Amritsar: Spring Dale School held a month-long experiential learning program for its students in historic Pul Moran. Principal Rajiv Kumar Sharma explained that the multidimensional activities were planned to achieve the much-needed outdoor educational experience for the students due to the pandemic restrictions. Activities included the students’ favorite program called “Personality Development Camp” combined with heritage education, environment, sports, talent hunt, visual and performing arts activities and even more. The school celebrates its 40th anniversary; therefore, it was appropriate to revisit some of the most meaningful and unique curricular programs that characterize Spring Dale High School. Students visit the monument as part of their heritage education and carry out projects on the site’s past and future. The students explored the possibilities of connecting the nearby village community. The program included fun and adventure activities like races, tug of war, dog and bone, various obstacles and rock climbing.
Bhagat Singh remembers
Bhavans SL Public School has organized various activities to pay tribute to the son of the ground Bhagat Singh, who sacrificed his life at a very tender age for freedom of movement. An inspirational speech for students of Classes VI to X was delivered by Prof. Dr. Harish Sharma GNDU and Prof. SN Joshi Sectarary, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Prof. Dr. Harish Sharma addressed the students and pointed out why Bhagat Singh is called Shaheed-e-Azam. He further informed the students about Bhagat Singh’s family background. Prof. S. N. Joshi highlighted Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s sacrifices towards the nation in his speech and insisted on conducting various activities in the classrooms for better learning. Students from class II to VI participated in different activities like watching a sound and light program prepared by bhavans, storytelling by teachers, special assemblies with the staging of different patriotic characters and the making of posters. The slogans of Inquilab Zindabad were raised by the students with great zeal and enthusiasm. Animated film Shaheed-e-Azam was watched by children at Hari Har Hall.
GNDU Varsity Championships
BBK DAV College for Women recently won three GNDU Inter-College Championships namely Canoeing, Kayaking and Rowing held at Hardosharan Dhar Kalan, Pathankot from February 22 to February 23, 2022. The team College put on a wonderful show and defeated GNDU Amritsar Campus, HMV College, Jalandhar and SDM college, Dinanagar. Vindhya Sankth has won two gold medals in rowing in two events, single sculls and double sculls. Jyoti Khushwaha won gold in double sculls, Kajal and Kanwar Ritika won gold each in coxless pairs and silver in coxless fours. Sharanpreet Kaur and Gagandeep each won a silver medal in the Coxless Four. Komal Bisht won three gold medals and a silver medal in kayak events in K1 500m, K1 200m, K2 500m and K4 500m. Manpreet Kaur won gold and silver in kayaking in the K2 500m and K4 500m. Jobanpreet Kaur and Simrandeep Kaur won silver in the K4 500m. Kavita won two gold medals in canoe events in C1 200m and C2 500m. Sumedha Singh won a gold medal in the C2 500m. Vindhya Sankth competed in the Asia/Oceania Continental Olympic and Paralympic Rowing, Anupama won a gold medal in the Asian Sprint Canoe Championship and Anusha Prasad won a silver medal in the Open International Canoe Competition of speed.
Seminar on World Water Day
Principal Dr. Rajesh Kumar of DAV College spoke at a seminar to mark World Water Day. The seminar was conducted under the leadership of the NCC Air Wing 2PB Air Squadron. Dr. Rajesh said day by day the water level of the land is deteriorating which many regions have to bear the cost of. Commander Sumit Malhotra instructed the cadets to use water as required. “Don’t leave the tap on, at least use water for cleaning and other work. He said if we keep running water like this, then future generations can even fight for water,” was the advice given to the students. The cadets also carried the message of water conservation by making beautiful posters and slogans.
Session on Improving Employability
Keeping in mind the current employment scenarios and current competition, a five-day workshop on “Enhancing Employability Attributes” was held at Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET), in association with IBT, Amritsar. Dr. Manju Bala, Director of KCET, said that such workshops are indispensable in today’s competitive era, as these workshops focus on the overall development of students’ skills and abilities, which is required in various examinations and interviews in the public and private sectors.