Thursday, September 22, 2016

Workshop on Cake Decoration

The resource person, Chef  Vinod Polka is a very experienced and skilled professional bakery chef has been running his bakery since 1977 under the name Polka Pastry shop in Chandigarh. He is a senior bakery faculty at CIHM. He taught  how to make the vegetable puffs, other snacks from puffs, garlic bread,  decorate chocolate cake,  vanilla cake, pineapple pastries, make roses of fondant by different methods. It was a very knowledgeable session.

Monday, September 19, 2016


A guest lecture on "INNOVATIVE MODEL MAKING" under the technical project JOY OF ENGINEERING was arranged by Faculty of Engineering and Technology.
Students from B.Tech -Mechanical Engineering (Semester-1), Mechatronics (Semester-1), Mechanical and Automation Engineering (Semester-1) and ECE (Semester-1) attended this guest lecture.

Mr. Karan Arora,CEO,Itronix Solutions, Jalandhar along with Mr. Amardeep Singh (Mechanical Design Engineer at Itronix Solutions),and Mr.Niraj Kumar (Engineer at Itronix Solutions) were the invited experts and they explained the students about basic concepts of automation and its applications in industry  and how students can make their unique projects in Web Server based  automation.  Many live experiments were demonstrated for the students for better understanding on the Aurdino Platform (Hardware-software) which provided the students a real exposure and a vision to learn more in the area of automation and IoT.. 

The students found this session very interesting and cleared their queries about making projects on automation.

Faculty of Design and Innovation Welcomed Students of B.Tech Mechanical and Automation Engineering

More than 60 students of 1st year B.Tech in Mechanical and Automation Engineering of Faculty of Design and Innovation attended a seminar on The Current Industrial Trends and Technologies and The on Growth of New Technologies in the Field of Mechanical, Mechatronics and Automation. The students were familiarized with the concept of automated manufacturing in the form of CNC technology. The students learnt about the CAD, CAM, CAE, RPT, PLMS, Reverse Engineering and the subsequent change which these technologies have brought into the manufacturing sector. The students were also enlightened about the upcoming “Industry 4.0” revolution that will involve technologies like Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence in developing hybrid manufacturing systems with advanced Human-Robotic Interactions. It was proved fruitful for all the students.

Aptitude Test – Young India Challenge

Faculty of Liberal Arts organised a national  aptitude test  Young India Challenge with the help of Career Launcher at GU.More than 850 students participated in it.Mr Anshul Wadhwa Director Regional Branch (Career Launcher) also paid his kind visit during the conduction of the test.

Friday, September 16, 2016

“Drug-o-Mania"- A Nukkad Natak staged @ GNA University

The dramatis personae from Punjabi University staged a Nukkad Natak at GNA University on the dangers involved in drugs consumption and also in its trade. The show was witnessed by a large number of students in the presence of faculty members. The play warned about the outcomes of consuming drugs and other matters of intoxication, the pain it afflicts on its consumers is thousand times greater that the vicarious pleasure it offers. The actors presented different situations where the menace of drugs has consumed the lives of both its takers and traders also. It is like a live bomb which will certainly explode, sooner or later. The only way to escape from it is to stay away from it and also prevent your dear ones to go near it. The message was clearly conveyed to the youth who appreciated the content of the play and acting of the performers who grabbed the attention of the audience with their energetic performance.

International Housekeeping week

Have a look at the recent activity Creativity out of Waste, conducted by Faculty of Hospitality on #InternationalHousekeepingweek on September 15, 2016. Students from Faculty of Hospitality, participated in the activity. They prepared models like Burj Khalifa, Lotus Temple,Taj Mahal, Rajasthan Fort, Haveli, Burj Al Arab and many other interesting models. Students showed their creative skills by preparing different models and best out of waste items. The students were given away the prizes and certificates in appreciation for their participation in a wide range of activities and competitions during the International Housekeeping Week. Congratulations to team FoH for successful conduction of International Housekeeping week.

Faculty of Hospitality at GU conducted a workshop on WINE TASTING

Ms Seema Trehan  represented from the behalf of Sula Vineyards as a Sommelier for the wine appreciation session where she shared her experience in guiding students of GU in sensory examination & evaluation of wines. Ms Seema Trehan has worked with various companies in Gurgaon ( IBM, ABS, Bohemian Crystal Company, Soft Skills World etc). She is presently working with Sula for the last three years as an Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager  and taking care of tastings and trainings in North. The sommelier made students understand about the  perceived flavors, aromas & characteristics of RASA SHIRAZ i.e. Red wine, SAUVIGNON BLANC & CHENNIN BLANC i.e. white wines & SULA BRUT i.e. Sparkling wine.She discussed about the key points/steps in the testing : colour, swirl, smell, taste & savour. These are also known as "five S"- 1. See 2.Swirl 3.Sniff 4.Sip 5. Savour

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Faculty of Film, TV & Media students visit to Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar

A recent visit conducted by Faculty of Film, TV & Media for its students to Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar on September 14, 2016. Mr. Sukhdev Singh, Marketing Head of Punjab Kesari, Jalandhar headed the whole visit. He briefed students about the history of Punjab Kesari and its distribution channels. Students also learnt about designing, editing, composing and translation of language part during this visit.

