Gurmat Vichar Sabha of GGSCW 26 celebrated inaugural day of the Academic session 2022-23 on 30th August, 2022 by seeking Almighty's blessings to mark the commencement. The function began with Shabad Kirtan by Bhai Lakhwinder Singh ji (Chandigarh Wale), followed by Anand Sahib Paath and Ardaas. The celebrations were accompanied by the beginning of Sehaj path which will be performed in continuation throughout the academic session by staff members and students, with the bhog of Sehaj Path being held at the end of the academic session during the College Sthapana Divas ceremony. The function was organized by Ms Sukhmeen Kaur and Dr Surinder Kaur.
An orientation session was also organised after the ceremony to welcome new students for the 2022-23 academic session in which they were introduced to the faculty, available facilities, clubs, societies and infrastructure, ethics and code of conduct of the college. The students were also informed about various events, competitions and activities which will be organised throughout the year to mark the Golden Jubilee Year of the college. The students were made aware about the heads for each event of Youth Festival which will be hosted by the college during this year.
On this occasion, Sardar Gurdev Singh , President, Sikh Educational Society and Vice Principal, Ms Prabhjot Kaur welcomed the students and wished them a successful and fruitful academic year ahead.
Vibrant hues of beauty and glamour adorned the campus of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh, as the students looked charming and stunning, dressed in their best attire, on the occasion of the ‘Freshers Party’ to welcome the new entrants, on 24th September 2022. The students looked gorgeous and graceful while enjoying the various captivating dance performances as well as the ever delightful, fashion- pageant where they were encouraged and supported by their seniors. The famous actress and singer, Ms. Aditi Arya, an alumna of GGSCW graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. She made her acting debut with the Punjabi film " Khao Piyo Aish Kro", featuring Ranjit Bawa and Tarsem Jassar and has won a number of beauty pageants, including Femina Miss India. She has also released her very first song recently, titled "Meharbani" by Whitehill Music.
Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur, welcomed the students and gave away the titles. Aman (MCom 1) was crowned Miss Fresher. Apeksha Negi (BCom 1) was 1st runner-up, Kamal (MCom 1) the 2nd runner-up and Osheen (BCom 1) won the title of Miss Charming, while Miss Confident went to Jasleen (BCom 1).
The Commerce Department of GGSCW organised an orientation programme for its fresh batch of students in the current academic session. The students were welcomed to the college and the department and were introduced to the faculty as well as the various facilities available, clubs and societies and infrastructure of the college. They were also apprised of the various opportunities awaiting them upon completion of their degree.
Vice principal, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur lauded the efforts of the faculty and extended a warm welcome to the students while wishing them success for a brighter future.
Ravina, a BA first year student of Guru Gobind Singh for Women,Sector 26, Chandigarh won a gold medal at the international boxing tournament "Golden Gloves of Vojvodina" Subotica, Serbia 2022, in the 63 kg category. She was also awarded "Best Boxer" in this tournament. She will also be representing the country in the Youth World Championship, to be held in Spain this year. Her most recent achievements of the year include a gold medal in the 63 kg category of the Youth Asian Boxing Championship,held in Jordan from 27 February to 14 March, 2022.
She also won a gold medal in the 5th Youth National Boxing Championships, held in Chennai from 5th to 11th July, 2022. She is being trained for the same by her coaches Mr. Rajesh and Mr. Vishavjit.
Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, congratulated Ravina and her coaches for the win and wished them the best for all her upcoming tournaments. She also lauded the efforts of the Sports department for their hard work
In order to celebrate 50 Golden years of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women in the field of education and cherish various works written by Indian authors, the College library inaugurated the Storytelling Club, LITERARY BIRDS- The Flight of Fantasy. The first session started with Amrita Pritam's story 'Kore Kagaz' which was read by Dr Savneet from the Department of Psychology. The story is about a 24-year old boy, Pankaj, who is in search of his identity as well as his birth mother, while simultaneously discovering the mysteries surrounding his birth and life. The complex plot covers different dimensions of human relationships. The activity was organised to inculcate reading habits among the students.
Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, appreciated the initiative taken by the Library Committee to promote reading culture among the students. She also motivated students to make frequent visits to the library in order to satisfy their quest for knowledge.
Electoral literacy Club of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, along with the Election Commission of India, organised an Awareness Camp in the college campus. The members of the Election Commission addressed the students and enlightened them about the need and importance of a voter card. The students were also informed about the process of linkage of their Aadhar with their Voter card.
Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, lauded the efforts of the Electoral Literacy Club in organising the awareness camp and apprising the students about their duty as an Indian national.
