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»Student bought Laurels to College 19.05.24

Ms Aaina Kaushal of M.Sc. Foods and Nutrition (Sem 4) was awarded 5 thousand cash as third prize in poster presentation on her dissertation based work 'Diabetic-Conducive Patient Care via Finger Millet-based Pasta Utilisation' in National Scientific Conclave organised by EPIC (Empowering Physicians in International Practices for Advanced Patient Care)-2024, Sweet Diabetes Foundation in Hyatt Regency, Chandigarh on 19th May, 2024 Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the student & her mentor Dr. Vasudha Bansal.



»Successful Workshop Equips Dietitians with Therapeutic Nutrition Expertise and Kitchen Management Skills 08.05.24

A two-day workshop which commenced on May 07, 2024 was organized by Government Home Science College, Chandigarh, in collaboration with the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, HaryanaThe workshop served as a platform for professional development, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among dietitians, with the aim of enhancing the quality of nutritional care and kitchen operations in healthcare settings. The workshop, attended by more than 25 dedicated dietitians, proved to be a fruitful collaboration between academia and public health institutions.Dr. Uttara, Assistant Professor from the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Government Home Science College, led insightful sessions on "Principles of Therapeutic Nutrition, Menu Planning, and Nutritional Requirements." Attendees delved into the intricacies of understanding macronutrients and micronutrients, learned meal planning strategies tailored to specific health conditions, and explored methods for designing menus that cater to diverse dietary needs. Dr. Vasudha Bansal, Assistant Professor from the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Government Home Science College, facilitated sessions on "Kitchen Equipment and Workflow Management." Participants gained valuable insights into optimizing kitchen operations, including an overview of kitchen equipment maintenance, strategies for efficient food production and distribution, staff training for equipment usage, and hands-on practice sessions.Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of Government Home Science College, expressed her heartfelt congratulations to the dietitians for their active participation and successful conduct of the workshop. She commended their dedication to advancing their skills and knowledge in therapeutic nutrition and kitchen management, wishing them all the best in their future endeavors.



»A Legacy of Excellence: 54th Annual Convocation cum Prize Distribution Ceremony 30.04.24

In a vibrant celebration of academic achievement and exemplary performance, Home Science College hosted its 54th Annual Convocation cum Prize Distribution Ceremony on 30th April, 2024 with great zeal and enthusiasm. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, Dean College Development Council and Honorary Director of ICSSR-North Western Regional Centre, Panjab University, Chandigarh. This esteemed event served as a beacon of academic excellence, acknowledging the remarkable achievements of the students in academics, sports, and extracurricular activities throughout the past year.The event commenced with the comprehensive Annual Report presented by Prof. Sudha Katyal (Principal), encapsulating the academic achievements, milestones and strategic initiatives undertaken during the last academic year in the college. She also highlighted that, in sync with UN Sustainable Agenda 2030, college is committed to fostering a culture of sustainability on campus through initiatives such as energy conservation, waste reduction, and sustainable transportation options. From academic excellence, campus placements, startup ventures to community engagement, the report showcased the collective efforts of the faculty, staff, and students in fostering a culture of growth and innovation.

Afterwards, the event proceeded with formal conferral of degrees to the graduating students, signifying their readiness to enter the professional world. The highlight of the ceremony was the felicitation of exemplary students, whose outstanding achievements across various disciplines were recognized and celebrated. From academic brilliance, exemplary leadership to innovative entrepreneurial ventures and startups, each award bestowed reflected the exceptional caliber and commitment of the recipients. Furthermore, to nurture the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the campus, the college has made consistent efforts to motivate the students to start their own business and startup ventures. In this direction, every year college bestows Sinder Kukar Best Entrepreneur Award to the deserving candidate. This year, Ms. Nimran (M.Sc. Home Science, Department of Human Development) was felicitated with the Best entrepreneur Award of the Year for her startup GoldenAshet wherein she makes exclusive Grazing Table and Charcuterie boards. In the similar vein, All Round Best Student of the year was given to Isha Kaushal (B.Sc. Fashion Desgining) for her exceptional achievements in both academic and co-curricular activities.The chief guest of the event, Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, congratulated all the students for their academic accomplishments and strongly advocated that in today's interconnected and rapidly changing world, the skills and qualities you have developed during your academic journey will be more important than ever. He also advised them to embrace diversity, foster inclusivity, and strive to make a positive difference in the lives of others, no matter where your journey may take you.

The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by Prof. Sudha Katyal (Principal). She extended her sincerest appreciation to all attendees for their unwavering support and participation in making the Annual Convocation and Prize Distribution Ceremony a resounding success. She also emphasized that this momentous occasion reaffirms our commitment to fostering a culture of academic excellence, innovation, and lifelong learning.



»GHSC-10 Organises Awareness Campaign on Voting for Persons With Disabilities 24.04.24

Electoral Literacy Club of Government Home Science College, Sector-10, Chandigarh in collaboration with Election Department, UT Chandigarh organized an awareness campaign on voting for Persons with Disabilities on 24.04.2024. Mr. J. S. Jayara, State Icon for PWDs, UT Chandigarh & Retd. Principal, Institute for the Blind, Sector-26, Chandigarh was the Keynote speaker on this occasion. More than 50 students attended the programme. He encouraged the students to become a part of the campaign 'Chunav ka Parv Desh ka Garv' and motivated them to sensitize their friends, family and community to use their right to vote in a free and fair manner. He further inspired them by reciting couplets in Hindi, English and Urdu and stressed that India is a vibrant democracy and participation of the youth will strengthen the democratic values to the core. Highlighting the polling process and facilities for PwD voters, students were informed about the provision of ramps, availability of wheelchairs, priority entry to polling stations, braille enabled electronic voting machines and pick & drop facilities to PwD voters Another resource person, Mr Shankar, Nodal Officer for ‘Hello Voter Web Radio, UT Chandigarh elaborated on the recent apps launched by the ECI, such as Voter Helpline, Saksham- ECI App and CVIGIL. He encouraged them to get enrolled as a voter using the helpline app and lodge complaints on unethical practices using CVIGIL app. The team of Nodal Officers for PWD, UT Chandigarh was also present on the occasion. Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College applauded the efforts of Election Department, U.T., Chandigarh and Electoral Literacy Club of the college. She further encouraged the youth to facilitate and maximize enrolment and participate in the electoral process with full zeal and dedication and contribute as a responsible citizen by casting their vote.



