Thursday, 21 June 2018

PGI Fraternity Celebrates International Day of Yoga in A Big Way

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Chandigarh 21st June:- 4th International Yoga Day was celebrated at Sports Complex, PGIMER, Chandigarh.  Faculty, staff and students along with 300 NSS volunteers participated in the event. Dr. Sandhya Ghai, Principal NINE, Nodal Officer for the event welcomed the Chief guest, Prof. Rajesh Kumar, Dean (Academics), Guest of Honor Dr. Vipin Kaushal, officiating MS PGIMER, other officials, NSS volunteers.
Dr. Sandhya Ghai said that Yoga”, the most ancient art and science has been made  known to the world by our  worthy Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi  by getting it declared as the International Yoga Day on 21st June 2015. Since then it is being practiced /celebrated every year by the NSS unit of National Institute of Nursing Education. Knowledge and practice of Yoga is key to Youth, Health and long life. The secret of Yoga lies in the fact that it deals with the person as a whole and is concerned with the physical, mental, moral and spiritual growth, through development of forces that are already within everyone. It helps to find harmony, peace of mind and true happiness. She motivated NSS volunteers to practise it daily with the slogan “Yog Rakhe Nirog” and “Correct practice of Yoga once a day keeps the doctor away.
Chief Guest Prof. Rajesh Kumar, Dean (Academics) addressed the participants, highlighting its importance. He said that Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition which helps to relax body and reduce stress. It embodies unity of mind and body through action, restraint and fulfillment, as well as harmony between man and nature i.e. a holistic approach to health and well being. Yoga can be used as a complementary therapy in combination with conventional treatment for various diseases.
Navjot Kaur and Sarabjit Singh, Yoga Instructors, Govt. College of Yoga, Sector 23 Chandigarh conducted the Yoga session including Prayer worship, Exercise, Aasanas, Pranayam, Dhayan, Shanti path  etc.
Yoga Instructors were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Dr. Rajesh Kumar and Principal NINE, Dr. Sandhya Ghai.
Meenakshi Agnihotri, NSS Programme Officer thanked the guests, organizers, Yoga Instructors and NSS volunteers for their contribution towards successful celebration of Yoga Day.

Indian Surgical Equipments Market is Shifting Focus from ‘Trading to Precision Manufacturing’

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Chandigarh 21st June:- A huge market of precision surgical instruments had started surging in India during late 90s. India has become one of the top countries in Asia to import the surgical instruments. Core applications of such precision tools are Neurosurgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wound Closure, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cardiovascular, Orthopedic and lot more other surgeries. Various innovations and newer applications are changing dynamics of this industry day-by-day.
The Indian medical devices industry is currently sized at around US$ 5 billion which is 6.9% of the USD 72.6 billion Asia/Pacific industry size. The overall health care industry in India is valued at USD 160 Billion which is expected to reach USD 280 billion by the year 2020. Thus India’s medical devices, surgical equipment and pharmaceutical industry are promising to grow significantly in the coming years and will emerge as cost effective supplier to the whole world. There are about 1800 domestic firms in the country, mainly MSMEs which are competing in the range of low to medium technology products.
Global medical devices market is anticipated to reach a value of USD 435.8 billion by 2020, according to a ITA Medical Devices Top Markets Report 2016. As per industry sources, this is expected to grow at 7.8% CAGR year on year. Experts say, increasing number of minimally invasive surgeries is anticipated to accelerate the market growth. Road accidents, treatment of chronic diseases, increasing trend of plastic surgeries etc. are other trending causes to raise the demand for surgical instruments.
Switzerland based Scientist, Dr. Rajendra Joshi, Chairman of RUJ & SRM Mechanics said that India has a huge potential to overcome from being a trader dependent to innovative and precision manufacturing entity in surgical equipments market. By reducing import and producing cost effective high-end products, country will be able to save a huge cost on healthcare spending. However, during last few years, Indian government has succeeded in attracting many Swiss, German, Japanese and US companies and many of them have shown keen interest in setting-up their manufacturing base in India.
Jayant Joshi, Managing Director, RUJ & SRM Mechanics said that demand of precision manufacturing for surgical instruments industry is nearly untouched and being fulfilled by traders who are mainly importers. At RS India’s Jaipur plant, the manufacturing processes and techniques like up to 5Axis Milling, Turning, Swiss Type Turning, Surface-, Cylindrical- and Center less grinding, Punching, Laser cutting, Bending, Vacuum Heat treatment, Anodizing (Aluminum & Titanium both), Plating, Powder coating, Assembling and Assembling under Clean Conditions is installed and available for all types of precision machining and assembly as required for B2B manufacturing.

