The MRA DAV Public School, Solan, celebrated an online fitness week under the guidance of Principal Masooma Singha. As many as 1,263 students from nursery to Class IX benefitted from the sessions. The programme was aimed at creating awareness regarding fitness and good health. Physical education teachers conducted online presentations and also discussed the significance of exercising and yoga in one’s life.
Programme on waste management
A one-week faculty development programme (FDP) was conducted online by the Department of Civil Engineering, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, from January 4 to 8 on “Waste management for sustainable development”. More than 100 people, including professors, research scholars, PWD employees, NGOs and other academic personalities, took part in the programme, which was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Vinod Kumar. The conveners of the programme, Rishi Rana and Kaushal Kumar, stressed on the importance of sustainability for future generations by managing and utilising the waste effectively.
Open library for students: ABVP
The ABVP on Friday submitted a memorandum to the library in-charge at the Himachal Pradesh University. ABVP president Vishal Saklani said along with routine life, students too had suffered a lot because of the pandemic. Saklani demanded that the library should be opened while maintaining Covid protocols.