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»Self Defence Training Kickstarted at Home Science College 24.05.22

Seven Day Self Defence Training kickstarted today at Government Home Science College, Chandigarh. The training aimed at instilling confidence among girls to defend themselves against anti- social elements and also to facilitate their overall personality development. The initiative has been taken by the NSS & NCC Units of the college in collaboration with Women & Child Support Unit, Chandigarh under the dynamic leadership of worthy Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal. She also emphasised on significance of conducting such training camps and highlighted about increased cases of eve-teasing, rape and other atrocities on young women in present times. Prof. Katyal further urged girls to make use of this opportunity and learn various techniques so as to protect themselves against anti-social elements in the society.

 



»Proud Moment for Home Science College (Dr. Vasudha Bansal, Assistant Professor) 21.05.22

 

Dr. Vasudha Bansal, Assistant Professor

Government Home Science College,Chandigarh has been granted a Patent on her name entitled, ‘NOVEL INDUSTRIAL DAIRY WASTE MANAGEMENT PROCESSING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NUTRITIONAL ENRICHED WHEY BEVERAGE’. She has been granted this patent under her DST-SERB YOUNG SCIENTIST PROJECT. The present invention relates to a development of value added product i.e. whey beverage via using the by-product of dairy industries which has been wasted in million tonnes worldwide and drained to ground water. WHEY is an excellent source of whey proteins which are easily metabolised by all age groups from infants to adults and  function as potent antioxidant in body as well.

PATENT GRANT NO: 396150 dated May 04, 2022

Date of filling the Application: 07-11-2017

Application Number: 2011711039578

 



»NSS Unit organised Collage Making Competition on ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ 18.05.22

NSS Wing of the college organised Collage Making Competition to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotav on May 18, 2022. The theme of the competition was ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Around 22 NSS Volunteers participated in the event. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal appreciated the efforts of NSS unit and encouraged the volunteers to participate in such events with a great zeal.

 



»Home Science College contributed towards Waste to Wealth Mission 18.05.22

Aligning with the "Swacch Bharat Mission" of Government of India, the Environment Society “Harita” of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh in collaboration with Swarmani Youth Welfare Association contributed towards the Waste to Wealth Mission i.e. “Lets make our Chandigarh Single Use Plastic and E-waste Free”. The various stakeholders were informed about the harmful effects of Single Use Plastic and E-waste in their everyday lives. Faculty members along with the students contributed towards the collection of Single Use Plastic and E-waste in the college premises.

 

The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, motivated  the students to disseminate the information related to the harmful effects of Single Use Plastic and E-waste in their localities. She also encouraged them to adopt environment friendly approaches in their lives and motivate others also towards environmental sustainability and make their contribution towards government’s key initiative towards ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’.

 



»HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE PARTICIPATES IN EAT RIGHT MELA 16.05.22

As an initiative of Food Safety Administration, Health Department, Chd. Admn. to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the students of Home Science College participated in the walkathon for healthy eating as part of the ongoing celebrations of the "EAT RIGHT MELA".

NSS and NCC cadets of the college along with 2000 other volunteers walked fromrock garden to sukhna lake.

The event was inaugurated by Sh. Yashpal Garg, IAS, Health Secretary, UT, Chandigarh as well as Chief Food Security, Chandigarh Administration.

Principal of the college Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the students of the college to participate in such activities in sync with thegovernment key initiatives.

 



»100 days countdown to International Yoga Day begins at Home Science College 13.05.22

As a prelude to upcoming ‘International Yoga Day’ observed every year on June 21, NSS Volunteers of Government Home Science College are holding a yoga camp on the college premises. The camp involves  conduct of yoga activities as well as awareness session about the health benefits of yoga through demonstration and talks. The camp was initiated from May 7, 2022 and will continue till June 21.

 

Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyalencouraged the volunteersto be an active part of these yoga celebrations so as to ensure complete physical and mental well being.

