GPYC youth convention PERNEM: The Mandrem Block of the Goa Pradesh Youth Congress will organize a convention on April 20 at the Arambol panchayat hall at 4 pm. Chief Minister Digambar Kamat will be the chief guest, while Panchayats Minister Babu Azgaonkar will preside over the function. Former union minister Ramakant Khalap and former MLA Jeetendra Deshprabhu will be guests of honour. --HC
Course at St Xavier’s PANJIM: A talk-cum-demonstration will be organized by the Department of Botany at St Xavier’s College, Mapusa, on April 19 from 10 am to 1 pm in the College hall. The registration fee is Rs 100. Those interested should contact the college Office (0832-2262356) or by email at email@example.com.
Summer camp at Old Goa PANJIM: Sunshine Worldwide School, Old Goa is organizing a summer camp for the children between the age 5 to 14 years from April 20 to May 10. Apart from activities like painting, aerobics, arts and crafts, yoga, music, movies the school is promoting adventurous activities like trekking deep inside the woods, exploring cave, drama from ‘Helen O’ Grady dramatics etc. For further details interested should call camp coordinator Raj – 9890841993 or visit the school at 20/1B, NH-4A bye pass Kadamba Road, Bainguinim, Old Goa. — HND
GUJ annual meet PANJIM: The annual general body meeting of the Goa Union of Journalists (GUJ) is convened on April 26, at its office in Patto, Panjim at 8 am. The elections for the GUJ President and 10 other members of the GUJ Executive Committee for the year 2008-09 will be held during the meeting. Voting will be held between 8 am to 12 pm and actual working of AGM will start at 10 am. The Agenda for the meeting is to confirm the minutes of the previous annual General Body Meeting, to consider and adopt the report of the General Secretary for the year 2007-08 and to audit Statement of Accounts for the year 2007-08. The resolutions, questions and suggestions should reach General secretary Sudesh Arlekar by April 21 who can be contacted on 9822179125. The resolution will be discussed in the meeting. Members are requested to clear their dues and get their due receipt or else they will not be allowed to participate in the meeting. The GUJ GS will be available for fee collection in GUJ office on April 21 between 9.30 am to 12.30 pm, says a press release. –HND
Lok Adalat on April 25 PANJIM, APRIL 14 — As per the directions given by National Commission, New Delhi, it is informed that the LOK Adalat of the Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum, District Forum, North Goa, Porvorim will be held on April 25 at 9.30 am in the premises of this Forum comprising of the following members: Shubhalaxmi U P Raikar, President; Shanti Maria Fonseca, Member and Amita Salatri, Member of Conciliation Committee, Panjim. The next Lok Adalat of the Forum will be held on June 27 at 9.30 am in the premises of this Forum. The interested parties are advised to contact the office of this Forum so as to refer the same to the said Lok Adalat.
NET examination PANJIM: UGC will hold National Eligebility Test (NET) on June 29, in Goa University. Last date for submitting application is May 2. For further details contact Goa University NET co-ordinator (6519047) or www.ugc.ac.in –HND
NSS national seminar PANJIM: The NSS Unit of the University of Jammu will be organising a two days national seminar on Public-Private Partnership in Higher Education and Development of Youth at the University of Jammu on May 29 and 30 for programme officers and NSS volunteers. NSS functionaries, volunteers, students, NGO’s, researchers, academicians, administrators etc. The papers should reach by May 15 and are requested to Contact Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, NSS Cell along with their details on or before April 18. For further details contact Dnyaneshwar Naik, NSS Accountant DSYA, during office hours.—HND