Jalandhar: The Department of Fashion Design, CT Group of Institutions, in association with The Fashionate by Shelja organised a Charity Programme ‘Helping Hands’. Students of Fashion Design readied garments for kids and women residing in slum areas on 66-ft Road, with the help and guidance of HOD Pallavi Kapoor and faculty of fashion design. Students made attires from left over fabrics. They reused the fabrics for making new garments with a touch of designing. Preparation for the helping hands programme started one month before the final event. Students jotted down the measurements of kids and women to design customised dresses for them. HOD Pallavi Kapoor said, “Students have made five attires each, three for kids and two for women. Students made various kinds of frocks like A-line, gathered and ruffle designs for kids, and kurtas, anarkali frocks, salwar suits for women. The motive of the programme was to make underprivileged people happy, joyful and make them feel special as they are also equally important part of the society as they are not alone and forgotten.”
Samriti shines in MA results
Samriti, a student of Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar, who secured first position in Semester II in university exams of MA (geography) by getting 362 marks out of 400 whereas Saloni Devi and Manpreet Singh of the same class secured 2nd and 3rd positions by getting 357 and 349 marks, respectively. In a press release, the principal of the College Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra gave this information adding that Lyallpur Khalsa College is the only college in Doaba region to offer MA (geography) and is the first choice of students because of its excellent teaching and impressive results in university exams. The president of the college governing council, Balbir Kaur, congratulated the students and wished them success in life. Prof JS Rana, HOD Geography, Dr Pooja Rana and Prof Onkar Singh were also present on this occasion.
Mandeep tops with 82.1%
Students of DIPS College of Education, Dhilwan, secured good marks in B.Ed 1st semester examination. College principal Mukesh said Mandeep Kaur stood first by securing 82.1 per cent marks, Rajbir Kaur secured 81.2 per cent marks and got the second position and at 79.5 per cent marks Rajbir at the third position. Student secured excellent marks and all got first division. MD Tarwinder Singh, vice chairperson Preetinder Kaur, CAO Ramneek Singh and CEO Monica Mandotra congratulated all students on their superb performance and also encouraged them to perform well in the next semester examination.
NCC cadets win medals
The 2 Punjab (Girls) Battalion NCC, Jalandhar, organised a training camp. Cadets were provided training for drill, firing, weapon training, map reading and various competitions were held to inculcate sportsman spirit among them. HMV won the Best College Trophy in the camp, five gold medals in Guard of Honour, four silver medals in Tug of War and four silver medals in volleyball game. Commanding Officer Col. NPS Toor congratulated ANO Lieut Sonia Mahindru and the entire team. Principal Prof Dr Ajay Sareen also congratulated NCC Wing and gave them best wishes.
Seminar on philatelic activities
A seminar was organised on ‘Philatelic Activities’ by the Department of Office Management and Secretarial Practices of PCM SD College for Women in collaboration with General Post Office, Jalandhar. College Principal Dr Pooja Prashar accorded a floral welcome to the guests. The keynote speaker, Princi Dua, in-charge of Philatelic Bureau, Post Office, Jalandhar, addressed the students and kindled the spark within their minds regarding the hobby of stamp collecting. She also foregrounded the significance of developing language skills through letter writing and thereby inculcating the stamp collection hobby. Guest speaker Jatinder Kumar said different schemes introduced by the Postal Department such as Philately Deposit Scheme, My Stamp Scheme etc. The system manager of the event was Jaswinder Kumar. At the conclusion of the seminar, Narinder Kumar, Senior Superintendent, Post Office, Jalandhar, honoured the Principal and felicitated the teachers and the students with gifts and certificates.
Group discussion competition
Shiv Jyoti Public School, organised various activities for students. An inter-house group discussion competition for classes IX to XII was held. The participants put forth their enthralling performance. Nearly 29 participants were shortlisted for the same by Pooja Sharma for class 9th, Neenu Singh for class 10th, Inderjit Walia for class XI and Richa Sharma for class XII. The final judgement was made by Richa Sharma and Pooja Sodhi. In Group-1, Kesar bagged the first position and Madhav and Moksha were declared runners up. In Group 2, Tanish bagged the first position and Vanshika was declared runner up. In Group 3, Anushka got the first position and Rakshita was the runner up. In Group 4, Tanvir stood first Nishtha was runner up. In Group 5, Bhawni bagged the first position, Vanshika and Manya Sharma were runners ups.
Career counselling seminars held
Eklavya School organised workshops for Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam (ANTHE). The resource person of the workshop was Rahul Tyagi (MSc, MPhil, B.Ed). The Aakash ANTHE is a national level schoolarship exam for classes VII to XII class students that helps students to take first step towards their goal of becoming doctor or an engineer. In this test every year two lakh students participate in this test. He explained about the NEET and JEE exam preparation for classes IX to XII student. Eklavya School Chairman JK Gupta encouraged students aware all about KVPY or NTSE exam. TNS