 



»Inauguration of Multimedia Research Block and Exhibition cum Valedictory function of ‘DAY-NULM’ Skill Development Program organized at Home Science College 25.04.22

The Government Home Science College organized the inauguration of a Multimedia Research Block along with the exhibition cum valedictory function of a Skill Development Training programme in Fashion Designing for the urban poor under Deen Dayal Antyaodya Yogna-National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM).
Mr. Satyapal Jain, Additional Solicitor General of India, was the chief guest for the event. Mr. Devesh Moudgil, Ex-Mayor of Chandigarh and P.U. Senate Member was the guest of honour. Mr. Satyapal Jain narrated the vision of Deen Dyal Upadhyaya ji as he worked relentlessly for the welfare of the poor and deprived masses of India. He also emphasized that the present scheme of DAY-NULM is the extension of the ideas espoused by the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya ji to provide skill-oriented learning to the people living below the poverty line in India.
The principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, in her address elaborated on the construction of the Multimedia Research Block within the premises of the college. While talking about the construction cost of the building i.e. 1.74 crores, she talked about the financial assistance of 70 lakhs received from the RUSA Infrastructure grant and 64 lakhs from the U.T. Administration, Chandigarh. Equipped with the latest technologies, the building also has a green energy feature as solar panels are installed on the rooftops. The purpose of this Multimedia Research Block is to boost research-based activities among post-graduate and doctorate students.
In a similar vein, the valedictory ceremony of the skill development Training programme in Fashion Designing of the DAY-NULM project under the Skill India Mission was also organized in the college. The project is initiated by the Government of India to reduce the poverty and vulnerability of urban poor households. The college received a grant of Rs 22.5 lakhs from the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh. After the completion of the successful training programme organized within the laboratories of the college under the DAY-NULM project,  69 women beneficiaries were given free motorized sewing machines and kits along with the completion certificate. Furthermore,  hand-made products by DAY-NULM beneficiaries like tie and die dupattas, block-printed tablemats and runners, traditionally embroidered cushion covers, applique patchwork, and mats were displayed as part of the exhibition during the event.
Mr. Jain appreciated the efforts of the institution for the successful completion of the project and encouraged the beneficiaries to utilize these skills for the betterment of their lives. The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the faculty members for reaching out to the urban poor and working tirelessly for their upliftment.  She also urged everyone to adopt the vision as well as the mission of Skill India to generate an empowered workforce for the development of the nation.

 



»World Earth Day Celebrated at Home Science College 22.02.22

Environment Society ‘Harita’ of the college celebrated  ‘World Earth Day’  on the theme “Invest in Our Planet”.  The event started with pledge taking ceremony by the faculty and students of the college. Mrs. Ranjana Sharma, Convenor of Environment Society ‘Harita’ made students aware regarding different types of e-waste and informed the faculty & students about the facility of e-waste collection inside the college campus so that it can be recycled. Students were further urged to protect our planet by using eco-friendly products and also inculcate the habit of reduce, reuse and recycle to keep the earth clean and green. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal emphasised on the  importance of segregation of waste (dry waste and wet waste) in day to day life and how it helps to make our surroundings clean in professional as well as personal spaces.

 



»Home Science Student Won First Prize in Face Painting Competition at PGGC-46, Chandigarh 22.02.22

Shikha of B.Sc. Home Science First Year (Roll No. 47)bagged first prize in face painting competition organized by the Department of Computer Applications, Post- Graduate Governemnt College, Sector-46, Chandigarh.

 



»Home Science Students Clinched Third Position in Flower Decoration Competition 22.02.22

Students of Home Science College enthusiastically participated in the youth festival ‘Pragaas” organized by Shri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab. Students from all over Punjab and the adjoining states wholeheartedly participated in the multifarious events.

 

Avantika Sood and Daisy Kalan, first-year students of B.Sc. Home Science, showcased their creativity and clinched the third position in the Flower Decoration competition.

