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»Employability Skill Training Program Successfully Concludes in Home Science College 17.09.22

A ten days(7/9/22 to 16/9/22) Employability Skill Training Program  was successfully concluded in Government Home Science College. The Program was organised by  placement cell of the college in  collaboration with Naandi Foundation and Mahindra Pride Classroom. The training program trained the students in resume writing, group discussions, digital marketing, stress coping strategies and LinkedIn profile building . Such training programs play an important role in the development of the students’ overall personality, thereby enhancing their career prospects. More than 50 students of B.Sc. (Home Science )and M.Sc. (Home Science) successfully completed the training program.  Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal along with Ms Deepika trainer of the program, felicitated the students with  trophies and booklets on its successful completion. She congratulated and applauded the efforts of the organising committee and all the participants for their active participation.



»Nutritious Millet Based Pao Bhaji Prepared at Home Science College 14.09.22

Government Home Science College is observing Poshan Maah in the month of September. Keeping up with the theme of nutritious and healthy eating especially amongst children, the Bsc students of the college today prepared and sold millet based pao bhaji.The incorporation of millets not just increased the nutritional content but also enhanced the taste. The importance of eating millets was also advocated as we go on to celebrate the International Year of Millets in 2023.The stall saw a brisk sale. Principal of the college Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the students to develop more such recipes to help include millets in our daily recipes.



»Seminar on Quality Assessment Under Revised Accreditation Framework NAAC at GHSC-10 17.09.22

Government Home Science College organized a seminar on Quality Assessment under Revised Accreditation Framework, NAAC for the faculty members. Dr. Dalip Kumar, Registrar Amity University, Mohali and Ex Additional State Project Director RUSA, was the resource person.  He inaugurated the newly renovated Committee Room of the college and gave his valuable insights regarding the new framework of NAAC accreditation for the colleges. He highlighted that India is having the third largest Higher Education Sector in the world. In spite of this,  percentage of HEI"s granted A grade by NAAC constitutes only 12.6% between July 2017- September 2022. He emphasized on various dynamics of new accreditation framework.

He talked on the importance of IIQA submission by elaborating its 5 basic elements and various attachments to be uploaded by the institutes with it. He discussed all the important validation data as per the 7 criterions of NAAC and laid stress upon handing and filling of data objectively. He also added the new weightage assigned to the qualitative and quantitative key matrices. He further went on to describing the complete cycle of SSR submission along with the document to be submitted for each criteria.The workshop was attended by all the faculty members. It was an interactive seminar and various queries were out up by the staff. Dr. Dalip offered practical and viable solutions to many of the problems raised.

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, expressed her gratitude to the resource person for the fruitful seminar and urged the faculty to follow the various do's and don'ts suggested by the resource person.

 



»Awareness generation session on menstrual hygiene at Home Science College 14.09.22

In sync with ongoing poshan maah celebrations, the extension education department of Government Home Science College organized a sensitization programe on menstrual health and hygiene.A live demonstration of various eco friendly products like menstrual cupand reusable and biodegradable sanitary napkins were the main focus.A talk on most common problem specifically in girls due to menstruation known as aneamia and menorhagia was also conducted.An interactive quiz session was also conducted where students actively participated and more than 100 students were benefited from this programme.Principal of the college Prof Sudha Katyal urged the importance of personal hygiene and ensuring healthy habits during all times

 



»GHSC-10 Celebrates International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer- 2022 16.09.22

The Environment Society ‘Haritha’ of the  College celebrated International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer today. The theme of the event was ‘’Global Cooperation Against Climate Change." World Ozone Day is observed on September 16 every year to spread awareness amongst people about the depletion of Ozone Layer and to find possible solutions to preserve it. Inter-college competitions like Poster Making, Slogan Writing and Bookmark Making were organised to create awareness about the importance of global cooperation to tackle the problem of depleting Ozone Layer and finding possible solutions to preserve it. Around 75 students participated wholeheartedly in the competitions.

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the participants for their powerful depiction of the significance of Ozone Layer for the Earth. Furthermore, she emphasized that students play a proactive role in sensitising the community to come together for fighting against climate change issues and insisted that such events go a long way to encourage the masses to make use of renewable energy to create a cleaner and greener planet for our coming generations.

