Sahodaya Yoga Contest: The Tribune India


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Jalandhar: Pupils from Cambridge International School, Phagwara brought laurels to the school by achieving second position in the Sahodaya yoga competition for under 14s. It was organized at the Cambridge International School for Girls in Jalandhar. A total of 28 schools from Jalandhar and Phagwara participated in the event. A team of five girls – Simar (captain), Harjot, Ekroop, Harseerat and Naina – represented the school. The girls showed their talent by performing hal asana, hastpaad asana, dhanur asana, see asana and many more which left a big mark on the judges. Principal Jorawar Singh congratulated the winners and presented them with certificates and medals. He motivated students to make yoga an integral part of their lifestyle. The students were applauded and appreciated by the President of Cambridge International School, Jasbir Kaur Bassi.

Toppers in GNDU exams

The students of Apeejay College of Fine Arts in Bachelor of Fine Arts (Semester I) have brought laurels to the college by achieving commendable marks in examinations conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Tripti scored 375/400 (93.75%), Divya 372/400 (93%) and Harnoor 370/400 (92.75%). The Director, Dr. Neerja Dhingra commended and appreciated their hard work and added that this was just the beginning and they must continue to work hard to rise and shine also in the years to come. She also appreciated the faculty members of the department for achieving positive and appreciable results.

Students bring laurels

Manisha Sharma from Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar took first place in Guru Nanak Dev University Masters in Tourism Management exams (Semester III) with 531 out of 600 points while Nitish took second place with 531 points . This information was given in a press release by the principal of the college, Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra. The chairman of the college board, Balbir Kaur, congratulated the students and wished them success in life. Dr. Rashpal, Head of Department of Commerce, and Prof. Vineet Kumar Gupta were also present on the occasion.

Capacity building program

A capacity-building and training program — Pedagogy that Wins — was organized at the DAV de la Police public school for teachers of pre-primary classes. The participating teachers were drawn from various schools in the DAV Regional Training Centre, Jalandhar area. The one-day program was launched with the lighting of a lamp by the main contact person Dr Rashmi Vij, together with the directors of various schools and coordinator of the training program Cinny Malhotra and the heads of the pre-primary wing Savita Sharma and Gargi. Other resource persons included Jyoti Gulati from DAV Public School, Police and Aanchal from DRD, DAV Public School, Phillaur. The aim of the program was to reframe the curriculum in accordance with the new education system. The teachers shared their suggestions and views on how to implement the same.

Impact of British rule on the eco

The Department of Economics at PCM SD College for Women organized an invited lecture on “Economic Fallout of British Rule” to mark the Azadi ka amrit mahotsav. The lecture was given by Kawaljit Mahajan, head of the history department. The speaker briefed the students on the various impacts of British rule on the Indian economy, with a focus on Dadabhai Naoroji’s ‘Wealth Depletion Theory’. An elaborate account of the theory made students aware of the various policies of the British government, which were cleverly designed to take away the nation’s wealth without the knowledge of the popular masses. The lecture was also very informative and interesting and left the students eager to learn more. The event was honored by all faculty members of PG’s Department of Economics. The members of the management committee and the senior professor Dr. Pooja Prashar appreciated the department for organizing the activity.

Good health seminar

Youth Red Cross Society and Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya R Venkatraman Chemical Society, Jalandhar organized a seminar on the theme “Good Health – A Path to Happiness”. Dr. Seema Pasricha, Gynecologist, Pasricha Hospital, Jalandhar, was the resource person. Dr. Neelam Sharma, head of the chemistry department, and Deepshikha, head of the Red Cross, welcomed Dr. Pasricha with green greetings. Dr. Pasricha spoke about the importance of good health, various factors affecting physical health as well as mental and social health and common health problems that particularly women face, such as anemia and obesity. She also spoke about menstrual hygiene and the growing problem of PCOS among young girls. She also explained good health mantras such as yoga, meditation and a balanced diet. Sixty students from the science department participated in the seminar and listened to the lecture with enthusiasm, interacted with Dr. Pasricha raising many questions, which were explained in detail by her. Senior Professor Ajay Sareen commended the department and the society for organizing the seminar. She said women’s health is of paramount importance. On this occasion, Saloni Sharma, Dr. Vandna Thakur and Tanisha were also present.