 

The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, congratulated the students and further encouraged them to perform at par excellence in the forthcoming co-curricular activities.

 



»Home Science Students Clinched Third Position in Flower Decoration Competition 21.04.22

Students of Home Science College enthusiastically participated in the youth festival ‘Pragaas” organized by Shri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab. Students from all over Punjab and the adjoining states wholeheartedly participated in the multifarious events.
Avantika Sood and Daisy Kalan, first-year students of B.Sc. Home Science, showcased their creativity and clinched the third position in the Flower Decoration competition.

The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, congratulated the students and further encouraged them to perform at par excellence in the forthcoming co-curricular activities.

 



»Home Science Students performed at par excellence in Environment Fest at Panjab University 15.04.22

More than 40 students participated in a two-day Environment Fest “Green Defenders” organized by the Department of Laws, Panjab University in collaboration with the Punjab Pollution Control Board on April 08-09, 2022. The purpose of the event was to educate students about the hazardous effects of waste produced by human beings all over the world.

 

A plethora of activities were organized such as Climate MUN, Declamation, Quiz, Parliamentary Debate, Poster Making, Terrarium and Rangoli Making etc. Our students enthusiastically participated in many activities and brought laurels to our college. Antra, a student of B.Sc. got the award of high recommendation in Climate MUN. The Nukkad Natak teams performed exceptionally and clinched first and third positions respectively. Mallika Malik, a student from B.Sc. Home Science got the second position in the terrarium competition. Nirmal Kaur, a student from M.Sc.was awarded the consolation prize in the Slogan Writing competition.

 

The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the students and encouraged them to achieve new milestones in both academic and co-curricular activities.

 



»Home Science Students performed at par excellence in Environment Fest at Panjab University 13.04.22

More than 40 students participated in a two-day Environment Fest “Green Defenders” organized by the Department of Laws, Panjab University in collaboration with the Punjab Pollution Control Board. The purpose of the event was to educate students about the hazardous effects of waste produced by human beings all over the world.

A plethora of activities were organized such as Climate MUN, Declamation, Quiz, Parliamentary Debate, Poster Making, Terrarium and Rangoli Making etc. Our students enthusiastically participated in many activities and brought laurels to our college. Antra, a student of B.Sc. got the award of high recommendation in Climate MUN. The Nukkad Natak teams performed exceptionally and clinched first and third positions respectively. Mallika Malik, a student from B.Sc. Home Science got the second position in the terrarium competition. Nirmal Kaur, a student from M.Sc. was awarded the consolation prize in the Slogan Writing competition.

The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the students and encouraged them to achieve new milestones in both academic and co-curricular activities.

 



»Home Science Students brought laurels to the college in various competitions organised by MCM DAV College, Chandigarh 09.04.22

The students of the college participated in various competitions organized by Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh on April 09, 2022. The event was sponsored by Pollution Control Committee. Ritika Bijalwan  from B.Sc Fashion Designing, Semester-VI (Roll No -825) secured first prize  in Eco Walk, Rashmita Subba, M.Sc Foods and Nutrition (Roll No- 611/20) got consolation prize in Poster Making Competition , Sana Parveen, B.Sc Fashion Designing, Semester-VI (Roll No -811), got consolation prize in Best Out Of Waste.

 

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the students and emphasized that we all should contribute towards environmental sustainability.

 



»Home Science College got Certificate of Recognition from MGNCRE, Government of India 08.04.22

Under the able guidance of our worthy Principal Ma’am, Prof. Sudha Katyal, Government Home Science College has received once again recognition as the Sustainable Campus. The institution has done the best work for making campus sustainable in areas of Sanitation, Hygiene, Waste Management, Water Management, Energy Management and Greenery Management from Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

 



»COOKERY COMPETITION ON MILLETS ORGANISED AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 02.04.22

Government Home Science College in collaboration with Aahar Kranti (Nivedita Charitable Trust) organised a cookery competition on the campus today to promote the use of millets. An online slogan writing competition on the same theme was also organised.