 



»Brisk Sale of Nutritious Recipes at Home Science College 08.09.22

The students of Department of Foods and Nutrition as part of the ongoing celebrations of Poshan Maah, put up stalls in the college campus whereby getting an exposure to quantity cooking, purchase of raw materials and sale and account keeping.

 

The last two days saw a brisk sale of healthy recipes like rava vegetable toast and stuffed gol gappa. The snacks were enjoyed by everyone and helped the girls understand the concept of Institutional Food Service Management.

 

Principal of the college Prof. Sudha Katyal applauded the efforts put in by the students in selling and generating awareness about tasty healthy recipes.

 



»HEALTHY RECIPES DEMONSTRATED IN COLLABORATION WITH NESTLE AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 07.09.22

On the 7th Day of the Poshan Maah celebrations which is a multi ministerial convergence mission aimed at realising the Hon. Prime Ministers' vision of 'Suposhit Bharat', Placement Cell of GHSC-10 Organised a demonstration on nutritious recipes. The event partner of the demonstration was Nestle.The healthy and nutritious recipes viz., peanut bars, nutri chaat, and sprouted moong dal & corn sabji was demonstrated by our own Alumna, Ms. Shivali, working as an Nutrition Expert, Nestle. Around 50 students of B.Sc. & M.Sc. attended this demonstration. Students were quizzed on nutrition concepts during the demonstration and winners were given maggie hampers.

 

Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the participants and appreciated the Nestle organisers and emphasized to focus on nutrition and health. She further encouraged everyone to participate in month long celebrations by actively supporting the Flagship Program of the Indian Government.

 



»Employability Skill Training Program kickstarted in Home Science College 07.09.22

A ten days Employability Skill Training Program  kickstarted in Government Home Science College, Chandigarh on September 7,2022. The placement cell of the college in  collaboration with Naandi Foundation by Mahindra Pride Classroom started this program specifically to train and equip the students with Soft skills, Life skills, Digital skills, Interview skills and Communication skills. Such skills provide students with a strong conceptual and practical framework to build, develop and manage teams in industries and help to fill industry - academia gaps.They play an important role in the development of the students’ overall personality, thereby enhancing their career prospects.

 

Ms. Deepika, trainer from Mahindra classroom added that employability skill training will facilitate thestudents in career visioning and planning, effective resume writing, linkedin profile building and dealing with placement consultants and head hunters. More than 50 students of B.Sc. Home Science and M.Sc. (Home Science) registered and attended the training session on first day. The students will be given skill employability booklets, certificates and trophies on successful completion of this training programme.

 

Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal inaugurated the session by motivational speech. She encourged the students to participate insuch training sessions. She added that such employability oriented trainings developall-round personalities with a mature outlook and help students to function effectively in different circumstances.

 



»Home Science Students Shine in Millet based Snacks Competition by NITTTER 06.09.22

Graduate and post graduate students of Home Science College participated in the National Level Cookery Competition organised by NITTTR, Sector 26, as part of the ongoing celebrations of Poshan Maah and to commemorate the International Year of Millets -2023.Surbhi of Bsc.Dietitics Fifth semester won first prize in the sweet category with her dish ragi modak. The first prize in the savoury category was also bagged by a student of the college, Aanchal of Msc Foods and Nutrition for her Bajra Papdi Chaat. Stuti of Msc Foods and Nutrition bagged the third prize in the sweet category for Ragi Barfi whereas Surbhi was awarded another prize for her Millet Pizza in the savoury category.

Faculty of the college Dr. Namrata Sethi was the resource person for the workshop and delivered an engaging session on importance of millets.Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal congratulated the prize winners and applauded the efforts put in by the staff and students.

 



»SALE OF NUTRITIOUS SNACKS AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 05.09.22

The final year students of Dietitics Department put up a stall on the college campus today as part of the ongoing celebrations of Poshan Maah. This activity will be conducted throughout the month wherein students will be given an opportunity to exhibit their creative skills. Furthermore, It will also instill an entrepreneurial spirit in them through sale, display and exhibit of nutritious snacks. The snack for today was a modified version of the traditional dish - "Litti Chokha" made nutritious by incorporating millets. The dish was enjoyed by one and all and a large footfall was also witnessed.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the students to come up with more interesting and nutritious snacks close to our tradition to instill healthy eating habits.

