Dharam Pal, Advisor, UT, asked officials at the Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) to prepare an annual plan to meet their goal of installing 75 MWp solar power by August. 2023. This was discussed during the annual meeting of the governing body of CREST held under its chairmanship on Monday. Officials also discussed the number of residential houses, industrial buildings, commercial buildings, institutional buildings, etc., which did not comply with the 2016 orders for the compulsory installation of the Chandigarh solar power plant. The councilor ordered all these building owners to immediately install solar power plants in accordance with building regulations, failing which the necessary measures will be taken against them.
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Fortis Mohali organizes a walkathon to raise awareness
: A walk-a-thon was organized on the occasion of National Organ Donation Day at Fortis Hospital in Mohali, to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation and educate potential donors to save lives. Vikas Vashisht, a kidney transplant patient, who received transplants from twins at Fortis Hospital in Mohali, and a patient of Dr Priyadarshi Ranjan, director; Urology, Robotics, and Kidney Transplant Surgery, Reported Out of Marketethon. Nearly 50 members of the transplant team and nursing department, who wore green ribbons to support the cause, were in attendance.
Cell phone, laptop stolen from PG
A laptop and mobile phone were stolen from paid guest accommodation (PG) in Sector 15, Chandigarh. Harsh, who stays as a paying guest in Area 15, said in his police complaint that when he and other students woke up in the morning, his cell phone and laptop were missing. A police team from Sector 11 police station scans CCTV footage.
UP launches national pharmacy teacher training program
A week-long web training school, initiated by the UGC Network Resource Center (UGC-NRC), on “Achieving Quality Excellence in Drug Research and Development: Emerging Trends, Tools and techniques in pharmacy and biopharmaceuticals ”was inaugurated at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Punjab (UIPS). The school, which is open to pharmacy professors and researchers from across the country, saw the participation of a total of 68 participants, who were selected from a shortlist of nearly 80 applicants. They represent different colleges and universities in 19 states. HTC
GRIID celebrates disability week
The Governmental Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities GRIID is running a weeklong program from November 29 to December 3. The program was organized by the staff of the GRIID clinic, including Dr Reena Jain, head of the clinic, clinical psychologists therapists and a community-based rehabilitation team under the leadership of Professor Jasbinder Kaur, Director and Professor Priti Arun, co-director of GRIID. It was held at GRIID clinic, sec 31, Chandigarhand, a total of 41 PwID from villages like Mauli Jagran, Hallomajra, Maloya and Burail benefited from IQ certification and rehabilitation services.
Legal aid clinic inaugurated at Chandigarh Law College
A legal aid clinic was inaugurated at Chandigarh Law College, which is a legal institution under the Chandigarh, Jhanjeri Colleges Group, to celebrate Constitution Day 2021. Arun Gupta, District and Sessional Judge, Member Secretary , Punjab State Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar was Guest of Honor and Guest of Honor were Baljinder Singh, CJM cum Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, SAS Nagar. The aim of this clinic is to provide essential legal information to everyone. A free service will be provided to the community by the organization and they will also be engaged in other philanthropic activities.
National pharmacy teacher training program starts at PU
A week-long web-based teacher training school initiated by the UGC Network Resource Center (UGC-NRC), on “Achieving Quality Excellence in Development and Research Administration of drugs: emerging trends, tools and techniques in pharmacy and biopharmaceuticals ”from November was inaugurated on Monday at the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) of the University of Punjab, for professors and researchers in pharmacy of all the country. A total of 68 participants were selected from over 80 applicants for the training, from various colleges / universities, representing 19 different states of India.
New AAP party offices inaugurated
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has stepped up its electoral campaign for the municipal elections. On Monday, the party’s affairs official in Chandigarh and Delhi MP Jarnail Singh inaugurated the party’s electoral offices in various parts of the city. Offices were opened in wards 7, 14, 15 and 20. On this occasion, the whole team, including the co-manager of Chandigarh AAP Pradeep Chhabra and President Prem Garg were present.
SGPC college professors expect 8 months’ salary
Eight months later, teachers and employees at Dashmesh Khalsa College in Zirakpur, Mohali have not received their salaries. The college is led by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and is affiliated with Punjabi University, Patiala. “It has become difficult for us to get by without salaries now,” said one teacher. On the other hand, the SGPC committee said that they were powerless because they had no funds. About 50 employees, including 27 college teachers, have not received salaries since March of this year. The college has 400 students and runs undergraduate courses.