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»College Organised ALUMNI MEET 2023 on 08.04.23

The college organized an alumni meet wherein the alumni came from all parts of the country and abroad to meet almost after 25 years. The alumni had a wonderful time revisiting the memories they created in the yester years and relived them by visiting the college campus and hostel. They were nostalgic while sharing their experiences down the memory lane and while reminiscing their teachers over high tea organized for them. The alumni clicked pictures all over the college campus and the hostel where they spent their youthful years of life. They shared their journey after leaving college and what they were doing currently in their personal and professional lives. The alumni contributed to their alma matter by sponsoring five benches for the premises and were everready to serve the college in anyway needed. Principal, Prof. Sudha Katyal was delighted to welcome the alumni and urged them to be in constant touch and share their expertise to benefit the current students. She also appraised them of the various incubation facilities available in the college campus including the Swavlamban window which they could use for displaying as well as promoting their area of expertise.

 



»Nukkad Natak on Role of Parents in Holistic Development of Child under ‘Swastha Balak Spardha’ GHSC 01.04.23

As part of the ongoing celebrations of ‘Swastha Balak Spardha’ the students of Department of Human Development displayed a Nukkad Natak on the campus on April 01, 2023. The theme of the Natak was ‘Role of Parents in Holistic Development of Child’. The aim of the Nukkad Natak was to highlight the difference between good parenting and bad parenting. Through natak students displayed the impact of communication gap between parents and children, the absence of guidance on nutrition, comparing children with others, and the impact of home environment on child's holistic development. Furthermore, students generated awareness among parents about the importance of positive parenting practices.The natak was specifically targeted towards the parents of Chaitanya, Laboratory Nursery School with the hope of guiding them towards better parenting. The performance was well-received & appreciated by the audience.Overall, the nukkad natak on parenting was an excellent initiative by the students to create awareness about the significance of positive parenting practices. Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal congratulated the students for putting up such a successful show and further applauded them for generating sensitisation among parents regarding role of parents in holistic development of children. In her concluding remarks, she highlighted that parents play a crucial role in shaping the future of their children, therefore, it is essential to prioritize good parenting practices.

 



»Online Quiz Contest on G-20 organized at Home Science College 31.03.23

In sync with the vision and mission of India's G-20 presidency, the Literary Society of Government Home Science College organized an online Quiz Contest on “Awareness of G-20 among Youth”. The idea was to acquaint students about key areas of focus during India’s G-20 presidency. The broad priority areas include inclusive and sustainable growth; accelerating achievement of the SDGs, green development and LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment), public digital infrastructure; reforms of multilateral financial institutions and international peace and harmony. Through the online quiz, students were apprised of the dire need to find pragmatic solutions to the socio-economic challenges faced all around the world. The event got an overwhelming response as more than 120 students participated in the quiz.While hailing India’s G-20 presidency as the watershed moment, Prof. Sudha Katyal (Principal) strongly advocated that global transformative actions are required for a cleaner, greener and bluer future.

 



»Sale of Millet Based Recipes at GHSC 31.03.23

Students of Department of Foods and Nutrition, Government Home Science College, Sector- 10, Chandigarh have actively been supporting and advocating the governments endeavor to promote the use of millets. A host of activities were planned to celebrate Poshan Pakhwada- 2023.The students set up various stalls for sale cum display in the college reception area. A variety of recipes and products were prepared such as Millet burger, Millet bhel puri, Fruit custard, Millet Vada pav. A great response was received wherein the students not just earned while they learned, they helped create awareness about new recipes using millets. Professor Sudha Katyal, Principal of the college encouraged everyone to include millets in their diets and appreciated their efforts and innovation.