Samsung to ‘Upsize’ TV Market in India: With Bigger & Better Premium Range

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Chandigarh 21st June:- Samsung, India’s most trusted consumer electronics brand and the leader in television technology for 13 consecutive years, today announced the all-new and exciting 2018 line-up of televisions, including new models in the flagship QLED, mid-range UHD and the Make for India ‘Concert’ series.
Samsung has introduced game-changing products in the Indian market across segments. The brand has always been ahead of the curve with first-to-market innovations such as LED TV, Smart TV, Curved TV, Curved UHD TV and now QLED TV and The Frame.
Rajeev Bhutani, Senior Vice President, Consumer Electronics Business, Samsung India said that consumers in India are upsizing and are moving to bigger and better televisions. We intend to fuel this trend by increasing our UHD line-up by 60% and launching new products with innovative features such as Ambient Mode and superior sound quality.
 He added further that we conducted extensive consumer research and found that consumers need more than just a TV for their living room. The Ambient Mode in Samsung QLED TV allows it to seamlessly blend with your home interiors. We also identified that sound is a major point of concern for Indian TV consumers, hence we developed the Concert series, designed to deliver unmatched sound. Similarly, the UHD series brings in a host of innovations and unparalleled features.

PTron Enters Offline Market in India: Expands Distribution Channel from Online to Offline

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Chandigarh 21st June:- After being established as India’s no.1 mobile accessories brand primarily through online sales, PTron has embarked on an aggressive plan to address the offline market. As a part of this plan, PTron announced appointment of Playtime Electronics as its 6th lead distributor in India, covering Hyderabad/ Telangana region. The other 5 lead distributors of PTron are located in New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune and Jaipur. The total count of distributors for PTron products has crossed 40, spread over 12 states in the country, in a short span of 6 months.
The existing distribution channel is able to reach over 700 retail outlets and sell 15,000 pieces per month. PTron is targeting to establish a network of 120 distributors and sell 50,000 pieces per month by end of this financial year. The offline channel also includes modern trade mobile retailers, such as Cell Point, who have started selling PTron products over their counters.
PTron has invested around INR 3crores for inventory buildup for building a strong distribution channel and keeping it replenished. An additional amount of INR 2crores is allocated for supporting the retail partners through brand building and marketing activities.
Vinay Parwani of Playtime Electronics said that the fast movement of PTron products over the retail counters is due to wide range of quality products and very competitive pricing.
Sreedhar Edupuganti of Gram Circuit, lead distributor for Andhra Pradesh, said that PTron accessories have already made a mark for itself pan India on online platform. We at Gram Circuit are very happy and proud to be associated with PTron.
According to Ameen Khwaja, Founder-CEO of PTron, said that while there are other players in the portable mobile accessories segment, PTron is a brand that offers quality products at prices that are hard to beat. They are BIS certified and backed by one year warranty. The brand appeals to youth who prefer branded mobile accessories, owing to safety and reliability, amongst other quality parameters.

