Saturday, September 16, 2017

'International Ozone Day' was celebrated by GCG


Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Poster making competition was also organised
Ludhiana: 16th September 2017:(Punjab Screen Bureau)::

'International Ozone Day' was celebrated in Govt. College for Girls, Ludhiana by Environment Society of the college. College principal Prof.(Dr.) Mohinder Kaur Grewal was the honourable chief guest on this occasion. Dr. Manju Sahni, Head of department of Botany gave a warm welcome to principal madam. Pertiksha and Anchal welcomed the audience. With the help of Power point presentation, they made the students aware about the formation of ozone layer. A small open quiz was also organised to check the awareness about ozone layer created among the students. Poster making competition was also organised on the occasion. The winners of this competition are:
1st Jasmeet Kaur, M,Sc. I
2nd Sandhya Chaudhary and Amandeep Kaur, M.Sc I
3rd Tanveen Kaur and Zakia, M.Sc. I
Consolation Prize: Taranjeet Kaur M.Sc.I
The function beautifully ended with the precious words of respected Principal Madam.   

Friday, September 15, 2017

SPS Hospital will organise “DIL KI DAUD”

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 1:57 PM
Registrations starts on 3 places
Ludhiana:September 15th 2017: (Punjab Screen Bureau)::
Satguru Partap Singh Hospitals Ludhiana will organised a Mini Marathon under the name of DIL KI DAUD on september 30. It will be starts from Guru Nanak Dev Stadium. We are announcing the opening of registrations for the 4th Edition of SPS 10K Run from Today. The 10K run and 5K run event would be held at 06:00 AM from Guru Nanak Dev Stadium on 30th September 2017.
The registration forms are available at:
  • www.sps10k.com
  • SPS Hospital Ludhiana–Sherpur Chowk, GT Road Ludhiana.
  • SPS Dialysis Centre–Model Town, Ludhiana.
  • Pavilion Mall–Near Fountain Chowk Ludhiana
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jugdiep Singh, MD – SPS Hospitals Ludhiana said, SPS 10K Run which is now in its’ 4th edition is a renowned event promoting healthy lifestyle amongst the citizens of Ludhiana and Punjab. This event is conducted regularly every year near the World Heart Day to spread awareness on the idiom of “Prevention is better than Cure”.

Mr. Jai Singh, Director–SPS Hospitals Ludhiana added that this time the event is going to be a timed event and would also be broadened to include 400m, 800m, javelin and shot-put throw, so as to give more opportunities to the budding athletes of the city and the state.
Dr. Ajay Angirish, COO – SPS Hospitals Ludhiana, further added that such events are better executed when society and organizations join hands, and seeing the overwhelming support from last 3 years, we are encouraged to conduct such health awareness events every year. Mr. Tejdeep Singh Randhawa, Senior Marketing Manager and Mr. Gurdarshan Singh Maangat, Marketing Manager were also present.