»60 students get equipped with digital certification of various skill enhancement courses from NSDC and NPTEL (23.04.24)

In a bid to bolster students' employability and equip them with in-demand skills, the Institution's Entrepreneurship and Placement (IEP) Cell has taken proactive steps to encourage students to enroll in free online courses offered by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning).This initiative has seen remarkable success, with 60 final year students successfully completed these courses during session 23-24 as part of practical in the subject of Economics and Entrepreneurship Development.These courses are aligned with the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) and is recognized by employers across the country. The students undergo these on line skilling courses through various video assignments and online lectures on diverse skill sets like Cybersecurity, Entrepreneurship Skills, Digital productivity, Emotional intelligence, Preparing for Apprenticeships and Jobs, Effective Communication, Soft skills Development, Digital Productivity and Global Nutrition and health. The duration varies from minimum 1 hour to 8 weeks in each course. All certifications are offered by NSDC in collaboration with organisations like Tech Mahindra, Infosys ,NIIT foundation, Udemy and various IITs. Principal Prof Sudha Katyal said that the college continues to prioritize holistic student development through these initiatives. These courses serve as catalysts for empowering students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in an increasingly dynamic and demanding world. The certification of these courses is recognized by industry leaders and institutions This validation not only adds weight to a student's resume but also serves as a testament to their commitment to continuous learning and professional development.



»Earth Day Celebrated at Govt. Home Science College 22.04.24

Govt. Home Science college celebrated Earth Day on 22 April 2024, focusing on the theme ‘Planet vs Plastic’. The first Earth Day was held in 1970, and it is now observed by millions of people in over 190 countries around the world. The main goal of recognizing the Earth Day is to highlight the need to preserve and protect our planet, which is the home to different life forms. Earth Day reminds the world about the importance of environment conservation and sustainability, encouraging us to come together and take action for a healthier planet and brighter future. The day raises awareness and inspires change, fostering a deep connection with nature. It also emphasizes the role of sustainable practices and renewable energy sources in addressing climate change and promoting a circular economy. The Environment Society ‘Harita’ organized a Pledge taking ceremony on the campus for the faculty, staff members and students, to reaffirm our commitment to protecting the environment, promoting sustainability and ensuring a healthier and more resilient future for all life on Earth. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, motivated everyone to adopt sustainable lifestyle practices and make conscious efforts to decrease the use of single use plastics in daily life.

 

My Everyday Earth Day Pledge:

 

As a visitor on earth,

 

I pledge to dutifully reduce my impact on the environment,

 

at home, at work and at play every day.

 

I will fulfill my pledge by conserving my use of water,

 

electricity, fossil fuels and unrecyclable products every day.

 

Every day here on earth, I will respect nature

 

by reducing what I take without giving back.

 

Every day, I will live my life on earth in a manner

 

that contributes to sustaining nature or future visitors.

 



»Workshop on Preparing Educational Toys for Children at GHSC-10 (15.04.24)

Creative and imaginative ideas were brought to the forefront in a hands on workshop on ‘Preparing Educational Toys for Children’ organised in the Department of Human Development, Government Home Science College on April 15, 2024. Mrs Paramjit Kaur, a subject expert working in collaboration with the Department of Education and SCERT- 32, Chandigarh was the resource person. She highlighted about the significance of toys especially puppets in inculcating moral values and good habits in children. She demonstrated innovative methods of preparing stick and cloth puppets using easy and cost effective materials available at home . The workshop ignited the creative streak among students who prepared wonderful and colourful stick and cloth puppets for children. Students thoroughly enjoyed the hands on experience and participated in the workshop with great zeal and enthusiasm. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the efforts of the department and insisted that college provides a wonderful platform to students through such workshops as it ensures experiential learning amongst students. She further emphasised on the significance of using educational toys as fun and productive method of teaching children.



»Free Multi-speciality Health Camp held at Government Home Science College 10.04.24

Government Home Science College organized a free Multi-speciality Health Camp in collaboration with Fortis Hospital, Mohali. The camp was conducted with an endeavour to provide the students and staff with an access to expert medical consultations and guidance across various specialties including Physiotherapy, Internal Medicine and Gynaecology.. The camp witnessed a footfall of approximately 100 participants. They availed the benefit of free consultation, Blood sugar testing and other vitals checking. The health camp featured a distinguished panel of doctors. Patients had the opportunity to interact with these specialists, receive personalized advice, and gain insights into managing their health conditions effectively. Dr. Manjeet S. Trehan, with over three decades of experience in cardiology, shared his knowledge on various aspects of heart health, while Dr. Sunita Chandra, gynaecologist, provided valuable insights into reproductive medicine. Additionally, Dr. Priyanka, an expert physiotherapist, offered guidance on restoring mobility and function through evidence-based treatment methods. The health camp aimed to raise awareness about prevalent health issues and empower individuals to take proactive steps towards better health and well-being. Participants expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to consult with leading medical professionals and gain valuable insights into managing their health effectively. Dr Sonia Gandhi, Senior Dietitian at Fortis Hospital, Mohali also visited the campus and interviewed various students for providing internship and placement opportunities to the students. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, expressed gratitude to the visiting doctors for their dedication and commitment to contribute to community health. She commended their efforts in providing quality healthcare services and encouraged attendees to take their advice seriously and prioritise their health.



»Workshop on Food Innovation, Analysis, and Patenting for Start-ups Held at Government Home Science College, Chandigarh 09.04.24

Government Home Science College, Chandigarh, hosted an enlightening workshop on Food Innovation ,Analysis, and Patenting for Start-ups.. The workshop was organised by Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Placement cell with the objective to give insights to the students about product development, types of sources of finance available for entrepreneurs, how to get your business registered and patented. The workshop is sponsered by Centre of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB) and Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS). Approximately 100 Graduate and Postgraduate students from various disciplines of Home science participated in the workshop, which provided a platform for learning, collaboration, and inspiration.The workshop witnessed engaging sessions led by two distinguished speakers, Dr. Meena Krishania and Dr. Vipasha Sharma. Dr. Krishania, a seasoned Scientist from the Center for Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing Center, Mohali, shared her expertise in Chemical engineering, Bioenergy, andIndustrial Biotechnology. She delved into the intricacies of idea generation, product development, and the critical process of patenting, captivating the audience with her insightful presentations.Dr. Vipasha Sharma, founder of startup Mkelly and Mushfit, and Professor from Chandigarh University, took the audience on a journey through her entrepreneurial endeavours. She shared her firsthand experiences of how she has been manufacturing various highly nutritive food products and other itemsfrom , cordysep milletaries. She also highlighted the challenges and triumphs of launching and sustaining a startup in the competitive landscape. Dr. Sharma also shed light on various startup schemes and incubator centres, empowering students with the knowledge and resources to kickstart their entrepreneurial journey.

