GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR
                       (NAAC ACCREDITED 'B' GRADE)


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GDC Kishtwar Hosts District Level Inter-College Declamation Contest on Sep26,2023

Government Degree College Kishtwar successfully hosted the District Level Inter-College Declamation Contest on September 26, 2023. The event took place in the college seminar hall and saw participation from GDC Chatroo and GDC Kishtwar. The theme of the declamation contest revolved around the two principles of Gandhian philosophy of life, "Truth and Non-Violence." Students passionately presented their perspectives on these important principles. Mr. Mohd. Amir Reshi, a 5th-semester student from GDC Chatroo, emerged as the winner of the contest, showcasing his exceptional oratory skills and deep understanding of the topic. The contest was adjudged by a distinguished panel of judges including Dr. Ashiq Hussain, Prof. Romana Akhtar, and Prof. Swami Raj. Their expertise and keen observation contributed to the fair and unbiased assessment of the participants performances. As the winner of the district level contest, Mr. Mohd. Amir Reshi will represent his college at the upcoming Divisional Level Declamation Contest which will be hosted by GCW Parade on September 30, 2023, and will feature participants from various colleges in the division.
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GDC Kishtwar organized "Sawachhta Pledge "as part of Gandhi Jayanti Celebration on Sep 25,2023

On September 25, 2023, Govt. Degree College Kishtwar, under the esteemed patronage of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the Worthy Principal, and with the valuable guidance of Dr. Vijay Kumar, the NSS PO, hosted a "Swachhta Pledge" event as a part of their celebration of Gandhi Jayanti.
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GDC Kishtwar celebrates NAAC Accreditation, felicitates former Principals, Staff on Sep21,2023

Government Degree College (GDC) Kishtwar celebrated its successful accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) today. The college organized a grand felicita-tion ceremony to honor the former principals and staff who have contributed significantly to the growth and development of the institution. The event commenced with a warm welcome address by Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the Principal of Govem-ment Degree College Kishtwar. Dr. Parihar expressed her gratitude towards the NAAC for recognizing the college”s commitment to quality education and overall excellence. Distinguished senior faculty members, including Dr. Tariq Tamkeen, Prof. Mussarat Mattoo, and Prof. Faisal Mushtaq, also addressed the gathering, highlighting the college”s achievements and its commitment to academic excellence. The proceedings of the event were expertly con-ducted by Prof. Romans Akhtar, ensuring a smooth flow of the program. The chief guest of the ceremony, Prof. Shakeela, along with the guest of honor, Prof. Mehjooba and Prof. Sen, graced the occasion with In recognition of their significant contributions, former principals and stars of the college were presented with special mementos. These individuals have played pivotal roles in shaping the college”s identity and have positively impacted the lives of countless students. Furthermore, the hard work and dedication of the college”s staff, both teaching and non-teaching, during the NAAC visit were acknowledged and appreciated. The staff members were presented with appreciation certificates, recognizing their outstanding performance and contribution to the college”s success. The celebration was incomplete without the enthu-siastic participation of the students, who showcased their talents through various cultural performances. These performances added a vibrant and festive atmo-sphere to the event, emphasizing the rich cultural heritage of Kishtwar. Govemment Degree College Kishtwar remains com-mitted to provi
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Government Degree College Kishtwar Hosts Exhibition Promoting Sustainable Development through Recycled Products on Sep22,2023

The Eco-club at Government Degree College Kishtwar, led by Dr. Sehrish Gazal and guided by Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar, organized a Gandhi Jayanti exhibition showcasing products made from recycled materials. It aimed to promote simplicity, sustainable living, and zero waste. The event emphasized Gandhi”s teachings and instilled a sense of responsibility for sustainable development. It drew a large crowd, providing a platform for students to showcase their creativity by transforming old materials into functional items. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the Principal, graced the occasion as the chief guest, emphasizing the importance of sustainability. Distinguished judges evaluated exhibits based on creativity and sustainability principles, inspiring students to explore recycled materials further. The exhibition featured various products like furniture, bags, décor, fashion accessories, and artwork crafted from recycled items, demonstrating students” creativity. Dr. Sehrish Gazal, the Eco-club convener, expressed delight at the exhibition”s response, stressing its importance in fostering sustainability culture. The event was attended by faculty members, reinforcing the college”s commitment to nurturing environmentally-conscious individuals. The exhibition successfully inspired students to embrace sustainability and contribute to a greener future, aligning with the college”s mission. The exhibition at Government Degree College Kishtwar successfully achieved its objective of inspiring students to embrace sustainable practices and contribute towards a greener future. Through this event, the college reiterates its commitment to nurturing environmentally-conscious individuals who can make a positive impact on society.
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GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with JKST&IC organises symposium and poster making competition on theme "Global Science for Global Wellbeing on Sep20, 2023

