Functions
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With the collaboration of Sangeet Natak Academy, New Delhi, Puratan Kala Punjab Gharana Tabla Vadan Sikhya Kender Academy organized the Ustad Alla Rakha Sangeet Sammelan in the Mata Gujri College premises. In this event, various artists from various fields performed beautifully and mesmerized the viewers. Ustad Dilshad Khan spellbounded the audience with his Sarangi Solo. Ragjot Singh, Surjit Singh, Ashupreet Kaur, Anupreet, Pooja Preet, Dipesh Verma, Mukta Raste, Seema Rani, and Shikhar Naad Qureshi also performed in this function. The president of the society and the disciple of Ustad Alla Rakha Khan Sahib, Kulwinder Singh said that Ustad Alla Rakha has raised the bar of tabla in this society and this Sangeet Sammelan is dedicated to him. Director Principal of the college, Dr. Kashmir Singh, said that this Sammelan not only provides a platform to the artists, but also connects the young generation with Indian sangeet and their legacy. The chief guests of this function were Dr. Jagmohan Sharma- Associate Professor of Music Department of G.C.G College, Patiala, Manjit Kaur- Former Founder Dean of Ishmeet Singh Music Institute, Ludhiana and Dr. Charan Kamal Singh- Director Ishmeet Singh Music Institute, Ludhiana. During this event, Pt. Surinder Kumar Dutta- Disciple of Bharat Ratna Late Pt. Ravi Shankar, was awarded with the Punjab Gharana Sangeet Award for his lifetime achievements. Prof. Anupreet Singh Tiwana- Dean, Cultural Affairs and Lokesh Sharma- Assistant Professor, Govt. Girls College, Gurugram conducted the stage well.
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“Hindi Divas” was celebrated by Department of Hindi, in which Dr. Rajinder Singh Toki, was invited as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Director Principal, Dr. Kashmir Singh said that a language acts as the foundation for the development of society. He said that one should be proficient in any language. Dr. Rajinder Singh Toki said that any language is not bad, but being multi-lingual opens the way to the progress and development. Addressing the students, Head of Hindi Department, Dr. Daljit Kaur Tiwana said that every language has its own importance and it is our moral responsibility to respect all the languages. On this occasion, students who scored more than 75% marks, Amandeep Kaur, Gurwinder Singh, Sukhmeen Kaur, Amanpreet Kaur, Manpreet Kaur, were honored by Hindi Department. The students of Hindi Department recited poems on this occasion. Ramandeep Kaur conducted the stage and presented the vote of thanks. Prof. Jagpal Singh, Dr. Gurbaj Singh and students were present on this special occasion.
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With the efforts of Guru Gobind Singh study circle and Mata Gujri study circle, Mata Gujri College celebrated first ‘Parkash Guruparab’ of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji in the form of ‘Ardas Diwas’. On this occasion, students recited Gurbani of ‘Sukhmani Sahib’. Afterwards, Kirtan was performed by professor and students of music department. On this occasion, Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh honoured with turban to winner students in Dastar and Dumala tying competitions and he also gave a brief description of the blessings of the Mool Mantar. On this occasion, Head of the religion studies Department Dr. Gurbaz Singh conducted the stage and encouraged students to connect with Gurbani. In this religious event, students of various departments of the college made tremendous contribution in the service. On this occasion, Prof. Bikramjit Singh Sandhu, Dr. Harjit Singh, Prof. Manmohan Kaur, Prof. Ratneshpal Singh, Prof. Birinder Singh Sarao, Prof. Manpreet Kaur, Prof. Amanpreet Singh, staff and students filled the presence of Guru Granth Sahib Ji.