The event served as a catalyst for innovation and collaboration, inspiring students to harness their creativity and passion for science towards creating impactful solutions in the realm of food technology. The workshop culminated with a heartfelt expression of gratitude from the Principal of college, who extended sincere thanks to the speakers for their visit. She commended the speakers for their invaluable contribution to the students' knowledge and encouraged the students to utilize the newfound insights in their research endeavors and entrepreneurial pursuits.

 



»Five Days Skill Enhancement Workshop on Modern Sewing Techniques Concludes at Home Science College 08.04.24

To focus upon capacity building and equip the students with a hands on skill training experience, college organised a 5 day workshop in collaboration with Singer India Pvt. Ltd.On the concluding day, an interactive session was organised on "Advance VersionStitches" machine wherein students got an opportunity to work on the machine for their articles under supervision. Consequently, students created beautiful motifs with multiple colour stitches.The entire 5 day workshop using live demonstrations, enabled the students to understand the intricacies of modern sewing machine installation and operation, gaining invaluable hands-on experience.From basic stitching to complex embellishments, students explored the art of combining stitches to elevate their creations.The workshop fostered an environment of innovation and collaboration, allowing participants to exchange ideas and techniques. Highlighting the culmination of their efforts, students proudly displayed their crafted products ranging from elegant garments to decorative home décor articles.Principal, Prof Sudha Katyal extended heartfelt thanks to Singer India Ltd. for their valuable support in organizing the workshop. Prof. Katyal also appreciated the efforts of students in designing various products and encouraged them to gain maximum from such opportunities to foster innovation and entrepreneurship.



»Third day & Fourth Day of Workshop Witnessed Designing & Construction of Sustainable Home Decor Items, Tote Bags & Garment Construction at GHSC-10 (06-07 April ,2024)

Third day of Workshop on Modern Sewing Techniques in collaboration with Singer India ltd. started with great enthusiasm among students at Government Home Science College, Chandigarh. Students of B.Sc. (Fashion Designing) designed  & constructed sustainable home decor articles like cushion covers and table runners etc. along with stitching of tote bags and one piece dresses with highly equipped machines provided by Singer India ltd.The highlights of the fourth day of workshop was the garment construction segment, where students brought their creative visions to life. Students meticulously crafted pieces that reflected their unique personalities and aesthetics. Equally impressive was the embellishment segment, where participants learned how to elevate their creations with intricate details and embellishments. Using various stitches, students demonstrated their mastery of decorative techniques, transforming ordinary garments into works of art. Participants expressed eagerness to apply contemporary knowledge in their creative pursuits with each passing day.Mr. Amandeep Singh, Sales and Marketing Incharge, Singer India Ltd. appreciated the students and encouraged them to produce more creative articles.Prof Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College, applauded the initiative from Singer India Ltd. in organizing the workshop and their dedication to fostering skill development and innovation among students. She further highlighted  that college is committed to provide quality education and develop energetic and brilliant graduates and post graduates who can play an instrumental role in the service of community and nation at large, if they are properly trained and tuned towards sustainable practises. In her concluding words, Prof. Katyal appreciated the students for their work and motivated them to make the most of such workshops.



»Workshop on Modern Sewing Techniques Unveiled the Artistry of Modern Sewing Techniques on Day Two (05.04.24)

Day 2: From understanding fabric properties to employing various seam finishes and embellishments, the second day of the workshop focused on the techniques of repairing and up-cycling the garments using various machine stitches. Participants also delved into the intricacies of sewing machine operation, fabric selection, and pattern reading, learning to master basic and advanced stitches while honing their skills in garment construction. They also learned some basic techniques of finishing like hemming and pico with the help of a machine.Through hands-on demonstrations and personalized guidance, participants practice techniques such as sewing with knits, inserting closures, and troubleshooting common issues, empowering them to create professional-quality garments with finesse. Students were made aware with the use of various sewing machine accessories also.The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, expressed admiration for efforts put in by resource person in imparting extremely helpful sessions and giving wonderful tips on up-cycling the garments. She also emphasized that the workshop aimed to celebrate this timeless craft while embracing modern innovations and techniques.



»Singer India Ltd. Begins Five Days Skill Enhancement Workshop on Modern Sewing Techniques at GHSC-10 (04.04.24)

In a bid to empower aspiring fashion enthusiasts with contemporary sewing skills, Home Science College inaugurated a five-day workshop from April 04-08, 2024 focusing on modern sewing and embroidery techniques. The workshop was organized in collaboration with Singer India Ltd. by Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Placement Cell of the college. The main objective of the workshop was to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and proficiency in the ever-evolving landscape of fashion design and garment construction.Approximately 40 students from B.Sc. Fashion Designing participated in the workshop. On the first day of the workshop, students learnt about installing various machines and working with different kinds of stitch lengths. Furthermore, they were made aware about assembling various parts of the machine including changing the bobbin case and needle and threading the machine on the top.  Moreover, the Singer India ltd. sponsored 5 latest fully automatic sewing machines along with two training instructors to provide  hands-on training to students.  Students thoroughly enjoyed the workshop.The Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal, strongly advocated that such workshops not only contribute to individual empowerment but also serve as catalysts for economic growth and innovation in the broader context of the fashion industry. She further emphasized that through collaborative efforts and a commitment to excellence, Home Science College endeavors to nurture the next generation of skilled professionals in the dynamic realm of fashion and design.



»Home Science Students Clinch Multiple Prizes in Inter-State IT Fest 03.04.24

In a remarkable display of talent and prowess, students from Home Science college secured accolades at the prestigious Inter-State IT Fest organized by PGGCG-42, Chandigarh on April 03, 2024. This event brought together some of the brightest minds from various educational institutions across state borders, showcasing their skills and innovation in the realm of Information Technology.Among the noteworthy accomplishments, Livjot from B.Sc. final year clinched third position in Extempore and Chahat and Samridhi from B.Sc. first year bagged second positions in Rangoli competitions respectively. Their dedication, hard work, and innovative approach were evident throughout the event, earning them well-deserved recognition. The commendable achievements of our students underscore not only their exceptional abilities but also the high standards of education and training imparted at our institute. Amidst fierce competition, our students emerged victorious, showcasing their expertise in a diverse array of IT-related domains.The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, extended her heartfelt congratulations to the winning students for their outstanding achievements. These triumphs not only bring honour to our institution but also inspire and motivate fellow students to reach greater heights of excellence. She also emphasised that these achievements are not merely milestones but stepping stones towards even greater endeavours.