More than 50 undergraduate and post-graduate students participated in the competition. Exotic and innovative recipes such as ragi millets pizza, bajra discs, ragi pancakes, harre bharra fritters were prepared. Larfgeet was awarded first prize for her innovative Raagi- fitters. Prabhjot, Anupreet and Pranamika were awarded the second prize for their delicious Pan-Cake Raagi chocolate, Nachni Ladoo and chulai ladoo respectively. The third prize was given to Rashmita and Garima for their nutritious Millet Samosa and Coconut Ragi Pudding. Consolation prizes were also given to boost the enthusiasm of the participants.

Dr. Virender Garg, MD (Radiology), OSD to President, PGIMER, Chandigarh was the chief guest of the event. Dr. Garg is also the Chief Patron of Aahar Kranti project, with a mission to promote the use of wonder grains- millets.

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, was also one of the judges for the event. She congratulated the students for coming up with innovative and nutritious recipes using the grains of tomorrow- millets.

 



»WEBINAR ON MILLETS AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 01.04.22

Government Home Science College organised a webinar on Millets- the wonder grains and a live demo for the preparation of thepla using sorghum. The resource person for the webinar was  Dr. Vishakha Singh, Associate Professor, College of Community and Applied Sciences, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Rajasthan. She highlighted the importance of millets and their clinical significance in the diet. She also significantly foregrounded how millets help in boosting our immune system and fight diseases by increasing the nutritional component in our bodies.

 

The students as well as faculty members enthusiastically participated in the webinar and raised pertinent questions pertaining to the usage of millets in our dietary habits. Moreover, around 40 students of Undergraduate and Diploma classes from Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management, Sector-42 also attended the webinar. The resource person cited multiple examples from our daily eating habits to answer the queries of the various stakeholders.

 

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, encouraged the participants of the webinar to inculcate millets in their diets to avail their nutritional benefits.

 



»Students of Home Science college conducted Outreach Activity at Khuda Jassu 31.03.22

Students and staff of the Department of HDFR, Government Home Science College conducted an outreach activity for children at Khuda jassu. The easels and colouring material were provided  to the children which allowed them to showcase their creativity. The children of the area thoroughly enjoyed the activity and looked forward to have the students over again.

 

The students also visited the head office of NGO- Open Eyes foundation where they were appraised of the working of the NGO. They were also informed about the collaborative activities and internships wherein they couldinnvolve themselves in the multifarious activities of the foundation. Students were highly motivated and eager to work closely with the foundation.

 

The Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal motivated the students to realise their social responsibility and actively participate in such outreach activities.

 



»HEALTH MELA AND TALK AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 31.03.22

In continuation with the celebrations of Poshan Pakhwada, Government Home Science College in collaboration with Aahar Kranti (Nivedita Charitable Trust) organised a one-day health camp and talk within the premises of the college.

 

The health check-up was conducted by Dr. Saima fromOral Rehabilitation Center, Sector 34 and Dr. Pragya, Gynaecologist from Cloud Nine hospital. Students, faculty members and non-teaching staff of the college were largely benefitted from the camp. A health talk was also given by Dr. Pragya on the anaemia and gynaecological concerns of young girls. After her engrossing lecture, she clarified the doubts as well as misconceptions of the students and busted the prevailing myths on the problems related to gynaecology.

 

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the students to avail benefits from such camps to ensure not just reproductive health but also good dental hygiene.

 



»Home Science College organised an Online Session on ‘Wrong Side of the Road’ 30.03.22

Government Home Science College organised an online session on ‘Wrong Side of the Road’ in collaboration with CSRBOX.

 

Wrong Side of the Road is a flagship program under CSRBOX which essentially serves as a solution to the increasing road accidents which are caused due to rash driving, drunken driving and over speeding. The session proved successful in helping spread the message of safe driving and was attended by more than 100 students of the college.