Engineers’ Day Celebration @ GNA University

Engineers Day was celebration in GNA University with an euphoric involvent of budding engineers at the GNA University Phagwara, on dated 15th sept ,2016. Spearheaded by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) ,GNA University the  Chief Guest  Dr Rupinder Pal Singh Suker-Chakia, Chairman, the Institute of Engineers Ludhiana Local State centre garlanded the photograph of Sir Mojkshagundam Visveshvarya, and in his address of the chief guest called upon the engineers to open up minds and inculcate engineering spirits rather than only the former. Prof Prem Kumar, the vice Chancellor of GNA University exhorted the students to take on the developmental  responsibilities  for which the University strives to prepare them. The vice-chancellor  GNA University,adviced the student to produce  Innovation in engineering Earlier introducing the need, spirit and religion of this Engineer Day, Prof  Prof P.Thareja Dean, Faculty recalled the importance of the engineer’s daycelebration which reminded Responsiveness- to esucationa, National and Societal development and even the conduct and bearing. Responsiveness was always at the root of engineering developments be it information technology- that promises a fast response now called SMART.
FET organized a seminar on SMART cities on this day, of which the proceedings & CD were released.. Speaking about the role of students towards Smartness, Mr. Arvind Dhingra,Honorary Secretary,The Institute of Engineers, Ludhiana state centre called upon the students to involve more closely in experimentation. Ms. Mandeep Kaur Sidhu , Founder & CEO Simbacart ,Jalandhar-Amritsar delivered the Key note presentation on smart city. 
FET also organized an Engineering Exhibition, and the collage competition The theme of the competitions were “Technological development and environment”. A total of 42 projects were contributed, participated by about 150 student both. The star attraction was a scooter converted into a four wheeler, though other projects – electronic and computerized attracted large attractions.

Workshop on Classroom of the Future Workshop

Recently GU organised a workshop on Classroom of the Future Workshop by the adept Microsoft Trainer  Mr. Bibhuti Sinha. He delivered a talk on Windows 10 in Education (blend of Win7 and Win 8,Split Screen,Action Center,Task view and New Desktop, Advanced search and Cortana,Edge browser) and 0365 in Education(Online and Offline Office,Productive Tools of  0365). The session proved very fruitful.

Guest Lecture on Usage of different types of cleaning agents in Hotel

A glimpse of recent guest lecture conducted by Faculty of Hospitality  on  “Usage of different types of cleaning agents for different types of surfaces in hotels” on 14th September 2016. The Executive Housekeeper of Hotel Radisson Jalandhar. Mr. Dinesh along with Human Resource Manager-Radisson Jalandhar- Mr Rajiv Wadhawan, delivered a talk and also explained the qualities required for joining as a fresher in housekeeping department. He  also discussed about  the challenges, opportunities and current scenario of  today’s hospitality industry and the ways they can grow in housekeeping department . It was a very interactive session. 

Industrial Visit of Faculty of Hospitality to Hotel Fort Klassik

 A glimpse of recent students Visit of Faculty of Hospitality to Hotel Fort Klassik (Fortune Park Klassik) Ludhiana.  Students of B.Sc. HM Sem 1 and became the part of the visit. The students visited the major four Departments:- Front Office, House Keeping, Food and Beverage Production and Food and Beverage Service  The students were briefed about the Hotel and they also visited Kitchen,Lobby, Laundry, Hotel rooms.Students were also briefed about etiquettes  regarding grooming & personality.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Shellyian Poetry Recitation Competition

Words can be presented more beautifully when recited in the form of a poem and children enjoy the beauty of expressions, thoughts and feelings. Faculty of Liberal Arts conducted a ‘Shellyian Poetry Recitation Competition’ for all the students of the university to explore and encourage the development of reciting skills, voice modulation and confidence.

Lakhwinder of  BA Honours School in English bagged the first position Charanjit of  B Tech Mechanical & Automation scored the second position and  Navneet of, BA Honours School in English has honored with third position

Three Appreciation Awards were also taken out for the participants who did their best in presenting themselves.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Singing Competition in collaboration with Radio Mantra

Faculty of Film, TV and Media organized a Super Singing Competition in collaboration with Radio Mantra. The GUites partook in the event with full zeal and gaiety.

Seminar on ‘Challenges in Entrepreneurship’

The Faculty of Liberal Arts organized a seminar on ‘Challenges in Entrepreneurship’. Ms Mandeep Kaur Sidhu,CEO, Simbacart was the resource person. Simbacart is an online/offline handicrafts store based out of Mohali. She enlivened her speech by apprising the students about ways to combat several challenges and roadblocks which were managed by her with sheer determination and focus. It was a great learning experience for the students.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

FTM students Engrossed in MFF Project

The Faculty of Film, Television & Media, on the very first day of the induction of students gave a task, by dividing them into groups, of making a short film (3 min) on their own. Students were given free hand right from script to final film and were not given any inputs by any faculty / teacher. The Idea was to impart the importance of team work and make maximum mistakes and learn from their mistakes to become accomplished film makers in future. This first attempt by students was called MY FIRST FILM of MFF.