»A week long Annual Placement Drive begins at GHSC-10 (02.04.24)

‘A Week Long Annual Placement Drive’ begins today at Government Home Science College. Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Placement Cell of the college organised this drive from April 02- 08, 2024. More than 150 present students and alumni of the college registered for the event and participated enthusiastically. Reputed organizations in the field of Human Development and Clothing and Textiles visited the campus to provide placement and internship opportunities to students.Pre-placement talks were conducted by institutions such as State Council of Education Research and Technology (SCERT), Bachpan NGO, Sifaaz Foundation (NGO), IDP education consultant, National Association for Blind and Arya Hospital, De-addiction Centre, Hara Designs, Fabbat Boutique and Active Clothing Private Limited before the final round of interviews. 40 students secured internships and 10 students advanced to the final round in the department of Human Development.

The college proudly welcomed its alumna Ms. Navpreet Gill, a Fashion influencer and co-owner of boutique Fabbat. Ms. Gill shared her journey of success, highlighting how her education and background in fashion designing contributed to her achievements. She offered internships to 5 students and pre-placement offers to 2 students from Clothing and Textiles, providing valuable insights into the interview process.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged students to actively participate in such placement drives, emphasizing the need to bridge the gap between academia and industry and groom students according to marketplace demands and equip them with the necessary skill set.

 



»Zero Waste Design Workshop Begins at Home Science College 02.04.24

In an era where sustainability is paramount, Home Science College is going to organize the launch of a groundbreaking Zero Waste Design Workshop from April 2 to April 06, 2024. This workshop represents a bold step towards fostering environmental consciousness and innovation in the field of fashion and design. The college recognizes the urgent need to address the environmental challenges facing the fashion industry and is dedicated to empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills to effect meaningful change. The resource person for the event was Ms. Kirti, Assistant Professor from UIFT and VD, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The target participants were students of B.Sc. Fashion Designing. The rationale of the workshop was to facilitate students with the latest techniques used in sustainable fashion practices and minimal waste techniques. It will also serve as a platform to explore creative solutions that prioritize both aesthetics and environmental responsibility.

On the first day of the workshop, Ms. Kirti demonstrated how to create stylish garments without generating waste and empahsized the importance of environmental consciousness in fashion design. This was followed by an interactive session wherein students applied these principles to design their own zero waste garments using paper. The session not only provided practical skills to the students but also inspired them to think creatively about reducing waste in the fashion industry.The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha katyal, emphasized that the Zero Waste Design Workshop is a testament to the college's commitment to promoting sustainable solutions in the realm of fashion and design. Through this workshop, participants will be  equipped with the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to minimize waste and environmental impact while creating aesthetically appealing and functional garments.

 

Eco Printing and Design Layouts take Center Stage on Day Two of Zero Waste Workshop

 

 Day:2 - Home Science College's Zero Waste Design Workshop continued to inspire and empower participants on its second day, fostering a deeper understanding of sustainable design principles and techniques. Building upon the foundation laid on the inaugural day, the workshop delved into advanced concepts and practical applications, further igniting the passion for eco-conscious fashion among attendees. On the second day, the session commenced with an engaging Eco Printing activity, which saw enthusiastic participation from the students. Under the expert supervision of Ms. Kirti, Assistant Professor from UIFT and VD, Panjab University, Chandigarh, the students engaged in discussions about their chosen zero and minimal waste design techniques. She provided invaluable assistance in creating garment layouts, ensuring each student’s design adhered to sustainable practices. A series of one-on-one conversations allowed for a deeper understanding of zero and minimal waste design principles. Each student had the opportunity to express their approach to garment construction and receive personalized feedback on their preferred techniques. The day concluded with students being assigned to finalize their garment layouts and begin the process of fabric preparation, incorporating surface ornamentation. This hands-on approach not only equipped the students with practical skills but also instilled a sense of responsibility towards eco-friendly fashion.

The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, advocated that the workshop served as a catalyst for creativity, collaboration, and transformation, reinforcing the college's dedication to promoting sustainability in fashion education. She also stressed that the workshop provided the opportunity to explore various approaches to pattern manipulation and garment construction, learning how to maximize fabric utilization while minimizing waste.



»WORLD WATER DAY CELEBRATED AT GHSC-10 (22.03.24)

Govt. Home Science college celebrated World Water Day on 22 March 2024 focusing on the theme ‘Water for Peace.’ This day aims to raise public consciousness about the importance of freshwater and the necessity to protect it. The first World Water Day was celebrated in 1993. It was first proposed at the United Nations (UN) conference on environment and development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 and has been celebrated annually on 22 March since then. Every year the UN releases its World Water Development Report on or around this date. To mark the celebrations, Intra-college Poster making and Slogan writing competitions were organized for the students on the theme ‘Leveraging Water for Peace.’ The competitions received entries from more than 50 students. Pooja from B.Sc. H.Sc. 2nd sem won 1st prize, Vaghmare Shruthi from B.Sc. H.Sc. 4th sem won 2nd prize, Mehak from B.Sc. H.Sc. 2nd sem won 3rd prize and Shweta Sharma from M.Sc. FN 4th sem won Consolation prize in the competition. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, motivated the students to adopt water conservation strategies in our daily life and to create awareness about the same.



»Field Visit by Students to Jhumroo Restaurant 21.03.24

MSc. Foods and Nutrition 2nd year students, Department of Foods and Nutrition of Home Science College, embarked on a field visit to Jhumroo Restaurant in Mohali, Punjab, as part of their Entrepreneurial Ventures in Food Industry practical. The restaurant provided an immersive learning experience for the students.The highlight of the visit was an address by celebrity chef and owner, Mr. Vikas Chawla, who shared insights into the restaurant's concept and operations. Mr. Chawla elaborated on the three pillars of his culinary philosophy: style of cooking, emphasis on millet-based food, and the infusion of emotions into every dish, believing that food should evoke maternal sentiments.


To enrich the students' understanding, they were treated to a sampling session featuring dishes like ragi ladoo, besan barfi, and jowar brownie. This hands-on experience not only allowed them to savor the flavors but also provided invaluable insights into the nuances of culinary entrepreneurship. The field visit not only complemented the students' academic curriculum but also fostered experiential learning, encouraging them to explore the diverse facets of the food industry. It was a rewarding opportunity for the students to bridge theory with practice and gain practical insights into the dynamic world of food entrepreneurship.



