Mohali DBEE taps private company to provide 1,000 jobs

The District Employment and Enterprise Office (DBEE) on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Srp Us Logistics Private Limited, under which the private company will place a minimum of 1,000 registered candidates with the DBEE every year, offering them jobs in his own company or other organizations. Mohali’s Deputy Commissioner Amit Talwar signed the MoU, which is valid for one year.

The company will organize various workshops to develop entrepreneurial skills in young people registered with the DBEE and will regularly organize seminars, webinars, expert conferences to develop the required skills in young people. Assistance will also be provided to develop maintenance and communication skills.

“In accordance with the terms of the MoU, the company will organize placement camps/fairs for interviews with young people registered with the DBEE. The minimum wage that will be provided under this scheme will be 20,000 to 50,000, per month,” Talwar said, adding that neither party shall charge any fees/commissions/charges to each other for services provided under the MoU.

Dronacharya Laureates Revisit Alma Mater

Chandīgarh
Dronacharya Laureates Sarkar Talwar and Shivpal Singh took a trip down memory lane as they visited their alma mater DAV College, Sector 10 for a reunion. A nostalgic Talwar, former cricketer and renowned coach, said: “It’s an incredibly pleasant feeling. Singh, a former boxer from India who also coached Vijender Singh, meanwhile encouraged the students to play sports occasionally.

KDS Bedi appointed head of ASSOCHAM UT council

Chandīgarh
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has appointed KDS Bedi as head of its UT Development Board Committee. As Chief, Bedi, Executive Director and Dean of the Professional Development, Training and Awareness Center at Lovely Professional University, will represent various industry-related issues to government.

Man detained with gun in Mauli Jagran

Chandīgarh
Police arrested Vishal, 22, from Dainik Bhaskar settlement, Sector 25, and recovered a knife from his possession near Gurudwara, Mauli Jagran village on Friday. A weapons law case has been filed against the accused at the Mauli Jagran Police Station.

Police arrest 52-year-old man with illicit alcohol

Chandīgarh
On Friday, police arrested a 52-year-old woman, a resident of Sector 56, and recovered 12 bottles of country liquor in her possession near the sports complex, Kacha Rasta, Sector 56. A case under the excise was registered at sector 39 police station. The accused was later released on bail.

Valuables stolen from house Sec-36

Chandīgarh
Police booked an unidentified defendant after cash, jewelry and valuables, including silver utensils and three watches worth 4.5 lakh was stolen from a house in Sector 36, the family was not on duty. The family was away and the theft was reported by the caretaker and his wife. No signs of tampering were found. Following the complaint, the case was registered at the Sector 36 police station.

Sweepers commit to no longer burning waste

Mohali
Sweepers working at the District Court complex on Saturday pledged not to burn trash to ensure a cleaner environment during a World Environment Day awareness program at the court complex. District Legal Services Authority, had organized the outreach program under the aegis of the Punjab State Legal Services Authority and on the instructions of its Chairman, District Judge and Sessions Harpal Singh

Women Ideathon Punjab 2022

Mohali
Dr. Manisha Gupta’s idea to provide a one-stop solution to address a myriad of women’s health services through her innovative Women’s Wellness Clinic has been awarded First Prize at the Women Ideathon Punjab 2022, organized by the Department of biotechnology, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran, in collaboration with Start-up Punjab. More than 70 teams from all over Punjab registered for the event with their idea submissions, out of which 20 teams were shortlisted to pitch the ideas to the judges.

Summer camps in government schools

Chandīgarh
The UT Department of Education held summer camps for Grades 4 and 5 at a total of 25 public schools across the city. Outside of core subjects, summer camps provide mental stimulation and physical activity for students. As of April 2022, a baseline assessment had been conducted for 16,000 students across the 114 public schools and camps are being organized based on feedback collected at the time.

India’s diversity at the center of the CII session

Chandīgarh
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Chandigarh Indian Women’s Network Tricity Chapter organized a session on ‘Diversity Beyond Gender’ with classical dancer and social activist Mallika Sarabhai as the keynote speaker. Speaking on the occasion, Sarabhai said: “India’s diversity, be it linguistic, artistic, architectural or religious, is a strength, but we are marching towards homogenization and destroying the soul of our nation”.

Award ceremony at Dev Samaj

Chandīgarh
Dev Samaj College of Education (DSCE) held the 41st Annual Awards Ceremony at its college premises in Sector 36 Chandigarh. The congratulatory ceremony began with a walk through the tree planting by the main guest, Additional Director General of Police (Traffic) Amardeep Singh Rai.

Michael J. Chiaramonte