 

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 to save lives, prevent accidents and injuries and keep our society functioning in the most optimal way.

 



»USE OF MILLETS ADVOCATED AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 30.03.22

In sync with the ongoing Poshan Pakhwada celebrations and 2023 being the International Year of Millets, Home Science College in collaboration with Aahar Kranti (Nivedita Charitable Trust) organised a live demonstration and talk on the health benefits of millets and efforts to include them in the daily diets of the masses at large.

 

The demonstration was conducted for the students of the college wherein they were appraised of the nutritional content and simple ways in which millets can be supplemented and included in our daily diet. The live demonstration included the preparation of idli and upma using sorghum and ragi.

 

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal emphasized the need to include these wonder grains as part and parcel of our everyday eating habits.

 



»Proud Moment for the College 29.03.22

It is indeed a moment of great pride and honour that the Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, was felicitated by the Honourable Governor of Punjab and U.T. Administrator Sh. Banwari Lal Purohit on 29.03.22 for her significant contribution in disseminating as well as implementing the motto of Aaha Kranti among the various stakeholders. She has been working relentlessly towards providing technical and logistical support for the Aahar Kranti project with a mission of promoting the use of millets through videos, pamphlets, interactive sessions, rallies and many other related activities. The rationale was to reach out to the masses and apprise them about the nutritional benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle in their day to day life.

 



»POSHAN RALLY AND POSTER MAKING COMPETITION AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 29.03.22

Poshan Pakhwada is observed every year in the month of March as per the directives of the Government of India. As part of the ongoing celebrations, the Government Home Science College organised a rally and poster making competition in sync with the theme of good nutrition and healthy eating.

 

Students of undergraduate and postgraduate classes along with the NCC cadets and NSS volunteers participated in the event. The rally was flagged off from the college campus towards Sector 10. Students carrying posters on healthy eating chanted slogans and disseminated information regarding the inclusion of healthy diets in their everyday life.

 

The poster making competition had more than 50 entries wherein the girls exhibited their creativity through art.

 

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the students for their efforts to spread awareness related to the overall benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle among the masses.

 



»Home Science College organised a talk on “Sources and Resources in the Digital Age” 29.03.22

Digital resources are becoming an integral part of academics in the 21st century. The rising popularity of digitised archives, web-based content and electronic media has metamorphized the very process of learning and changed our perception about the utilization of digital resources in various libraries.

Keeping in mind the shifting parameters of learning resources as well as the penetration of technology in our day to day life, a talk on “Sources and Resources in Digital Age” was organized within the premises of the college. Dr Preeti Sharda, presently working as Library Incharge at Post-Graduate Government College for Girls-42, was the resource person for the day. She espoused on different sources students and research scholars can utilize to read and access books, journals, research papers and a wide database of academic data. She appraised the children about inflibnet, N-list, National digital library and various other portals like Shodhganga and google scholar to aid them in their research work.

The Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal, applauded the efforts of the organizers and motivated the students to utilize the available digital resources in the various libraries across the nation.

 



»Home Science students get Placement offer in Nestle and Byjus at attractive salary package 29.03.22

In a weeklong campus placement drive beginning from 24 March,2022 in Home Science College, the students got lucrative offer of placement and internship in reputed organizations. Stuti, a student of M.Sc. Final year has been placed in Byjus,  global ed-tech company, at the package of 4 lacs per annum approximately. Shivali Kapoor, student of Post graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics has been selected in Nestle, global food beverage company, at a package of 3.5 lacs per annum approximately. Fitelo, diet company has shortlisted more than six candidates for final round of interview. Most of the students of Foods and nutrition get 100 percent internship opportunity in reputed hospitals across tricity. Dr. Shabana ,Placement incharge, informed that this weeklong offline placement drive is organised specific to different streams - Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Human Development and Family relations and Interior Design and Resource management. This will ensure all students to get an opportunity to explore industry demand in their respective domains and work efficiently. Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the seleted candidates. She encouraged the students to participate in this placement drive with full zeal and motivation.