»GHSC-10 CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL FOREST DAY 21.03.24

Govt. Home Science college celebrated International Forest Day on 21 March 2024 with the focus on the theme 'Forests and innovation: New solutions for a better world.' The day aims to raise awareness about the importance of forests and trees and to promote the sustainable management, conservation, and development of all types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations. Intra-college Poster making and Slogan writing competitions were organized for the students on the theme ‘Forest and Innovation.’ Students wholeheartedly participated in the competition and more than 50 creative entries were received for the same. Bishnu Kumari from B.Sc. FD 2nd Sem won the 1st prize, Avantika Sood from B.Sc. H.Sc. 6th Sem won 2nd prize, Yashi Mehrotra from B.Sc. H.Sc. 4th sem won 3rd prize and Vidhi Sharma from B.Sc. H.Sc. 4th sem won Consolation prize in the competition. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, motivated the students to plant more trees in our daily life which in longer run will help in saving our forests.



»GHSC-10 Organises Valedictory Function of Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan 20.03.24

As a part of the Government’s key initiative “Nasha Mukt  Bharat Abhiyan”, the VADA Club of the college conducted Valedictory function today under the able guidance of Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal to mark the conclusion of various activities organised during the session 2023-24.Mrs. Prabhjot Kaur, Nodal Officer (Drug Abuse), Department of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Chandigarh Administration was the Chief Guest for the event. The event commenced with lamp lighting ceremony and a welcome song by students followed by reflections on the activities conducted during the session 2023-24 by VADA Club of the college. Prize Distribution Ceremony was also conducted wherein thewinners of various competitionsi.e. Essay Writing, Slogan Writing, T - Shirt Painting and Poster Making were felicitated.Furthermore, Mrs. Kaur enlightened the students regarding ground realities related to drug abuse. She elaborated on various reasons of youth getting into substance abuse and the role of drug de-addiction & rehabilitation centres. In her concluding remarks,she highlighted about preventive measures & urged students to make right choices in their life.Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal applauded the efforts of VADA Club and students for their active participation in the events throughout the session and appreciated the entire team for making it a successful Campaign.She further insisted students to participatesignificantly in such campaigns as their contribution will go a long way in fighting against this evil.



»Celebration of Poshan Pakhwada at Home Science College 19.03.24

The Department of Foods and Nutrition at Home Science College celebrated Poshan Pakhwada aimed at enhancing awareness and promoting hygiene practices within the college community. As part of this initiative, a workshop for appropriate hygiene practices was organized specifically for the mess workers and canteen staff of the college.The workshop, held on March 19, 2024, witnessed active participation from the students of M.Sc. Foods and Nutrition 4th semester, who took charge in demonstrating the pivotal role of hygiene and sanitation practices in food handling and preparation. Various aspects including the importance of wearing lab coats, gloves, and head covers, as well as the appropriate method of handwashing, were meticulously elaborated upon. Furthermore, the session delved into efficient methods of storing perishable and non-perishable foods, alongside innovative approaches to utilizing leftover food effectively.The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, appreciated the students for their exemplary demonstration. Emphasizing the significance of implementing such learnings in day-to-day operations, the principal encouraged the mess workers and canteen staff to incorporate these practices into their routines to prevent spread of infectious diseases.



»Week Long Anti Drug Abuse Campaign cum Valedictory Begins at GHSC 14.03.24

With the goal of promoting positive mental health among students, ‘A week long anti drug abuse campaign cum valedictory’ for students begins today at Government Home Science College, Chandigarh.In this context, under the able guidance of  worthy  Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, various theme based activities have been planned like yoga & meditation, awareness lecture on drug abuse, poster making & slogan writing, poetry recitation, essay writing, street play and t-shirt painting from March 14-20, 2024 by the VADA (Victory Against Drug Abuse) Club of the college.On the first day of the campaign the students were highlighted about the significance of various asanas and kriyas. Students performed different asanas whichincluded Tadasana, Vrksasana, Padahastasana, Ardhacakrasana, Trikonasana, Bhadrasana, Sasankasana, Vakrasana, Makarasana, Pavanamuktasna, Savasana and Kapalabhati along with explaining the importance of each asana. Around 100 students participated in the session. Participants thoroughly performed  various asanas as demonstrated and the session brought a breeze of freshness amongst them. The session has significantly contributed in reducing stress, embracing positivity and increased concentration among students.Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the college applauded the efforts of studentsand urged them to participate with great zeal in all the activities throughout the week. She further emphasised that Yoga is a spiritual practice thatwill help them to stay balanced, calm and peaceful.Also, it will further help them to reduce anxiety levels thereby enhancing their confidence.



»Inter College Science Fest 2024 Celebrated at Home Science College 13.03.24

The Science Club 'Pragya' of the college organised Science Fest on March 13, 2024 on the theme 'Global Science for Global Well-Being'. Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology and Renewable Energy, Chandigarh Administration, U.T. Chandigarh, with a grant of Rs 30,000, the fest provided a platform for students to showcase their ingenuity and talents in the realm of science and technology.Various events included Science Quiz, Scientific Rangoli, Poster Making and T-Shirt painting competitions. More than 100 students participated from various colleges across the city including DAV College- Sector 10, Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector-26, Post Graduate Government College- Sector-11 and Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11 to name a few.In poster making competition, Khushi (B.Sc. Fashion Designing 4th Sem) from GHSC-10 bagged first prize. While in T-Shirt painting competition, Sharishti (B.Sc. Fashion Designing 4th Sem) from GHSC-10 bagged first prize and in Scientific Rangoli Competition, Shivangi Singh and Sajjan (BA 2nd Sem) from PGGCG-11 bagged first prize. In Science Quiz competition, Poonam Bhardwaj, Kanishka Chadha and Ekjot Kaur (B.Sc. H.Sc-6th Sem) from GHSC-10 bagged the first prize.Addressing the gathering, Prof. Sudha Katyal, the esteemed Principal of the college, commended the efforts of the participants for their exemplary dedication and innovative spirit. She emphasized the importance of leveraging technology for the global well-being of society.

 



»Home Science College Students Excel in Rugby Championship at National Level 10.03.24

Kirti and Chanda Kumari of B.Sc. H.Sc. ATD semester VI, played as part of the Chandigarh Rugby Women’s team in Div.2 Rugby 15's Senior National State Championship held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha (March 04, 2023 to March 10,2023).The team secured First position and grabbed goldfor Chandigarh state.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal commended the students on their achievements.

