Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor,
Lovely Professional University
Higher Education Minister of Afghanistan, Dr Farida Momand, visited Lovely Professional University (LPU) on Wednesday and honoured 21 meritorious students in the fields of academics, research, sports, social and cultural activities. The occasion was Freshmen Induction programme and Awards of Scholarship. While honouring the students and addressing freshers at LPU, Dr Momand praised the continuous and unflinching support of India and Indian people in diverse sectors for the cause and development of Afghanistan. Dr Momand also said that she would be directing 13 Afghan lecturers to pursue their PhDs at LPU in diverse fields. Awarding and interacting with Afghan students at LPU, Dr Momand said, “I want that the experience that Afghan students gained during studies must be utilised for their country.”
LKCE to host techno fest
Lyallpur Khalsa College of Engineering (LKCE) is going to organise IOT Challenge 2016 (Asia’s largest technical fest) in collaboration with IIT, Bombay. Lyallpur Khalsa College of engineering has got the opportunity to host the event. Before the final round of IOT Challenge 2016, its prelims round will be conducted at 8 zonal colleges of India. Lyallpur Khalsa College of Engineering , Jalandhar, is the zonal centre for Punjab in the competition. The winner will get a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh.
Teej festival organised
The nascent kids of INNOKIDS – The pre-primary wing of Innocent Hearts School celebrated Teej festival with full glory and colour. The school wore a festive look as staff and students were attired in traditional Punjabi outfits. The whole campus was beautifully decorated with swings hung from trees where students and teachers swung and cherished the moments. The whole environment reflected Punjabi culture with traditional articles like bagh, phulkari, charkha etc. Everyone was overwhelmed with the preparations and creativity of mehndi by the girls of the school. On the occasion, giddha was performed by the teachers and the students of the school.
KMV girls bag top positions
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (KMV) students from the PG Department of Commerce & Business Management proved their mettle by scoring university positions. Preet Paul from BCom (P) IV semester scored 540/700 marks with eighth rank in the university merit list. Sukhjit Kaur and Ramanpreet Kaur scored 537/700 and 531/700 marks, respectively, and were placed at the 10th and 15th position in the same merit list. Dr Atima Sharma
Dwivedi congratulated the students who had done exceptionally well in the university exams along with the faculty of the college.
Tibetan Secondary School English Teachers Attend Pedagogy Training at LPU
After the successful completion of leadership workshop last year, the Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration, once again organizes the in- service training for Tibetan Secondary Schools’ English Teachers at the Lovely Profession University in Phagwara from 20th to 25th June 2016. The sessions focus on the pedagogy of the four basic language skills: reading, speaking, writing, and listening. In addition, topics like language learning process, language for millennial, exploring games on language teaching, Socratic questioning, using literature in language learning, pronunciation, and grammar will also be discussed during upcoming sessions. One English Secondary teacher from every school under the administration of Sambhota Tibetan Society Schools, Tibetan Children Village, Central School for Tibetans, Tibetan Homes Foundation, Snow Lion Foundation and other private Tibetan schools with the total of 26 teachers are participating in this training. Dr. Sanjay Modi (the Executive Dean of the LPU), Mr. Tenzin Dorjee (Chief Education Officer of DoE), Miss Tenzin Yangchen (Education Officer) and other participants inaugurated the first day of the session with the lighting of a lamp. Mr. Tenzin Dorjee thanked the university for their support and excellent service. He also addressed on the importance of this event for the participants in terms of their own individual professional growth, which is evidently highlighted in the Basic Education Policy for Tibetans in exile. The Dean of LPU welcomed all the participants and gave an overview of the topics that are to be addressed during this one-week training. He noted that the overall major concern of learning English is the communication skill. Highlighting the global realities of common demand of English as an international language, he urged the participant teachers to be aware of choosing right curriculum and textbooks with international standard. He also emphasized the teachers not to restrict the learning of a target language simply to an English class but to make it more inclusive.
Mr Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University
Dr. Sanjay Modi, Executive Dean, LPU