Government degree colleges, government-aided colleges and Sanskrit colleges would close for winter vacations from January 1 to February 5. The teachers would give at least two to three assignments to the students on their respective subjects and the same would be evaluated after completion of holidays, Director, Higher Education, Amarjeet Sharma said. Teachers would remain in touch with the students for counselling, guidance and doubt clearing, he added.
550 take part in Science Congress
The Himachal Pradesh Council for Science, Technology and Environment (HIMCOSTE) organised a state-level Children’s Science Congress from December 28 to 31. About 550 students from across the state participated in the event during which scientific project report, science activity corner, maths Olympiad, science quiz and innovative science model events were organised successfully for Class VI-XII students. The activities were organised over three days, in which 73 students were declared winners. Of these, 16 winners of scientific project reports would participate in the national-level Children’s Science Congress.
Kullu Polytechnic wins model contest
A state-level working model and project competition was held at Government Polytechnic, Sundernagar, in which 26 projects from across the state were displayed. Kullu Polytechnic secured the first position for its project named IOT Based Energy Meter, made by semester V electrical engineering students under the guidance of JD Sharma, Head of Department.
Programme on cleanliness at HPU
The Department of Hindi, HPU, Shimla, organised a programme on cleanliness on Thursday. Head of Department Paan Singh urged the students to keep their surroundings and environment clean. Programme convener Naresh Kumar said the department would continue to hold such programmes in the future too.