 



»Student brought laurels to College 05.09.22

Ms. Shradha Duggal of M.Sc. (Foods & Nutrition) 4th Semester won first prize in poster presentation based on her millet-based dissertation research in National Symposium on Millets 2022 organised by Mahatma Gandhi  State Institute of Public Administration & Dept of Community Medicine & School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chd. Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal congratulated the student & her mentor Dr.Vasudha.

 



»GHSC-10 Organised Cycle Rally on the 3rd Day of Poshan Maah Celebrations 04.09.22

Poshan Abhiyaan celebrations, a multi ministerial convergence mission aimed at realising the Hon. Prime Ministers vision of 'Suposhit Bharat' already commenced at Home Science College. On the 3rd Day of the celebrations, the college organised a  cycle rally using smart bikes. Smart bikes are an initiative by the administration to reduce traffic congestion and reduce the carbon footprint.

NCC Cadets of 1 Chandigarh Girls Battalion conducted a cycle rally which was flagged off by Principal Prof Sudha Katyal. The NCC Cadets on their cycles carried slogans making people aware about the benefits of eating healthy and staying fit.

 

"Mahila aur Swasthya" "Baccha aur Shiksha" was the theme of Poshan Maah Celebration.The rally was taken from the college till matka chowk and to Sector 15 and back. The rally is an initiative to help spread awareness on the benefits of healthy living.

 

Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the participants and emphasized on nutrition and health. She further encouraged everyone to participate in month long celebrations by actively supporting the Flagship Program of the IndianGovernment.

 



»GHSC-10 Organised Awareness Lecture on Eye Donation 03.09.22

An awareness lecture was organised in Government Home Science College in collaboration with Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh. Dr. Tanu, Assistant Professor and Mr. Chanchal, Medical Social Welfare Officer from the Department of Ophthalmology, GMCH-32 were the resource persons for the event. The rationale of the event was to sensitise the audience about the importance of eye donation and to motivate people to take pledge on donating their eyes after death. Dr. Tanu highlighted the significance of donating eyes and issues associated with it. She further emphasised that youth is the future of the nation and they can make a difference in somebody’s life by donating their eyes. The resource  person busted the existing myths related to donation of eyes amongst the students.The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha katyal, talked about the significance of the eye donation and emphasized that awareness among various stakeholders provide immense aid to people suffering from several kinds of visual impairments.

 



»DISPLAY OF NUTRITIOUS RECIPES AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 02.09.22

To celebrate Poshan Maah, the Dietitics Department of the college displayed and exhibited nutritious recipes especially for pre schoolers and young adults. Recipes ranged from stuffed healthy buns, vegetable idli, soya burger, Mexican street corn and green cutlets. This activity helped in generating awareness amongst the staff and students giving them ideas about incorporating healthy recipes in their daily diets.Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal encouraged the students to inculcate healthy eating habits and make such nutritious recipes a part of their daily diets.

 



»POSHAN MAAH CELEBRATIONS COMMENCE AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 01.09.22

In sync with the Government’s Key Scheme of Poshan Abhiyaan, Home Science College initiated the celebrations today on the campus.The theme of Poshan Maah this year revolves around Sashakt Bharat, Sabal Naari, Saakshar Baccha, Swasth Bharat. The students of the college along with the faculty member took the Poshan pledge which revolves around introducing a healthy lifestyle, balanced diet and fun ways of eating good food.Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal urged everyone to follow a nutritious lifestyle and incorporate good eating habits right from the beginning to ensure a healthy life.

 



»Home Science College Celebrates ‘Ganesh Chaturthi and Teej’ 31.08.22

Home Science College today organised Ganesh Chaturthi and Teej celebrations on the college campus as part of the activities under IIC. The celebrations started with Ganesh Puja by the worthy Chief Guest, Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal. The students beautifully decorated the venue for the celebrations using colourful dupattas, hangings and handmade flowers and sang Ganesh Aarti. The staff members were adorned with colourful bangles, which is a tradition to celebrate Teej festivities. Furthermore, the students gave a mesmerizing  performance on Giddha- traditional folk dance. A stall of hand-decorated murti's of Lakshmi Ji and Ganesh Ji, handmade bags and beauty accessories was also displayed by the students.

 

The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts Department of Art and Family Resource Management for organizing the celebrations with such zeal Furthermore, she congratulated studentson their stupendous performances and also encouraged them to be connected with their culture, heritage and tradition.