 



»Millet- Mela organized in the College 29.03.23

Aligning with the Government of India’s initiative of positioning India as the ‘Global Hub of Millets’, Government Home Science College has always been instrumental in creating awareness about the consumption of Millets among heterogeneous group of people. To carry forward the message of nutritional and health benefits of the consumption of Millets, students of Masters in Foods and Nutrition, Government Home Science College, Sector- 10, Chandigarh actively participated in 5th Poshan Pakhwada- 2023 and organized  "Millet Mela"  within the premises of the college. They set up various stalls for sale cum display in the college reception area. A variety of recipes and products were prepared right from Chocochip Millet Muffins, Millet Bhel, Bajra Cookies etc. The staff members, students and the functionaries of ICDS scheme under the Department of Social Welfare visited the stalls put up by the students. Along with selling their products to the visitors, they were also apprised of the benefits of inculcating nutrient rich millets as part of their dietary habits.The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, encouraged the audience to include millets in their diets and appreciated their efforts of the students.

 



»Slogan Writing Competition organized at Home Science College 29.03.23

To create awareness and connect the masses with the theme of India’s G20 presidency, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Earth, One Family, One Future”, The Literary Society of the College organized Slogan Writing Competition on ‘G-20 and Sustainable Development’. More than 20 students Participated in the Slogan writing competition. The rationale of the event was to engage students on the pressing issues of climatic change and find innovative solutions to restore harmonious link with environment preservation and conservation. The brilliant and articulate minds of the students got reflected on papers as variety of meaningful and artistic shapes and figures, in different hues and colours, aptly symbolizing and elaborating the theme of G20. The slogans written by the participants invigorated the imagination of all present and witnessing the event.The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, emphasized that the enthusiastic participation of students in slogan competition shows how it is taking the theme of India’s presidency closer to the young generation of India.

 



»Essay Writing Contest on ‘India's G20 Presidency: A Step towards Global Change’ organized at Home Science College 28.03.23

The Literary Society of Government Home Science College organized Essay Writing Competition on “India's G20 Presidency: A Step towards Global Change” within the premises of the college. The rationale was to make students aware about the global initiatives taken by the Government of India under its G-20 presidency. Students were also apprised of about the ambitious, inclusive, decisive and action oriented policies of the India to counter challenges of hunger, poverty and the climate change at both the national as well as global scale. More than 30 students participated in the event and submitted their essays in Hindi, English and Punjabi languages respectively.While applauding the efforts of the students, Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College, encouraged the Students to participate actively in the activities centred on G-20 and the global initiatives of India.

 



»VADA Club of GHSC-10 Organised Valedictory Session to Spread Drug Abuse Awareness 24.03.23

Victory Against Drug Abuse Club (VADA Club) of Government Home Science College Chandigarh organised Valedictory Session on 24.03.2023 of various events and activities organized in the month of February and March 2023, to spread the drug abuse awareness among the youth, under the Govt of India’s campaign “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan”. NSS Volunteers participated in Pledge Taking & Rally  to spread awareness against Drug Abuse as per the directives of Director Higher Education and Department of Social Welfare, Chandigarh Administration. More than 30 volunteers took out the rally with shouting slogans in the morning and attended the valedictory session.Prize winners were also awarded the with trophies. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal applauded the efforts of VADA Club and role of youth in creating awareness regarding Nasha Mukt Bharat.

 



»Workshop on Online Courses in sync with NEP at GHSC-10 18.03.23

Government Home Science College organised a one day workshop to appraise the students about the various online courses offered by IGNOU, New Delhi. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Savita Panwar, Assistant Regional Director, Chandigarh. She spoke about the online courses available on the IGNOU website in all areas ofHome Science. She informed the students about the benefit of enrolling in these courses keeping in mind the changes in course curriculum in alignment with NEP-2020.She emphasized on the importance of broadening their frontiers of knowledge and gaining experience and expertise through such programs.Principal of the college Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the students to avail such opportunities and further work on improving their repertoire of knowledge focusing on skill based enhancement.

 



»GHSC Students Participate in Eat Right Millets Mela by FSSAI 18.03.23

In alignment with UN declaring 2023 as International Year of Millets, Department of Foods and Nutrition of  Govt. Home Science College, Chandigarh has been actively collaborating and organising activities to promote the use of millets amongst the masses.To further boost this endeavor, the students of the department participated enthusiastically in the Eat Right Millets Mela organised by FSSAI in General Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh.The students put up stalls of nutritious millet based munchies such as bhel puri, millet cup cakes, tikki chaat and bajra idli. The highlight of the event was a quiz and games based upon nutrition related activities organised by the students.The stall attracted a huge footfall and was well appreciated by all the visitors.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the students to take part actively in such endeavors to promote and support key government initiatives.