Friday, September 8, 2017

PAU holds kisan mela at RRS, Ballowal Saunkhri


Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Drip irrigation technique can be benefit farmers of Kandi area: Dr. Gosal
Ballowal Saunkhri: 8th September 2017: (Punjab Screen Bureau)::
The series of PAU Kisan Melas kick started with the first mela at Regional Research
Station, Ballowal Saunkhri (Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar) today. Farmers and farm
women in big number thronged the mela to see the live demonstrations, purchase
planting material and farm literature, and discuss their farm related issues with the PAU
scientists. The mela aimed at urging the farmers to not burn paddy straw, save
environment and cut expenses on social functions. Dr S.S. Gosal, Member, Board of
Management, PAU, was the chief guest while Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor,
PAU, presided over the inaugural session. Sh Chaudhary Darshan Lal Mangupur, MLA,
Balachaur, was the special guest on the occasion.
In his inaugural address, Dr Gosal said, “Farmers repose full faith in the Regional
Research Station, Ballowal Saunkhri. This station was established in 1982 and has
served the farming community tremendously.” Expressing concern over water shortage
in the Kandi region, Dr Gosal said the use of drip irrigation technique can benefit the
farmers of this area. He also called for judicious use of fertilizers, saying no to paddy
straw burning, saving environment and regularizing agricultural income. Dr Gosal urged
the farmers to avail the subsidy on tractors, being provided by the Department of
Horticulture, Punjab.
In his presidential remarks, Dr Dhillon said, “With 206 per cent cropping intensity,
the yield of various crops in Punjab has seen a rise.” He called upon the farmers to use
good quality seed, make fertilizers’ use as per requirement, use biofertilizers for good
soil health and maintain farm records for economic sustainability. He stressed on the
farmers to not indulge in paddy straw burning and instead adopt its management
technologies. Dr Dhillon further said the PAU scientists are making all-out efforts to
address the issues of the farmers of Kandi region. Voicing concern over farmers’
suicides, he highly praised the students of Gursewa College of Nursing, Garshankar, for
their theatrical skills while enacting a play, which aimed at spreading the message
“Suicide is not the solution, rather fight against all odds of life.”
The special guest, Sh Mangupur expressed his sincere gratitude to the
agricultural experts for focusing on the Kandi region. He advised the farmers to seek
University’s technical expertise regarding agriculture and its allied occupations. He also
talked about the developmental activities.
On the occasion, S. Jagjit Singh, SDM, Balachaur, was also present.
Dr M.S. Dhaliwal, Additional Director of Research (Horticulture), PAU, while
highlighting research priorities, said, “The University is conducting research on nearly
100 crops. A total of 809 crop varieties and hybrids have been developed and
recommended by PAU till date, out of which, 173 are at the national level.” The focus
area of PAU’s research is on the development of crop varieties requiring less
water, fertilizers and resistant to various insect-pests and diseases, he added. Dr

Dahliwal also apprised farmers of several newly released crop varieties and their
production- protection technologies.
Earlier, Dr G.S. Buttar, Additional Director of Extension Education, PAU,
welcomed the dignitaries and the farmers, farm women and the rural youth. He said the
number of farmers participating in this mela is seeing an upward trend. The challenges
of Kandi region are different from all, he added. “About 34 per cent of population of
Punjab is having less than 5 acres of land. This Regional Research Station came up
with the special objective of serving the small farmers of the Kandi region
(Nawanshaher, Hoshiarpur and Ropar),” he added. In addition, four Krishi Vigyan
Kendras are established at Langroya, Bahowal, Ropar and Pathankot
to address the issues of the farmers, he told. Dr Buttar urged the visitng farmers to reap
benefits by receiving trainings in various aspects of agriculture from these KVKs.
Dr Manmohanjit Singh, Director, Regional Research Station, Ballowal Saunkhri,
proposed the vote of thanks. During the mela, as many as 116 stalls were put up by
various departments of PAU and other organizations. Huge rush of farmers was seen at
the seed sale centre of this station. The students of Gursewa College of Nursing also
enthralled the gathering with their giddha performance.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Results of PAU contest on Suicide Prevention declared

