Saturday, 25 March 2017

CMA Honour Winners of Young Managers Contest & Induct New Members

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 25th March:- In a bid to bring out the talent of young budding managers and preparing them to become ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’, Chandigarh Management Association (CMA) had organized a Young Managers Contest in the tri-city. Over 2500 students from the colleges based in Chandigarh and its vicinity participated in the event which was carried out in two phases- Intra College and Inter College.
While sharing more details on the contest, Dr. Aneet Bedi, President, CMA and Director, GianJyoti Institute of Management and Technology said that the contest was designed to engage the youth with experienced individuals and begin to form an idea of where their potential career could take them. She further said that we had laid a rigorous procedure to choose the top three from the contest which witnessed overwhelming response from the youngsters. Contestants had to go through a Written Test which tested their Aptitude, Reasoning Test and general Knowledge followed by a rapid fire round to check the presence of mind. Besides, the aspirants also had to undergo a personality test.   
Winners of this ambitious contest were given attractive prizes on this occasion today. Ms. Levia student of Guru Gobind Singh for Women, Sector-26 secured first Prize which included a Laptop of worth Rs. 25,000 and the second prize which included a tablet was taken by Ms. Priyanka Aggarwal, student of MCM D.A.V College, Sector-36. Shalabh Goel student of PGGC, Sector-11 won 3rd prize which included Android Phone. Apart from this as many as 31 new members were inducted in the CMA’s induction programme which was held today. 

IMG Presents Mr. & Miss India Glamour 2017 in Chandigarh

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 25th March:- Catch them young, watch them grow is the mantra of Indian Models Group (IMG) and true to its motto, IMG is going to organize region’s biggest fashion show and beauty pageants Mr. & Miss India Glamour 2017 at Kalagram on March 26th Sunday with an aim to promote fresh talent in the modeling industry. 60 contestants both young boys and girls will be walking the ramp for the coveted title. Model & Actor Ranvijay Singh, Sara Gurpal and Sabby Suri will form a jury to judge the contestants who have worked hard & groomed themselves for the big day.
A rigrious round of auditions were held across 18 states of India to hand pick these 60 aspiring and talented models and were groomed by the industry professionals for five days. The winners stand a chance to win Rs 1, 00,000/- and the runners up Rs 50,000 and Rs 25000/- respectively.
Speaking on the occasion Sara Gurpal, Model said that she is very excited to be a part of this huge activity. It gives her immense pleasure to see such talented people grow through this platform. Mr. & Miss India Glamour 2017 is a platform which gives an impetus to the fresh budding talent, exposure to a wider audience besides providing them with more work and opportunities to grow in the field and earn well.
According to Sunny Verma, founder, IMG that he himself came into this industry few years back and realized that there are very few agencies or fashion events which are done with new fresh talent. Everyone wanted to work with experienced models. He was once asked that if event organizers or fashion designers only prefer working with experienced models then how debutants will ever get a chance. Hence, he took it up on himself to give budding talent a platform where they are mentored by industry experts and this significantly fast tracks their experience and career path. Such talent hunts definitely help the aspiring candidates.
Excited for the event Nitin Prajapati, owner, IMG said that this pagent is not only a concept to start fashion shows in the city, the concept is to connect fresh talent with industry people or mentors of the Industry. Generally, freshers have to face big problems to work with big names but IMG took initiative to bridge this gap.
The main sponsors of Mr. & Miss India Glamour 2017 are Regal Printing Impressions, Audi Chandigarh, KLG Starlight, Bingo Media, Gopal’s, Kabir Dhillion Photogarphy, Hotel City Inn, Apple Next, Homeland, Oxizone Health & Fitness, Pekha Editing and Gagreen’s Fashion.