 



»GHSC-10 Celebrates Akshay Urja Diwas 26.08.22

The Environment Society- ‘Harita’ of the college in collaboration with CREST, Chandigarh Administration celebrated Akshay Urja Diwas on the theme "Impact of Akshay Urja in India."  Akshay Urja Diwas is an awareness campaign about the development of Renewable Energy in India.

Various Inter-college competitions like Poster Making and Placard Making were organised to create awareness about importance and developments of renewable energy in India. About 75 students participated wholeheartedly in the competitions. Sia and Sapna, students of B.Sc. Home Science 2nd Year, played a proactive role in organising this event and hence were awarded with the 'Green Ambassador Award' for their efforts.

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the participants for showcasing innovative ways of using renewable resources and reiterated that such events go a long way to encourage the masses to make use of renewable energy to create a cleaner and greener planet for our coming generations.

 



»HOME SCIENCE STUDENT BROUGHT LAURELS 25.08.22

Akanksha Rakheja, a student of M.Sc.Home Science (HDFR) 2nd year has  been declared the winner in Eco Rangoli Competition and Livjot of B.Sc. Home Science 2nd year secured Second Position in Essay Writing Competition held on August 25,2022. The competition was organised to mark the celebrations of Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas on the theme ‘Impact of Akshay Urja in India’. The event was organised by Deptt. of Environment Studies, PGGC-46, Chandigarh in collaboration with CREST,Chandigarh. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, congratulated both the students on bringing laurels to college.

 



»Justice Aggarwal Gifted Books to GHSC-10 to Commemorate Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav 22.08.22

Keeping alive the spirit of patriotism amongst the younger generation and to commemorate Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, Justice S. N. Aggarwal, Former Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court gifted book authored by him entitled, " The Revolutionaries Shed their Blood for India’s Independence”. The book is written in two parts and highlights the role of revolutionaries during India’s freedom struggle. The book also throws light on innumerable legal documents and case histories of those times. According to the author, this book is a must read for the younger generations. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha encouraged everyone to read those books and realise the value of hard earned freedom.

 



»Precautionary/Booster Dose Camp Organised at GHSC-10, Chandigarh 17.08.22

A precautionary/booster dose camp was organised in collaboration with Health Department, Chandigarh inside the college premises on August 17,2022. More than 50 beneficiaries including college staff got themselves vaccinated. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the staff members to take the benefit and follow the protocol of COVID-19 & take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

 



»Flag Hoisted at GHSC-10 to mark the Celebrations of 76th Independence Day 15.08.22

The 76th Independence Day was celebrated at Government Home Science College with great enthusiasm. The event started with the hoisting of the national flag by the Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal followed by the National Anthem.

Students gave enthralling performances on patriotic songs and showcased unity in diversity by donning the attire of different states. Tiny tots of Chaitanya Nursery School also participated enthusiastically in the celebrations and gave mesmerising performances through signing and dancing on patriotic songs. NCC Cadets and NSS volunteers recited poems about the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters.

The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, motivated all the students and staff of the college through her inspiring words. She highlighted the contribution and sacrifices of our freedom fighters and appealed everyone to be united to fight against social evils to get complete freedom and extend support in transforming  our nation from developing to developed country. She also took  a Pledge along with all the students and staff of the institution towards giving our best towards nation building.



»GHSC-10 Observed Horror of Partition Day 14.08.22

Home Science Students were showcased a documentary on India’s Freedom Struggle to   observe Horror of Partition Day inside the campus. It has further added a fervour in celebrating 75 years of India’s Independence & Azadi ka  Amrit Mahotsav.



»GHSC-10 organised Multifarious Activities on Har Ghar Tiranga 12.08.22

NSS Wing of the college organised Poster Making , Slogan & Essay Writing & Raised slogans to create awareness on the theme ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the efforts of NSS Wing and encouraged everyone to participate in all the activities to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence with full zeal.

 



»Rakhi Mela Organised at Home Science college 11.08.22

One day Rakhi Mela is organised at Government  Home Science college, Sec. 10, Chandigarh by Deptt. of Arts and Placement Cell on Aug. 10,2022. The main objective was to provide a platform to the students to exhibit and  sell Rakhis specially prepared for the festival of Rakshabandhan by the students.  The budding entrepreneurs of the college displayed innovative  rakhis varying from elegant yet simple threads to ornate one’s studded with pearls and stones. The price range varied from Rs.10 to Rs.100. The main attraction of this Mela was Rakhis for kids and baju bandh (armlets) for sister-in law.  The stalls attracted a huge footfall. The students putting up the stalls witnessed a heavy rush with various staff members crowding stalls to pick from an array of eye catching designer Rakhis.

