10 October 2018

WAR OF WORDS: Inter collegiate Debate Competition 2018 at Jagran Lakecity University.


Jagran Lakecity University’s Centre for Professional Skills organized an intercollegiate debate competition “War of Words” on the theme - contemporary discourse in and around Asia on 28th September 2018. The Centre had invited various prestigious universities and colleges from in and around Bhopal to be a part of this event.  Participating teams included; The Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS), Institute of Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE), Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), and SisTec Bhopal. Coordinated with the view for providing a platform to foster global competence, nurture international mindfulness, in thought and action, the debate was a first of its kind in Bhopal. It followed an international style of debating done in a relay format where each team consists of three members who put forth their views and arguments, either for or against the motion, in sync with each other. The rebuttals and counter-rebuttals made by all the teams clearly made the competition extremely fiery and action-packed. All the contestants appreciated the format as being challenging and intellectually stimulating.



Jagran Lakecity University added yet another feather in their illustrious cap with "Team JLU" making the University proud as they lifted the glittering winner’s trophy on this glorious moment. Whereas, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bhopal, went home with the runners-up trophy.


The event was judged by an extremely competent jury including Dr. Seema Raizada, an eminent English language and literature expert with over 30 years of experience, Mrs. Rashmi Golya, an acclaimed national level softs skills trainer, and Prof Diwakar Shukla, an expert in the dynamic area of communication, media, and advertising with more than 3 decades of experience. The winning teams were awarded a trophy and gold medals. Another trophy and silver medals to given to runners-up. All the team members were awarded a certificate of participation.


Intellect is the new cool: Inter House Quiz Competition 2018 at Jagran Lakecity University.



Thriving in the spirit of competition an Inter House Quiz Competition was conducted at Jagran Lakecity University on 26th September 2018  organized by Student Service Cell where the finalists of each house were selected on the basis of screening round. Top two students had a chance to represent their house in the final round. The competition was held with context to promote a fun way of enriching the learning process and fostering team building. The main objective of school quizzing competitions such as this is to inspire students to look beyond their textual knowledge and establish a relationship between theory and application of the learning concepts. It is easier said than done nonetheless.
 

Apart from the Conventional general awareness, the students were also spurred to answer questions in the visual round in the logo’ category and the audio round in the entertainment category while anticipating excitingly for the buzzer round. The distinct segment of the quiz was ‘the scoring’ which was on the basis of wagering. The participants either get all or nothing for the points wagered before the question is posed which made the quiz much more exciting.


The atrium was whirring with applause from the enraptured audience and elated active participants. Team "Lakecity Lions" with their splendid performance secured the first place whereas team "Lakecity Hawks" stood second, winning the runner-up round.


Name of the participants are as follows:
Lakecity Lions:
1.       Yash Veer Singh - MBA Finance 
2.       Pragya Sharma - MBA
Lakecity Hawks:
1.       Sagar Agrawal - BA LLB
2.       Aquib Javed - BA LLB
Lakecity Sharks:
1.       Ananya Namdev - BA LLB 
2.          Abu Abbas - B.Tech CS

6 October 2018

"Locus-Excellence in Research 2018”, an inaugural Session and Workshop held for the PhD/ M.Phil batch of 2018-19 at Jagran Lakecity University.

Research is a meticulous and comprehensive study into a distinct query, concern, or issue using the scientific method. It's the grown-up form of the science exhibition projects back in elementary school, where you try and learn something by performing an experiment. This is best performed by turning the issue into a question, with the intent of the research to answer the question.

Orbiting around such vision, “Locus-Excellence in Research 2018”, an inaugural Session and Workshop for the PhD/ M.Phil batch of 2018-19 was warmly welcomed at Jagran Lakecity University on 21st September 2018. It was homage for the University to have Dr Naveen Chandra, Director General, Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology as Chief Guest along with the Keynote Speaker, Prof. (Dr). Pawan Kumar Singh, a Senior Professor at IIM, Indore. Honourable Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Anoop Swarup, Deans, Directors and faculties of various schools also graced the occasion.