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 4:40 PM
Total of 873 entries in contest: 68 institutions: 19 districts
Ludhiana: September 7, 2017 (Punjab Screen Bureau)::
The results of first ever youth contest in the state by Punjab Agricultural University on suicide prevention were announced here today. Dr. Gurinder Kaur Sangha, Dean, College of Basic Science & Humanities, PAU disclosed that there were a total of 873 entries in essay, story, poetry, slogan and poster contest. About 68 institutions spread across 19 districts of the state participated. A panel of 16 eminent judges including stalwarts in the respective fields judged all the entries. She stated that the initiative was held to sensitise and mobilise the society for suicide prevention interventions.  
The results are as under:
ESSAY Level-1 First Prize: Anterpreet Kaur (Baba Kharag Singh College, Amritsar) Second: Prachi Sharma (St. Soldier Divine Public School, Una Road Hoshiarpur) Third: Simran Kaur (Akal Academy, Bharana, Ferozepur) Consolation: Harmilan Kaur (Guru Hargobind Public Senior Sec. School, Ludhiana)
Level-2 First Prize: Pooja Manchanda (Ludhiana) Second: Manpreet Kaur (Swami Ganga Giri Janta Girls College, Raikot) Third: Tejinder Kaur (Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana) Consolation: Ayushi Gupta (Pathankot)
POETRY Level-1 First Prize: Gurleen Kaur Romana (Bathinda) Second: Nandika Chuneja (DAV Public School, Ludhiana) Third: Grahilpreet Singh (Sant Ishar Singh ji Memorial Public School, Rara Sahib) Consolation: Damanpreet Kaur (Akal Academy, Fatehgarh Chhanna, Sangrur), Anterpreet Kaur (Baba Kharag Singh College, Amritsar), Amritpal Singh (Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Public School, Khankot, Amritsar)
Level-2 First Prize: Kartika (Govt. College for Girls, Ludhiana) Second: Kinderjeet Kaur (Swami Ganga Giri Janta Girls College, Raikot) Third: Namrita Singh (Ludhiana) Consolation: Amritpal Kaur (Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana), Manjot Kaur (Arya Bhatt College, Barnala), Harinder Singh (Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib), Ishpreet Singh (Guru Nanak Engineering College, Ludhiana)
SLOGAN Level-1 First Prize: Gurinder Singh (BCM Senior Sec. School, Ludhiana) Second: Inderpal Singh (HVM Convent Senior Sec. School, Basti Jodhewal, Ludhiana) Third: Abhinav Jain (DAV Public School, Ludhiana) Consolation: Chandeep Kaur (Jalandhar), Simranjeet Kaur (Akal Academy, Fatehgarh Chhanna, Sangrur), Gurpreet Singh (Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Public School, Amritsar), Sejal Gandhi (DAV Public School, Ludhiana)
Level-2 First Prize: Hargunpreet Singh (Punjabi University, Patiala) Second: Harshpreet Kaur (Ludhiana) Third: Ravijot Kaur (Ludhiana) Consolation: Kartika (Govt. College for Girls, Ludhiana), Preetinder Singh (Ludhiana), Amanjot Singh (Bajaj College, Chaunki maan), Navjot Kaur (Sri Guru Angad Dev College of Education, Khadur Sahib)
STORY Level-1 First Prize: Ruhi Singh (Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda) Second: Parleen Kaur (Amrit Indo Canadian Academy, Ladian, Ludhiana) Third:Komalpreet Kaur (Akal Academy, Bharana, Ferozepur) Consolation: Muskan Sharma (Amrit Indo Canadian Academy, Ladian, Ludhiana), Parneet Kaur (Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Senior Sec. School, Jogi Cheema, Gurdaspur), Rajinder Kaur (Akal Academy, Bharana, Ferozepur), Charm (DAV Public School, Ludhiana)
Level-2 First Prize: Amritpal Kaur (Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana) Second: Srishti Tiwari (College of Home Science, PAU) Third: Nisha Rani (Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana) Consolation: Satwinder Singh (Govt. Brijindra College, Faridkot), Preetinder Singh (Ludhiana), Damanjot Kaur (CoBScH, PAU), Prabhjot Kaur (Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana)

POSTER Level-1 First Prize: Anmol Singh (Guru Hargobind Public Senior Sec. School, Ludhiana) Second: Pearl (Sant Ishar Singh ji Memorial Public School, Rara Sahib) Third: Priya (BCM Senior Sec. School, Ludhiana) Consolation: Pushpinder Singh (Sahibzada Fateh Singh Senior Sec. School, Malerkotla, Sangrur), Amandeep Singh (STS World School, Rurka Kalan, Jalandhar), Khushwinder Singh (Akal Academy, Fatehgarh Chhanna, Sangrur), Eakamjot Kaur (Akal Academy, Bharana, Ferozepur), Arvinder Singh (Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Public School, Amritsar), Ritika (Amrit Indo Canadian Academy, Ladian, Ludhiana)

Level-2 First Prize: Radhika (Ludhiana) Second: Ramanjot Singh (GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar) Third: Vijay Kumar (GRD Academy, Ludhiana) Consolation: Harman Kaur (GCG, Ludhiana), Prabhdeep Singh (CT University, Ferozepur Road, Ludhiana), Kajal (GCG, Ludhiana), Aatma Sahni (CT University, Ferozepur Road, Ludhiana), Gurpreet Kaur (DMC College of Nursing, Ludhiana), Vibhu Vaid (Ludhiana)
Apart from these many appreciation awards under various categories were declared. The winners will be honoured at the Pal Auditorium of the university on Sunday, September 10 which is also the World Suicide Prevention Day.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Ludhiana girl inspire students to speak at TED ED, USA