Principal Prof Sudha Katyal appreciated the efforts of students and mentors and said that such exhibitions are consistently encouraged in the college to give opportunity to students to earn while they learn.

 



»Prospectus released for the session 2022-23

Prospectus released and admission form (for the session 2022-23) to be filled on DHE website.(www.dhe.chd.gov.in)



»GHSC-10 organised Campaign on Nasha Mukt Bharat 04.08.22

Victory Against Drug Abuse (VADA) Club of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh organised a campaign on Nasha Mukt Bharat on August 04, 2022. Various online & offline activities were conducted which included pledge taking to become drug sensitized and poster making/slogan writing on drug awareness.

 

An online event on Nashe se Azadi: National Youth and Students Interaction Program organised by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI was also attended by NSS Volunteers & other stake holders. Total number of participants who participated in the event were 113. Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal appreciated the activities of VADA Club and also highlighted the significance of educational institutions in creating the awareness that can lead to ‘Drug Free India’.

 



»Home Science Students participated in Hand Painting Activity 06.08.22

Under the able guidance of worthy Principal Maam, NSS Volunteers have participated in hand painting activity to celebrate 75 Years of India’s Independence on the theme ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’. Around 47 Volunteers have participated in the activity.

 



»HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE TOPS AMONGST CITY COLLEGES FOURTH TIME IN A ROW IN NIRF India Rankings 15.07.22

lt is a proud moment for Government Home Science College , Sector 10 , Chandigarh as  the college has been ranked 46th at National Level and has topped amongst all the colleges in tricity, fourth time in a row, in NIRF India Rankings released by Ministry of Education,GOI. It was announced today i.e. on July 15,2022, by  Honourable Education Minister Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan.

 

The National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Education,GOI ranks the institutes depending on their areas of operation in the categories of overall, university, colleges, engineering, management, pharmacy, law, medical, architecture, dental and research. Government Home Science College showed a tremendous jump in its position from 78 th rank attained last year in 2021 to 46th rank this year. The college has been successful in attaining its position in top 100 consecutively for the last three years and this year it’s been a moment of all the more pleasure and pride as the college has attained its position in first 50 ranks at national level.

 

It is the only college in GovernmentandPrivate collegesin tricity which could secure a position in top 50 at National Level. For rankings, collegeswere evaluated under the categories of Teaching Learning Resources, Graduation Outcome, Perception, Outreach and Inclusivity and Research and Professional Practice.

 

Principal Prof Sudha Katyal congratulatedthe students, teaching faculty, staff & Alumni for this remarkable and distinguished achievement. Dr. Katyal attributed this success to hard work and dedicationof the entire Home Science team. She further added that the college will continue to excel in all fields and work tirelessly towards its motto of " Knowledge for Service".

 



»Home Science Student Brought Laurels to the College 09.07.22

Rashmita Subba, a student of M.Sc. Foods & Nutrition(2nd year) won Chandigarh Science Congress-2022 (CHASCON) Logo Design Competition. The competition was organised by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The Logo will be used as CHASCON Logo on their website throughout the year. Furthermore, the logo will be displayed during the event of Chandigarh Science Congress which is going to be held from September 15-17, 2022.

 

Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal congratulated the student for bringing laurels to the college.

 



»Student brought laurels to College 06.07.22

Ekta Gupta of M.Sc. Clothing and Textiles, Semester 2nd won Third Prize in Logo Designing Competition organised by Department of Apparel and Textile Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the student.

 



»College organised an Awareness Talk on ‘Causes and Impact of Drug Use Among Youth’ 29.06.22

NSS Wing of Government Home Science College, Sector-10, Chandigarh organised an awareness talk on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco Day' on 21 May, 2022 in the hostel premises of the college. The resource person,Dr.Shikha Garg, Assistant Professor from the department of HDFR, spoke on the theme, 'Tobacco:Threat to Our Environment'. Furhtermore, she highlighted the problem of tobacco and drug abuse among adolescents and young adults and its impact on their holistic development. She also made the audience aware regarding various reasons for using tobacco and drugs which includes lack of awareness, curiosity, peer pressure, stress, emotional struggles. The session concluded with a Pledge on ‘Say No to Tobacco’. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal urged students to stay away from tobacco/drugs as this is the time when they should focus on academics and pursue hobbies of their choice for their mental & physical well-being.

