Running on Founder’s Day for the Cause of Education for all
MBD Group, the education company, organised an event called MBD Run for Education to celebrate its Founder’s Day. This run, which was a testimony to human fortitude and endurance, was flagged off by Punjab’s Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema. Around 2,500 employees of MBD Group, individuals from other institutes and corporate houses participated in the event which kick-started with a run. Participants, wearing neon accessories and body paint, ran a distance of 4.5 km. Live performances by renowned Punjabi artists added to the celebratory atmosphere.
Being Tech Savvy Students
TalentSprint, India’s youth career accelerator, announced digital programs to help address the shortfall of school teachers. With a mission to empower one million youth to realise their career dreams, TalentSprint is situating these comprehensive, well-designed and easy-to-learn programs on the cloud in order to help rural and semi-urban youth overcome traditional barriers such as gender, geography, and privilege.
The flagship program is a fully digital platform designed to help aspirants learn by watching interactive video lessons, taking practice tests, attaining detailed explanations and personalised mentoring, and interactions.
The chosen CEO for One Month
Adecco Group, the provider of HR solutions, selected 50 talented young people from all over the world to take on the role of ‘CEO for One Month’ in their country Norway. The selected candidate from India — Bani Sodhi will spend a month under the mentorship of India Country Manager and MD Angelo Lo Vecchio and fellow members of the executive team.
Scholarships that are Worth It
About 50 scholarships of `2,50,000 each has been awarded to young women from class XII so that they can pursue scientific studies in India. L’Oréal India ‘For Young Women in Science’ scholarships are given away to economically disadvantaged women, to help them complete their graduation in any scientific field in a recognised college or university in India.
The L’Oréal India For Young Women In Science programme, which is now in it’s 13th year, is an extension of the international L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science partnership.
ASBM’s Initiative for Teachers
Asian School of Business Management, an institute of management education, research and development, organised a three-day long Faculty Development Programme on Multivariate Data Analysis. The event witnessed participation from scholars and teachers from different regions of India as well as from Bangladesh. The programme was inaugurated at it’s campus by professor Dr Srijit Mishra, director, Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies. He showed the relationship between means and ends while talking about research tools.
Making a Case for Cyber Security
Quick Heal foundation in association with Ahaan Foundation inaugurated the second edition of their cyber security education initiative ‘Responsible NETSIM’ in presence of Vinod Tawde, School, Higher and Technical Education Minister, Maharashtra and Shri Kailash Katkar, MD and CEO Quick Heal Technologies at Mumbai. The event aimed create awareness about cyber security amongst young students.
For the Love of our Darling Daughters
Daughters Day was celebrated on July 1 in memory of India born US astronaut Kalpana Chawla. Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) launched a campaign to run self-defense programmes for girls to instill confidence and esteem in them. In Mumbai, it was celebrated by Mumbai University’s Department of Communication and KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) by organizing events other events as well.
IFET’s Project Lab Caters to Scientific Temperaments
To promote new inventions and nurture young scientists, Project Lab was inaugurated at IFET college of Engineering recently.
The Project Lab has been designed in a way that the students of all the four years will benefit from it. It provides a platform to perform experiments in areas such as basic electronics, robotics and embedded systems which will help the students to create both small tools and big instruments.