 



»Home Science Student Won First Prize in College RJ Hunt Contest 25.03.22

Livjyot Kaur, a student of B.Sc. Home Science Semester 2 bagged first position in Inter- College RJ Hunt Contest conducted by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, GGDSD College Sector 32-C Chandigarh. Prof. Sudha Katyal, Principal of the college congratulated the student and her mentor for bringing laurels to college.

 



»DEMONSTRATION OF NUTRITIOUS LOW-COST RECIPES ON MILLETS AT HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE 25.03.22

As part of the ongoing celebrations of Poshan Pakhwada, Government Home Science College organised a demonstration on low-cost nutritious recipes using millets as the core ingredient.

The demonstration was conducted for parents of Chaitanya Nursery School. About 50 parents attended the event. They were apprised of the nutritive value and significance of using millets in the diet. Efforts were made through live demonstration to include all millets such as sorghum, bajra, ragi in commonly consumed recipes such as dal kachori, sprout chaat, curd sandwich and mixed salad.

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, encouraged the use of millets in the diet as they are wonder foods. She emphasized on the need to include millets as part and parcel of our daily lives for their nutritional values.

 



»Home Science college kick starts celebration of Poshan Pakhwada 24.03.22

Home Science college kick started celebration of Poshan Pakhwada by organising a talk on the Importance of good nutrition to achieve milestones of development for parents of Chaitanya Nursery School. Emphasis was laid on inclusion of millets in the diet of young children. Easy yet cost effective nutritive recipes were shared and Height and weight of children were also measured. Principal , Prof. Sudha Katyal encouraged the parents to include millets in various interesting forms in children’s diet to make eating a fun yet healthy activity for children. Activities to enhance holistic development were also demonstrated and concerns of parents regarding nutrition were addressed.

 



»Observance of Shaheedi Diwas at Home Science College 24.03.22

NSS Wing of Government Home Science College under the valuable guidance of worthy Principal of the college, Prof.Sudha Katyal, conducted a host of activities to observe Shaheedi Diwas on 23.03.2022. The day started with NSS Voluntan eers participated in a rally raising those  slogans which were raised by Shadheed Bhagat Singh. Subsequently, Volunteers attended Online Session organized by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, in which Hon’ble Minister Sh.Anuragh Thakur interacted with NSS Volunteers in an live interaction on Shaheedi Diwas. NSS Volunteers also made beautiful posters on the life of Bhagat Singh. Principal of the College, Prof. Sudha Katyal emphasized on inculcating a sense of patriotism among NSS Volunteers by highlighting the significance of Shaheedi Diwas and highlighted about the sacrifices of brave lives of our freedom fighters. She also urged the volunteers to contribute their part in making their country proud by becoming a responsible citizen and not to forget the sacrifices being made by these freedom fighters to make our country free and independent.

 



»Home Science Students brought laurels to College on International Forest Day 21.03.22

Ekta Gupta and Nirmal Kaur of M.Sc. CT First Year won First Prize (worth Rs. 800) and Consolation Prize respectively in Slogan Writing Competition on the theme "Forests and Sustainable Production and Consumption" organised by Guru Gobind Singh College for Women on International Forest Day on 21st March 2022. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal congratulated the students.

 



»Home Science College celebrates International Forest Day 21.03.22

Govt Home Science College celebrated International Forest Day , 2022 in collaboration with NGO " Yuvsatta".The theme for this year is “Forests and Sustainable Production  and Consumption” .

 

Shri Debendra Dalai, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden, Chandigarh Administration, UT flagged off the jungle trail in which over 50 students of the college participated at Nepli Reserve Forest. He addressed the students on how the survival of mankind dependsentirely on preservation of nature and how forests play a crucial role in poverty alleviation and in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. He urged the students to follow the motto of “Each one Plant one “ especially on any occasionthey celebrate.