 



»Workshop on Grooming and Makeup techniques organised in Home Science College 02.03.24

Government Home Science College, Sector 10, Chandigarh organized live demonstration cum workshop on grooming and makeup techniques aimed at enhancing student's grooming skills. The workshop focused on grooming and makeup techniques, providing valuable insights into the world of cosmetics and beauty. Renowned makeup artist, Mrs. Nilofer Khan, who is also the co-owner of a unisex salon Stylo in Sector 17, Chandigarh, conducted a live demonstration during the event. With a wealth of experience, Mrs. Khan showcased various tips and tricks for effective makeup application. She emphasized the importance of color theory and blending techniques, highlighting how these aspects can significantly enhance one's makeup skills. During the demonstration, Mrs. Khan interacted with the audience, addressing queries related to skincare problems such as acne, pigmentation, and blemishes. She provided practical solutions and shared valuable advice on how to tackle these issues effectively. The workshop witnessed enthusiastic participation from both faculty members and students of the college, with more than 100 students actively engaging in the live demonstration. Principal Professor Sudha Katyal commended the efforts of Mrs. Khan in imparting valuable knowledge and skills to the students, emphasizing the importance of such workshops in upskilling the student community. The workshop proved to be a valuable learning experience, equipping students with essential skills and knowledge in the field of beauty and cosmetics. Such initiatives play a crucial role in preparing students for future endeavors in the beauty industry and beyond.



»Budding Entrepreneurs of Government Home Science College put up stalls at 52nd Rose Festival, 2024 (02.03.24)

The budding entrepreneurs of Government Home Science College showcased their talent and skills by putting up stalls of a various innovative items at  Rose garden and Leisure Valley  in 52nd Rose Festival held from Feburary 23 to Feburary 25,2024. The students exhibited and sold exquisite products related to what they learned in the college.  In rose garden, the students of Clothing and Textile displayed variety of  articles including tie and dye products, table mats, cushion covers, dupattas, bags, dresses using reusable material, various mini gardens beautifully curated using waste materials while giving a message of sustainable living.In leisure valley, the stall of the college witnessed brisk sales where the students exhibited and sold handmade paintings, hand painted bedsheets, curtains, shagun envelopes, mandala art paintings, candles,crochet items, bakery items,  etc. Handmade paintings of Mandala art were a huge attraction to the visitors. Foreign tourists appreciated the art and handmade work of the students and even purchased the paintings, keeping the spirits of the students high.The students also displayed many fun psychological games which were enjoyed by a large number of people in the fest. A hand made photo booth was also kept by the students where people clicked pictures and appreciated the efforts of the students. Handwriting analysis by the students proved to be hit among visitors visiting the stalls. Moreover, a diet counselling and healthy snack corner was also set up. The healthy snacks included millet laddus, bakery items etc. Tattoo making was major attraction for kids. The students also put up hair braiding stall and styled the people over there.

Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal also visited the stalls and highly applauded the collaborative efforts of the students and faculty members.  She added that this kind of hands-on experience can be incredibly valuable for future careers of students, as it helps them develop real-world skills and entrepreneurial mindset. It also provides them with a platform to showcase their talents and potentially generate income from their creations.



»Whimsical Wonders Unleashed at Event "Dress Like Your Favourite Character" 01.03.24

In a whirlwind of creativity and imagination, college was turned into a kaleidoscope of characters from beloved novels, movies, and TV shows as students unleashed their inner fandoms at the highly anticipated "Dress Like Your Favourite Character" event organised by The Literary Society of the college. Decked out in elaborate costumes, students brought characters from movies, TV shows, books, and video games to life, captivating onlookers with their attention to detail and dedication to their chosen personas. The event provided a platform for students to express themselves creatively while celebrating their favourite characters and stories. As the day unfolded, the campus buzzed with excitement as students paraded in their meticulously crafted costumes, each one a testament to their dedication and creativity. From elaborate costumes with intricate props to simple yet effective ensembles that captured the essence of beloved characters, every participant added their unique flair to the event. Awards were presented to the standout participants in different categories, including Best Overall Costume (Jiya from B.Sc. Fashion Designing (Sem II)), Most Creative Costume (Muskan from B.Sc. Home Science Sem II), and Best Group Costume(Srishti, Ananya, Khushi, Anjali, Ishika, Aanchal and Ranjana from B.Sc. Fashion Designing Sem IV). As the day drew to a close, students reluctantly bid farewell to their fictional alter egos, but the memories of the event would undoubtedly linger, serving as a testament to the power of imagination and the joy of coming together to celebrate shared interests. Reflecting on the success of the event, Prof. Sudha Katyal (Principal) expressed her delight at the overwhelming turnout and the passion displayed by participants. She also emphasised that the event not only showcased the creativity and passion of the student body but also provided a welcome escape into the realms of fantasy and fiction, reminding everyone of the magic that lies within the pages of their favourite stories.



»Home Science Students Showcased Outstanding Performances in Science cum Cultural Fest at GGDSD College, Sector-32, Chandigarh 01.03.24

Students of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh showcased outstanding performances in Science cum Cultural Fest. Over 20 students actively participated in  "BioRythm - 2024," organized by GGDSD College in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology and Renewable Energy, Chandigarh Administration held from February 28-March 01, 2024. The event aimed to commemorate National Science Day along with fostering awareness about recent advancements in science and technology and further promoting an appreciation for Indian culture amongst students. Our students participated fervently in various activities, earning accolades for our college. Notably, Bhanu, a 3rd-year B.Sc. Home Science student, secured first position in the Start-up Idea competition, while a team comprising Livjot and Pawandeep, both from 3rd-year B.Sc. Home Science secured second position. Nukkad Natak teams of college delivered exceptional performances, securing the top two positions(First & Second).Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the students' efforts and urged them to strive for excellence in both academic pursuits and extracurricular endeavours.

 



»Scholarship awarded to the Ph.D. research scholar from GHSC-10 (29.02.24)

Anupreet Kaur Sobti, presently a PhD research scholar in the Department of Foods and Nutrition and an alumna of BSc Home Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) has been awarded a scholarship of Rs 4500 for Academic Excellence for the session 2019-20 by the Department of Alumni Relations, Panjab University, during a momentous scholarship award function held on February 29, 2024.