 



»Government Home Science College Celebrated 8th International Yoga Day, 21.06.22

On the occasion of 8th International Yoga Day, Yoga Session was conducted inside the college premises on the theme ‘Yoga for Humanity’. The theme focused the importance of yoga and how it benefited the masses in keeping them safe and healthy during the outbreak of coronavirus. The session started with prayer so as to enhance the benefits of practice.  Master Trainer, Major Neelam highlighted the significance of various asanas starting with different Calana Kriyas. Different asanas were also showcased which included Tadasana, Vrksasana, Padahastasana, Ardhacakrasana, Trikonasana, Bhadrasana, Sasankasana, Vakrasana, Makarasana, Pavanamuktasna, Savasana and Kapalabhati along with explaining the importance of each asana. Around 60  NSS Volunteers attended the session. Participants thoroughly performed  various asanas as demonstrated and the session brought a breeze of freshness amongst them. Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the college applauded the efforts of the all the participants who participated in the session with great zeal. She further highlighted that Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that leads to calmness, peace, confidence, and courage  amongst individuals through which they can do several activities in a better & harmonious way. In her concluding remarks, she motivated the participants to make yoga part of their life.

 



»NSS Unit organised yoga sessions to Celebrate ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ from April 03-June 20, 2022

Yoga has always been an integral part of the college and NSS Volunteers  are encouraged continuously to participate regularly in Aerobic activities and Yoga sessions as well. Yoga Sessions for holistic development of volunteers were conducted inside the college premises to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav from April 03- June 20, 2022. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the efforts of NSS unit in contributing towards holistic well-being of volunteers by organising such yoga sessions.

 



»Proud Moment for College 15.06.22

Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal once again received a Certificate of Appreciation for her outstanding work for carrying out environment awareness activity ‘Selfie With Plant’ on the occasion of World Environment Day. The activity is initiated by the college in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

 



»52nd ANNUAL CONVOCATION CUM PRIZE DISTRIBUTION HOSTED AT HOME SCIENCE College 11.06.22

Government Home Science College organized its 52nd Annual Convocation cum Prize Distribution function. As many as 200 Graduates and Post Graduate Students were conferred with the degrees. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Ms. Purva Garg, IAS, Education Secretary, Chandigarh Administration.

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal presented the Annual Report of the college. The report provided glimpses of the highlights of the college during the academic year 2021-22 as well as the illustrious achievements of the students as well as faculty members in all spheres. The college newsletter depicting the glorious progress made by the college during the session 2021-22 was also released.In addition, prizes were awarded for a number of co-curricular activities.

Aakanksha Rakheja from B.Sc. (H.Sc.) 6th Semester was awarded the best all round student of the year, Stuti Khurana from B.Sc. (H.Sc.) 6th Semester won Dr. Devi’s Award for being the most compassionate and helping student of the college.

To boost the idea of entrepreneurship, and skill building, College initiated Sinder Kukar Best Entrepreneur Award. Tannu from B.Sc. ATD, was awarded the best entrepreneur Award for the year 2020-21 for running up her startup by the name S.L. Collections. Her YouTube channel has more than 2.71 k subscribers. In a similar vein, Isha was awarded this prize for her startup Ek Koh Moh, a fermented gut probiotic drink in the year 2019-20. Anupreet from M.Sc. Foods and Nutition, was chosen for this award for her startup Fanatasia-de-chocolates and Dietaura in the year 2018-19.

Honorable Chief guest, Ms. Purva Garg congratulated all the students and encouraged the young girls to follow their dreams and work passionately towards achieving them. She congratulated all the prize winners and motivated them to follow the success mantras of prioritizing, managing time and dreaming big.

Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal, congratulated the prize winners for keeping alive the inimitable tradition of excellence of the college. Advising the students to never rest on their laurels, she further encouraged them to work towards their goals with focused determination.



»56th Annual Athletic Meet held at Home Science College 08.06.22

Government Home Science College celebrated its 56th Annual Athletic Meet with great zeal and fervor on June 7th and 8th,2022. The two-day sporting event including the semi-finals and finals began with the inauguration by Prof.Sudha Katyal, Principal of the College. The Presidency Torch was carried by sports stars of the college. The day was filled with fervor and excitement experienced amidst thrills, shrills and cheers.

