Jalandhar: Engineering students of St Soldier Group of Institutions have got selected in the companies including Adani Power, Tata Power Solar Limited, JBS Enterprises Private Limited. Chairman Anil Chopra said the students of Electrical Engineering selected include Vikas Kumar Thakur in Adani Power, Uttam Chand Kumar in Coforge Company, Vipin Kumar inTata Power Solar Limited, Vishal in Zeiq, Honey in Nestorbird and Sandeep in Connect Company. Chairman Chopra congratulated the students for their future and extended their encouragement. Principal Dr Gurpreet Singh Saini said that the students have got an annual pay package of 2.5 to 3.5 lakhs and have got selected on good positions.
Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar
Swami Sant Dass Public School, Phagwara, has been awarded district-level Swachh Vidyalaya Puruskar 2021-22 in sub category of operation and maintenance in Kapurthala. The award has been instituted by Ministry Of Education, Government of India, to recognise, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in schools. Out of 1,057 schools which got nominated for six different categories, 728 schools were shortlisted and 19 schools were awarded with 27 awards under different categories after the on-the-spot physical verification. The school got the award and recognition by scoring 100 per cent in Operation & Maintenance and Covid -19 Preparedness & Response with an overall score of 92 per cent. Davinder Kaur, Vice Principal, received the award on behalf of the school. The award was conferred at the DC’s office, Kapurthala. Anju Mehta (Principal) congratulated the school fraternity on this achievement.
Guru Siddhta held at HMV
To keep the educators well-informed and updated with latest pedagogical skills, Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, organised a week-long Faculty Development Programme. The resource person of the second vibrant day of the FDP titled, “Guru Siddhta- Advances in Teaching and Learning Pedagogies”, Dr Sandesha Rayapa, Assistant Prof from Linguistic Empowerment Cell, JNU, Delhi, was accorded a green welcome by Principal Dr Ajay Sareen, Dr Seema Marwaha, Dr Neelam Sharma, Dr Anjana Bhatia, Dr Harpreet Singh and Saloni Sharma. Dr Sandesha expounded her views on 21st Century Life and Communication Skills and Netiquettes through three sessions. Supported with a number of activities, the lively discourse aimed to make optimum use of technology in online as well as on site teaching. Dr Sandesha told about 12 skills of Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication Information Technology, Media Literacy, Technology Literature, Flexibility, Leadership, Initiative, Productivity and Social Skills. She differentiated between communication and effective communication and gave effective tips on enhancing the teaching-learning process. She also highlighted some points on academic writing.
MoU with Ghanaian Public University
Lovely Professional University (LPU) has collaborated with one of the top-ranked educational institutions of Ghana, Accra Technical University (ATU). In this regard, ATU and LPU have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Ghana. This strategic partnership will provide students and stakeholders with exchange programmes, joint faculty research publications, internship programmes among various other collaborative areas. The agreement is an effort to engage students across the globe, and work together to create novel opportunities for innovative students.
Punjabi Lok Nach Camp
Lyallpur Khalsa College is known to promote and spread the legacy of Bhangra. This Mecca of Bhangra is organising Punjabi Lok Nach Camp 2022 from July 1 to 10. Principal Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra convened the meeting and said the camp is open for all age groups and free of cost. Dean Cultural affairs Dr Palwinder Singh Bolina said this camp is organised by Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, team in the college campus which is safe for participants. He added that Lyallpur Khalsa College is organising second Bhangra World Cup in Surrey Canada in September 2022. The focus of this camp is to teach dance steps of Punajbi folk dances to the participants. Dr Bolina informed that online registration is going on and around 300 registrations have been done through you tube channel and link. Offline registration will be done on June 29 and 30. On this occasion, poster of the dance camp was also released.
Award for Dy Librarian
IK Gujral Punjab Technical University Deputy Librarian Madhu Midda has been awarded the Young Professional of the Year Award for 2019-2020. She has received this award for her career achievements and best services of more than 20 years in the field of Library and Information Science. She has been given this award by the international level research organisation Satija Research Foundation for Library and Information Science (SRFLIS) for the year 2019-20. Due to the COVID epidemic, the Foundation could not conduct any function in the recorded year, so this award has been given now. Madhu Midda was given this award by the patron of the Foundation, Professor MP Satija and the president of the Foundation, Dr KP Singh, Prof at Delhi University. This award was given to Midda during the valedictory ceremony of the National Level Faculty Development Programme (FDP) organised at IKG PTU. Dr KP Singh, Professor Library Science and Director, Gandhi Bhawan Delhi University attended the function as the chief guest. A one week faculty development programme sponsored by AICTE was organised by the Knowledge Resource Center (KRC) of the university on the topic “Latest Technologies and Trends in Libraries”. On its last day, Prof Dr. Dinesh Gupta of Central University Haryana was present as a resource person. There were 50 participants in the programme. On this occasion, University Dean R&D Prof Dr Ashish Arora, AICTE Coordinator Prof Rajiv Chauhan, Deputy Registrar Public Relations Rajneesh Sharma and others were present.
