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Monday, 9 November 2020

Three-day online workshop

Karnal: The women cell of RKSD College, Kaithal, organised a three-day online 'Pavitra Workshop' in collaboration with the Art of Living Foundation, on personal health and hygiene of girl students. In his inaugural address, Principal Sanjay Goyal emphasised on the theme of the workshop, which was the need of the hour during the pandemic time ensuring health and hygiene of girl students. Sonal Anand was the coach-instructor who emphasised on proper diet during crucial menstrual period, various yoga aasans, yoga mudras and also on the impact of meditation on mental health.

Professors get int'l ranking

Kurukshetra: In the recent international ranking of 1.5 million most eminent scientists and researchers based on the Scopus database in the journal, "Updated science-wide author doubts of standardised citation indicators", the names of Dr Mahesh Pal, professor, department of civil engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra, and Dr Ashwani Kumar, professor, department of electrical engineering are included. According to the research journal, Dr Mahesh Pal was ranked 130th for research in the field of geological and geomatics engineering while Dr Ashwani Kumar was ranked 2,383 for research in the field of energy. Apart from this, Dr Mahesh Pal has been classified as number 1 in India for working in the field of geological and geomatics.

BTech students appear in AMCAT test

Hisar: Training and placement cell, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, organised aspiring minds computer adaptive test (AMCAT) under the technical education quality improvement programme-3 (TEQIP-3) for BTech students of all streams. As many as 780 students appeared in the online exam. Pratap Singh Malik, director, training and placement cell, said the cell had been organising this test for the past three years free of cost as per the instruction of NPIU of Ministry of Human Resource Development and with the funding of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme. Prior to test, an online orientation session was conducted by Sidharth Tiwari, regional manager, Aspiring Minds on October 24. In this orientation session, students were told about the importance and pattern of the test. Director Placement told that the duration of the test for BTech second and third year students was two hours and for the students of BTech fourth year was three hours. The test contained questions of English, reasoning, quantitative, personality and domain knowledge. The test was coordinated by student volunteers Ashish Sheoran and Ankit Verma.

Programme on innovations, patents

Faridabad: The department of civil engineering of JC Bose University in collaboration with REC, Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), organised an online programme on 'innovations and patents'. Over 100 participants from across the country participated in the programme, which was sponsored under TEQIP-III. The chairperson of civil engineering Prof ML Aggarwal emphasised the increasing need of innovations and patents for self, society and industrial development. As many as four invited speakers from academic institutions and industry addressed the webinar.

8 scholarships won by students

Kurukshetra: Eight students of Gurukul Kurukshetra have added another feather to their caps by winning eight scholarships in the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE). NTSE offers scholarships to 1,200 meritorious students with high intellect and academic talents at the national level every year. This year Abhishek Kumar, Harsh Bankura, Kanwar Prashant, Abhijeet, Harsh Rana, Divyansh, Chirag Jain and Shivang Kakkar brought laurels to their alma mater. Director and Principal Col Arun Datta applauded the efforts put in by the teachers for preparing the students for NTSE under its flagship career guidance and counselling programme to guide its students for NDA, IIT, KVPY, PMT, NEET and CLAT.

from The Tribune

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