Hockey Chandigarh is Celebrating Olympic Day on June 23

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Chandigarh 21st June:- Hockey Chandigarh is Celebrating the Olympic Day under the guidelines of Hockey India on dated 23-06-2018, at Hockey Stadium , sec 42  Chandigarh. Two Matches will be played on that day for Men & Women sections respectively.
According to Anil Vohra, Secy. General Hockey Chandigarh said that on this day of Olympic Ceremony, some Olympians and upcoming youngster’s hockey Players will be honored and Mementos will also be given to the teams of Men & Women sections.
Chandigarh Sports Department will also be the part of Olympic Day Celebration.
On behalf of Hockey Chandigarh, we appeal all the Hockey Sports lovers in Chandigarh to come and join the Celebration of Olympic Day.

Youth United Sports Club is Organizing Two-Day "Mini Futsal Cup" on June 21 & June 22

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Chandigarh 21st June:- Youth United Sports Club 39, Chandigarh is organising a two-day "Mini Futsal Cup" football tournament on June 21 to 22  for Under-14  and Under-16 category for boys. On the first day of tournament, the opening match in Under-14 league category was held between Youth United Sports Club 39, Chandigarh and Chitkara School. Both the teams played very well and the result was draw by 0-0 score.
In the Under-16 knock out category, the first match was played between Gaurav F.C and Kumbh F.C. Match was draw by 0-0 score and Gaurav F.c won the match in penalty by 3-2 score.
The "Mini Futsal Cup” was inaugurated by President of Haryana Government Employees Welfare Association, Satish Kumar.
President, Youth United Sports Club 39, Chandigarh, Sunil Singh and Coach, Manish Kumar were also present on this occasion.

निरंकारी सत्संग भवन चंडीगढ़ में किया गया अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय योगा दिवस का आयोजन

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Chandigarh 21st June:- सत्गुरु माता सविंदर हरदेव जी महाराज के आर्शीवाद से सन्त निरंकारी चेरिटेबल फाउंडेशन के तत्वाधान से स्थानीय निरंकारी सत्संग भवन सैक्टर 30 ए चंडीगढ़ में अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय योगा दिवस के अवसर पर एक शिविर का आयोजन किया गया। जिसमें लगभग 200 के करीब चंडीगढ़ की संगत के भाई बहनों व सन्त निरंकारी चेरिटेबल फाउंडेशन के सदस्यों ने उत्साह पूर्वक हिस्सा लिया।
इस अवसर पर सैक्टर 30 एरिया के सेवादल संचालक अशोक कुमार ने निरंकार प्रभु का सिमरण करवाकर यह शिविर आरम्भ करवाया। उन्होने कहा कि योग से हमारा शरीर तंदरूस्त होता है वहीं निरंकार प्रभू के ज्ञान से हमारी आत्मा को संतुष्टी मिलती है।
आज चंडीगढ़ प्रशासन द्वारा सैक्टर 17 प्लाजा में चंडीगढ़ प्रशासन द्वारा आयोजित अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय योग शिविर के अवसर पर हर साल की तरह संत निरंकारी सेवादल के 250 के करीब सदस्यों ने  प्रशासन का सहयोग दिया। इस अवसर पर सन्त निरंकारी मण्डल  चण्डीगढ जोन के जोनल इंचार्ज के के कश्यप और सन्त निरंकारी सेवादल के क्षेत्रीय संचालक आत्म प्रकाश ने बताया कि निरंकारी सेवादल के सेवक सुबह 5 बजे अपनी सेवादल की वर्दी में सैक्टर 17 प्लाजा में पहुँच गए थे। उन्होंने योग शिविर में आए साधकों को सुविधापूर्वक बिठाने और अन्य सुविधाओं में सहयोग दिया।
इस अवसर पर चंडीगढ़ ब्रांच के संयोजक नवनीत पाठक और सेवादल के अधिकारी भी उपस्थित थे।

State Bank of India Celebrates “International Yoga Day-2018”

