Ambala: A seven-day NSS camp commenced at SD Vidya School, Ambala Cantt. During the camp, volunteers took initiatives to serve society and the environment. Physical education teacher Amit Sharma taught them techniques of self-defence. The volunteers visited Mercy Home under the guidance of NSS programme officer Priyanka and NSS coordinator Varun Jain. They distributed clothes, food, ration kits and milk packets etc. to the inhabitants and listened to their problems. They also planted saplings and pledged to take care of them. Slogans were also raised for the need to keep the environment clean and green. Principal-cum-director Neelinderjeet Kaur Sandhu delivered a lecture to the students on the techniques of vermicomposting.
Research committee meeting held
Rohtak: Maharshi Dayanand University Vice-Chancellor Rajbir Singh said the university would promote inter-disciplinary research and develop enabling research ecosystem for research scholars and faculty members. He stated this at the research committee meeting held recently. The VC exhorted the research scholars to publish insightful research articles in quality national and international journals. He said quality research, beneficial to society and the nation, must be a priority with the research scholars and the faculty members. As many as 25 research scholars from various university teaching departments shared their research findings during the meeting.
2-day international conference
Faridabad: A two-day international conference on “Trends and advances in mechanical engineering” was organised by YMCA JC Bose University of Science and Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering. As many as 100 participants from across the country and abroad attended the conference. Bathinda Central University of Punjab Vice-Chancellor Prof RP Tiwari was the chief guest of the session which was presided over by VC Prof Dinesh Kumar. Faridabad Steel Mongers Private Limited managing director and alumnus of the university Yogesh Gupta was the keynote speaker on the occasion. Prof Dinesh said mechanical engineers of the institute had played a significant role in industrial growth of Faridabad. He also urged engineers to ensure their role for the development of the society through research and innovation.