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Mata Gujri College celebrated Teachers' Day by honoring the retired teachers of the college.On this occasion about 15 retired teachers from various departments of Mata Guri College were honored for their remarkable services and contribution towards the development of the college. Speaking on this occasion, Director - Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh , said that the young teachers should learn from the experiences of these great teachers. He said that a teacher should not remain confined to teaching but should play the role of a nation builder by developing the overall personality of students and inculcating moral values among them. On this occasion, Prof. Sadhu Singh Panag (Retired), Former Head of English Department shared his experiences with the audience. He motivated the young teachers to work for the development of the college and to develop an emotional attachment with the students. Prof. Pritam Singh Lugani, Dr. Surmukh Singh , Prof.Harshwinder Singh and Prof. Gurdarshan Singh also shared their experiences with the audience. They remembered their memories associated with the college and inspired the young teachers to work for the betterment of the students, college and the society. Prof. Jagdish Rai presented the vote of thanks. Prof. Ashraf Ali,Prof. Naresh Kumar Gupta, Prof. Wassan, Prof. Harbans Singh, Prof. Shital Singh Tiwana, Prof. Gurparkash Singh Sandhu, Prof. Hari Om Sharma, Prof. Bhupinder Singh Bajwa and Prof. Ashok Sood (retired) graced the occasion. ,Vice principal Dr. Rajinder Kaur , Prof. Harveen Kaur,Prof. Bikramjeet Singh Sandhu, Controller Examinations and Head of Commerce Department and all the faculty members of the college were present.
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The boys and girls of Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, celebrated the National Sports day by displaying an appreciable performance during the hockey match held in the college today. Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh told students that this day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the world famous Indian hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. He also said that the students should take inspiration from such a famous personality and choose their national game as a sport. In his address, he also encouraged students to participate in various sports and make their country proud just like Major Dhyan Chand did when he won three Olympic Gold medals for India. While talking about Major Dhyan Chand’s achievements, the Principal also apprised students about his patriotism which was evident when he turned down the offer made by Hitler for a post in his army. Encouraging the players, the head of the Physical Education department, Dr. Parminder Kaur Randhawa, said that sports play an important role in the overall development of the students and thus, every student should indulge in some sport. Dean Academic Prof. Bikramjit Singh Sandhu, Dr. Harjit Singh, Prof. Balwinder Singh, Coach Bahadur Singh and the players were present at this event.
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Teej festival today celebrated in the premises of Mata Gujri College with great culture and aesthetic gaiety. Dr. Harminder Sodhi, CMO, Fatehgarh Sahib was the chief guest and Mrs. Tarwinderjit Kaur was the special guest of the day. The function organized by college started with a welcome address by Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh, who highlighted the importance Dr. Harminder Sodhi addressed the students and inspired them to preserve their rich culture and heritage. Girls wearing traditional and vibrant color dresses splashing the college campus with multicolored rainbow hues performed Punjabi traditional dance. Various competitions like swing, mehndi, kikli, preparing gulgule, malpude were also organised on this occasion, in which the students participated with great zeal and zest. Ms. Saman Kaur was graced with the title of Miss Teej. Ms. Amanpreet Kaur and Ms. Sandeep Kaur were declared Ist and 2nd Runner Up respectively. Mrs. Swaranjit Kaur, Mrs. Karamjit Kaur, Mrs. Satinder Kaur, Mrs. Sukhwinder Kaur, Mrs. Jaspreet Kaur, Mrs. Kuldeep Kaur, Mrs. Ravinder Kaur, Mrs. Rajwant Kaur, Mrs. Sulakshna, Mrs. Balveer Kaur and Principal Ramanjeet Kaur graced the occasion with their presence.