Trip to National Physics Lab
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya organised an educational visit for postgraduate students of Physics to National Physical Laboratory in Delhi. During this visit, students were acquainted with thin film lab which is preparing 2D structure of Graphene and dealing with Nano materials. They also visited other labs where work on luminescent materials, bio-luminescent materials, security ink for currency notes is going on. In another lab where calibration and testing of devices for measurement of weights, forces, pressure and torque was being done wasp also shown to the students. Students were thrilled to see the maintenance of Standard Time of India known as IST in one of the labs. After the visit to this prestigious institution, students also visited India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, and Gurdwara Bangla Sahib along with faculty members and got the glimpses of rich heritage of India. Principal Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi lauded the efforts of PG Department of Physics for organising the visit.
Counselling cell set up
A guidance and counseling cell has been set up for the students at DIPS Polytechnic College. College Principal Jagjit Singh said the main objective of the counseling cell is to make the children aware of the various courses being conducted in the college and their admission related information so that the children can complete their higher education without any problem. He said in the cell Harmeet Singh and Balveer Singh are playing role as Admission Coordinator, Kashmir Singh as Admission in charge, and Ramanveer Kaur as guidance and counsellor. He informed that the admission process for the year 2022-2023 has been started by the Punjab State Board of Technical Education in the college. MD Tarwinder Singh said various activities are organised for the students so that the students do not face any kind of problem in their professional career.
Summer camp concludes
A 15-day long summer camp concluded at Hindu Kanya College, Kapurthala, with the participation of the students in various cultural performances and showcase of their skills. The campers enjoyed watching an inspirational children movie “I am Kalam” at the very beginning of the day. Live musical orchestral performance presented by campers of junior and senior groups. A video comprising the curated clips and glimpses of the campers during the entire camp was shown to the audience which transported everyone to the fascinating level of experience. Campers from the senior group shared their valuable experience gathered during the camp. Kavneet Kaur from 10+1( Arts) shared her views regarding computer classes; Tanya, a student of 6th grade studying in Cambridge International School, Kapurthala presented her views on attending communication skills classes in English; Tannu from 10+1 (Medical) spoke in praise of cosmetology classes; Jaskaranpreet Kaur from 10+1 (Arts) shared her experience of dance classes; Sanvi, student of 8th grade from Bawa Lalvani Public School, Kapurthala presented her expression on learning musical notes from music classes and Tanisha, student of 10th grade from MGN Public School, Kapurthala applauded the variety of activities conducted during Art and Craft sessions. After that girls from senior group performed Bhangra and an instrumental performance on the song “Zindagi Yeh Safar hai Suhana” was also presented by the campers of senior and junior groups. From Junior group, a beautiful duo-cum- motivational song, “We shall overcome” was sung by Ojasvi Bhalla and Anika, both from 2nd grade from M.G. N. Public School and Cambridge International School, Kapurthala respectively. All teachers taking various classes during camp were also appreciated by presenting special certificates to them for their contribution and services rendered during the camp. A group photograph of all campers and organizing team was also taken to capture the memorable moment.
GIAN course at NIT
Prof Binod Kumar Kanaujia, Director Dr B R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar, inaugurated a five-day GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Network) course on ‘Non-woven Technology and Recent Developments’ in online mode organised by Prof Vinay Midha, Department of Textile Technology and is being attended by 35 participants from different parts of the country. The participants include the faculty members and research scholars working in the field of engineering, fashion and home science. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, launched the programme titled Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India so as to augment the country’s existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reform, and elevate India’s scientific and technological capacity to global excellence. GIAN programme facilitates participation of high-quality international academicians/researchers for delivering short-term courses and programmes in Indian institutions. The international faculty of the course is Prof Gajanan Bhat, Prof and Head, Department of Textiles Merchandising and Interiors, University of Georgia, USA. He will be delivering 11 sessions during the five days. Professor Vinay Midha of the Department of Textile Technology Professor NIT Jalandhar is the coordinator and national faculty for the course. TNS
Gurwinder Ist in MA Punjabi (Sem I)
Hoshiarpur: DAV College, Hoshiarpur, Principal Prof (Dr) Vinay Kumar informed that in Panjab University, Chandigarh result of MA 1st semester, Punjabi, Gurwinder Singh, secured first position in the institution scoring 313 (78.25%) marks out of 400, Jaspuneet Kaur secured the 2nd position and Sarabjit Kaur came third. DL Anand conveyed wishes to the meritorious students.
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