Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Radio communication workshop concludes

Chandigarh: A five-day workshop on Radio Communication, hosted jointly by Centre for Vivekananda Studies and Department of Education, Panjab University,  concluded on Tuesday in the University campus.

The workshop brought together people from All India Radio, USOL, Panjab University, School of Communication Studies and Media luminaries. The participants included 24 research scholars and 10 Post Graduate students. They learnt the techniques of Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production of Radio Programme. Dr Latika Sharma, the organising secretary of these workshops was hopeful that experience gained through these workshops will bring back students to try their hands in production of Radio Programmes.

 Book on Kuka Movement

Chandigarh: A book entitled 'Kuka Movement : Social and Cultural Perspective' edited by Prof Jaspal Kaur Kaang and Dr Sukhdev Singh, both Professors of Punjabi was released by Prof Arun Kumar Grover, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University and Surinder Singh Namdhari, Vice President, Namdhari Darbar and Vice Chairman, Kuka Martyr Trust, on Tuesday in the Vice Chancellor office. The book is dedicated to the 150th historical memory of Kuka's who sacrificed their lives for the freedom struggle of India. The book is printed by Panjab University Press Chandigarh and complied by the Department of Guru Nanak Sikh Studies. Grover appreciated the research work complied by the authors. He recalled the significant role made by Kuka movement in India's struggle for freedom and in many other spheres of Nation's development.

 Golden Jubilee of NIT, Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra: NIT Kurukshetra is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year celebrations  in which a two-day National Conference on Recent Trends in Energy, Systems and Control (RTESC-2013) was organized by the Department of Electrical Engineering. The national level conference was inaugurated by  R.N Lal, Electrical Adviser, Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) and the former member of Railway Board. Lal emphasised that in order to have a sustained growth, energy supply should be increased by 3-4 times, and electricity generation capacity by at least 5-6 times till 2031-32. Prof Anand Mohan, Director, NIT Kurukshetra applauded the Electrical Engineering Department for their initiative in promoting research in the field of energy, systems and control engineering. He also emphasised dealing with long-term and short-term energy requirements of India. Three plenary sessions and five paper presentation sessions were scheduled in the conference.

Training of Trainers at KUrukshetra

Kurukshetra: A six-day UGC sponsored Training of Trainers Workshop by Women's Studies Research Centre, Kurukshetra University organised on capacity building of women managers in higher education began on Tuesday. Around 40 participants from states of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Maharashtra attended the Workshop. Prof Reicha Tanwar, Director, Women's Studies Research Centre  said that this was one of the most prestigious Workshops and after attending it, the participants would become the master trainers and impart similar training in their respective regions. Susheela Kaushik, Co-chair, National Consultative Committee said that it is a common knowledge that there are not as many women as men at decision making levels in any field. Vice Chancellor, KU, Lt Gen. D.D.S. Sandhu said that women can develop skills, enhance their capacities in higher education and this programme will enable them to perform better in their respective fields.