 

An environment quiz was also conducted where winners were given prizes and the college was awarded a momento as a token of appreciation for active participation in environmental causes under the able guidance of Principal, Prof. Sudha Katyal. Principal of the college also motivated the students to help in saving our forests.

 



»Inter-College Science Fest- 22 organised at Home Science College 16.03.22

‘Science Club- Pragya’ of Government Home Science College organized Inter-College Science Fest-2022 on the theme of “Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future”. The event was funded by the Department of Science and Technology and Renewable Energy, Chandigarh. Being a professional college, the integration of science and technology has always been a part and parcel of our academic and co-curricular activities. The rationale for organizing the fest is to acquaint the students not only with the recent technological advancements but also to sharpen their critical bent of mind.

The array of events included poster making, essay-writing, slogan writing and sci- toon making. More than 70 participants from across the city from different colleges participated in the event.

The principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal talked about the dire need to inculcate scientific temper among the students. She also emphasized the pivotal role played by science and technology for the sustenance of peaceful societies all around the world. Moreover, she motivated the participants to exhibit their creative potential in the upcoming times and congratulated and gave out prizes to all the winners at the valedictory ceremony.

 



»Home Science Students Showcased their talent at Iconic Week of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav 11.03.22

Government Home Science college participated in the 75th Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav organized by Chandigarh Tourism wherein students exhibited their creative potential as a budding entrepreneur.

Students displayed a plethora of articles such as handmade soft toys, millet based healthy recipes, diet counseling, hand crafted dupattas, handkerchiefs, masks, table-cloths, hoops, chains , room hangings and planters along with fun psychological games and tests assessingpersonality. The rationalewas 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 of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal, motivated the students to come out of their cocoon and wholeheartedly participate in the various academic and co- curricular activities.

 



»Govt. Home Science College Felicitates Women Achievers and Entrepreneurs On International Women’s Day 10.03.22

Women Achievers and Entrepreneurs from all walks of life participated in a panel discussion at Govt. Home Science College to celebrate International Woman’s Day. Todays event was all about sharing the life experiences and success stories of these women and how they overcame all odds to achieve their goals.

Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal was the chief guest of the event. Among the speakers were Ms Kaveri Ahuja Singh, an alumna of this college who runs a famous designer studio currently. Ms Ruchi Narula - Mrs Universe India , 2017 also shared the obstacles faced by her in following her passion and how she came to realise her dream. Ms Deepali, an engineer by profession who started her own brand Yuvanya in 2017 that provides 100% natural and chemical free products across 13 countries now also spoke about the 5 Ps of patience, passion, positive attitude, perseverance and pure intention to pursue one's dream.The youngest entrepreneur for the day, Ms Guntas running a home bakery by the name of GN Bakehouse also inspired the audience stating that age was just a number and it shouldn’t deter anyone from following one's passion and being independent at a young age. Mrs Sapna Gill , owner of Sunbeam, shared her vision on how to excel both at home as well as at work.

Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyal addressed the audience with her inspiring words urging all women to believe in oneself , Dream Big and stop not till the goal is achieved. She also felicitated and honoured all the women achievers and entrepreneursalong with SBI Chief Manager Astha Gupta.

 



»Ms. Anupreet Kaur Sobti,bagged first position in 'National Level Healthy Recipe Competition' 10.03.22

Ms. Anupreet Kaur Sobti, student of Govt Home Science College under masters course of Foods and Nutrition bagged first position in 'National Level Healthy Recipe Competition' organised by Home Science Association on Jan 27, 2022 by Sanatam Dharma College, Ambala Cantt.

Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal congratulated her on  this achievement.



»PRINCIPAL HOME SCIENCE COLLEGE AWARDED WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE ACHIEVER AWARD BY MINISTRY 07.03.22

A proud moment for Govt. Home Science College as Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal was awarded with Women achievers award by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Regional Outreach Bureau, Chandigarh.

