Mental Health Awareness Week (04th - 10th October, 2020) was organized by the Department of Psychology in GGSCW Sec-26, Chandigarh. As a deleterious effect of worldwide pandemic the event was conducted virtually to spread awareness on mental health. Various activities, planned and coordinated by Dr. Savneet from Department of Psychology, were focused towards providing relaxation and self-realization to participants as they are coping with hectic schedule of the ongoing online classes. Activities included: A letter to Self, Self Care Bingo, Bucket List, Photography, Stone Painting and Self Compassion Journal, were aimed to spread awareness on mental health and encourage the students to come forward with open mind to understand the importance of mental health and develop positivity among them. Letter to the self was written by the students to understand themselves in
A Three Day National Online Workshop was organised by the Department of Fine Arts of Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26, Chandigarh from September 28 to 30 with the objective of engaging students restricted at home due to the pandemic in creative pursuits for skill enhancement. This workshop was organized in collaboration with Fevicryl (Pidilite Industries). Ms. Sonali Kaith Sen, a Fevicryl Certified Professional was the resource person for the event. The workshop comprised of three sessions and was attended by 92 enthusiastic participants from different parts of the country such as Chamba, Kullu, Paonta Sahib, Dehradun, Vishakapatnam, Manimajra, Zirakpur, Panchkula, Baltana, and Chandigarh.
‘RAAHAT’, The Welfare Society of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, organized a webinar on November 28, 2020 on the significance of social service in our daily lives. Dr. Aradhna Mehtani, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Hindi welcomed and introduced the resource person, Ms. Tanvi Sukhija and all the participants of the webinar. Mrs. Tanvi Sukhija is a Life Coach and Corporate Mentor. Ms. Sukhija is also The Art of Living faculty for meditation and lifestyle workshops. She has conducted workshops for various educational and corporate institutions on developing mind management and stress management skills. She is also a certified mentor with several corporate organizations.
A One Day National Webinar on ‘Integration of ICT in Education to Develop 21st Century Skills’ was organized by the Department of Science of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, sector 26, Chandigarh on November 27, 2020. The principle objective of this webinar was to acquaint the students, teachers and other participants with education and growth through e-Learning. Dr. Kumud Srivastava, Assistant professor in the subject of Mathematics initiated the session by extending a warm welcome to the Resource Person Mr. Amit Kumar (NVS, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India and an ICT expert for Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay). Mr. Kumar is the recipient of National ICT Award 2015 from Honourable President of India.
The Department of Computer Science and Applications of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Chandigarh organized an online Expert Talk on “Understanding the Cloud presence through Amazon Web Services” on December 22, 2020.
The talk was delivered by Dr. Rohini Arora, Professor, Faculty of Applied Science & Technology, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. The aim of this talk was to enlighten the students about the significance of Cloud presence in Web Services. Dr Arora shared her expertise on the latest trends in computing and its effective use. Various cloud resources were also discussed. These resources will prepare the students in meeting the latest demands of the IT industry.
‘RAAHAT’, The Welfare Society of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, organized a special webinar on 'Truth about Drugs' in collaboration with 'Foundation for A Drug-Free World, India' on December 10, 2020.
The Vice Principal, Mrs. Prabhjot Kaur welcomed The Guest Speaker of the webinar, the eminent and erudite Entrepreneur, Professor, Trainer, Behaviour and Leadership Coach Mr. C. Devidasan. Mr Devidasan is also a volunteer with ‘Foundation for A Drug-Free World, India’, an organization that aims to help the public, especially youth choose a drug-free life by educating them on the harmful effects of drugs. Their main objective is ‘to reach children before the dealers do.' The foundation is operating in 164 countries.
A webinar on healthy practices to cope with visual demands in the current scenario of the pandemic was organized by RAAHAT- "Society of Serving Humanity" of GGSCW-26, Chandigarh. The objective of the webinar was to make students, teachers and other participants aware about the vision problems that are being faced by them in the current scenario. Dr. Aradhana Mehtani, Associate Professor of Hindi and incharge of RAHAT club , set the webinar in motion with a brief introduction. Mrs. Prabhjot Kaur, Vice Principal of the college and incharge of RAHAT club welcomed the Chief Guest Dr. Geetika Bindra , MBBS, DND, Ophthalmologist, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata and the other participants.