Semester Exams begin at Govt Polytechnic College Jammu

Ajaydeep Singh. Updated: 11/4/2016 2:01:35 PM

Examinations of second semester students of Government Polytechnic College, Jammu have started on 3rd of November and from 5th of November students of 4th semester will sit for their examinations. According to Ritu Jamwal, Principal of the college, two students of the college namely Mahima and Arjun Singh have been selected to participate in the Pre Republic Day Parade Camp 2016 to be held at Jawahar Navodaya Vidhalaya, Sector-25, New Delhi. Er. Khalid Sheikh, NSS Programme Officer, is being deputed to escort the team as Teacher Incharge. Arrangements regarding food and lodging have been sponsored by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India. She also informed that five students of final year of Polytechnic College Jammu have also got selected for Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET) after qualifying the entrance examination of all India level.

The Business School, University of Jammu on 1st November had organised a guest lecture by Siva Sankar, Director, HR Asia Pacific at Tower Watson, Singapore. An alumnus from The Business School, Siva Sankar is a man of perseverance who in his interaction focused on self confidence, motivation, hard work and patience. He went on to detail the students about the “Arjuna Moment”, when a person does something exemplary and the world around stands up to recognise and appreciate his or her feat. He also emphasised the importance of networking and how important it is to earn respect of peers. Sankar pointed out that failure is not a matter of abomination anymore, but it is important to learn from our failures because that is going to make us a better professional as well as a better person who ultimately paves way to growth and better opportunities. He reiterated the importance of continued learning all through life and the need to adapt, because the world is changing rapidly; specially owing to technology and hence those who keep learning will always remain in demand. Sankar discussed the current emerging trends in the market and opined that technology, customer focused services, flat organisation hierarchy, skill based hiring and high emergence of entrepreneurs was some of the trends to look out for.

The National Students Union of India (NSUI) State President, Neeraj Kundan staged a protest demonstration in front of the main gate of Jammu University, which was against the alleged “irresponsible” behaviour of the Centre Government against the cross-border terrorism and criticized the State Government for its double standard attitude. While speaking to media persons, Kundan accused Centre Government for adopting a dictatorship attitude and least bothered about the interest of common man and towards the martyr’s family members. He added that constantly centre government is trying to exploit the positive image of Rahul Gandhi who is putting his heart and soul for the nation’s development. He also blamed Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for doing politics over surgical strikes and. Later, NSUI protestors also warned the Centre Government to stop injustice with common masses and stop dictatorship attitude.


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