9 April 2019
The 63rd Annual Prize Distribution Function of Post-Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh was held today. Shri Manoj Kumar Parida, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh Administration was Chief Guest of the function. Shri B. L. Sharma, IAS, Secretary Education, and Shri Rubinderjit Singh Brar, Director Higher Education, UT Administration also graced the occasion.
The Chief-guest, other dignitaries and Principal of the college lighted the ceremonial lamp which was followed by invocation of Goddess Saraswati by the students. Amidst applause by the audience, more than 600 meritorious students were honoured with trophies and prizes for their outstanding and distinctive performance in the field of academics, sports and extra-curricular activities.
The College Annual Report was presented by the Principal wherein she highlighted the glorious achievements of the students in the fields of academics, extra-curricular activities and sports at the university, inter-university, state, national and international levels. She also underlined the contribution of faculty as members of Academic Bodies of Panjab University and highlighted their endeavors in research and publications. Enlisting the glorious progress made during the last session, she highlighted that the college won the Best Maintained Campus Award in the Rose Festival, 2019.
Enumerating the infrastructural developments she mentioned that the college is first of its kind in the city to have a Solid Waste Management Plant; Multimedia Centre is under construction; construction of Research Block has been approved; Academic Block has been renovated to house IQAC/UGC Cell, Placement Cell and a Data Resource Centre. The fourth hostel with a capacity of more than 400 residents will be functional in the next session. The Principal proudly announced that the college has been selected by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India to establish an Institution Innovation Council. Thus, it has carved a niche not only in the region but also in the country.
Chief Guest congratulated and gave away the prizes to the students who excelled in academics, sports and extra-curricular activities. Lauding the multidimensional achievements of the institution, Shri Manoj Kumar Parida observed that women are better than men in all respects as they are divinely designed for multi-tasking. They are the ones who can break the glass-ceiling. He motivated them to be innovative, think out of the box, aim higher, realize their dreams and bring laurels to the city and institution.
More than 600 prizes were awarded to the students in various categories.
341 prizes were awarded for academic excellence in arts, science and commerce streams at UG & PG levels.
254 prizes were given for excellence in extra-curricular activities like public speaking, dance, vocal music, instrumental music, drawing and painting, dramatics etc. Editors of College Magazine and Members of Students Council were also honoured.
37 students were awarded the College Colour in sports and 09 in extra-curricular activities.
05 students were awarded the Roll of Honour in sports for their achievements at the various inter-university, state and national level championships.
12 students were awarded the Roll of Honour for extra-curricular activities.
Somalika Sharma was adjudged as the Best NCC Cadet Air Wing.
Kiran Joshi was adjudged as the Best NCC Cadet Army Wing.
Saryu Thakur was awarded as the Best Blood Donor.
Tanvi Dogra was awarded as the Best volunteer of NSS and Garima Garg as the Best NSS camper.
Simarpreet Kaur was awarded S.P. Dutta Award for Honesty.
Kajal of B.A.-III was adjudged Best in Sports.
Garima Garg, President; Kanchi, Vice-President; Pallavi Sharma, General Secretary; Harman Sharma, Joint Secretary of College Students’ Council were also felicitated.
Jyoti was awarded the Nirmal Vasudeva Scholarship of Rs. 6000/-.
Priyanka was awarded M.C. Bhatia Award of Rs.2500/- for being the Best student in Physics.
Gaganpreet Kaur was awarded Mrs. Sharan Makkar Memorial Award of Rs.1100/- and a trophy for being the outstanding student in Punjabi literature.
Seeta and Manisha were awarded Gopal Das Garg Memorial Scholarship for their performance in B.A.-III, Music Instrumental (Honours).
Medhna Tandon was awarded Dr. Harjinder Singh Scholarship of Rs. 1437/-.
Lovepreet Kaur was awarded Mrs. Pushpa Verma Scholarship of Rs.3500/- and a medal for standing 1st in M.A-I in P.U. and for her performance in Youth Festivals.
Simarpreet Kaur got Mrs. Pushpa Verma Scholarship of Rs.2500/- and a medal for her performance in Academics and Youth Festivals.
Aarti was awarded Sh. Dharam Rattan Scholarship of Rs. 3989/- given to needy students.
Ridhima Bassi was awarded Sardarni Devinder Kaur Scholarship.
Monika and Ruchi Yadav were awarded Prabha Kapila Scholarship of Rs. 8000/- each.
Gaganpreet Kaur was awarded Gursharan Singh Scholarship for excelling in Punjabi language and literature.
Tanya Sharma of B.Sc-III (Medical) was declared the All Round Best Student of the college at the Under-graduate level.
Kirandeep Kaur of MA II Music (Vocal) was declared the All Round Best Student of the college at the Post-graduate level.