On September 20, 2023, GDC Kishtwar, led by Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal, and in collaboration with Jammu Kashmir Science Technology and Innovation Council, organized a Symposium and Poster Making Competition on the theme "Global Science for Global Wellbeing." Dr. Sehrish Gazal managed the event and delivered the welcome address, introducing the jury. Ms. Shruti Khanna (Guest of Honour) from Jammu Kashmir Science and Technology Department joined virtually and emphasized JKST&IC"s efforts in promoting scientific temperament. She acknowledged GDC Kishtwar"s contributions and expressed commitment to future collaborations. Students presented on pressing global issues in the symposium, from the importance of global science contributions to specific areas like health, pandemics, climate change, and sustainable agriculture for global food security. A poster competition allowed creative expression. The jury, comprising Dr. Ashaq Hussain, Prof. Romana Akhter, and Prof. Waseem Rasheed, also shared insights. Dr. Ashaq Hussain discussed the need for global science contributions and encouraged student participation. Prof. Romana Akhter emphasized scientific contributions to global good, while Prof. Waseem Rasheed discussed global collaborations for global wellbeing. Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the chief guest, discussed interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to address modern threats to global wellbeing, such as pandemics and food security. She congratulated the organizing committee and thanked JKST&IC for financial support. The event included a prize distribution ceremony, with cash prizes, trophies, and consolation prizes awarded to winners. Mementos were presented to the jury members and the chief guest. The event concluded with a vote of thanks from Prof. Sarita Parihar, followed by refreshments. The event, organized by the science department faculty and coordinated by Prof. Sushil Kumar, Prof. Ajay Kumar, and Prof. Sachinjeet Singh, was attend
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Government Degree College Kishtwar, in collaboration with the J&K Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages, organized a successful Mehfil-e-Ghazal. on Sep 18,2023.

On September 18, 2023, Government Degree College Kishtwar, in collaboration with the J&K Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages, organized a successful Mehfil-e-Ghazal. Four prominent Ghazal singers from Chenab Valley, including Farooq Khokhar, Zulaikha Farid, Suhaib Kandoo, and Falak Bilal, showcased their talent. Distinguished guests, including SSP Kishtwar Mr. Khalil Poswal, college Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar, and prominent citizen Mr. Khursheed Ahmad Butt, attended the event, adding prestige to it. The mesmerizing performances by these renowned Ghazal singers created an emotional atmosphere, highlighting the beauty of Urdu poetry and its cultural significance. Approximately 300 students participated, reflecting a growing interest in Urdu poetry among the younger generation. This collaboration symbolizes a commitment to promoting art and culture in the region, offering a platform for both established and emerging talents to contribute to Jammu and Kashmir"s rich cultural heritage. The artists and Dr. Tariq Hussain, Head of the Urdu Department, were honored during the event. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the college"s Principal, oversaw the event"s successful execution.
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The NSS unit at GDC Kishtwar conducted a "Cleanliness Drive" as part of the "Gandhi Jayanti Celebration" on 17-09-23

The NSS unit at GDC Kishtwar conducted a "Cleanliness Drive" as part of the "Gandhi Jayanti Celebration." This initiative was carried out under the leadership of the college"s Principal, Dr. Jyoti Parihar, and with the supervision of NSS Programme officer, Dr. Vijay Kumar. The event took place at the Historical Public park "Chowgan Ground" and saw active participation from more than 50 NSS volunteers and NCC cadets. Notably, the faculty members of the college, Prof. Akshay Sharma and Prof. Randeep Kumar, led the drive and actively engaged themselves and students in the cleanliness efforts. This demonstrates the commitment of the college community to promoting cleanliness and celebrating Gandhi Jayanti in a meaningful way.
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A Slogan writing Competition was organised by the Department of Political Science, GDC Kishtwar on 16-09-2023

A Slogan writing Competition was organised by the Department of Political Science, GDC Kishtwar under the celebration of Gandhi Jayanti 2023 on the theme Truth and Non-violence. There were eight students who participated in the competition .The Jurry members Prof S R Chauhan, Dr Sehrish Gazal and Prof Akshay Sharma evaluated the Slogan writing skills of the students. As per their assessment Ms Shiveta Sharma, Ms Mehak Sharma and Taniya Thakur got the 1st,2nd and 3rd position respectively . Principal of the college, Dr Jyoti Parihar appriciated the students in particular and Department of Political Science in general for their sincere efforts to spread awareness and counciousness in the society about the Gandhian Philosophy.
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A Symposium on the Theme - Truth and Non-violence was organized by the Department of Political Science, GDC Kishtwar on 15-09-23

