“LPU has initiated ‘Explorica’ to nurture young minds right from their school days.” – Chancellor, LPU
The two-day mega event of ‘Explorica’ included Armed Forces Showcase, Gyan Manthan, Academic Exposition, School Students’ Projects, Literary/Fine & Performing Arts competitions Gyan Manthan State Topper won Rs 50,000 and District toppers Rs 10,000 each; other competitive events’ winners also got cash prizes in thousands of rupees.
For tinkering the young minds of the state, Lovely Professional University organized its annual event ‘Explorica’. This year, the event saw massive participation of 30000 students from 250+ schools of the Punjab. Event was chalked out so that young students showcase their talent on a larger platform. LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal informed: “Realizing our social responsibility to revitalize India’s potential for intellectual leadership and national progress, LPU has initiated ‘Explorica’ to nurture young minds right from their school days. This program is sure to broaden the vision of school students. This is in accordance to our policy to revitalize education at all levels by starting with schools, which will ultimately enlighten the society.”
Visiting students discovered, learnt and participated actively in two-day ‘Explorica’ for competitive, non- competitive events including Armed Forces Showcase, Gyan Manthan, Academic Exposition, School Students’ Projects, Literary/Fine & Performing Arts competitions. 30,000 students also appeared for Gyan Manthan test which is further divided on two levels-State and National. State Topper will win Rs 50,000 cash prize and district toppers Rs 10,000 each. Gyan Manthan will also help schools in ensuring preparedness of their students for the forthcoming competitive exams. Students also enjoyed the international cultural diversity at simultaneously going international fest ‘One World’ of LPU. Other competitive events’ winners also got cash prizes in thousands of rupees: First Rs 5000, Second 2000 & Third 1000 each. One of the A Pee Jay school-students’ project ‘Traffic Control within the City’ was appreciated by all onlookers. Its creators Meghna and Harveen well explained how to get rid of daily traffic nuisance. Under Academic Exposition LPU students and teachers guided about different study-programs in details to school students for their career ahead. LPU department of Business inspired visitors about entrepreneurship; department of Agriculture exhibited soil-less production, vertical farming, the best tomato produce through infra red and blue light usage, hydrophonic agriculture and more; department of Fashion taught them about latest fashion trends and modeling; from Journalism and Film Production departments students learnt how to be reporters, content writers, anchors and more; the Robotics & Intelligent Computers Systems society showcased their achievements in the fields of automotives and solar energy usage. Similarly, other departments revealed the best in them through various exhibitions and expositions made by them.
Some of the visiting students Gagreen, Sony and Tarunpreet shared: “This event has really enthralled us and we have gathered versatile knowledge and talent from LPU. Now we are very much clear about our bright future and program choice. As we three are commerce students, we will be joining BBA Honours program to be well settled as managers with top multinational company or entrepreneurs of our own on getting suitable opportunity. It was nice to see that different departments were guiding the students for their career ahead. ”