The event commenced with Prof. (Dr.) Vinay Joshi networking with the research scholars and bestowing his viewpoint on the quality of coursework classes in his Welcome Address, further enlightening the audience on the success stories of research cell and their accomplishments. Further taking the dais, Prof. (Dr.) Anoop Swarup, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, JLU felicitated JLU Research Cell for sustaining the high standards of research in his Inaugural Speech. Dr Naveen Chandra, Director General, Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology in his interplay with the research scholars delivered an acumen of the numerous aspects of Research Methodology. Being an eminent Scientist he talked about the importance of innovation in research and the value of Patents. 

Furthermore, the Keynote Speaker for the session Prof. (Dr.) Pawan Kumar Singh illustrated the purpose of research in a philosophical way. Being a silver-tongued orator he revealed various quotes regarding good research tactics.  He likewise yielded that in this era of information good quality research shall automatically open the new horizon for a research student. The insightful event then culminated with Dr Rahul Pandey, Assistant Professor, and Coordinator Research Cell voicing the Vote of Thanks.

26 September 2018

Turning Will into Triumph: Intra University Indoor Games 2018 at Jagran Lakecity University.


"The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give." With immense zeal and ardour, Intra University Indoor Games were organized at Jagran Lakecity University. The Houses; Lakecity LionsLakecity Sharks, and Lakecity Hawks competed against each other for the prestigious House Trophy in a two-day event.


The Competition consisted of popular games like table tennis, carrom and chess. All the students played their best bestowing cutthroat tactics.

Results accord as follows:

Table-tennis (Men) 

S.No.         Name of player                   House Name                Medal

1.               Akshat Nehra                    Lakecity Hawks            Gold                

2.               Parth                                 Lakecity Sharks           Silver

3.               Naman Batra                     Lakecity Lions             Bronze

Table-tennis (Women) 

S.No.         Name of player                  House Name                 Medal

1.                Dharnee                          Lakecity Hawks             Gold

2.                Priyanka                          Lakecity Lions               Silver

3.                Zainab                             Lakecity Sharks            Bronze


Carrom (Men) 

S.No.         Name of player                     House Name                     Medal

1.                Rajat Patwari                     Lakecity Lions                   Gold

2.                Shubham                           Lakecity Sharks                Silver

3.                Mohit Thakur                     Lakecity Hawks                Bronze


Carrom (Women)

S.No.         Name of player                 House Name                    Medal

1.                 Mehvish                         Lakecity Lions                 Gold

2.                 Meryam                          Lakecity Hawks               Silver

3.                 Amreen                          Lakecity Sharks               Bronze

Chess (Men & Women)

S.No.         Name of player               House Name                       Medal         

1.                 Sagar                          Lakecity Sharks                  Gold

2.                Naman                         Lakecity Lions                     Silver

3.                Akshat                         Lakecity Hawks                  Bronze
With regards to overall judgement and points gathered, Lakecity Lions were awarded as the ultimate winners of this competition.


Upholding the charismatic spirits of youth, JLU launch its official Cultural Club with a bang!

Diversifying in nature yet never limited to one genre or sort, 'Culture' is an epitome of human behaviour patterns. On common ground, it refers to an admiration for dainty literature, music, art, and food. Amidst the chaos, between hectic schedules and monotonous routine, we all look for a break. To breathe, to laugh and to act a little carefree and create moments which would then become stories to cherish.


From aromatic cuisines to the native dance performances, impersonating Shakespeare to going gaga over festivals, Culture makes it easy to be your truest self. With this spirit, Jagran Lakecity University, officially launched its Cultural Club,
 “#JLUCC”, on 19th September 2018. The club aims at the holistic development of the students in order to bring out the best of talents and abilities among them.



In a thread of continuous rhythm, the event began with striking dance performances extending from classical solo to regional mixer, Bhangra hop to freestyle display; you name it, we did it all! The crowd roared in applause, moving along the beats and singing on top of their lungs, enjoying the moments of sheer ecstasy. The cultural club would henceforth serve as a means to uphold the charismatic spirits of youth, bringing in the talents, enhancing the skills with a touch of craziness to the surface.


