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International Literacy Day

Patiala: Students of Senior Secondary Model School celebrated International Literacy Day here on Wednesday. While addressing students NCC cadet Gurpreet Kaur said it was important to understand literacy challenges faced by people all over the world. Cadet Jatin suggested that technology can go a long way to mitigate literacy issues. Students led by Shekhpura village sarpanch ran a literacy campaign in the village. ANO Satvir Singh, Parvinder Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Balwinder Kaur and other teachers’ participated in activities held on the occasion. TNS

Nat’l award for college teacher

Patiala: Dr Ajit Kumar, Registrar, MM Modi College, Department of Computer Science, has brought laurels to the institution and Punjab by winning I2OR (ELITE Teachers) National Award 2021. Dr Sumeet Kumar also from the college has got a patent for his innovative research on “The system and method of visually impaired people for voice conversion speech to text communication”. Dr Sumeet Kumar is a part of the team in whose name patent has been registered. The Principal, Dr Khushvinder Kumar, congratulated teachers . TNS

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