»GHSC-10 Organises 57th Annual Athletic Meet 28.02.24

Government Home Science College organised 57th Annual Athletic Meet with great zeal and fervour on February 27-28, 2024. The  two day sporting event  began with inauguration by Prof.Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College, followed by the unfurling of the college flag and oath taking ceremony. The event began with the marching of coordinated footsteps of students in the parade led by the Under Officer Parade Commander Poonam Bhardwaj and Sports  Captain Gurjot Kaur. The lighting of the Presidency Torch was carried by sports stars of the college, Kashish (B.Sc. H.Sc. 2nd Year) Chanda Kumari (B.Sc. H.Sc. 3rd Year), Kirti (B.Sc. H.Sc. 3rd Year) and Arsya Kirpal (B.Sc. H.Sc. 1st Year). The day was filled with fervour and excitement. Ms. Chetanpreet Kaur Nilon, an International Sportsperson (Rifle Shooting Sport) was the chief guest for the final day. Ms. Nilon represented India in Asian Games (China), World Cup (USA), Asian Championship (Malaysia) and World Championship (Finland), Olympic Hopes Shooting Competition (Germany and Czech Republic). Furthermore, she has been a National Gold Medalist twice, National Games Medalist thrice and National Record Holder. Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal gave a floral welcome to the chief guest.Students enthusiastically participated in various track events and races viz. 50mt., 100 mt., 200 mt. and 400 mt. relay races ; long jump, discus throw, shot put throw, javelin throw etc. and fun races like three legged race,  sack race,  lemon spoon and tug of war etc.

The most enchanting show was presented by tiny tots of Chaitanya Laboratory Nursery School. Furthermore, impressive performances of Yoga, Aerobics and Bhangra dance by the students kept the audience enthralled.  The chief guest congratulated the prize winners and motivated the students to perform with same zeal, commitment, discipline, hardwork, positive attitude and fervour in all future endeavours. She appreciated the Principal and her team for putting up a great show. Kashish of B.Sc H.Sc. IInd Year was declared as the Best Athlete. The Principal, Prof. Sudha Katyal applauded the efforts of teaching and non- teaching staff for their cooperation and support and advised students to keep up their sportsman spirit. The function concluded with the flag retreat ceremony and vote of thanks. The refreshments were supported and sponsored by Verka.



»GHSC-10 Organised Awareness Rallies on ‘Say No To Drugs’ 26.02.24

Victory Against Drug Abuse (VADA) Club of Government Home Science College, Sector-10, Chandigarh organised awareness rallies on ‘Say No To Drugs’. Keeping in mind the growing menace of drug addiction, awareness rallies were organised to spread the message of drug abuse and its ill effects so as  to make our country drug free. Students  sensitised  auto drivers, road side vendors and locals about substance abuse and ways to get rid of this menace thereby leading towards its  eradication from society. Students raised slogans holding posters on the theme ‘Say No To Drugs’. Interestingly, auto drivers and road side vendors promised to make their contribution in pulling out their dear ones from the addiction of drugs. They also pledged that they would help in eradication of drugs in all forms.The awareness rallies were carried out in Sector 15, Chandigarh and Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh on 26.02.2024 and 29.02.2024 respectively.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the efforts of VADA Club ingenerating awareness towards this social menace. She also emphasised that youth being the largest force of our nation is becoming victim of drug addiction which will certainly have a bad impact on the society. Sadly, it will certainly affect their health and life as a whole. Therefore, it is the need of an hour to sensitise youth through organising such rallies about the harmful effects of drugs.



»Home Science Students Showcased their talent at 52nd Rose Festival, Chandigarh 23.02.24

Government Home Science college participated in 52nd Rose Festival organized by Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh wherein students exhibited their creative potential as a budding entrepreneur. The 52nd Rose Festival was held at Rose Garden and Leisure Valley, Chandigarh from 23.02.2024 to 25.02.2024.Students displayed a plethora of articles such as dresses made from sustainable and environment friendly materials, hand made & painted bags, handmade soft toys, millet based healthy recipes, hand crafted dupattas, handkerchiefs, paintings, hair accessories, masks, table-cloths, hoops, chains , room hangings and decorative items along with fun psychological games and tests assessing  personality. Stalls on hand writing analysis, fun psychological games and diet counselling received an overwhelming response as students experienced a brisk sale of their products.The rationale  was not only to provide a launchpad to the students to showcase their talent but also to accelerate the idea of 'Make in India'. College, being an incubation center, has always promoted and encouraged students to showcase their skills and be self-reliant.Principal, Prof Sudha Katyal emphasized on the dire need to inculcate the initiatives of Make in India and Atma Nirbhar Bharat. She also appreciated the efforts put in by the students and faculty and further encouraged them to work towards skill enhancement and make the most of such platforms provided by the institute for their benefits.

 



»GHSC-10 Conducted Awareness Rally on ‘Significance of Voting’ 17.02.24

Government Home Science College,Sector-10, Chandigarh organised an awareness rally outside college premises and General Hospital, Sector-16, Chandigarh to sensitise general public about the significance of voting on 17.02.2024. More than 170 NSS Volunteers participated in the event with full zeal and enthusiasm.Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College applauded the efforts of Electoral Literacy Club & NSS Wing for generating awareness on significance of voting.

 



»GHSC-10 Organised an Awareness Workshop on Road Safety & Traffic Rules 15.02.24

Government Home Science College, Chandigarh in collaboration with Traffic Police, Chandigarh organised an ‘Awareness Workshop on Road Safety & Traffic Rules’ on February 15, 2024. The team from Traffic Police, Chandigarh comprised of Sub Inspector Bhupinder Singh, Assistant Sub-Inspector Rajender Singh and Senior Constable Rajiv,  appraised NSS volunteers about the rules and regulations pertaining  to road safety, traffic rules, driving  license, wearing helmet, seat belt, road signs and drunken driving. Sub Inspector Bhupinder Singh enthralled the students by singing songs on awareness of traffic rules and regulations.In the concluding session a quiz contest was held in which the students answered questions correctly and were given mementos by worthy Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal along with theteam of Chandigarh Traffic Police.The session proved successful inspreading the message of safe driving.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, emphasised about the importance of road safety and highlighted on the fact that road safety measures must be taken seriously so as to save lives, prevent accidents and injuries and keep a society functioning in the most optimal way.