 



»Home Science College organizes Seminar on ‘BIS and Consumer Protection’ 17.03.23

The Consumer Club of Govt Home Science College, sec. 10, Chandigarh, celebrated World Consumer Rights Day by organising a one-day seminar for the students on the topic ‘BIS & Consumer Protection’ on 17th, March 2023. The event was conducted in collaboration with the Consumer Association Chandigarh and Bureau of Indian Standards, Branch Office, Chandigarh. The speakers for the session were Mr Deepak Aggarwal, Joint Director and Head Scientist at Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Chandigarh Branch Office and alumna of the college, Mrs Madhu P Singh, Ex-Justice and Advocate, District Court, Chandigarh.The event started with a welcome address by faculty Dr. Shabana Gandhi, who introduced the speakers for the event.The first interactive session was delivered by Mr. Deepak who gave an insight about the responsibilities of BIS in sensitizing the consumer,and its role for the viable development of standardization, marking and quality certification of products. He enlightened the students about the various standards set by the organisation to safeguard a consumer. He also shared insights about BIS app which quickly enables the consumers to check the authenticity of the ISI-marked and hallmarked products and lodge complaints using this app.The session was informative and eye-opener for the audience.

The second session was conducted by Ms Madhu, who shared knowledge about the Consumer Protection Act, the redressal mechanism and the machinery under the act. She emphasised that demanding quality in the marketplace is a consumer’s right. She also informed the students about the process of filling a consumer complaint just with a few clicks. Overall, it was an enlightening session for the students. The vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Akshata Verma, faculty Incharge of the subject Consumer Education.At the end of the session, the guest speakers satisfied the queries raised by the audience. The Secretary General of the Consumer Association Chandigarh, Mr DS Virdi and his team felicitated the Guest speakers and Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal with an Award of Honour, for their zeal and effortsin making this seminar a success amongst students. Prof. Katyal, appreciated the efforts of the team members of Consumer Club for organising this informational event on consumer protection and emphasised the importance of ethics in a marketplace.

 



»Science Fest organized in Govt Hone Science College 11.03.23

The Science Club ‘Pragya’ organized Science Fest on the theme ‘Global Science for Global Well-being’ in the college on March 11, 2023. The event was sponsored by Department of Science and Technology and Renewable Energy, Chandigarh Administration, U.T. Chandigarh.arious Inter-college competitions such as Mind Games, Scientific Rangoli, Collage Making, Scitoon Making, Slogan Writing, Best Out of Waste and Science Exhibition were organized and about 135 students from various colleges in Chandigarh participated wholeheartedly in these competitions. The winners and participants of the competitions were duly awarded with the prizes and certificates.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the participants for showcasing their creative skills in adapting technology for global well-being of the society.

 



»Sustainable Business idea pitch by budding entrepreneurs of Home Science college wins third prize in Inter-State IT Fest

Young and budding entrepreneurs of Home Science College brought laurels to the college by winning third prize  in ‘Dragons Den’ a Tech Sharks- Pitch Your Startup Ideas Competition in  inter-state IT Fest ‘OSMIUM…Whetstone of Talent’ organized by PGGCG-42 on 11th March 2023. Ekta from M.Sc.(CT)  and Latasha and Khushi from B.Sc.( H.Sc) are using waste flowers from local temples into the making of organic tie and dye. The team of three young entrepreneurs impressed the Sharks by the innovative pitch of sustainable clothing wherein they are using these organic tie and dye colours to make dupattas, napkins, bedsheets and designers clothing. Ekta in her pitch explained how her sustainable fashion products create an edge over synthetic dyed ones which are not only harmful to skin but also pose environmental threats. She is also running her digital start-up with name The_fashionbluff. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, congratulated the winners and applauded the efforts of participants and mentors for successful participation in the event.

