14 August 2021
A Seven Day (6th Aug. to 12th Aug., 2021) Faculty Development Programme (Online) on the theme “Science, Social Sciences and Humanities: A Quest for Interdisciplinary Understanding” concluded successfully in Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh on 12th August, 2021. The Programme was organised by IQAC, PGGCG-11, Chandigarh in association with HRDC, Panjab University under the aegis of RUSA, UT Chandigarh. A total of 46 participants across 26 disciplines joined in the week long programme.
Prof. (Dr.) Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college gave the closing remarks emphasising upon the relevance of such events in building a strong foundation in academics and pedagogy. She observed that the participants must have benefitted from the discourses of eminent resource persons. She congratulated the participants and the organisers on the successful completion of the programme.
In his Valedictory address, the Chief-guest, Prof. S.K. Tomar, Honorary Director, Human Resource Development Centre, Panjab University, Chandigarh underlined the growing significance of interdisciplinary learning. He stressed upon fundamental questions about what can make us evolve into better human beings. He gave several nuggets of wisdom which were both interesting and practicable in our day to day life as we are confronted with a host of challenges.
The valedictory session was followed by an engaging feedback session and a cultural presentation by the participants.
The vote of thanks was proposed jointly by the co-ordinators, Dr. Sangeeta Mehtani, Head, Dept. of Chemistry and Dr.Ambuj Sharma Head, Dept. of Philosophy.