Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Directorate of Distance Education and Division of Academic Affairs bagged first position in procession during 16th annual conference of LPU - Share The Vision

Lovely Professional University organized its two-day 16th annual conference ‘Share the Vision-2017’, where more than 3500 faculty and staff members made substantial participation. The theme of annual conference celebrated this year was “Outcome & Empowerment”.

On the inaugural day of the conference, holding hands of one another, staff members also went for 5 kilometers long ‘Unity Walk’ to showcase strength of oneness. Group constituting Directorate of Distance Education and Division of Academic Affairs bagged first position in 'Unity Walk' procession.

During the conference, near 400 LPU employees, who have been providing their services since long, were also honoured with association awards amid the presence of their family and staff members. Twelve staff members have been awarded for 15 years’ association; 120 for 10 years; and, 267 for 5 years’ devoted association.

Invoking all of the faculty and staff members to keep on performing better than yesterday, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal and Pro-Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal inspired them to achieve “measurable outcomes” as recognized by national and international agencies. Sharing various achievements made in diverse fields be it academics, research, placements, accreditations, rankings & awards, scientific & technological competitions, sports & cultural activities; both of them inspired all to perform better than yesterday to let LPU realize its ‘Vision-2025’ to get included in top 200 universities of the world. 

In addition, various cultural & sports events, fashion show, and fun based activities were also organized.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

LPU MBA student won Gold Medal in 61st National Shooting Championship

Shooting sensation, an MBA student at Lovely Professional University, Amanpreet Singh has once again showcased his distinct shooting deftness by clinching Gold Medal in the mixed team 10 meter air pistol national event. Occasion was ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship at National Games Shooting Range at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The event was governed by International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) and National Rifle Association of India. Worth informing, the mixed event has been introduced worldwide recently by the governing body ISSF in order to comply with the International Olympics Committee's gender equality policy in Olympics. In the ongoing meet, this was the second mixed event followed by 10m air rifle mixed. 

The competition comprised three series of 10 shots for a team followed by four shots in the elimination rounds and finally six shots to decide the gold medal winner. Five pairs Amanpreet-Shweta; Asian junior champion Yashaswini Deswal-Anmol Jain (Haryana); Harveen Sarao-Anchal Grewal; Annu Raj Singh-Deepak Kumar (Air India); and, Vidya Gowda-PN Prakash (Karnataka) had qualified for the finals. Ranked number one in the competition, Amanpreet-Shweta scored 480.7 to bag the gold in this new event; Yashaswini-Anmol won silver with 480.5; while, Harveen-Anchal won bronze with 433.9 scores.

Congratulating Amanpreet for his magnificent win, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal says: “We at LPU have all praises for Amanpreet. Prior to this, he has already pocketed many medals at ISSF (International Shooting Sports Federation) organized World Cup Shooting Championship and Commonwealth Shooting Championship.  We know that India has a lot of talent and one among them is at LPU in the form of shooting sensation Amanpreet. Identifying his deftness, we wish him to win Olympic Gold at Tokyo in Japan in the year 2020.” In fact, proving his shooting skills time and again, Amanpreet is establishing himself as unbeaten ‘Shooting Star of the World’. 

The importance of the championship can also be judged from the participation point of view as world renowned shooters including London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar; Pemba Tamang (Army); veteran Ashok Pandit (Maharashtra) and his son Ronak; Samaresh Jung (CISF) were among other 121 competitors at the championship.