 



»Budding Entrepreneurs of GHSC-10 Organised Day Long Karigari Bazaar 10.03.23

Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Placement Cell of the college organized a ‘One Day Long Karigari Bazaar: Exhibition cum Sale’ in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India on March 10, 2023. The Chief Guest for the event was Mr Samarth Sharma, Consultant, MGNCRE.The event was a huge platform for the budding entrepreneurs as it aided in their entrepreneurial skill building. The main goal was to promote social and rural entrepreneurship by forming Student’s Self Help Groups. The students of Undergraduate and Post-graduate courses put up numerous stalls to sell and exhibit their products. The stalls ranged from delicious sweet treats, nutritive millet based snacks and refreshing beverages; hand made home decor accessories like paintings, wall hangings, table runners, napkins; stationery items like handmade bookmarks, glitter sheets, designer tapes;cosmetics and beauty accessories such as handmade paper jewellery, oxidised jewellery, bracelets, rings, hair clips; handmade recycled tote bags; beautiful block painted, tie and dye dupattas, pakistani dupattas, bandhej chunni, etc. The event witnessed huge footfall and was enjoyed by one and all.The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal applauded the efforts of the students in putting up the various stalls and exhibiting their skills.

 



»GHSC-10 Student brought laurels in Short Video Contest conducted by CREST, Chandigarh 11.03.23

Livjot Kaur, a student of B.Sc. Home Science 4th Semester won the Best Entry Award in a Short Video Making Contest which was conducted by CREST, Chandigarh Administration and Yuvsatta (NGO) on March 03, 2023. The theme of the contest was ‘ I love My Solar Chandigarh – Blue Chandigarh’. She received a momento from Shri Debendra Dalai, IFS , Director of Department of Environment and CEO,CREST, Chandigarh Administration for her achievement. Principal of the College Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the student for achieving this remarkable feat.

 



»Declamation and Quiz Contest on G-20 organized at Home Science College 09.03.23

With its inclusive approach and people-centric agenda, India under its G-20 presidency has taken multiple initiatives to strengthen and promote the digital transformation both in India as well as abroad. Keeping in mind the ongoing digital transformation around the world, the declamation contest was organized on the theme of “Digital Innovations and Initiatives of India”. Students presented their views on the various digital initiatives taken by Government of India such as “Stay Safe Online Campaign” , G-20 Digital Innovation Alliance” etc. They also emphasized that through the digital gateways of Unified Payment Interface (UPI), RuPay, and Aadhaar, India has created an ecosystem of transferring the benefits directly to the beneficiaries. In a similar vein, Quiz Contest was also organized on the theme of ‘G-20 and its Significance’. The rationale of the quiz was to make students aware about the strategies and plans laid by India under its G-20 presidency. The quiz questions were also intended to make students familiar with the efforts put in by G-20 group in fostering harmony and peace for advancement and development.The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, talked about the tremendous progress made by India in creating a mechanism for digital payments in various government and non-government organizations. She also encouraged the students to come out of their cocoon and participate wholeheartedly in the events organized by the college.



»Holi Mela held at GHSC 04.03.23

Festival of Colours was celebrated today in Home Science College with great enthusiasm. Colourful, vibrant & lively decoration was done by B.Sc. H.Sc. IDRM students.The event started by welcoming Prof.Sudha Katyal, Principal of the college along with teaching & non-teaching staff. Prof. Katyal inaugurated the celebrations by lighting the lamp and offering her prayers to Lord Krishna & Devi Radha.Students as young entrepreneurs displayed their skills and talents by putting up a number of stalls which included organic colours, huge variety of nutritious munchies & snacks , Thandai, Cotton candy, Ice-gola, Chana kulcha, Dahi bhala, Bhel-puri, Italian and Chinese dishes etc.Students gave mesmerising dance performances. A huge footfall was seen during the event. It was a day full of fun, frolic, dancing and creativity. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the students for putting up a great show and showcasing their skills and expertise thereby making an event a great success.She further applauded the efforts of the students and motivated them to‘Earn While They Learn’.

 



»PRINCIPAL GHSC-10 FELICITATED WITH ‘ WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE AWARD’ 03.03.23

Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the college was felicitated with ‘Woman of Substance Award’ on March 03, 2023 for her exemplary work in the field of education as a prelude to International Women’s Day by Shri Digvijay Kapil, Superintendent of Police, Fatehgarh Sahib. The award ceremony was organised by Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology, Mohali.



