Kurukshetra: A seminar on the ‘Swadeshi Swavlamban se Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (Haryana) was organised at Kurukshetra University. It was jointly organised by the Haryana Higher Education Council, Swadeshi Swawlamban Nyas and KU. Prof BK Kuthiala, council chairman, said India contributed one-third of the world’s GDP in 1AD and it was 22 per cent of the world GDP before the arrival of the Britishers, who had reduced it to 4.8 per cent during their 200-year rule. “The time has come to make India self-reliant through instilling self-confidence among the youth,” he said. KU VC Prof Som Nath said awareness of self-reliance among students, identifying the economic potential of different districts and arranging intervention of intellectuals in connecting the youth with various programmes of the state and Centre was the need of the hour.
Hisar varsity PRO promoted
Hisar: Bijender Dahiya, public relations officer (PRO) of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUST), Hisar, has been promoted as Deputy Director, Public Relations. Dahiya thanked VC Prof Tankeshwar Kumar and Registrar Avnesh Verma for the promotion. Dahiya joined the GJUST on July 18, 2011, as the PRO. He is currently pursuing PhD on Haryana Sufimat from the university itself, which is in the final stage. Dahiya has also served as the cultural coordinator of the GJUST.
Online talent hunt contest
Yamunanagar: An online talent hunt competition was held in GNG College here. Programme convener Ambika Kashyap said there were singing, dancing, poetical symposium and speech contests. Winners of dance talent hunt were Gagandeep, Geeta, Vasudha, Aanchal and Gurmeen that of speech competition were Harjeet, Subhangi and Mehakdeep. Tamanna was the winner of Sanskrit poetical symposium whereas Prachi and Khushi won the Hindi contest. Kawaljeet Kaur, Palak and Gurdeep Kaur were the winners of Swaranjali singing contest.
CDLU gets new Dean of Colleges
Sirsa: Prof Jagbir Singh Jakhar has been assigned the charge of Dean of Colleges, Chaudhary Devi Lal University (CDLU), Sirsa. At present, he is holding the fourth term of Dean, Law Faculty, and has remained the chairperson of the Law Department for 11 years. He has regularly conducted legal awareness camps in Sirsa district. He always encourages students for participation in academic and co-curricular activities.
NCC cadet attends IMA training
Yamunanagar: Tushar Tadiyal, NCC cadet and BSc final-year student of Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Yamunanagar, underwent 20-day training at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. Now, he is engaged to train NCC cadets of the college. College principal and NCC officer Maj Harinder Singh Kang said Tushar was the only cadet from Yamunanagar got trained under the supervision of higher military officers. Tushar gave credit of this achievement to Commanding Officer Col Ajay Pal Kaushish, Brig AS Barar and Maj Harinder Singh Kang.
4 engg students get placed
Hisar: Four students of the computer science and engineering department have been selected in the e-campus placement drive of Mohali-based APPWRK IT Solutions Private Limited, conducted by the training and placement cell at Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUST), Hisar. Pratap Singh, director, placement, said Akriti Mahajan, HR manager from the company conducted the whole drive online in which 30 students of the CSE department participated. The selected students are Chandani Garg, Pushpender Yadav and Jyoti Khatkar from BTech-CSE 2021-batch and Keshav Sharma from BTech-IT 2021-batch.
Faridabad varsity to students’ aid
Faridabad: The JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, has offered an interest-free soft loan facility to the deserving students by providing them the tuition fee amount. The university has invited applications from students for interest-free soft loan by January 25. VC Prof Dinesh Kumar said the policy intends to give relief to the students in the wake of Covid. After the completion of the course, as and when, the student will get the job then he or she would have to repay the loan amount. The university would also assist them in getting a job, he added. Initially, the fund for this initiative is being borne jointly by the university and MOB – the alumni association of the university, he added. Under the policy, up to 100 per cent of financial aid will be provided to students on a case-to-case basis, to the satisfaction of authority.