Six Day International Public Health Management Development Programme Concluded at PGI

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 25th March:- A six day International Public Health Management Development Program concluded today, which was being organized by School of Public Health, PGI, Chandigarh in collaboration with Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease from 20th to the 25th of March, 2017. A total of 33 international participants (mostly directors and senior managers) from 21 countries across the globe participated in the program. This program was first of its kind in the country on public health management being supported by Ministry of External Affairs, GOI. This program aimed to enhance the skills and competencies of middle and senior level program managers for addressing public health challenges and strengthening efficiency of organizations in limited resource settings.
The inauguration of program was done by the guests of honors viz. S.K. Dudeja, Indian Technical Economic Cooperation, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; Dr KLN Rao, Director PGI, Chandigarh; Prof. Rajesh Kumar, Prof & Head, School of Public Health, PGI, Chandigarh, Dr H.S Bali, Director General Health Services, Punjab and Dr. Rana J Singh, Deputy  Regional Director, South East Asia, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. There was a panel discussion on HowManagement and leadership in health organizations: Challenges and Opportunities.During the program different sessions were taken on Management Principles, Leadership in Public Health, Change Management, Project Planning & Management, Material Management, Financial Management, Quality Management and Monitoring and Evaluation by eminent speakers.All sessions were supported with relevant case studies, short informative videos and associated management games.

On last day, the participants submitted an action plan to improve existing practices and health situations in their settings. They have to submit their action plan implementation report at the end of six months of program completion through their supervisors. The program ended with a valedictory session where Ms. Vini Mahajan, Additional Chief Secretary (Health), Govt. of Punjab conferred the program completion certificates and winners of various contests held during the program.

ICMR Seminar on “Low Back Pain and its Management”

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 25th March:- In the course of development from a developing country to an industrialized society, adaptation to westernized life style is making India’s population more vulnerable to suffer from low back pain (LBP). LBP arises when the muscles of the lower back are under stress as this is where most twisting, turning or bending occurs. Low back pain at any point of their life affects almost 85-90% of people. However, LBP can be relieved through simple measures such as exercises, on-site ergonomic modification and lifestyle changes.
Keeping this in mind the Department of Anaesthesia & Department of Community Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh have taken a lead in organizing an ICMR seminar on Low Back Pain and its management  in the auditorium of the Advanced Eye Centre, PGI, Chandigarh.
Dr. Babita Ghai (Prof. Department of Anaesthesia); Dr. Amarjeet Singh (Prof. School of Public Health); and Dr. Neha Chanana (PhD Research Scholar- School of Public Health) were the Organizing Secretary, Convener and Co-Convener respectively. Post-doctoral fellow- Dr. Jaideep Kumar and Research scholar- Dr. Yudhvir Singh coordinated the activities of the seminar.
Dr. Babita Ghai inaugurated the seminar by highlighting the role of incorrect postures in causing low back pain and major role of exercises in preventing and managing this condition. Other experts from various departments of PGIMER, Chandigarh viz. Dr. Shifali K Sharma (Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine); Dr. Vishal Kumar (Assistant Prof., Department of Orthopaedic Surgery) and Pradip Sarkar (Senior Physiotherapist), Dr. Adarsh Kohli (Prof. Dept. of Psychiatry) highlighted the role of their respective fields in treatment and prevention of low back pain. Dr. Deepika Bansal (Associate Prof., NIPER, Mohali) discussed about the various questionnaires available for assessment of pain and disability associated with low back pain.
Approximately 70 participant including employees from administrative division of PGIMER, GMCH-32 and various nursing professionals, students and general public attended the seminar.
The seminar was a learning and awareness platform for employees, students as well as laypersons from various medical institutes regarding management of low back pain through simple measures including posture correction and lifestyle modification.

Don’t Use Cosmetics Without Consultation:Skin Expert

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 25th March:- Skin specialist Dr. Monica today gave tips on taking care of skin with summer season approaching. She was addressing students and faculty members of Khalsa College (Asr) Technology and Business Studies, Phase 3A here on “How to prevent skin diseases in summers”. She threw light on all kinds of skin related diseases.
Dr. Monica said that as the summer season is heading, people have started facing skin related issues due to the harmful rays of the sun. People, especially the young brigade are using chemical cosmetics without consulting any skin expert. 
Before this medical session, Dr Harish Kumari, Principal, Khalsa College (Asr) Technology and Business Studies welcomed Dr Monica and also thanked her and her team for initiating the efforts.
Dr Monica also talked about various skin diseases which are mostly faced in summers. She also advised to the Students and Faculty members of College to use the best quality sunscreen lotion along with other protective measures to prevent the harmful effect of ultra violet rays of the sun. Students asked various queries regarding skin issues to Dr Monica on this occasion.