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Chandigarh 21st June:- State Bank of India, Local Head Office, Chandigarh celebrated “International Yoga Day 2018” today in the North Hall of the office. The Yoga Camp was inaugurated by Rana Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Chief General Manager, SBI Chandigarh Circle. Rana Ashutosh Kumar Singh emphasized upon the importance of Yoga in daily life and impressed upon the participants to make yoga a way of their life.
Surender Rana, General Manager (NW-I) and D.B Singh, Dy. General Manager & CDO also participated in the celebrations.
Around 100 staff members took part in the camp and performed yoga. The Bank had also oragnised 3 days Yoga Training Sessions from 18th June 2018 to 20th June 2018, to make the participants aware of the protocol to be followed at the main event.
The Yoga instructor, Jitender Bhutani, Asstt. General Manager, Treasury Branch, Sector-17, Chandigarh, demonstrated various “Asanas” and guided the staff members to perform yoga as per yoga protocol provided by Govt. of India for the occasion.

डेरा सच्चा सौदा में मनाया गया अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस: डेरा के हजारों लोगों ने योगाभ्यास में लिया भाग

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Chandigarh 21st June:- डेरा सच्चा सौदा के शाह सतनाम जी धाम में आज अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय  योग दिवस मनाया गया। इस दौरान डेरा के शिक्षण संस्थानों के बच्चों व शहर के हजारों लोगों ने आयुर्वेद विभाग के सानिध्यक्ष में योगाभ्यास किया। योगाभ्यास का नेतृत्व डेरा सच्चा सौदा की वर्ल्ड कप विजेता खिलाड़ियों ने किया। इस दौरान योगाभ्यास की क्रियाए देखते ही बन रही थी।
इससे पूर्व डेरा सच्चा सौदा की सीनियर वाईस चैयरपर्सन शोभा इन्सां व आयुर्वेदिक विभाग के हैड डा. अजय गोपालानी ने योगाभ्यास का शुभारम्भ किया। इस अवसर पर योगार्थियों को संबोधित करते हुए पूज्य माता आसकौर आयुर्वेदिक अस्पताल के चिकित्सक डा. अजय गोपालानी ने कहा कि योगाभ्यास के नियमित प्रयोग से व्यक्ति जहां स्वस्थ रहता है वहीं अगर योगाभ्यास में ध्यान को मिश्रित कर लिया जाए तो शरीर में अनोखे बदलाव देखने को मिलते हैं। उन्होंने योग की प्राचीनतम पद्धित में प्राणायाम व शवासन के महत्व के बारे में बताया।
डा. मीना गोपालानी ने योग महत्व को विस्तार से बताया। वर्ल्ड कप विजेता खिलाड़ी नीलम इन्सां ने योगार्थियों को ताड़ासन, वृक्षासन, पदहस्तासन, अर्धचक्रासन, त्रिकोणासन, भद्रासन, वज्रासन, अर्धउष्ट्रासन, उष्ट्रासन, मक्रासन, भुजगासन, सेतुबंधासन, उताकपदासन, अर्धहलासन, पवनमुक्तासन, शवासन की योग क्रयाएं करवाई गई। इसके पश्चात कपाल भाती, प्राणायाम में नाड़ी शोधन, अनुलोम विलोम, शीतली, भ्रामरी क्रियाएं करवाई। इस दौरान वर्ल्ड कप विजेता खिलाड़ी स्वप्निल इन्सां व करणदीप इन्सां ने ध्यान की क्रियाएं भी करवाई।
इस दौरान शाह सतनाम जी शिक्षण संस्थानों के छात्र छात्राओं सहित शाह सतनाम जी ग्रीन एस वैल्फेयर फोर्स विंग के सेवादारों ने ध्यान व योगाभ्यास में भाग लिया। विदित रहे कि डेरा सच्चा सौदा द्वारा संचालित शाह सतनाम जी शिक्षण संस्थानों के योगा खिलाड़ी अन्तर्राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर स्वर्ण पदक जीत चुके हैं।