world parents day

World Parents’ Day is a United Nations observance that is observed on June 1 each year to honor parents and their commitment to children around the world. The theme for the day was to appreciate all parents for their sacrifices and struggles for their children. This day was also celebrated at the Eklavya school with great enthusiasm. The school president JK Gupta underlined the importance of this day. Educator Dimple Soni performed a poster-making activity in class IX students and on the same day a speech was delivered by Sienna from class XII to raise everyone’s awareness of this day. Seema Handa, Principal of Eklavya School, explained to the students the importance of the role of parents in their lives. To extend this, the boys of classes XI and XII presented a role play. They realized various challenges that parents face in their daily routine. They also showed how difficult it is to meet the demands of their children. Anuvinder and Heena shared their thoughts through poetry and mesmerized the audience. All activities were beautifully presented and enjoyed by Principal Komal Arora. Administrator Dimple Malhotra also guided the students to respect their parents as they play an important role in their lives.

Golden Night for Academics

Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya hosted a “Golden Night – Rukshat” for outgoing resident scholars with exuberance and cheers galore. The chief guest of the occasion was Senior Professor Dr. Ajay Sareen. She was warmly welcomed by the Resident Researcher Coordinator, Meenakshi Syal. The event began with the pious lighting of a lamp followed by the DAV hymn. The students showed their talent by performing various cultural dance performances and singing folk songs. The outgoing students presented a moving skit about their stay at the hostel which was applauded. All of the glamorous girls graced the ramp during four different modeling runs. Kashman was selected as Ms. Farewell-2022, Sukhman was declared first runner-up, and Shreya was declared second. The title Ms. Charming was given to Shivani and Kavita was selected as Ms. Ethnic. All board members, supervisors and students of the working group were honored for their contribution to the hostel. The performances were given a powerful ending with the energy performance of giddha.

Career orientation session

After class X, a new phase begins in the lives of the students, where they not only lay the foundation for a flow but also for their career. In order to help children lay this foundation and keeping in mind the tendencies of parents, career guidance programs have been organized for class X students from all schools in the DIPS chain. During the program, DIPS teachers conducted a session with children and provided information on careers related to various streams such as medical, non-medical, business and the arts. CEO Monica Mandotra said children should only decide their future after first understanding their area of ​​interest and then their passion. All schools in the DIPS chain also prepare students for competitive examinations after class XII through various activities so that they get good grades. Along with education for the comprehensive development of children, sports, general knowledge and other similar activities at the international level are also organized. MD Tarwinder Singh said parents are always confused about which path to choose for the right career of their children. To dispel this parental confusion, sessions were organized for children in all DIPS schools during which they were told how to choose a course themselves and parents were informed about the school. The main objective of the program was to provide good direction for the children to achieve their dreams.

IKGPTU signs MoU with ICICI

In a bid to provide better skilled training to the youths of the state in various professional and entrepreneurial fields, IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU), Punjab Skills Development Mission and ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth have signed a memorandum of understanding in Chandigarh. Through this, ICICI Foundation and IKGPTU will jointly provide vocational training to the youths of Punjab Institute of Technology (PIT) Khunimajra (Mohali), a constituent campus of IKGPTU. The Foundation, the University and the Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSMD) will train the youth of Punjab to become a skilled workforce for industry and for their own businesses. The foundation worked closely with the university in this regard even before this agreement. Different types of laboratories (practical workshops) have already been set up by the foundation on the PIT Khunimajra campus. IKGPTU Registrar Dr SK Mishra said that under the MoU, the youths would be trained in various courses including Central Air Conditioning (CAC), Repair of Electrical and Household Appliances (EHA ), office administration (OA), pumps and motors (PM), refrigeration. and Air Conditioning Repair (RAC), Sales Skills (SS), Tractor Mechanic (TM), and Two-Three Wheel Technician (TWST). After this agreement, the work of this already operational institution will intensify and more initiatives will be taken. Rahul Bhandari, Vice Chancellor and Principal Secretary of the Department of Technical Education and Industrial Education, IKGPTU, said these practical and training projects are the backbone of the future Punjab. According to the project report, about 2,000 needy young people attend practical and theoretical studies in this institution every year.

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