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I believe in making things happen:Reetika Madaan
Ludhiana: 1st September 2017: (Punjab Screen Bureau)::

“I believe in making things happen” says Reetika Madaan , official TED Ed club leader at Ludhiana. Ardent researcher, passionate teacher and an extraordinary orator brought the first ever TED ED CLUB platform outside school in ludhiana empowering students aged 18 and below to believe in the power of ideas to change a life , to spark conversations and spread great ideas.
After getting acclaimed for her research at Reserve Bank of India and IIT Delhi and  IIM Ahmedabad. She has now invited the guest of honor Ms. Malaika Goel, Silver medalist pistol shooter at Commonwealth games 2014 to inspire students to believe in their dreams and never give up. Guest speaker Shaurya Aggarwal, aged 19, insightful student who studies medicine in London talked about patient care and its relevance. 
Dashreet Partap Singh aged 12, from DAV school Ludhiana, vibrant club member talked about how scientific thinking has revolutionized the world.
Orientation meet concluded with compelling conversations, unending applauses, and powerful handshakes while being thrilled for next session.   

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Installation Ceremony of Red Cross at GCG Ludhiana

Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 4:27 PM
A PowerPoint presentation was also presented
Ludhiana: 30th August 2017: (Kartika Singh//Punjab Screen)::
Govt. College for Girls, Ludhiana organized an installation ceremony of  the  Red Cross Society in collaboration with Anti Drug Society . Prof. (Dr.) Mohinder Kaur Grewal, Principal of the college was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The principal was given floral welcome by Mrs. Kiranjit Kaur Brar, Miss Satveer Kaur, Mrs. Gurwinder Kaur and Mrs. Rosy Nagpal. While addressing the students, the hon'ble chief guest shared her words of wisdom and enlightenment with the students. Badges were given to all the office bearers and executive members of the society by the chief guests as a form of blessings and best wishes for future responsibilities. A PowerPoint presentation was presented by the students followed by delightful Punjabi song and cultural performance. At the end of the ceremony Prof.(Dr.) Mohinder Kaur Grewal gave her blessings and precious remarks. The ceremony, thus came to an end by Student in charge Red Cross Society, Gurleen Kaur giving a vote of thanks.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

World suicide prevention day contest

Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 4:58 PM
PAU Extends date for receiving entries

Ludhiana: August 29th, 2017: (Kartika Singh//Punjab Screen)::
Dr. Sarabjeet Singh, Professor of Journalism, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), informed today that the last date for receiving entries for World Suicide Prevention Day Contest (by PAU) has been extended till Friday i.e. September 1, 2017. He said the University has already received a number of entries and there was huge enthusiasm among participants throughout the state. It is noteworthy here that the College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, PAU, is organizing this state level contest in connection with suicide prevention initiatives. Every year World Health Organization (WHO) and International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) mark September 10 as World Suicide Prevention Day. This year the theme is “Take a minute – Change a life.”
Giving details, Dr. Sarabjeet Singh said, “The contest includes five competitions, namely writing of an essay, poetry, story, slogan coining, and poster making. There are two levels for participation: Level I- Students from class 9th to 12th and Level II – Youth in the age group of 18-35 years (residing in Punjab).” The topics have been designed in such a way that builds the remedial and coping skills of the people, thereby, helping them face the odds of life, he added. These include ‘How to pass difficult moments of life?,’ ‘Suicide: A Problem, not a Solution,’ ‘Perseverance is the hallmark of Punjabis,’ ‘Shun big fat Weddings/Bhogs,’ and ‘Boost brotherhood – Reduce tension.’  
           For essay contest, the word limit is 400-500 words, the creative poem should have a minimum of 8 lines, the number of slogans should be 3 to 5, the size of the poster should be half chart and story should be in less than 1000 words, he told. The language for the contest can be Punjabi, Hindi or English, he said. One can participate in one or more competitions, he said, adding that entries should be one’s own creation and no plagiarism should be involved.
Soft copies of entries can be sent at psvpau@gmail.com or hard copies can be mailed by post to Head, Department of Agricultural Journalism, Languages and Culture, PAU, Ludhiana.  Winners will be honored at PAU on Sunday i.e. September 10.