TREES PLANTATION DRIVE
NSS Unit of SSSS College of Commerce for Women organized Tree Plantation activity on July 2, 2019. NSS Students planted six trees (Neem and Satpati) along the boundary wall of College Campus.
PERSONAL CONTACT PROGRAMME
Personal Contact Programme was organised for the academic session 2019-20. The program was spread over a period of two days i.e. July 4 – July 5, 2019. The PCP faculty panel conducted meetings with new students on individual basis. The information pertaining to their educational, family background, interest, and aptitude and career goals is recorded. The program helps in gauging the requirements and aspirations of students.
SPECIAL MORNING ASSEMBLY
A Special Assembly was organized on July 15, 2019 to invoke the blessings of Waheguru at the beginning of new session. The new students who have joined the college in the first year of various courses viz. B.Com; B.Com (F.S); BCA; BBA; B.Sc(Eco) and M.Com attended the recital of Sri Japji Sahib and Chaupai Sahib along with their seniors and members of the staff.
Thereafter, Ardas was intoned to seek strength and benedictions from the Almighty. S. Jagdish Singh Ji, Director welcomed the new students and motivated them to peruse quality education.
Principal, Dr. Navdeep Kaur acquainted the students about work culture of the college and also apprised them about the forthcoming events of the college.
AWARENESS CAMPS REGARDING JAL SHAKTI ABHIYAN
In pursuance of the guidelines issued by the central government, special sessions were organized in the college on July 22, 2019 to sensitize the students regarding conservation of water.
A seminar was conducted by Mrs Rupinder Kaur, Asst. Prof in Environment Sciences wherein she shared the data pertaining to ground water level in the state of Punjab and causes which led to this alarming state of affairs.
Similar talks were held in all the classes during the second period in the entire college and students were actively engaged in the discussions leading to some very simple and effective remedies to help us conserve water in daily life.
On the whole the message to conserve this precious natural resource reached more than 900 students in a very effective manner.
METRO BUS PASS FACILITY FOR STUDENTS
In order to provide public transport facility to the college students at affordable fare, officials from BRTS visited the college campus on July 15-16, 2019 and July 23, 2019. Mr. Rajesh Sharma, upper Divison Clerk (UDC) BRTS along with his team registered 42 students for monthly bus pass of Metro Bus. The students found this initiative highly beneficial.
AN EVENT ON WATER CONSERVATION
Keeping in the guidelines of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to observe the July 27, 2019 as Jal Shakti Abhiyan. A special street play (Nukkadd Natak ) Pani Ajj Udaas hai was staged. The play highlighted the sanctity of this precious natural resource essential for the existence of mankind .
The play was successful in pointing out the instances from the daily life of a household when lots of water gets wasted due to negligence.
135 Housewives from the neighbouring localities watched the play and were deeply moved by the powerful performance by the participants for a noble cause.
PARENTS TEACHERS MEET
Parents teachers meet was conducted on July 29, 2019 to brief the parents of the new students about the academic programs and the culture of the college. It was conducted in two sessions for the students of BBA, BCA, B.Sc. and B.Com (FS) in the first session and B.Com sections A and B in the second session. Dr. Navdeep Kaur Principal addressed the meet and presented an overview of the general rules and regular programs of the college aimed at holistic development of the students. She urged the parents to help develop a sense of responsibility in the young girls and support them by keeping confidence in their abilities. The students were also advised to put in sincere efforts to pursue their dreams.
The parents, particularly mothers of the students, attended the meet and appreciated this opportunity to know the learning environment of the college. 150 parents attended this meet and interacted with the faculty over a cup of tea.
SEMINAR ON ‘CAREER AS COMPANY SECRETARY’
A Career Counseling session was organized on July 30, 2019 to apprise the students about the professional course Company Secretary as a career option.
Mr Manish Kumar, Manager and Mr. Anjum Goyal, Chairperson, Amritsar Chapter of Institute of Company Secretaries of India made an elaborative presentation detailing the eligibility conditions, structure, curriculum and fee structure of the course. They pointed out that the course is very suitable for the graduates in Commerce or Business administration and ensures good placements in the corporate sector. Mrs. Priyanka Sharma and Dr. Payal coordinated the session and facilitated them clarify their doubts during the interactive session. 178 Students attended the session and found it very informative.
A BOOK DISCUSSION SESSION
A Book Discussion session on the book “Wings of Fire -An autobiography” was held on July 30, 2019 to mark the death anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India. Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal briefed the students of B.Com final year about the life and thoughts of this great personality who was born in a small village in Tamil Nadu and rose to become President of India. She narrated a few inspirational incidents from the book depicting his early childhood and life in the village in 1930s. The students were motivated to read this book to learn more about this scientist President who always loved to interact with the youth.
