Hisar: Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar (GJUST), was entitled for online courses by the Distance Education Bureau, UGC, to run the course for MBA (marketing and HR) BCom. Prof Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of the university, inaugurated the registration page for admission in the online course. He said the UGC had entitled GJUS&T, Hisar (Haryana) to run the course in the directorate of distance education through online medium. There is a lot of scope for online courses in the future. He said not only students of the state or country but abroad also can take admission in these online courses. The university has made a very low fee for all theonline courses so that the middle class and needy students of society take full advantage of these courses. He also said this was a golden opportunity for all students, especially those who do business in the MBA course.
Workshop on research methodology
Rohtak: Vice-Chancellor of Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) Prof Rajbir Singh said innovative research in humanities and arts with an inter-disciplinary approach, could help in solving society’s problems and facilitate human welfare. While inaugurating the online research methodology workshop being organised by the faculty of humanities and arts and Ch Ranbir Singh Institute of Social and Economic Change (CRSIS&EC), Singh said the university was committed to facilitating capacity building of research scholars of the university. Dean, faculty of humanities and arts Prof Harish Kumar said literature, visual arts, music and mass communication are inter-connected. “Need of the hour is to search the linkages, and research the cultural sociological aspects,” he added.
Vaccination drive at YMCA varsity
Faridabad: To encourage employees to take Covid vaccination, JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, held a special vaccination drive on the university campus recently. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dinesh Kumar who took the first shot of Covishield appealed to the employees and staff of the university to take the vaccination doses immediately. Claiming that India-made vaccines are safe and effective on safety standards, he said one should not believe in rumours. “The vaccination will increase immunity against Covid infection and help in fighting the pandemic’’, he said. He also urged students to follow the Standard operating procedures (SOPs) including wearing a face mask and maintaining social distancing. The camp was organised by the health centre of university in collaboration with Civil Hospital and ESIC Hospital, Faridabad. The university had set the target of administering 300 vaccines so as to encourage more people to take advantage of it. However, over 200 eligible employees successfully administered the first dose of Covishield.