The Environment Society-VASUDHA of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26,Chandigarh successfully hosted a National Webinar for Educators titled “TOWARDS 2030: TEACHING THE SDGs” on January 19, 2024 in collaboration with the Institute of Environment Conservation Advocacy, Hyderabad.
The webinar commenced with an enlightening session conducted by Mr. Samarth Sharma, Regional Director of IECA, shedding light on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and effective ways for their implementation. As the world collectively aims to achieve the SDGs by 2030, Mr. Sharma provided valuable insights into the strategies and approaches necessary for successful realization.
Subsequently, Mr. Ajay Tanwar, State Head of IECA, delved into the vital topics of sustainability in cities and communities, economic activities, and climate change. These discussions addressed the pressing challenges posed by urbanization, economic development, and the urgency of mitigating climate change effects and balancing the ecosystem. The webinar witnessed an overwhelming response from both faculty and students of the college, reflecting a genuine interest and concern among the academic community for the critical issues discussed.
Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, applauded the organizers and presenters for the initiative and acknowledged its importance in promoting awareness and responsibility for sustainable development among the academic community.
The campus of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh resonated with melodious rendition of Gurbani Kirtan as the students, faculty and staff members celebrated the College Sthapana Diwas on February 16th, 2024.
The event began with the bhog of Sehaj Path on February 14th, which had commenced at the beginning of the academic year 2023-24. This was followed by the Arambh of Akhand Path commemorating the birth anniversary of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji and Founder's day of the College. The Bhog of Akhand Path, today, was accompanied by the enthralling performance of Shabad Kirtan by the students of the college under the supervision of Bhai Hargeet Singh. Bhai Jagmeet Singh (Chandigarh Wale), then enraptured the devotees with melodious Shabad Kirtan. This was then followed by Shabad Kirtan which was performed by Bhai Davinder Singh Ji, Hazoori Ragi, Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. The euphonic Kirtan left the devotees captivated and mesmerised.
S. Gurdev Singh (I.A.S. Retd.) (President, S.E.S), S. Col.(Retd.) J.S. Bala (Secretary, S.E.S.) and S. S. Virdi (Member, Executive committee S.E.S and Local Managing Committee) graced the occasion and appreciated the efforts of the Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur and conveners of the function, Mrs. Sukhmeen Kaur and Dr. Surinder Kaur for successfully organizing the function.
The programme culminated with Guru ka Langar which was served with faithfulness and devotion.
Department of Psychology of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organised a workshop on the topic “Tips to Boost Self Esteem". Dr. Satinder Jit from Dev Samaj College, Sector 45, Chandigarh was the resource person for the occasion. She highlighted how caring for self, positive affirmations and adopting healthy habits can help improve self esteem. Students also took the Rosenberg Self Esteem test in order to become aware of their self esteem.
Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, appreciated the efforts of the department for organising a workshop on such a relevant topic and told the students to strengthen their mindset for a higher self esteem.
The Environment Society-VASUDHA of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh organized a workshop on 'National Youth Day' in collaboration with the Institute of Environment Conservation Advocacy, Hyderabad on January 12, 2024, within the college premises. The theme for the occasion was "Today’s Youth for Yesteryear’s Youth".
The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from more than sixty students, who actively engaged in various activities aimed at fostering a sense of responsibility towards our elders. Among the highlights of the workshop were a skit presentation on the theme ‘Maa Payan Da Pyaar’ depicting the importance of respecting and caring for the elderly. An expert talk was also delivered on the occasion by Dr Savneet Kaur, Department of Psychology, addressing pertinent issues and encouraging a sense of social responsibility among the youth.
Principal, Dr. Jatinder Kaur, applauded the commendable efforts of the faculty members as well as the students for orchestrating a successful and impactful workshop. She also expressed her appreciation for the initiative taken to celebrate National Youth Day.
With immense zeal, fervor and excitement, the Science Club- Interstellar of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Chandigarh organised an Inter- College “Science Fest-2024”, sponsored by Department of Science and Technology and Renewable Energy, Chandigarh Administration. Dr Ritula Thakur, Associate Professor, NITTTR, Chandigarh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Students from various colleges actively participated in the events which included Poster Presentation, Logo Designing, Science Meming, Slogan Writing and PowerPoint Presentation. Principal, Dr Jatinder Kaur, lauded the efforts of the students and the faculty of Science department in organising the Science Fest-2024 and making it a great success.