‘Anxiety and Mood Disorders’ Workshop at HMV College, Jalandhar: The Tribune India


Tribune press service

Jalandhar: The Freudian Psychological Society of Hans Raj Mahila Mahavidyalaya (HMV) held a workshop on “Anxiety and Mood Disorders: Understanding Them Better” under the guidance of Head Teacher Ajay Sareen. Resource person Atul Madan, Clinical Psychologist, NHS Hospital, discussed the clinical and pathological aspects of anxiety disorders and covered the various spectrums of mood disorders and their underlying symptoms. Madan also talked about the key features of an effective counseling session and discussed case studies. Madan answered questions, encouraged students to have an open conversation about mental health, and guided them by presenting ideas on how to become an impactful counselor.

Super Spellathon

To engage students in the nuances of the English language and promote experiential learning in creative ways, Mayor World School hosted the Inter-House Virtual Super Spellathon for Grades III-VIII. It was a quiz based on English language, literature and grammar. There were four participants from each house and strong competition was seen between the four teams. For classes III to V, there were five turns including the bee spell, sensory relationships, visual turn (authors and poets), grammar mania, and knowing one’s vocabulary (idioms and proverbs). The audiovisual tour was the most captivating. In the visual tour, participants were asked to recognize famous authors and poets from the images presented to them.

Solo singing contest

A ‘My Country, My Pride’ virtual online competition has been organized for Grades I and II at Cambridge International School. Kinesthetic students went with the dance; students with musical intelligence chose singing and those good at linguistics and art chose slogan writing. The students of classes I and II participated in the different categories and showed their love for the country in their own way. The fun extravaganza featured a variety of creative dance performances, songs and catchphrases. Participants dressed in colorful costumes.

Basant Panchami

Basant Panchmi was celebrated virtually at CT Public School and CT World School with fervor. Staff members received Goddess Saraswati’s blessings while doing Saraswati Puja. CT Group Co-Chair Parminder Kaur Channi, Tanika Singh, Director Daljeet Rana and Madhu Sharma along with staff members flew kites together. Headmaster of CT Public School Daljeet Rana said it was a North Indian festival and was about celebrating the positivity that spring brings with it – a feeling of hope.

Fit India Dance Sports

Students of Shiv Jyoti Public School excelled in All-India Dance Sports 2021 organized by Dance Sports Council of India and Dancing Lions School of Performing Arts, Council of Punjab and hosted by Lovely Professional University. Class V Sukhmanpreet took first place in semi-classical dance in the 8-10 age bracket. Kanika from class VI took second place in semi-classical dance in the 10 to 13 year old category. Class VII’s Tarush Anand achieved first position in contemporary dance style in the 10-13 age group.

Tributes paid to Lata

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, GNDU Regional Campus in Ladhewali here expressed their sorrow over the passing of Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar and paid tribute to the legendary singer. While paying homage to the deceased soul, Dr. Namarta Joshi, head of the department, said Lata was the voice by which India was known worldwide and will be remembered forever. She said his death created a void in the world of film music. The staff prayed for strength from Lata Mangeshkar’s family and fans.

100 shots in camp

A vaccination camp was organized at the Nobel School for students aged 15 to 18. The medical team at Kartarpur Civil Hospital initiated the welfare program with the help of health workers. The camp managed to vaccinate nearly 100 students on site as part of the drive to lead safe and healthy lives. In addition to students, staff, teachers and non-teaching staff received doses. Elderly people in nearby surroundings were also dosed according to their record and support.

200 children vaccinated at the camp

A two-day Covid vaccination camp was held at DIPS School, Suranussi. About 200 students between the ages of 15 and 18 have been vaccinated. The vaccination medical team sensitized the students to always wear masks and adopt a healthy diet with safety in mind after vaccination. Principal Bela Kapoor thanked the medical team for coming to the school and supporting them in organizing the camp. She said vaccination was the right way to prevent the Covid outbreak.

Vaccination camp at KMV

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya organized a COVID-19 vaccination camp on campus. The camp was open to all citizens over the age of 18. A team from Civil Hospital comprising of ANM Palwinder Kaur and its members namely Devika and Kajal carried out the vaccination duty. Professor Dwivedi sketched that this initiative is a continuation of our humble efforts to fight the pandemic and provide services to citizens for Covid care.