REGISTRATION CAMP UNDER PMGDISHA
As per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, under the scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)’, College organized a two-day registration camp on August 1 and August 2, 2019. This scheme aims at empowering the citizens in rural areas by training them to operate computer and other digital devices and enabling them to make digital payments actively. S. Iqbal Singh, Govt. representative and his team visited the College and 42 students belonging to rural areas were registered for digital training.
POSTER MAKING, COLLAGE MAKING AND PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Poster Making, Collage Making and Photography Competition was organized in the College on August 14 and August 16, 2019 on the topics ‘Colors of India’ and ‘Unity in Diversity’ as a part of Independence Day celebrations. The below mentioned students were declared the winners from amongst 80 participants:
|Poster Making Competition||Degree College||Junior College|
|First Kanish |
B.Com Sem III
BBA Sem III
BCA Sem I
B.Com Sem III (B)
BBA Sem V
|Consolation Prize||Aanchal Sharma |
|Second||Muskan Kamboj |
|Collage Making Competition|
WORKSHOP ON ‘BASIC BANKING OPERATIONS’
A workshop on Basic Banking Operations was organized by the Department of Commerce and Business Administration on August 19, 2019. Mrs. Savita Khanna, Asst. Prof. in Commerce) explained the various kinds of forms used for opening the account, depositing money and withdrawal etc. 70 students of B.Com (Hons.) Sem-III and B.Com (Hons.) Sem-V and B.Com (Fin. Services) Sem-I attended this workshop.
VISIT TO IDFC FIRST BANK
A visit to IDFC First Bank, Mall Road Branch was organized for the students of M.Com Sem I on August 22, 2019. Two faculty Members- Dr. Payal and Dr. Samriti Kapoor from the PG Department of Commerce and Business Administration accompanied the students. Ms. Sumina Mohindru, Chief Manager and Ms. Heena Sethi, Senior officer IDFC First Bank apprised the students regarding back end functioning of the bank. They familiarized the students with the practical aspects of RTGS, NEFT and IMPS. The students were also provided tips regarding verification of cheques and currency notes.
VISIT TO MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH PANORAMA
The students also visited Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama situated at Ram Bagh Garden, Amritsar. They got valuable insights into the rich culture, heritage, artefact’s and documentations of Maharaja’s Life. The students found both the visits highly enriching and useful.
SEMINAR ON ‘TRAFFIC RULES’
A seminar on ‘Importance of Traffic Rules’ was organized in the College on August 26, 2019. S. Dilbagh Singh, ADCP Traffic Police, Amritsar and S. Arvinderpal Singh, Incharge Traffic Education cell were the resource persons. They guided and apprised the students with the new traffic rules and penalties in case of their violation. They talked above the key qualities which every student must imbibe to become a responsible citizen and above all a good human being. 85 students of B.Com Sem I(A) and B.Sc Sem I attended the seminar. Students found the session highly inspiring and informative. The session was conducted by Mrs. Savita Khanna and Mrs. Ravneet Arora.
LIVE TELECAST OF ‘FIT INDIA MOVEMENT’
The NSS Unit of the College organized live telecast of ‘FIT INDIA MOVEMENT’ on August 29, 2019. This movement was launched as a part of National Sports Day celebrations at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated his speech by paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand- the great Indian Hockey Player. He appealed every citizen to remain healthy and fit.
The event highlighted fitness regime by presenting India’s indigenous martial art forms, folk dances and sports activities. As a part of the movement initiated by showing the live telecast of the inaugural show, the College committed itself for the cause through the pledge ceremony. The pledge to make sports and fitness regime as part of life was administered to 104 participants of the session.
MOOC-LEARNING SKILLS OF TOMMORROW
Students of SSSS College of Commerce for Women joined various Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to enhance their leaning and upgrade their skills as well. The courses were part of the Spoken Tutorial Project of IIT Bombay. After completion of their respective courses, students appeared in the test to get certification.
Details of MOOCs attended by the students are as follows:
|Date||Class||Course||No. of Students|
|August 21, 2019||BCA Sem III||Advanced CPP||14|
|August 26, 2019||BCA Sem V||Advanced Python 3.4.3||8|
|August 28, 2019||B.Com Sem V(A)||Introduction to Computers||38|
|August 29, 2019||B.Com Sem V(B)||Introduction to Computers||34|