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The Department of sciences and Punjab Biodiversity Board organized a special program dedicated to International Biodiversity Day. On this occasion Retd. Lieut. H.R.S. Maan was invited as chief guest and Director –Principal Dr.Kashmir singh was the guest of Honor. On this day, Mr. H.R.S. Maan told that this day is celebrated by united nations on the 22nd of may every year so that the world can be made aware about damages to the biodiversity. He stressed upon the facts that India is a country with a variety of species but in present time,the mobile towers and human attitude is polluting our air and water,due to which animals and birds are suffering .Hence there is need to be aware about it and to save the species which are on the verge of being extinct.Dr.Kashmir singh,said that we should try to save our biodiversity in daily life and to eliminate the causes which are danger for these species. Students presented their views on the effects of Mobile towers on the life of common people and the environment .Chief guest Retd.Lieut. H.R.S. Maan and Director Principal Dr.Kashmir singh honored the students with Cash prizes. Prof.Harveen kaur presented the Vote of thanks . On this occasion Vice principal Dr.Rajinder kaur and Dean Academics Prof.Bikaramjit Singh Sandhu and other faculty members were also present.
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As many as 943 graduates and undergraduates were conferred degrees and 25 brilliant students honoured with Gold Medal during annual convocation of Mata Gujri College held here on Saturday. Dr. Daljeet Singh Cheema, Former Education Minister, Punjab was the chief guest while Dr. Dharminder Singh Ubha, Principal, Khalsa College, Patiala delivered the convocation address.
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Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib organised a special program to pay tribute to the Seventh Guru, Sri Guru Har Rai Ji for the environmental vision he established in his lifetime. On this occasion, Dr. Kuldip Singh Dhir, former Dean Academics, Punjabi University, Patiala was the keynote speaker. Addressing the students, he said, “This day remarks the Gurgaddi Diwas of Guru Har Rai Ji, who is remembered in Sikh history for his deep sensitivity to nature and its preservation." He motivated the students to preserve their environment. In his presidential address, Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh said, "It is moral, social and religious duty of every individual to protect our environment. Students should indulge themselves in social activities and serve the humanity wholeheartedly." Dr. Jagjeewan Singh, Punjabi Department, Mata Gujri College enlightened the students with historical and religious aspects of this auspicious day. On this occasion Prof. Anupreet Singh Tiwana, Dr. Gurbaj Singh, staff members and students were present.
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Faculty of Sciences of Mata Gujri College celebrated National Science Day with great enthusiasm. Dr. Mandip Singh, Department of Physical Science, IISER, Mohali inaugurated the function. Highlighting the historical aspects of the day, he said, “National Science Day is celebrated each year to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman. It is the science that can help us to achieve the goals set and roll the wheels in the direction of much talked about sustainable development pathway. Students should use the technologies in a positive way to bring change in the society. " He also motivated the students to implement new technologies for the development in the field of science. Dr. Kashmir Singh, Director Principal of the college cherished the students for their innovative ideas and said, "Science is universal and has no boundaries. Research carried in science in any part of the world has benefited humanity all over. Students should indulge themselves in innovative activities for their growth and development. On this occasion, Quiz, Poster Presentation, Treasure hunt, Debate, Model Presentation, Power Point presentation on 'Scientific Concepts' and Rangoli competitions were organized in which the students of various departments participated with great enthusiasm. The winners of the contests were also honoured amidst big applause. Prof. Pardeep Kaur, Head, Department of Zoology extended a vote of thanks to the distinguished guests.
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Mata Gujri College celebrated National Voters Day at college premises along with district administration of Fatehgarh Sahib. Deputy Commissioner of Fatehgarh Sahib Ms. Kanwalpreet Brar was the chief guest of the day. Director Principal Dr. Kashmir Singh welcomed the Chief Guest and said that the youth should understand the importance of right to vote because only youth can bring a change in our society. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest Ms. Kanwalpreet Brar said that after 18 years, everybody gets the right to vote and all should make the right use of it. As the youth should play a positive role in bringing change in society. Therefore, first of all, we need to make proper use of our wisdom. On this occasion, new voter cards were also distributed.
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Department of Zoology has organized series of events to celebrate Wild Life Week-2018. Inter College competitions like wildlife quiz,collage making and photography contest on wild life theme has being organized on 8th October,2018.