Patiala: 19 July, 2016

The new academic session of M M Modi College commenced by organizing a two-day Orientation programme for the entry level students. The college Principal Dr. Khushvinder Kumar welcomed the students and said that the students coming from the schools face many difficulties in the new environment of the college. He assured them that various committees have been formed to assist and guide them. He said that M M Modi College has been serving the cause of higher education for the last 50 years and is now counted among the top colleges of northern India. He told the students to become responsible citizens of the country and put their best efforts to participate in the growth and development of the nation. Prof. Nirmal Singh informed the students about the rich infrastructure available in the College especially for all faculties. He cautioned them about the evil of ragging and asked the new-comers to report any type of indecency from other students immediately to the authorities. Prof. (Mrs.) Poonam Malhotra informed the students about the rich traditions and achievements of the college. She also informed the girl students about the functioning of the college Women Cell. Prof. Sharwan Kumar gave detailed information about the Time-Table. He and Dr. Manjeet Kaur apprised the new students about the co-curricular activities.

Prof. (Mrs.) Baljinder Kaur asked the students to plan their creative writings to be published in the college magazine ‘The Luminary’. Prof. Shailendra Sidhu, Dr. Neeraj Goyal and Prof. Vaneet Kaur informed about the add-on courses. Prof. Ved Parkash talked about NCC, Dr. Gurdeep Singh and Mr. Nishan Singh explained the achievements of our sports persons, Dr. Ashwani Sharma gave information about the Eco Club and the Science Fair. Dr. Rajeev Sharma laid emphasis on NSS activities. Prof. Vinay Garg discussed the student information system functioning in the college. Dr. Ajit Kumar informed the students about various academic and co-academic programmes listed in the annual academic calendar. He also made the students aware about the conditions of house examinations and regular attendance in the classes. Prof. Ganesh Sethi talked about various scholarship schemes, Prof. Harmohan Sharma informed about various clubs and societies in the college. Prof. Rohit Sachdeva apprised them about the placement facilities available in the college.

Dr. Khushvinder Kumar