»Placement Drive Organised by IEP cell at Home Science College 02.03.23

Innovation Entrepreneurship and Placement (IEP) Cell organised Placement Drive in the college  on March 02, 2023 for its alumni, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Diploma students of the college. International Food and Beverage company Nestle approached the college for recruitment of candidates for the post of Culinary Specialist.

Ms Padma, Culinary Consultant from Nestle visited the college for an interview. Initially in one hoursession of her pre- placement talk, she oriented the students about the company's profile, job designation, job role and pay package. Later she interviewed80 students from various streams. Ten candidates were shortlisted for one post of Culinary Specialist.Ms Padma was highly impressed with the communication and interpersonal skills of the students.Principal of the college Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the students for their enthusiastic participation in the drive and praised the efforts of the IEP Cell for organising this event in the college.

 



»Student Brought Laurels at Panjab University Rose Festival 25.02.23

Akanksha Rakheja, a student of M.Sc.Home Science (HDFR) Semester IV bagged Second Position in Rangoli Competition  during 12th Rose Festival held at Panjab University, Chandigarh on February 25, 2023. The theme of the competition was ‘Environment’.  Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated  the student on bringing laurels to college.

 



»Face Painting Contest organized at College (23.02.2023)

To advocate and promote the SDG’s initiatives taken under India’s G-20 presidency, Home Science College organized Face painting Competition in the college. Through this activity, students were made aware about the collective action taken by India in tackling environmental challenges and climate change. They were also apprised of the dire need to shift towards more flexible, transparent and cleaner energy systems.While applauding the efforts of the students, Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, advocated students to adopt the renewable resources.

 



»Poster Making Competition organized at Home Science College (22.02.2023)

In order to acquaint the students with G-20’s agenda of sustainable development, a Poster Making competition on the theme of “Green Earth” organized in the college. The idea was to make students aware about the dire consequences of climate change happening all around the world. Students were also encouraged to use renewable energy resources to preserve our limited resources for the future generation.Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, emphasized that young generation should play a pivotal role in finding solutions to preserve our eco-system at a global level.

 



»GHSC-10 Participated in 51st Rose Festival, Chandigarh 19.02.23

The students of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh put up a number of stalls of skilled items to showcase their start-up activities learnt during their course in 51st Rose Festival organised by Chandigarh Administration from February 17-19,  2023 in Rose Garden and Leisure Valley, Chandigarh as a part of 'Earn While You Learn' initiative.The students of B.Sc Home Science showcased the display of handwork items with a professional touch like painted bed sheets with pillow covers, cushion covers, dinning table set which includes- table cloth,table runner,table mats,table napkins and paintings on Mandala Art and Madhubani Art under the leadership of Mrs. Seema Jaitly. The stalls received tremendous response at the event. The stall proved a big hit among the crowd of the festival. 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.

 



»Home Science Student Brought Laurels On 51 Rose Festival 17.02.23

Akanksha Rakheja, a student of M.Sc.Home Science (HDFR) 2nd year bagged second position in Rangoli Competition using environment friendly colours on 51st Rose festival held on 17th February 2023 at Rose Garden, Chandigarh. The theme of the rangoli competition was ‘Nature’ and it was  organised by Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, congratulated Akanksha on bringing laurels to college.



»GHSC-10 organised Pledge Taking Ceremony & Poster Making Competition under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan 14.02.23

As per the directions of Director Higher Education, Chandigarh Administration, Victory Against Drug Abuse Club (VADA Club) of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh organised Pledge taking Ceremony’ and ‘Poster Making Competition’  on February 13, 2023 under the aegis of Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan.More than 53 NSS Volunteers took Pledge against drug abuse with an aim to make themselves, their family & friends and country Drug Free. Furthermore, students enthusiastically participated and displayed their creativity skills through Poster Making Competition on the theme ‘Stay Away from Drugs for a Healthy & Happy Life’.Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal appreciated the activities of VADA Club and also highlighted the significance of educational institutions in creating awareness that can lead to ‘Drug Free India’.