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 raceobstacle race to name a few. The most enthralling event was the tug of war amongst the students. Preesha Satija of B.Sc(H.Sc) VIth semester (dietetics) was declared as the Best Athlete. The Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the prize winners and motivated the students to perform with same zeal and fervour in all future endeavours



»Home Science College Celebrated World Environment Day 05.06.22

Environment Society ‘Harita’ of Home Science College celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June 2022, by organizing online inter college competitions viz. Short video making, Plant a sapling & Eco Photography on the theme “Only One Earth”. About 50 entries were received in each category from different colleges of Chandigarh and Punjab. Principal, Prof.(Dr) Sudha Katyal gave away mementos and certificates to the winners. Green ambassadors of the college were also appreciated with mementos.

 



»RANGKRITI - AN EXTRAVAGANZA OF CREATIVITY SHOWCASED AT HOME SCIENCE 02.06.22

Aligning with the mission and vision of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Government Home Science College organized a one-day mega fair to promote the idea of skill-building, self-reliance and entrepreneurship among students. In sync with Honorable Prime Minister’s key initiatives of Make in India, Vocal for the Local and Swavalamban Bharat, the rationale of the event was to provide a launchpad for all stakeholders to exhibit their creativity and innovative ideas.

Ms. Anita Pal, a renowned artist and educationist was the Chief Guest for the event. She applauded the efforts of the young entrepreneurs and highlighted the importance of being empowered. She told them to dream big and have the courage to chase the same.

The exhibition " Rangkriti" foregrounds the amalgamation of tradition and style in a harmonious manner. It also provides them with an opportunity to "Earn while they Learn". A wide array of attractions were displayed such as designer bags, accessories, mini gardens, cushion covers and healthy recipes. Furthermore, an Inter-college cookery competition was also organized to promote the use of millets. More than 52 entries were received from colleges across the city. Manya from PGGCG-42 , Chandigarh was awarded the first prize for her Millet Cake. The second prize was bagged by Preesha and Muskaan collectively for Ragi potato Felafel and Bajra Pizza. The third prize was awarded to Anjali from PGGCG – 11 for her recipe Sorghum Dhokla. An Eco walk showcasing dresses using recycled and sustainable resources and different styles of saare draping were also demonstrated.

The media, as well as beverage partner for the event, was 94.3 My FM and Nescafe. The event was sponsored bySBI, Punjab National Bank, Vivo, Edwise, Avon, VInspire for life foundation, Happy Designs, EK- Koh-Moh and SSS. The day witnessed a plethora of activities and bustle on the campus. The college received an overwhelming response as people from different walks of life attended the event. The college witnessed more than 300 footfall.

Principal, Prof Sudha Katyal emphasized on the dire need to inculcate the initiatives of 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.

 



»SENSITIZATION ON IMPORTANCE & APPLICATIONS OF POCSO ACT AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 26.05.22

As a  part of the ongoing Self Defence Training Camp at Home Science College, students were sensitized on the POCSO Act and it's benefits and applications. The Act is a comprehensive law enacted with the objective of protecting children from a slew of sexual offences like sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography while safeguarding the interests of the child at every stage of the judicial process by introducing a child-friendly mechanism for reporting and recording.

 

SHO Usha Rani was the resource person from Women/Child Support Unit, Sector-17

 

, Chandigarh along with Head constable Sanjay, Lady constable Pinky and

 

Lady constable Ranjana. It was a very insightful session attended by 100 NSS & NCC Cadets.

 

Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal urged the students to be aware of the various laws governing sexual harassment in children to ensure their safety.

 



»Home Science College organised an Awareness Session on Cyber Security 25.05.22

Government Home Science College organised an awareness session on Cyber Security. Mr.Vikas Sangwan and Mr. Jai Bhagwan were the resource persons from Cyber Security Cell, Chandigarh. The session focussed  on  creating awareness on cyber crimes and how they can be prevented. Mr.Sangwan highlighted the significance of cyber awareness in present times and insisted that there is a dire need to be cyber ready. More than 100 NSS Volunteers and NCC cadets along with staff members attended the session. Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal emphasised on the importance of organising such sessions and urged the audience to be cyber secure and cyber smart.