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Students of DIPS, Jalandhar, cheer Tokyo Olympics participants

Students of DIPS, Jalandhar, cheer Tokyo Olympics participants

Students of DIPS with posters to boost the morale of Indian players taking part in the Tokyo Olympics. Tribune photo

Jalandhar: Students of DIPS cheered Tokyo Olympics participants by making online posters and PowerPoint presentation to build up the confidence and to boost their morale. These activities were organised under the dynamic guidance of Jashan Singh. Students made attractive posters and wished the participants good luck and also encouraged them to participate with confidence, perseverance, and determination. Online PowerPoint presentation was presented beautifully by showcasing Japan’s history, culture, tradition and specialty to their classmates. They also mentioned about the origin of Olympics. There are many games in which India will participate for the first time. Students also gave information regarding the rules of Olympics. Principal praised the posters and PPT’s made by students and also gave them knowledge of various games. They are also encouraged students to participate in games along with their studies.

Talent hunt competition organised

HMV Collegiate Sr Sec School organised Online Talent Hunt Competition (Pratibha Khoj 2021). Students of SSC-I and SSC-II utilised this opportunity enthusiastically and showcased of their talent pertaining to multiple facets ranging from declamation contest (star orator), sound music, poster and collage making contest, dance, mehndi, art & rangoli competition to quiz contest in which more than 150 students participated. Principal Dr Ajay Sareen expressed her immense pleasure to watch the soulful performance of the students. The declamation contest was adjudged by Kuljeet Kaur and Protima Mander in which the students eloquently expressed their oratory skills on the relevant topics of “Are today’s children Fashion Victim, Traditional Education v/s online Education, Future of Vaccinated India.”

World Youth Skill Day celebrated

Various activities were held in virtual classes during World Youth Skill Day celebrations at Eklavya School.To make this day more valuable, the students of different classes designed posters, charts on ‘World Youth Skill Day’. The students were told about the importance of the day. They were told that the young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and continuously face the challenges of greater labour market inequalities. The aim of the day is to advocate for skills as an important factor to improve young people’s transitions to decent work, and to highlight the crucial role of skilled youth in addressing today’s most challenging global issues. The Chairman of the school, JK Gupta, said that it is very important to teach the children about significance of youth skills. Dimple Malhotra, administrator also appreciated the students.

Webinar on Inorganic Spectroscopy

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya organised a two-day webinar series on ‘Inorganic Spectroscopy’ under the Department of Bio-Technology Scheme. The webinar was organised by PG Department of Chemistry. Dr Meenu, Assistant Prof, Department of Applied Chemistry, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda, was the resource person for the webinar. More than 100 students actively participated in the webinar. During the first day, Dr Meenu enlightened the students about introduction and applications of structural elucidation of different inorganic compounds. She discussed in detail the use of group theory involved in vibrational spectroscopy to find out the vibrational modes (IR active and Raman active) of different molecules. Principal Prof Dr Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that these kinds of activities aids in developing scientific aptitude in the minds of the students. Principal lauded the efforts of PG Department of Chemistry for organising the webinar.

Microsoft award for LPU student

BTech Computer Engineering final year student at LPU - Vansh Devgan - has been applauded by ‘Microsoft’ with a bounty reward of USD 20,000 (nearly Rs 15 Lakh) for his significant security search to ultimately favour the techno-giant company. Vansh, along with his team member, has enabled Microsoft to correct crucial security flaws in its ‘Edge’ internet browser. These flaws were duly notified to Microsoft by this two-man team of cyber security researchers, led by Vansh. LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal congratulated the creative, enterprising and industrious student, and invoked all others to keep utilising the creative skills learnt through their respective departments.

Covid vaccination camp

Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, has always been on the forefront contributing to social causes and society at large. To continue its work in this regard, the college organised corona vaccination camp with collaborated efforts of Civil Surgeon, Jalandhar, in which 150 people were vaccinated. Carrying forward its societal responsibility with enthusiasm, the college Principal Dr Neerja Dhingra averred that we must be conscious to get ourselves vaccinated for corona in order to fight the pandemic. She appreciated the endeavour of the Physiotherapy Department for the successful culmination of the camp. She motivated Dr. Neeraj Katyal, Head, BPT Department, and other faculty to keep up the great work for the safety and uplift of humanity.

Badges distributed

The NSS team of Police DAV School conducted a drive to distribute the badges and stickers to the staff members of school and Radisson Hotel who have completed their vaccination. The drive was initiated by Principal Dr Rashmi Vij. She supported Mission Fateh by accompanying the team members and distributing badges and stickers to all the members who have taken both the jabs of the vaccination. TNS

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