Post-Graduate Department of English of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh, celebrated "5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah" by organising an Intra-College Essay Writing Competition. Students were given a choice to share their thoughts either in English, Hindi or Punjabi, with the theme of the competition being "Malnutrition and Healthy Diet". The competition received an overwhelming response.
Vice-Principal, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, lauded the efforts of the PG Department of English for organizing such an event and encouraging students to lead a healthy life.
On 14 September 2022, a Poster-making Competition was organized at Guru Gobind Singh College for Women on the occasion of Hindi Diwas. Students had to express themselves by writing the words of Meera Bai. 11 students participated in this competition. Khushboo, a third year student of BA, got the first prize. The second prize was received by Radha and Pallavi Sharma. Sapna and Jasmine Kaur got third and Rajni was given the consolation prize.
On this occasion, Dr. Aradhana inspired the students to take pride in and respect the official language Hindi. Students also recited self-composed poems explaining the importance of Hindi. The Vice Principal appreciated the efforts of the Hindi Department in organizing this competition.
Legal Literacy Club of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26 organized a talk on the Topic of Fundamental Rights and Duties. Advocate Ishaan Dogra from the State Legal Services Authority of State, Sector 9, Chandigarh was the invited expert speaker for the occasion. He enlightened the students about their Fundamental Rights and Duties. To make the session more interesting and knowledgeable for the students, he interspersed his talk with relevant court cases to explain the significance of both in the Constitution of India.
Vice-Principal, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, lauded the efforts of the club and faculty members in organizing such interactive and illuminating sessions for the students.
Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh has embarked on its 50th glorious year in the field of education. As part of its Golden Jubilee celebrations, the Department of Computer Science and Applications organized an inter-college “Software Debugging” Competition. The event was mainly focused on the undergraduate classes and attracted participants from 10 colleges in and around the city. Winners of the competition were felicitated with prizes and certificates.
Vice Principal of the College,Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, appreciated the efforts of the Computer Department and encouraged students to participate in such events to excel in all walks of life.
In light of the ongoing Golden Jubilee celebrations, Department of Computer Science and Applications, Dean Student Welfare, NCC and NSS units of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh, organized an ‘Eye Donation Awareness Campaign’ in collaboration with Government Medical College, Sector-32, Chandigarh, and Netra Foundation. The event commenced with a speech delivered by Sharanya Jain, the Founder and President of Netra Foundation. Ms. Jain, an eleventh-standard student from Carmel Convent School, Chandigarh, started this non-profit organization for the betterment and upliftment of visually-impaired children.
Dr. Sudesh Kumar Arya, a Professor and the Head of Eye bank, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, GMCH-32, Chandigarh, presented the facts and myths about eye donation and appealed to the participants to sign the pledge for eye donation. Visually impaired students from the Institute for the blind, Sector-26, Chandigarh presented a musical performance during the event to motivate other students for eye donation. In order to highlight the need for eye donation and to encourage the youth to participate in this campaign, competitions in Poster making and slogan writing on the theme of “Eye donation” were also organized and prizes were distributed to the winners.
Vice Principal, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, lauded the efforts of the Computer Science Department, DSW, NCC and NSS wing of the College for organizing the event and enlightening the students about this virtuous cause.
To mark "Poshan Maah", Department of Home Science of GGSCW 26 organized an expert talk by a renowned city Dietitian, Ms. Pooja Dogra in the college campus. The theme for the talk being women and child nutrition, in which, dietary guidelines for adolescent girls were discussed and many myths regarding foods addressed. The session ended with queries from the students being answered. The talk was both informative and enlightening for the participants.
Vice-Principal, Ms. Prabhjot Kaur, lauded the efforts of the Home Science department in organising such an illuminating session regarding health for the students.
The Department of Psychology organized a special session on "Make It or Break It", heralded by Ms. Harshita Saxena , an employee of Black Rock, a Financial Management Company of Budapest, Hungry. As a youth icon, she talked about her experience and traced her journey while informing students about various steps needed for holistic development and the importance of self actualization. The students thoroughly enjoyed the interactive session.
Environment Society- VASUDHA of GGSCW organized an Inter –College Essay Writing competition on the occasion of Akshay Urja Diwas sponsored by CREST, Chandigarh Administration. The theme of the event was “Impact of Akshay Urja in India.” Students from various colleges actively participated in the event with Komal (GGSCW) winning first prize (?1000), Livjot (GHSC-10) second (?800), Rohini (GGSCW) third (?600) and two consolation prizes (?300 each) went to Khushi (PGGC-11) and Sakshi (GGSCW).
Mr Sushil Dogra, Scientist, CPCC graced the occassion and delivered a lecture.
Vice-Principal Ms Prabhjot Kaur lauded the efforts of the members of Environment Society for organizing the event.