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Workshop on handwriting skills

Workshop on handwriting skills

Students perform folk dance during Freshmen Induction Programme on LPU campus near Jalandhar. Tribune Photo

Jalandhar: The Personality Development Centre of Doaba College, Jalandhar, organised a two-day workshop on ‘Handwriting and Soft Skills’ for its 70 students. Principal Dr Pardeep Bhandari said soft skills and handwriting are basic requirement to succeed in any competition because they exhibit the personality of an individual. Prof Sandeep Chahal, Coordinator of Personality Development Centre, taught about oral and written communication skills, officer like qualities, leadership skills, time management, conflict resolution, dependability and motivational skills. Prof Parveen Kumari taught about left handside, right handside, straight slants of handwriting and shape of alphabets and how these play role in determining a particular type of personality. Prof Neha Gupta discussed about team work, flexibility, problem solving techniques, and stress management through yoga.

Cooking competition organised

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya students participated in a cooking competition organised by Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurthala. During the competition, students of BVoc. (Nutrition, Exercise and Health) named Arshdeep and Akshita with their very creative presentation secured the second position and was also rewarded with a cash amount of Rs 3,000. Principal Prof Dr Atima Sharma Dwivedi congratulated the students. She lauded the efforts of Dr Gopi Sharma, Director, Skill Development Centre, and all the faculty members of BVoc (Nutrition, Exercise & Health) for imparting proper guidance to the students.

Kartar Singh Sarabha remembered

Paying tribute to iconic freedom fighter Kartar Singh Sarabha on his 106th martyrdom day, the History Association of PCM SD College for Women organised a paper reading contest, thus contributing to the year-long series of events to mark Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The topic of the contest was ‘Punjabi Sikh Revolutionary Kartar Singh Sarabha’. In this competition, students from different streams participated enthusiastically. The judges of the competition were Ujla Dada Joshi, Head of the Department of English and Dr Neelam Gupta, Head of the Department of Sanskrit. Manisha of BA Semester III stood first, Umang of B.A Semester V won second prize and Simran of BA Semester III secured the third position.

Moot Court Competition

CT Institute of Law organised a moot court competition as a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, under Pan India Awareness and Outreach Programme. Total nine teams participated in it including three participants (two mooters and one researcher). Advocate Sandeep Singh Sangha, Secretary District Bar Association, Advocates Ravneet Singh and Jagmohan Singh Gill attended the inaugural function as the chief guests and judges. Ashmeen, Vishali and Deepak of BCom, LLB. 9th semester remained the winners, whereas Muntaha , Neha and Manpreet of BA,LLB. & B.Com,LL.B. semester 9th were the first runners up and Jasmine, Arshdeep and Vivek of BA,LLB & B.Com, LL.B. semester 9th were declared as 2nd runner up. Advocate Sangha stated that it is a privilege to be part of the various awareness and outreach programmers conducted by the Punjab State Legal Services Authority.

Tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai

Under the guidance of the school management and Principal Neeru Nayyar, entire fraternity of Shiv Jyoti Public School paid rich tribute to Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai ji on his martyrdom day. A special morning assembly was conducted and students of Class VIII delivered the speech on his contribution towards freedom struggle of nation. A presentation in the form of PPT prepared by students of Class VIII. Taniya , Haritika and Jiya Jasmine of Class VII was shown to the students of Classes 1st to 12th.The activity was performed under the supervision of the Housemaster of Kirti House Nirmal Singh and co-associate teachers Neelam Sharma and Simmi Grover. On this day, entire staff and students contributed for charity to Gulab Devi Hospital as a mark of respect to the great martyr.

Seminar on Photography

The PG Department of Computer Science and IT of Lyallpur Khalsa College conducted a photography seminar where over 98 students participated and were introduced to the latest techniques and aspects of photography and production. The children were addressed by Suraj Dogra, an expert in photography and cinematography, and Vishal Sabharwal, Production Executive. In this function Principal Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra told the students that photography is an important need of today’s time and students should learn this kind of technique. The Head of the Department of Computer Science and IT, Dr Manohar Singh, said that students should participate in such sessions which enhance their knowledge.

Workshop on storytelling

The PG Department of Mass Communication and Video Production of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya organised a one-day workshop on “Storytelling” on the occasion of the third anniversary of Radio Awaaz under the guidance of Principal Prof Dr Ajay Sareen. Renowned media personality Gurvinder Singh was the resource person of the workshop. Principal Prof Ajay Sareen welcomed him and congratulated the department for third anniversary of Radio Awaaz. During the workshop, Gurvinder Singh said that radio has played a large role in the popularising the art of story telling. He further said being an intimate medium radio has always been able to connect with the listeners. Good stories have the power to transform our perception of the world. He made this workshop all the more lively by presenting some of the part of stories live. He stressed upon voice modulation and sound effects too. TNS

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