INSTITUTE FOR Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE) Master of Business Economics (MBE) students visited Tesla Transformer Limited in Govindpura on November 3. As the basic structure of Tesla constitutes human resource, marketing, production and quality control departments, the students could learn managerial skills and how to use resources in an effective and efficient manner. HR manager Riyaz Siddiqui guided the students.
The MBE students also attended guest lecture by Anshul Kumar Jain of ASA &Associates on November 4 in their college. Through the lecture, they learnt about the working of SEBI and capital market.
Institute for Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE) psychology department organised an essay competition on ‘Effect of drugs and alcohol on youth and its prevention’ recently. About 50 students belonging to first, second and third year participated. Prizes and certificates for the competition were sponsored by Shantiniketan Nasha Mukti Kendra and Rotary Club of the City. Lipika Das won the first prize, the second prize went to Namita Ramani and the third prize to Nazish Rahman. Hemant Dhariwal received the consolation prize.
The winning entries have been taken for publication by Rotary Club, psychology faculty Dr Shikha Rastogi said.
Prior to the competition, psychology honours students (first and second year) visited the Nasha Mukti Kendra and prepared case study after interaction with patients. They studied how these persons took to addiction of substances like drugs, alcohol, ganja among others , what symptoms they were suffering, how they came to the centre, the counselling and medical guidance they received and their present status.
The students also analysed how addictive substances affect the brain. The visit gave real life experience to these students who have to study a paper in psychopathology in first year and neuropsychology in second year, Rastogi added. Later the student shared their experiences with other departments in the college.
LNCT opens new college
Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT) group has recently started a new college on their campus. The new college has been named Lakshmi Narain College of Technology and Science. A new building has been constructed along with new faculty and different principal. The college also has separate laboratory equipments.
The branches offered in this college are computer science and engineering, electronics and communication, electrical and electronics and information technology. There are 60 seats in each course and fees will remain the same as LNCT, principal of LNCT Dr S M Agrawal said.
NRI starts chess, yoga courses
NRI Institute of Pharmacy has just started chess classes to help students develop their mental power as well as to help them build interest in the game as a hobby, NRI Institute of Pharmacy principal and director Sumit Bhattacharya said. Classes are conducted on Saturdays and during off periods. About 20 to 25 students have joined the classes.
The college has also started yoga classes in the morning before classes commence to help students keep mentally and physically fit, Bhattacharya added. The advantages, precautions and methods of different pranayams and asanas are taught to students.
Compiled by Arpita Mitra.