»AWARENESS SESSION ON FINANCIAL LITERACY BY SBI 08.02.23

Government Home Science College in collaboration with State Bank of India organised an awareness generation session for the teaching and non teaching staff of the college on February 08, 2023. Branch Manager SBI, Mr. Vishal Anand conducted the session and provided valuable insights on home loan facilities at reduced rates of interest and 76 various services available with reduced paperwork and ease of efficacy. Large number of queries from the audience on loans were addressed. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal emphasised on the significance of conducting sessions on financial literacy so as to aware one and all about various facilities provided by banks to its stakeholders.

 



»NCC Cadet Brought Laurels to College in 9th National Ice-Stock Sports Championship 2023 (08.02.23)

Cadet Kirti, a student of B.Sc. Home Science brought laurels to college by winning numerous medals in 9th National Ice-Stock Sports Championship  2023 held at Ice Rink, Gulmarg, Kashmir from February 02-04, 2023. Kirti won prizes in various categories. In Junior category, she won Gold Medal in Team Target and Silver Medal in Team Distance respectively. In Senior category, she won Gold Medal in Team Distance and Bronze Medal in Team Target. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the Cadet for bringing laurels.

 



»GHSC-10 Celebrated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (December 2022 and January 2023)

GHSC-10 Celebrated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

 

(December 2022 and January 2023)

 

NSS Volunteers celebrated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on Navy Day (05.12.2022). Paper reading competition was organized. Around 34 Volunteers participated in the event.

 

Poetry Recitation by NSS Volunteers on the life of Freedom Fighters (10.12.2022). 41 NSS Volunteers participated with full enthusiasm.

 

Vijay Diwas celebrated to mark Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav by NSS volunteers (16.12.2022)

 

27 NSS Volunteers participated in the event.

 

Celebrated Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on Martyrs Day also known as Shaheed Diwas to commemorate the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi & Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. NSS Volunteers were showcased movie on the life of Mahatma Gandhi (30.01.2023). Around 47 NSS Volunteers celebrated the mahotsav with full zeal.

 



»Poster Writing Competition on "One Earth, One Family, One Future" organized at Home Science College 25.01.23

The rapid depletion of our energy resources, loss of biodiversity, unpredictable disasters and global warming raise an alarming concern throughout the world. Recognizing climate change as a global phenomenon, India has adopted sustainable development as one of its objectives of G-20 presidency. In order to acquaint students with the theme of India's G-20's presidency i.e. 'One Earth, One Family, One Future', poster making competition was organized in the college with special emphasis on the causes and consequences of the climate change at a global level. Students were also apprised of the dire need to shift towards renewable energy resources to preserve our limited resources for the future generation.The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Kayal, encouraged the students to play a pivotal role in finding solutions to preserve our eco-system at a global level. While appreciating the pro-activeness of the students, she also advised them to work relentlessly towards reducing carbon foot-print by shifting towards renewable and energy efficient resources.

 

 

 



»Essay Writing Competition on 'Role of G-20 in Women-Led Development' organised at Home Science College 24.01.23

Carrying forward the idea of 'Jan Bhagidari’, espoused by our honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narender Modi Ji, Government Home Science organized essay writing competition on 'Role of G-20 in Women-Led Development' within the premises of the college. Keeping in mind the gender transformative approaches of India's G-20 Presidency, the rationale of the event was to engage young women in finding a formidable solution to global challenges faced by the world.Emphasizing the vision and priorities of India's G-20 presidency, the principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal advocated that impetus should be given to women's economic empowerment by engaging them in the ongoing development programme at the grass root level.



»PRINCIPAL GHSC-10 AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS "GIRLS INDIA AWARD" 23.01.23

Keeping in sync with women led development as priority areas of Presidency Period of G20 India 2023,  Principal of the college Prof Sudha Katyal was awarded with the Girls India Award 2022-23 for her exemplary work in promotion of rights and dignity of girls and women on the eve of National Girl Child Day at an event jointly organised by Yuvsatta,State Legal Services Authority, Antar Rashtriya Sahyog Parishad and GGDSD College, Chandigarh.