»GHSC-10 Participates in 13th Panjab University Rose Festival, 2024 (11.02.24)

The students of Government Home Science College put up a number of stalls of skilled items to show case their start-up activities learnt during their course in 13th Panjab University Rose Festival, Chandigarh as a part of 'Earn While You Learn' initiative. Rose Festival was inaugurated by Prof. Renu Vig, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The students of B.Sc Home Science showcased the display of handwork items with a professional touch like quilling boxes, earings, keychains, photo frames, wall hangings, lampshades, glass items, canvas paintings, fabric items, decorative bottles, paper bags, shagun envelops and homemade chocolates etc. under the leadership of Mrs. Seema Jaitly. The stalls received tremendous response at the event.The stall proved a big hit among the young crowd of the festival. A tattoo making stall was also put up by the students. Students were highly appreciated for their efforts by the honorable chief guest.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the students for getting laurels to the college through their entrepreneurial skills and thereby attracting a large crowd in Rose Festival.



»GHSC-10 organised a Lecture on Empowerment of Girls 08.02.24

Government Home Science College, Chandigarh organised a lecture on empowerment of girls under Project Kartavya, 2023 on 08.02.2024. Mr.Vikas, Resource Person highlighted about the struggles women face right from the beginning. He further emphasised that Girls empowerment is the need of the hour because it is high time we value and credit girls for their contribution and help them grow. Around 50 NSS Volunteers attended the lecture.Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal emphasised that girls empowerment can only be achieved through educating girls. Education is a great tool to empower women as it will bridge all gaps in our society. She further concluded that through education girls will be able to achieve sense of self-worth, ability to determine their own choices and the right to influence social change for themselves and others.



»3-Day Entrepreneurial and Skill Development Workshop concluded at Home Science College, Chandigarh 08.02.24

Three days Entrepreneurial and skill development workshop organized by Innovation Entrepreneurship and Placement (IEP) Cell of Govt Home Science College, in collaboration with Regional Centre for Entrepreneurial Development and Sachtek Foundation concluded today on 8th February 2024. Mr Harjinder Singh Cheema, owner of Cheema Boilers Limited was Guest of Honour. He enlightened the students with his challenging entrepreneurial journey and encouraged students to think positively no matter how many challenges they face in life. He talked about how success and failure are part of life and how important it is to plan ahead for one’s future.

Mr Cheema shared that dreaming big and converging business idea into plan is pre-requisite for becoming a successful entrepreneur. He added that perseverance, hard work and confidence are essential traits of an entrepreneur. During this 3 day workshop, students were apprised with numerous important government schemes for budding entrepreneurs. Earlier on second day of the workshop, Mr. Satwinder Singh from Sachtek Educational Society elaborated on the MSME initiatives and various associated schemes, providing attendees with practical tools and resources.  To provide experiential learning to students, a live recipe demonstration of an Italian dish risotto was given by Chef. Jaswinder and his students Simar and Mudit from University Institute of Hotel Managemen, PU, Chandigarh. They demonstrated a modified version of the recipe by adding millets into it and replacing it with some core healthy ingredients. They sensitized the students about millets and their importance. The concluding day witnessed distribution of certificates to the participants by Mr. Cheema, Mr. Paramjeet Singh from RCED, Mr. Davinder Singh and Mr. Anil Kumar from DIC Chandigarh. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal motivated the students to be innovative and to take on challenges as luck favours those who help themselves. She was elated at the enthusiastic response given by the students in attended this workshop. She added that such workshops are need of hour to broaden the horizons of the students and make them Atam Nirbhar.



»Talented Student Seizes First Place in Inter-College Slogan Writing Contest 07.02.24

In a remarkable feat of artistic and literary prowess, Anju, a student from B.Sc. Home Science, Semester VI, has clinched the coveted first position in Slogan Writing competition in the recently concluded Inter-college Science Fest organised by Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sec-26, Chandigarh. The event, which attracted participants from various colleges across the region, witnessed an impressive array of artistic expressions and thematic interpretations. This remarkable achievement serves as an inspiration to their peers, encouraging them to pursue their passions with determination and enthusiasm. It also highlights the importance of platforms like the Inter-College Slogan Writing Competition in providing talented individuals with opportunities to showcase their abilities and make a meaningful impact through art.

The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, extends heartfelt congratulations to the student on this remarkable achievement.She also emphasizes that the victory serves as a reminder of the limitless possibilities that await those who dare to dream and pursue their passions with unwavering determination. It serves as a testament to the institution's unwavering support for extracurricular activities that enrich the overall learning experience and nurture holistic development.



»3-Day Entrepreneurial and Skill Development workshop commenced at Home Science College on 06.02.24

The Innovation Entrepreneurship and Placement (IEP) Cell of Government Home Science College organized a three-day workshop on entrepreneurial and skill development, which was commenced today, i.e., on 6th February 2024. This workshop is being conducted in collaboration with Regional Centre for Entrepreneurial Development and Sachtek Foundation, which is their parent concern. Mr. Paramjit Singh, Director of the Regional Center for Entrepreneurial Development (RCED), visited the college to enlighten the students on entrepreneurship, emphasizing the essential qualities, qualifications, and perspectives required for success. He addressed various challenges and queries related to entrepreneurship, guiding students towards skill development and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset. He also emphasized that skills and hard work can help the students to be the world leaders and marked entrepreneurship as the key to being self dependent. Approximately 100 students and faculty members of the IEP cell actively participated in this workshop. This workshop is further lined up with various activities for the skill development of the students for next 2 days. Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal conveyed her appreciation to Mr. Paramjit Singh for his insightful session and urged the students to refine their entrepreneurial skills through these programs.

 



»Seven Days Yoga & Meditation Camp Concludes at GHSC-10, Chandigarh 30.01.24

Meditation sessions were organized by Brahma Kumaris from Rajyoga Bhawan, Sector-15, Chandigarh on January 29 -30, 2024 to conclude the ongoing yoga & mediation camp under Victory Against Drug Abuse (VADA) Club of Government Home Science College,Chandigarh. Brahma Kumaris, Sister Preeti & Sister Shobhika reminded the students about the innate goodness of the individual. The sessions highlighted about the difference between body & soul and brought into limelight the three important faculties of soul i.e. Mind, Intellect and Impression. Furthermore, the sessions emphasized on the embodiment of seven virtues i.e. Knowledge, Purity, Peace, Love, Happiness, Bliss and Power. The sessions were interactive and included fun activities for the students in which they were taught various techniques to balance their mind and thoughts so as to prevent them from taking drugs.Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal applauded the efforts of VADA Club and insisted on the significance of meditating regularly. She further emphasised that it will help students in coping with stressful situations and boosting their emotional competency, confidence, self-esteem & will-power thereby preventing them from drug use and abuse.