Orientation Programme at UIAMS, PU concluded

Korel, Chandigarh July 19, 2019

            The concluding day of the five day induction programme from 15th -19th July, 2019 at University Institute of Applied Management Sciences (UIAMS), Panjab University started with Dr. Monika Aggarwal welcoming the students, staff and faculty members for the valedictory session.  This was followed by one hour yoga session conducted by yoga instructor Shri Ashu Pratap. He demonstrated some simple yoga asanas that can be practiced daily. He stated benefits of each of the asana if practiced in the right way.

            The yoga session was followed by the Director, Prof. Upasna Joshi’s address. She presented a report on the activities undertaken during the five day orientation programme at UIAMS which she declared to be a great success on the basis of the feedback she received from all the participants. She shared that the five day orientation programme has been a fine blend of academic and fun activities for the students where the students got to interact with speakers from the corporate, academia and administration.

            Prof. Nandita Singh, Dean International Students, PU shared the benefits of yoga and meditation. She shared nuances about the right way of meditating to live and lead a peaceful life with the students and other participants.

            Sister Neera from the Heartfullness Institute also interacted with the participants and guided the students on how to stay calm and face the challenges faced by students in the current times of constant mental distractions from technology and other aspects of the environment. She also said that we need to make constant effort to do away with these distractions and stay peaceful and heartful.

            This was followed by a student tour of the incumbent batch of 2019-2021 to AC Joshi Library, Fine Arts Museum and P.N. Mehra Botanical Garden, Panjab University.

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