advertisements. He acted in a serial that had come on Zee TV and now is going to make his debut on a big screen with 'Mumbaikar'. Santosh Sivan is the director of the film and Vikrant Messi plays the lead role. Swastik is super excited about his role as a child artiste in the movie. Besides this, his advertisements of Parle G and Violini Gel are proving to be a blessing for him. The proud father, Dr Sandeep Bhagat, and mother Captain Shivani said their younger son Swarit Bhagwat who is studying in Class 1 is also engaged in a TV serial. Swastik has created a niche in the field of modelling. In addition to this, he is a meritorious student and bagged a gold medal in the quiz competition of, 'Kenken International' and got 20th rank at all-India level. The managing committee of the school congratulated both the students and extended warm wishes for their bright future.

IKGPTU signs MoU with FUEL

IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) has signed an MoU with FUEL (Friends Union for Energizing Lives), which is a leading NGO working in collaboration with HDFC Bank for providing job enhancement programmes to engineering and management students. This MoU is aimed at providing skills training to students of IKGPTU and to enable them to better understand and enhance their job-related skills. The MoU was signed by Prof (Dr) Ajay Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor, IKGPTU and Bajiprabhu Deshbandhu from FUEL organisation. Dr Ajay Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor said that this partnership will be mutually beneficial between the two eminent organisations having complementary expertise. He further said that this collaboration is oriented towards bringing about qualitative improvements in job related skills of students. He said, “The university students have performed exponentially great in placements and these kinds of training will further give a boost in selections of IKGPTU students in placements.”

LKCTC gets Rs2-lakh grant

Lyallpur Khalsa College Technical Campus (LKCTC) has added another feather in its list of achievements. In recognition of efforts undertaken by LKCTC over the years for overall development of students, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has conferred a grant of Rs2,00,000 under the scheme for promoting interests, creativity and ethics among students (SPICES). A matching grant has been approved by the managing committee of the Khalsa College Lyallpur Educational Charitable Trust, to be utilised in favour of students to evolve their interests, hobbies, creativity and values. Sukhbir Singh Chatha (Director, Academic Affairs) motivated the coordinator as well as the team members for their perseverance and industrious efforts for achieving this feat.

Job ready programme culminates

KMV college’s placement cell successfully culminated the nine days online ‘Job Ready Programme’ with Maharashtra based company of skill development that imparts training in managing the process of training and deploying resources. This specialised programme for KMV students aimed at improving the employability skills of the students. KMV students made the most out of this excellent and free-of-cost opportunity. Various modules of the programme like- organisational structure, public speaking, presentation skills, group discussion and personal interviews etc. were covered by the trainer in the nine-day long session. More than 100 students were benefitted from this programme and took active participation every day. Principal Prof Dr Atima Sharma Dwivedi appreciated the participants for having learnt all the required skill set and also lauded the efforts of the trainers of the company that they have successfully made all the participants confident, full of energy, ready for the industry.

Vaccination drive in Khalsa College

Covid vaccination camp in progress at Lyallpur Khalsa College.

Covid -19 vaccination drive was organised in Lyallpur Khalsa College wherein around 70 staff members were vaccinated. This information was given by the college principal Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra who said that the college was committed to the well-being of its staff and also of the neighbourhood community. He also expressed his gratitude towards the district administration for this support. — tns

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