The Rotaract Club of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh organised its annual Installation Ceremony on August 26, 2021 to welcome the new members. The occasion was graced by Secretary, Rtn J.S. Bawa, Director Community Service, Rtn Pradeep Sasodia and Director Youth Service, Rtn Jeeten Bhambri from Rotary Midtown Chandigarh. They felicitated the new President, Lisha Arora, Secretary, Khusboo Sharma and other newly appointed office-bearers of the club with badges and wished them a bright future. The new members shared their proposed goals for the coming session and promised to uphold the spirit of service and strive towards making the society a better place. This was followed by cultural performances by them.
To mark this occasion, bamboo seedlings were also planted by the Vice Principal, Mrs Prabhjot Kaur, guests, staff and students.
Keeping in mind the COVID-19 pandemic, all norms were strictly adhered to during the event.
The Vice Principal congratulated the new members of the board and appreciated the efforts of the club coordinators, Ms Sukhdeep Kaur and Dr Anju Bala in organising the event. The coordinators of the club concluded the event with a vote of thanks.
The IQAC of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh, in collaboration with IPLOEA, organised a National Webinar on "WHY, WHAT, AND HOW OF PATENTS" on September 16, 2021. The resource person for the event was Ms Latika Khanduja, founder of IPLOEA, expert IPR and Patent firm. The aim of this webinar was to enlighten the students about the significance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and inform them about its process and different forms. Ms Maninder Kaur, the Moderator of the webinar, gave an introduction about the College. Dr Pooja Malhotra, Chief Coordinator of IQAC, delivered the welcome address.
Ms Khanduja discussed the meaning and uses of patents through various examples. She talked about the need to register for patents, timeliness, the meaning of patent commercialisation, and what all cannot be patented in India. She further explained how to identify infringing products and how to distinguish between technology licensing and infringement.
The webinar was attended by more than 100 participants that included faculty and students. Dr Sonia Sharma , Coordinator of IQAC, delivered the vote of thanks.
The Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, applauded the efforts of the IQAC Cell in organising this webinar and in enlightening the students about this vital topic.
Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh released its College Prospectus for the upcoming session 2021-22. The prospectus was unveiled by S. Gurdev Singh, IAS (Retd.), President, Sikh Educational Society, Col (Retd) Jasmer Singh Bala, Secretary, Sikh Educational Society and the College Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur. It is available on College Website, http://admission.ggscw.ac.in for online admissions.
Guru Gobind Singh College for Women is currently running Undergraduate courses in BCA (40 Seats), BCom (280 Seats), BSc (NM/CSc) (60 plus 20 seats), BA (450 seats), and Post Graduate courses including M Com (40 Seats), MA English (60 seats) and MA Economics (60 seats).
The College Prospectus explicitly states the Institute’s tireless endeavours to impart value-based quality education to young women to transform them into confident and successful individuals. It elaborates its holistic training methodologies and innovative technological tools adopted that ensured smooth transition to online teaching during COVID-19 pandemic. A detailed description of activities, events, incentives like freeships and scholarships for meritorious students, academic as well as extra-curricular endeavours of the College has also been provided. The College takes immense pride in its achievements in sports and other cultural activities.
The Department of Computer Science and Applications, and the NSS unit of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh, organised an “Eye Donation Awareness Campaign” in collaboration with Government Medical College, Sector-32, Chandigarh, and Netra Foundation on September 4, 2021.
The main objective of this campaign was to motivate the youth to volunteer for lighting up lives and contributing to the society by pledging to donate eyes.
The event commenced with a short video presentation by Sharanya Jain, the Founder and President of Netra Foundation. Ms Jain is a tenth standard student from Carmel Convent School, Chandigarh, who started this non-profit organisation for the betterment and upliftment of visually-impaired children. She apprised the students of their social responsibility towards the visually-impaired. Mr Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, who has headed organisations for the visually -impaired in India for two years, also graced the occasion and encouraged the students to help in eradicating corneal blindness from India by pledging to donate their eyes. He emphasised the need for youth participation in furthering this social cause.
Dr Sudesh Kumar Arya, Professor and Head of Eye Bank, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, GMCH-32, Chandigarh, presented the facts and myths about eye-donation and appealed to the students to sign the eye-donation pledge and help treat people with corneal blindness, a large number of which are children.
Dr J S Jayara, the Principal of the Institute for the Blind, Sector-26, also motivated the students to come forward and be a part of this noble cause so that the goal of corneal-blindness free India is achieved.
Around 100 students participated in this campaign.
The Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, lauded the efforts of the Computer Department and the NSS wing of the College for organizing the event and enlightening the students about this virtuous cause.
The Placement Cell of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, organised a webinar on “Skill, Entrepreneurship and Employability: Challenges and Opportunities” in collaboration with ICFAI Business School, on August 3, 2021. The speaker for the event was Prof. Umesh Kalra, from ICFAI Business School, Gurgaon, who has had an illustrious career in various capacities with the Government of India.
The main objective of the talk was to apprise students of the current situation in India regarding employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. Prof. Kalra discussed the gap in requirement and supply of skilled labour in our country. He stressed on the mantra to remain relevant in today’s changing market/ economy: “Get skill, re-skill and upskill.” He further explained Big Ticket Projects in our country which will generate employment opportunities and how the students can skill themselves to take advantage of such projects. He motivated women students by discussing how the government is promoting women entrepreneurship by providing training, loans and other support mechanisms to them.
The Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, appreciated the efforts of the Placement Cell in enlightening the students about these vital skills.
The NCC Naval unit of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women organised a ‘Cadet Talk’ on ‘Relationship with Parents’ at Chandigarh Naval Unit in NCC Auditorium, Sector 31, Chandigarh on September 1, 2021. The talk was delivered by Captain C.V Chhikara.
The aim of the talk was to develop and enhance cognitive skills of the students and strengthen their relationship with parents. Mr Chhikara also expressed his concern over how the excessive use of gadgets is hampering the social and emotional growth of children and youth. Moreover, the easy availability and accessibility of information online has made it difficult for them to decipher what is relevant and what is not. Mr Chhikara encouraged and motivated the cadets to think independently and seek their own answers to big questions of life. This will boost their confidence and develop their personality.
In all, 29 cadets from Chandigarh participated in the event. The Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur, appreciated the efforts of the NCC Naval unit.