College notes

Webinar on New Education Policy

Ludhiana: The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Arya College organised a one-day national webinar on New Education Policy-2020. It was streamed live on YouTube and was viewed by over 3,500 persons. Principal Savita Uppal welcomed the guests of honour, namely Dr Arun Diwaker Nath Bajpai, former Vice-Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, and Dr Shivinder Singh Gill, former Vice-Chancellor, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences. Dr Uppal said education was the foundation of a nation and it should meet the requirements of modern competitive world.

Awareness programme on corruption

Ramgarhia Girls College in association with the Vigilance Bureau organised a webinar on ‘Awareness programme on corrupt practices in social system’. Amarjit Singh Bajwa, SSP Vigilance, EO Wing, Ludhiana and Karamvir Singh, DSP, Vigilance, were the resource persons. Ranjodh Singh, president, Ramgarhia Educational Council and Principal Inderjit Kaur accorded a warm welcome to guests. Amarjit Singh Bajwa said, “We all must remain vigilant about the corruption happening around us and must leave no stone unturned in making a corruption-free society. One should neither accept nor give bribe to anyone. We must understand the value of honesty because integrity should be the way of life.”

Experts dwell on NEP-2020

The IQAC of GHG Institute of Law for Women, Sidhwan Khurd, conducted an online webinar on National Educational Policy (NEP)-2020. Prof Davindar Singh, Department of Law, Panjab University, Chandigarh, was the resource person. Principal SK Nayak welcomed him and all attendees. Prof Singh discussed the role of the policy and highlighted on the various issues and challenges. Over 250 participants, teachers and students from national and international (Romania and Bangladesh) platform joined the webinar.

World Standards Day observed

World Standards Day was celebrated by Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, and The Institution of Engineers (India), Ludhiana, local chapter. The programme was organised under aegis of the TEQIP-III. The theme of the day was “Protecting the planet through standards.” Dr Arvind Dhingra, chairman, Technical Activity Committee, GNDEC, gave an outline of the theme of the day and explained how standards were playing an important part in our day-to-day lives. Dr Sehijpal Singh, principal, GNDEC, highlighted the importance of standards in all spheres.

Induction programme organised

A student induction programme was organised by GHG Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar, recently. The online induction programme was aimed at making students familiar

with college facilities and rules. The activities included in the programme were introduction to important places in the campus, lecture by Dr Neelam Singla, a seminar on universal human values and extra-curricular activities.

Shilpa shines in B.Ed results

Students of Malwa Central College of Education for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, excelled in the B.Ed IV semester results declared by Panjab University, Chandigarh. Shilpa Jain got 1,447 marks out of 1,600 and Jyoti Mittal secured 1,435 marks out of 1,600. Kriti Goel scored1,423 marks. All students secured the first division and 30 students secured over 85 per cent marks, the college authorities said.

Gurkamal picked for athletics tourney

Gurkamal Singh, the student of BA III semester, Guru Hargobind Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana, was selected for 200-metres and 400-metres track events in the Junior India Camp. A total of 100 players were nominated from all over the country. He had won gold medals in School Punjab State and Open Punjab State in the session 2018-19. Gurkamal credited his success to his coaches Balkar Singh and Jagveer Singh. TNS

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