 



»Expert Talk on Role of G-20 in Engaging Young Minds organized at Home Science College 21.01.23

In order to make students aware about the theme of India’s G-20 leadership i.e. ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ and One Earth, One Family, One Future', Government Home Science College organized expert talk on "Role of G-20 in Engaging Young Minds". The rationale of the event was to acquaint students about the fundamental goals and objectives that India aim to achieve under its G-20 Presidency. Dr. Uttara Singh, Assistant Professor, was the resource person of the event. She focused on the dire need of engaging youth to find solutions for the global problems of climate change, depletion of energy resources and food crisis all around the globe.The event got an overwhelming response from the students as well as faculty of the institute. The resource person answered the questions of the students to their satisfaction. She further encouraged students to participate wholeheartedly to counter the challenges related to healthcare infrastructure, economy, energy and food crisis faced at a global level.

 

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, reiterated the spirit of 'JanBhagidari’ and strongly advocated that citizen led people’s movements in India can provide formidable solutions to the global challenges faced by the world.

 



»SEMINAR ON G20 & Y20 INDIA INITIATIVES TO COMMEMORATE NATIONAL YOUTH DAY AT GHSC-10 12.01.23

To commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand and celebrate National Youth Day, Government Home Science College in collaboration with NGO Yuvsatta organised a one day seminar on the theme ' G20 success with active and vibrant engagement of youth, girls and women '. The seminar commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by the inaugural address delivered by Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal, GHSC-10. She emphasized on the role of G20 in building economy of a country as well as Indias presidency this year for working towards the cause of women through the initiative of W20. She highlighted the role and importance of youth and need for focussing on women led development as envisioned by our Honorable Prime Minister. 

 

The Chief Guest of the seminar Mrs. Sarabjit Kaur, Mayor, MC, Chandigarh highlighted the importance of girls to be empowered and need to change their mindset and focus on self growth. Guest of Honor Sh. Surender Kumar, Additional District and Sessions Judge cum Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh delivered the concluding remarks highlighting the history and role of women and empowering them with good education. He spoke about the G20 summit to be held in India and the focus on W20 to achieve the objective of gender equality and equity. 

 

The seminar also included a session by Dr. Namrata Sethi on the role of G 20 and W 20. Vaani a student of BSc second year spoke about the teachings and philosophy of Swami Vivekanand. To further empower, inspire and motivate the young girls present at the seminar, a pink turban campaign was launched where in they were all adorned with pink turbans as a symbol of respect. Sh. Pramod Sharma from NGO Yuvsatta delivered the vote of thanks.It was a proud moment as the college was awarded a certificate of recognition and excellence from Mayor Chandigarh as well as State Legal Services Authority for its contribution in promoting sustainability and women empowerment.

 

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»GHSC-10 got Certificate of Appreciation from MGNCRE, Government of India 10.01.23

Under the able guidance of our worthy Principal Ma’am, Prof. Sudha Katyal, Government Home Science College has received once again Certificate of Appreciation  for successfully conducting Entrepreneurship activities in the month of November-December, 2022 to promote Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Development, Skill Development & Skill Training from Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

 



»Government Home Science College signs MoU with Singer India Limited 07.01.23

Government Home Science College, Chandigarh  signs an MoU with Singer India Ltd on 7/1/23. MOU will provide enhanced opportunities in skill development of students. Various collaborative training  sessions with Singer India Ltd. will equip the students  about latest technical know how of operating sewing machines, various needle craft technique, latest trends in embroidery and pattern making. It also intends to co-operate and focus the efforts of each party on  research activities, expertise exchange programme, conducting lectures/seminars/workshops, placement support and training for the benefits of the students. The college would also extend its support by providing its infrastructural facilities for the conduct of related events.