The ceremony was held in the auditorium of the college to commemorate the eve of International Women's Day, where along with other women achievers, Prof. Sudha Katyal was felicitated by the presiding chief guest, Smt. Anindita Mitra, IAS, MC Commissioner, Chandigarh.

Prof. Sudha Katyal has worked relentlessly not only in the field of Home Science but also contributed to the society at large. She has been felicitated with 3 state awards already for her undeniable service and excellent work.



»Home Science College organise Campus Placement drive 03.03.22

The Placement and Entrepreneurship Development cell of the college conducted placement drive in collaboration with Nestle on March 3, 2022 in the college.Many students from undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma classes enthusiastically participated in the drive.HR manager in Nestle, Ms. Deepa interviewed approximately 20 candidates. She shortlisted 5 candidates. The selected candidate will be offered a salary package of approximately 3.5 lacs per annum.

Principal Prof Sudha Katyal urged the students to work hard and participate in campus placement drive in future also.

 



»Webinar on “Nutrition Education for Toddlers “ organised by Government Home Science College 28.02.22

Govt Home Science college organised a webinar on “Nutrition Education for Toddlers “ in collaboration with Nestle. Ms Disha Arora, a Nutrition expert from Nestle appraised the parents on importance of recognising milestones of growth and the nutritional needs that come along with each age group. She elaborated on the different food groups and gave wonderful tips and tricks to parents to incorporate them in a nutritious yet fun way. Many parents had their concerns and queries resolved on fussy eating behaviours, incorporating all food groups, fun ways to introduce variety in a childs diet etc.

Principal of the college , Prof. Sudha Katyal also encouraged the parents to be patient while feeding children and be good role models themselves.

 



»Government Home Science College Organizes One day Webinar on “Design Registration Process: An Insight” 28.02.22

The Clothing and Textiles Department of Government Home Science College, Chandigarh Organized one day Webinar on “Design Registration Process: An Insight” on 28 February 2022. Dr.Charu Kohli, Assistant Professor, NIIFT, Jallandhar was the resource person who spoke about the procedure of Design Registration Process. She talked about the difference between patents, copyrights and trade mark in a very systematic manner to give students a more clear idea. She further briefed about the benefits of design registration process and essential requirements for Registration i.e. design should be new, original, not to be disclosed to the public and significantly distinguishable from know designs. The design can be registered for 10 years and can further be renewed for 5 years.

She further discussed the application procedure, shared the forms required and classification of Designs. Dr. Kohli gave her valuable inputs from her research in Design Registration.

The webinar received an overwhelming response by enthusiastic participants. Principal of the college, Prof Sudha Katyal, encouraged the students to register their designs or research work.

 



»Government Home Science College Organises One day Webinar on “Sustainability and Fashion” 26.02.22

The Clothing and Textiles Department of Government Home Science College , Chandigarh Organised one day Webinar on “Sustainability and Fashion” on 26 Feb 2022. Mrs. Heena Narang, Assistant Professor, GHSC -10, Chandigarh was the first resource person who spoke about the need of sustainability in fashion industry which is a multibillion global enterprise and its contribution to Indian Economy.  She further discussed the unintended consequences of fast fashion like textile waste, environmental and occupational hazards. While concluding she enlightened the audience with 3R’s of sustainability and various methods to achieve it.

Dr. Sumita Sikka , Assistant Professor , GGDSDCollege , Chandigarh was the second resource person . She stressed on adopting sustainable behaviour for textile waste management. Dr Sikka gave here valuable inputs from her researchon textile waste management about various techniques to utilize textile waste to protect the environment for future generations. She also shared her experiences about meditation with the audience.

The webinar received an overwhelming response by enthusiastic participants. Principal of the college, Prof. Sudha Katyalencouraged the students to practice sustainability in fashion as well to save the environment and appreciated the valuable information disseminated to the students taking them a step closer towards the achievement of goals of sustainability.