Rohtak: The first SC Dhawan Memorial Badminton Tournament was organised to commemorate the contribution of eminent social activist at Gandhi School, an informal school for underprivileged children, in Rohtak on Sunday. The founder of the school, Naresh Kumar, informed that Aarti and Pooja were the winners and Khushbu and Jaya runners-up among girls, while Deepak and Nafees were the winners and Rohit and Gulab runners-up among the boys. Harish Manchanda, a former AGM of the Central Bank of India, presided over the event.
Online elocution contest
Hisar: The training and placement cell, GJUS&T, Hisar, organised an online elocution contest on the topic, “my role model historical Indian personality” under its fortnightly virtual speakathon programme. Registrar Dr Avnish Kumar was the chief guest of the event and said students must take all these competitions very seriously. Students need to update themselves according to the scenario. He said communication skill improved the professional communication which enhanced one’s inner confidence. He also said “Samvaad” was a very important character in the Indian society. Pratap Singh Malik, director (placement), informed that starting from May 2020, this was the 12th sepakathon event in a series started to enhance the communication skills of students. Rashmi Joshi of BTech (CSE) and Muskan of MBA were first and second, respectively. The third position was shared by Unnati MSc (food tech) and Komal of BTech (CSE). Sangeeta of BSc (Hons) psychology and Vanshika of Mcom secured fourth position while Pranjali of Btech (ECE) was fifth.
Webinar on career organised
Rohtak: Motivational speaker, assistant professor of journalism and mass communication and director (PR) of Maharshi Dayanand University (Rohtak) Sunit Mukherjee stated that re-learning, re-skilling, re-setting (mindset), re-defining (oneself), as per changing times, coupled with resilience were the survival mantra for career success in the post-Covid world. Developing communication skills, soft skills, technical skills, stoking up creativity and innovation, strengthening critical thinking and problem-solving attitude were the essentials for career road map in these challenging times. He said this during a webinar on career organised by the Students’ Welfare Department of Deen Bandhu Sir Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology (DCRUST), Murthal (Sonepat) on Monday.