University Business Sachool (UBS),Panjab Univ. student wins National Level Essay Writing Competition

By  SK.Vyas

Chandigarh,January 11,2019:   Priyam Kukreja student of University Business School(UBS), Panjab
University, Chandigarh, M.Com. Honours 2nd Year has bagged 1st position in National
Level Essay Writing Competition organised by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra
in August 2018. She has won a cash prize of Rs. Ten Thousand. In her essay, she
expressed views on “Social Media: A Two Edged Sword” highlighting how Social Media has
dramatically changed the viewpoint of societal communication and interaction; thus,
focusing on the need to understand the complicacies of virtual  life. More than 200
students from across the country actively participated in the contest, eleven out of
them being from UBS. Another student Ms. Isha Joshi of M.Com. Honours 2nd Year has
bagged consolation prize. A blind review process and rigorous plagiarism check was
administered for the competition.

The winners elated with the accomplishment offered
ardent gratitude towards Assistant Professor Dr. Neha Gulati, UBS, PU who mentored the
students and gave them steady guidance, untiring support and sustained motivation to
achieve great heights with dignity and courage. According to Dr. Neha Gulati, “There is
need to foster creativity and harness initiates among students to encourage commitment
to academic integrity.”