 



»GHSC-10 organises Voluntary Blood Donation Camp 26.12.22

NSS Wing of Government Home Science College organised voluntary blood donation camp on the occasion of Baal Veer Diwas on December 26, 2022. The camp was organised in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh and Lions Club (Host), Chandigarh.The campaimed to encourage youngsters to donate blood. The inauguration was done by Mr. R.R. Aneja (President) Lion’s Club (Host), Chandigarh along with Mr. Jagdish Kumar(Board Member) and Mr. H.S.Atwal, (Treasurer)Lion’s Club (Host), Chandigarh.Around 90 students and employees of the college participated in this noble venture and a total of 54 units of blood were donated by them. Each donor was presented with a token of appreciation certificate by PGIMER, Chandigarh and a gift sponsored by Lions Club (Host), Chandigarh respectively. The event was supported by our refreshment partnersLions Club (Host), Chandigarh & Verka.Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal appreciated the zeal of the donors and urged the students and staff to come forward for the noble cause and serve the humanity. Prof. Katyal further congratulated the NSS Wing for their committed sense of responsibility towards society and working towards the motto ‘ Not Me, But You’.

 



»Awareness Generation Session on Millets at GHSC -10 17.12.22

Government Home Science College in collaboration with Nivedita Charitable Trust, PGI  organised an Awareness Generation Session on the use and importance of millets. Ms. Meenakshi Agnihotri, founder member Nivedita Charitable Trust, PGI addressed the audience about the mission of the Aahar Kranti Project.A small video was shown about the need to incorporate millets in our daily diets to bring aboutdiversity to curb the onset of non communicable diseases.They urged everyone to join hands to help spread awareness of importance of millets.Principal, Prof Sudha Katyal was felicitated by the team for her constant support and help in the Aahar Kranti Mission

 



»GHSC-10 organises exhibition on Product Development 03.12.22

The students of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh exhibited their work of product development  on the theme ‘Revival of Traditional Indian Art’ on December 02,2022.The main objective of the exhibition was to promote the various traditional art forms such as Pichhwai art of Rajsthan, Gond art of Madhya Pradesh, Gandhara art of Ancient India, Warli art of Maharashtra and Bandhani art of Gujarat and Rajasthan. There were more than 12 stalls of different innovative textile products consisting of Wall panels, Dupattas, Bagsand cushions etc.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyalappreciated the efforts of thestudents in putting up this exhibition and emphasised that by embedding innovative creations in textiles and redevelopingtraditional art forms we would be able to revive the dying art forms of India.

 



»ALUMNI AND PEER MENTORING COACHING CLASSES FOR NET/JRF EXAM. KICKSTARTED AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 25.11.22

Alumni and Peer Mentoring coaching classes for aspirants of UGC-NET, JRF kickstarted on Nov 10,2022. in Government Home Science College, Chandigarh.These classes are being organised by placement cell  of the college to facilitate better learning and mentoring to advance learners, students and alumni of the college. As many as 130 registrations were received from all over India.The classes are being conducted in online mode keeping in mind the busy schedule of participants. The mentor- educators are Ms. Akshata Verma, Asst Prof. Cum Ph. D. Scholar, Department of Family Resource Management, GHSC-10; Ms. Tania Sharma, Alumna and Asst. Prof., SD College, Chandigarh; Ms. Urvashi Khanna, Alumna and Ph.D. Research Scholar and a faculty in AAA Bright Academy and Dt. Anupreet Kaur Sobti, Alumna, Health and Nutrition Life Coach and Founder, Dietaura.In the first day of class, as many as 80 students attended the session. The students were oriented about the scope of UGC NET JRF, the exam pattern and the study plan for cracking this examination. The syllabus was also shared with the students which was followed by preparation session of Paper I. The students enthusiastically attended the classes and also cleared their doubts related to the topics. A great feedback was received from the students.Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal, motivated the students and urged them to take full advantage of this 30-Hour crash course of UGC NET JRF kickstarted by the alumni of the college.

 



»GHSC-10 Organises One Day Camp to sensitise College Employees Regarding Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana 25.11.22

Taking into consideration the protocols and SOP’s issued by Govt. of India, Government Home Science College, Chandigarh organized one day special camp to motivate college staff to Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana on 25.11.2022 at 03.00 P.M. under the able guidance of the Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal.During the camp, employees of the college were informed about the physical and psychological benefits of Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana in life by the officials of State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank respectively.  Around 45 employees out of 90 below the age of 50 years got themselves registered for this yojana.