The JLU Cultural Club’s official backdrop was unveiled by Honourable Pro-Chancellor, Mr. Abhishek Mohan Gupta, Honourable Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Anoop Swarup, a special guest, Prof. Dr. Konstantin Hassemer from Konstanz University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Project Director, Jagran Social Welfare Society, Mr. Sanjeev Saxena, Registrar, Prof. R. Nesamoorthy, Deans, Prof. Dr. Vivek Khare and Dr. Nilesh Khare and other dignitaries.


The event settled with a dazzling performance by the JLU official Band, acquiring rounds of ballyhoo from the mob. Not only this, the band then participated in the AURANTIACO MUSIC FESTIVAL, which was held on 22nd September 2018 at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar. Captivating the audience with the mind-blowing spectacle, the JLU Band indeed brought laurels to the University by winning the champions trophy along with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and various other gifts.

25 September 2018

“MARKET WIZARDZ - Season 2” : SUPER SALESMAN!


Jagran Lakecity Business School’s Marketing Club organized “MARKET WIZARDZ-2” - Sales Superman, a personal selling event on 17th September’ 2018. Active participation was seen by the students of MBA, BMS and BBA.  The event reflected an experiential learning among the participants where simulation of marketing concepts could be seen in super sales champion. The event was conducted in two rounds, first being an interesting branding quiz competition. Albeit, the second round was extremely challenging where participants were supposed to sell an innovative and unfamiliar product to the panel of judges and convince them to buy. Participants were not only supposed to sell the product but create a physical product of their own with an innovative brand name.


In total there were 10 shortlisted finalists where each competed for the winning title. The judges for the programme were Mr Sunil Gupta, chief guest and a seasoned management professional who along with Dr Shekhar Upadhyay had a tough time evaluating the performances of our talented Jagranites.




First position was grabbed by Ms Anusha Vishwanath of (MBA I), second position was won by Ms Simran Ramtani of (BMS V) and Ms Simran Kaur of (MBA II) securing the third position. Winners were rewarded with prizes and achievement certificates along with the appreciation certificates and badges to all the participants and event coordinators.



The awards were given by Dr Nilesh Khare, Dean JLU, Head -IQAC whose presence inspired everyone present at the venue. The Organizing Club Student Coordinators who gave their full support showed a great zeal to create an environment of learning. The occasion concluded with a vote of thanks by Faculty Marketing Club Coordinator Dr Priyanka Rawal, JLBS congratulating all the participants for their extraordinary efforts and played an active role in organizing and coordinating the entire event.

24 September 2018

An awareness session on "Prevention of Cyber Crime: Women & Child Safety"

Safety of women and children is not something we haven't heard of, before. With the ever-growing crime rate, India has its own share leading up to it. Gone are the days when the newspapers reported about horrid crimes taking place at some far away location in the middle of nowhere or late night at some empty street. Home had been the safest place to be at, then. Not anymore. Cybercrime has made it impossible for anyone to feel safe anywhere. 


To spread the perception among the youth, an awareness session on "Prevention of Cyber Crime: Women & Child Safety" was organised by JLU School of Commerce & Economics and JLU School of Law at Jagran Lakecity University’s Student Enrichment Hub on 12th September 2018. The guests of honour were Shri Rajesh Singh Bhadoria, SP Cyber Crime, Shri Rashmi Khariya, DSP Cyber Crime and Shri Sanjay Somani, Samajik Nayay Jila Sadasya.


Fundamentally, "Cybercrime is any illicit activity that uses a computer as its primary means of commission. It consists of criminal offense on the web, a violation of law on the Internet, breach of law on the Internet, computer crime, contravention of any law through the Web, corruption regarding Internet, disrupting operations through malevolent programs on the Internet, electric crime, Internet crime, sale of contraband on the Internet, stalking victims on the Internet, theft of identify on the Internet. These Cyber Crimes may be committed against persons, property and government."



The dignitaries elucidated in-depth studies on topics like harassment through e-mails, cyber stalking, cyber pornography and cyber defamation. Regarding the measures to be taken if victimized, along with where and how to approach the concerning authorities.


The program culminated with a quiz round held by Shri Rajesh Singh for the students where awards of appreciation were presented for giving the correct answers. Moreover, tokens of appreciation were presented to both the departments.