Violence against women has been an age old maxim. No doubt, we live in a democratic country, still eradication of gender discrimination is the need of the hour. Keeping this hot issue in mind, the Faculty of Languages organized a poster exhibition on gender discrimination under UGC nominated Gender Champion Club. The students from all the streams exhibited their views and ideas on gender sensitizing issues like female foeticide, female infanticide, female harassment and domestic violence as some of the burning issues prevalent in our Indian society. S Gurdeep Singh, the Pro- Chancellor of the University, was over whelmed to see the hard endeavors been put on the posters on violence against women. He is hopeful that in the times to come our GU students would act as a strong pillar of support to eradicate this routed evil from our society. Dr. Disha Khanna, head of Faculty of Languages thanked the worthy Pro-Chancellor for inspiring the students to unleash their latent feelings related to gender discrimination.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
GNA University organized an FDP on “Getting Started: Research: An Introduction” October 24, 2015. Dr. Govinder Flora, Dean Academics, highlighted the need of research in teaching and learning process. He apprised the faculty members as how they can start with research in their respective areas of interest. He believed that one should take research to get solution to a problem, generation of new knowledge and explanation of new phenomenon.
He also explained various types of research viz. fundamental, applied, primary and secondary, that the research process should be deeply taken into consideration bypassing Plagiarism asit leads to withdrawal, reprimand and ineligibility. He emphasized that the best way to begin in the field of research is to undertake some reading. He also threw light on how to seek grants for research. Dr. Prem Kumar, Vice- Chancellor, GNA University emphasized that learning at GU is project oriented and teaching is research oriented by highlighting some of his real life experiences. S Gurdeep Singh, Pro Chancellor strongly announced that GNA University is always ready to fund young researchers in unleashing their research talent.
Friday, October 23, 2015
The University faculty and staff enjoyed an industrial ordeal at GNA Duraparts on October 21, 2015. The facult and staff got a live chance to gain hands on experience of making the GNA products. The success story of GNA Group was left an indelible impression on the minds of the faculty and staff through the presentation by the HR of the GNA Group.
The sole motto of the visit was to build a strong connect with the organization with whom the faculty and staff is working was strongly established. The CEO of the GNA Group and Pro-Chancellor of the GNA University, S Gurdeep Singh was overwhelmed in building an emotional tie and strong bondage among his employees. The faculty and staff extended their heartfelt gratitude for making them feel proud about the organization they are working and connected for.
Communication in English language is the need of the hour to be successful at the global front. Looking into the import of English Speaking, the Faculty of Languages at GNA University observed “Mind Your Language: English Speaking Day on October 16, 2015. The faculty and staff participated with full interest. The event was conducted in the form of an activity in which the faculty and staff who bags the maximum slips at the end of the day will be declared the winner. Mr Varinder Rana from Faculty of Hospitality and Ms Priyasha from the IT staff won accolades by securing the maximum number of slips.
The Vice- Chancellor, Dr Prem Kumar expressed, “Great project! I am happy to see the enthusiasm among the GNA members to participate in a worthwhile activity”. Dr Disha Khanna, Head of Faculty of Languages thanked the faculty and staff for being a great participant and asserted the GNA family to carry on the same enthusiasm of conversing in English among their students as well. S Gurdeep Singh, the Pro-Chancellor of the University felt overwhelmed and said, “It is a wonderful endeavor. I want my GNA family to be well- conversant, so as to be the pioneer among the global market”.
Phoenix FCS Club organized an activity for Bachelors & Masters students of FCS. The main motive was to enhance the student’s skills and performance, teach them leadership and team management skills by making them plan and organize activities like IT Quiz, Fun Games and Student presentation on latest technologies, Group discussion and Problem solving, Research and presentations, Interview skills and finding new events in local institutions, Creating blogs & FCS student newsletter & Best practices to design a website. Phoenix FCS organized Open IT quiz, Movie on Google office, Motivational movie (What is life).The students really witnessed the activities with great enthusiasm and wished to have more in the times to come.
Faculty of Business Studies organized an industrial visit to GNA DURAPARTS LTD. MEHTIANA on 1th October, 2015 for BBA Semester I. The industry is equipped with world-class resources and expertise to manufacture a wide range of gear, gear boxes and allied products for a variety of automobile applications. The main objective behind the visit was to make students aware about the various manufacturing components and processes. It provided students with an exposure to current work practices and with an opportunity to learn practically through interaction. It was an informative visit.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Students of B.Sc.3rd Semester and M.Sc. 1st Semester visited Living India News Channel, Mohali on October 16, 2015. Students got a live chance to learn about the studio setup and work flow in the news channel. They have learned about news studio setup, news anchoring, news and video editing, broadcasting the signals and lots of other things related to the news channel industry. Students got the hands on training in all the technical fields and are hopeful for many more such visits.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Faculty of Business Studies organized an industrial visit to RAIL COACH FACTORY, KAPURTHALA on 10th October, 2015 for MBA Semester I. The main objective behind the visit was to make students aware about the various activities of designing, manufacturing, HR policies and after sales services. It provided students with an exposure to current work practices and with an opportunity to learn practically through interaction, working methods and employment practices. It was an informative and successful visit.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Faculty of Computational Science organized a Guest Lecture on "Big Data Analytics and Hadoop" at GNA University (8-10-2015) by Dr. Ashutosh Mishra , Assistant Professor, Thapar University, Patiala. He holds a strong practical knowledge-how of Big Data. He is PhD from IIT-BHU with 10 years of academic and industry experience. He shared his views on architecture of Hadoop and terminologies of Big Data. He also interacted with all the faculty members of FCS regarding latest technology trends in Big Data and related fields.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Students from MBA give assistance in research project under taken by CII-FACE in association with NABARD. The objective of it is to study the Custom Hiring Centers (CHC) for farm machinery in different states of India (providing farm machinery on rent to farmers). They learnt from this research that what type of machinery and services are provided by these societies to the farmers. These societies are very helpful and useful for the farmers. Farmers who cannot buy all type of machinery for the farming, because it is very costly. So they are taking machinery on less amount of rent from the societies according to their needs. The machinery includes tractor, trolley, rotavator, tiller, cultivator, drill, etc. The rent is fixed by the society and less from other private society. Students were visited different district of Punjab (Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr, Jalandhar).In each district they covered 2-3 societies of CHC where they meet with the president of the society and the members of the society. At each society their target is to meet 10-15 farmers and fill the questioners. They asked the questions to the farmers and fill the questioner. The questions are like: how much land they have, which services and machinery they are taking from the society and why, what difficulties they are facing while taking the services, what suggestions they want to give etc.