Amritsar: The Department of Zoology at DAV College hosted a drug awareness webinar to educate young people about the ramifications of drug addiction not only on the health of individuals, but also the overall impact on society. GNDU expert Dr Sonia Kapoor spoke about the dangers of drug addiction and highlighted the serious consequences of drug addiction on the individual, family and society as a whole. She also explained how drug terrorism is killing the youth of the country and urged all stakeholders to help deter this threat by raising awareness of the same. “The problem of drug addiction must be treated very seriously and effectively and all stakeholders must contribute their efforts in this regard,” she said. Senior Dr Rajesh Kumar shared some alarming facts about drug production and use. He highlighted the different causes observed in the younger generations to lead to drug addiction.
Seminar on the new educational policy
To provide schools with first-hand knowledge about the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and to assess its parameters, a seminar was organized by Goyal Brothers Prakashan for the Sahodaya School Complex of Sri Guru Harkrishan Public Secondary School, GT Road , Amritsar. The resource person for the seminar was Dr Usha Sharma, Prof Elementary Education, NCERT, Delhi. The seminar was attended by principals and primary teachers from around 64 schools. She informed the audience that the NEP is a comprehensive framework for primary to higher education as well as vocational training in rural and urban India. Dr Usha also spoke about FLN there and presented the launch of Vidhya Pravesh and NIPUN Bharat in July 2021.
Organized investment drive
The students of the Global Group of Colleges are in full swing as students are recruited for recruitment by many leading and multinational companies including Infosys, TCS, Grazitti Interactive, Tata Communications, Piaggio Vehicles, Hanu Software Solutions, etc. Package offered was Rs4 lakh per year and the average salary remained just above Rs3lakh for each student. Dr Akashdeep Singh Chandi, Vice President, while congratulating the students, said the institute is committed to providing career growth opportunities to its students as well as academics, in order to make it an asset for organizations they join after graduation. TNS