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A delegation from U.S. Embassy visited Khalsa College Amritsar on 26th Sept. 2019

 

A delegation from U.S. Embassy visited Khalsa College, Amritsar on 26th Sept., 2019 to interact with the Principal, staff and students. The members of this delegation included Ms. Catherine Fisher, Public Diplomacy officer, North India office, Sh. Robin Bansal, Cultural Affairs Specialist, Mr. Tom Santoro, Political officer, North India office and Ms. Kavleen Chatwal.

            Dr. Mehal Singh Principal welcomed the guests who appraised the Principal and Dean Academic Affairs Prof. Sukhmeen Bedi about the purpose of their visit. They said that U.S. Embassy has branches all over India and it gets inputs regarding the educational progress, economic growth etc. by reaching out to people and organizations so there is more cooperation between the two countries. There was discussion on student exchange programmes also. Later Ms. Catherine Fisher gave presentation on “Women in Entrepreneurship’. Addressing a gathering of about 150 girl students. She focused on the importance of creativity, planning and practice, flexibility and the risk factor involved in becoming an entrepreneur. She gave examples of personalities who had made a mark in their own ventures and motivated the students by her personal experiences. She concluded by saying that what matters in the end is contentment.

            This was followed by an interaction session where she dealt with the queries of staff and students.

            Mr. Tom Santoro and Ms. Kavleen Chatwal interacted with the faculty of Political Science department and discussed the political problems of the people like rapid urbanization, migration, student exodus etc.