CELEBRATION OF GANDHI JAYANTI AT GDC KISHTWAR A Symposium on the Theme - Truth and Non-violence was organized by the Department of Political Science, GDC Kishtwar, as part of the Gandhi Jayanti-2023 celebrations. Approximately 100 students participated in the symposium. The program commenced with a keynote address by Prof. S. R. Chauhan, the Head of the Department of Political Science. During his address, Prof. Chauhan emphasized the significance of Gandhian Philosophy, highlighting its core principles of Truth and Non-Violence, as viable alternatives to the various challenges facing the world today. Eight students had the opportunity to speak during the Symposium. The presentations were evaluated by the jury members, Dr. Sehrish Gazal and Prof. Sonika Sen. Based on their assessments, Mr. Angeet Singh, Ms. Abroo Wajid, and Ms. Uzama were awarded the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes, respectively. At the conclusion of the event, Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the Principal of the College, encouraged both the students and the Department of Political Science to become true ambassadors of Gandhian Philosophy. She urged them to spread these principles to the grassroots level, fostering happiness and peace in the world. The program concluded with a formal vote of thanks delivered by Dr. Jameelun Nisa, a faculty member of the Department of Political Science.
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Govt. Degree College Kishtwar celebrated Hindi Diwas on14-09-2023

On 14th September 2023, the Hindi Department at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar celebrated Hindi Diwas with great enthusiasm at 11:00 am in the Conference Hall. The event aimed to promote Hindi and featured 10 students expressing their views through poetry. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the college principal, highlighted the importance of the Hindi language, its rich history, and traditions. Dr. Madhu Mam encouraged students to read Hindi books for better Hindi knowledge. Dr. Vijay Kumar, H.O.D of the Hindi Department, spoke about the historical background of Hindi Diwas, which is celebrated on 14th September each year, marking the declaration of Hindi as India"s official language in 1949. The first Hindi Diwas was celebrated in 1953. A total of 150 students, college staff, and NSS volunteers attended the event, which concluded with a vote of thanks from Mr. Abhay Sharma. All Hindi students contributed to the program"s success.
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THE DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION GDC KISHTWAR ORGANIZED AN INTRA-COLLEGE CRICKET TOURNAMENT UNDER KHELO INDIA CONCLUDED ON 13-09-23

The Department of Sports and Physical Education in Kishtwar organized an intra-college Cricket tournament under Khelo India and Nasha Mukht Bharat (NMB) starting on September 9, 2023. The final match on September 13 was between BA and B.Sc 5th-semester students. Dr. Jyoti Parrihar, Principal of GDC Kishtwar, was the chief guest and emphasized the importance of sports for students physical and mental well-being, discouraging drug abuse. She also highlighted the career prospects in sports. Prof. M.M. Mattoo was commended for organizing the tournament. Team B.Sc scored 105/9 in 12 overs, with Mohd Taseer taking three wickets. Team Arts/Medical chased the target in the 11th over, with Mohd Taseer scoring an unbeaten 85 in 47 balls and being named the Man of the Match and Man of the Series.
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Govt Degree College Kishtwar Pays Tribute to Martyrs with Student Rally and Commemorative Address on 13-09-23

Kishtwar, 13.09.2023 - Govt Degree College Kishtwar organized a student rally from the college premises to Shaheedi Chowk in order to pay tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the establishment of the college. The rally served as a significant event to honor the memory of four individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice during an agitation in 1974 demanding a college in Kishtwar. Led by Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal of Govt Degree College Kishtwar, the rally saw enthusiastic participation from students, faculty members, and staff. Marching from the college premises to Shaheedi Chowk, the participants expressed their heartfelt gratitude and remembrance for the noble souls who selflessly laid down their lives in the pursuit of higher education in Kishtwar. Dr. Jyoti Parihar addressed the students during the commemorative event, highlighting the significance of the sacrifice made by the martyrs and the subsequent establishment of Govt Degree College Kishtwar. She emphasized the importance of education and the role it plays in shaping a bright future for generations to come. The establishment of Govt Degree College Kishtwar stands as a testament to the unwavering determination and sacrifice of these four esteemed individuals. The college continues to provide quality education and holistic development opportunities to students in Kishtwar and surrounding areas. The Martyrs Rally served as a platform for the college community to remember and honor the sacrifice made by these four noble souls. It encouraged students to value and cherish the educational opportunities bestowed upon them and to carry forward the torch of knowledge and enlightenment.
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Govt. Degree College Kishtwar screened a documentary entitled “MAHATAMA GANDHI AND NATION BUILDING” on Sep12,2023

On 12.09.2023 Govt. Degree College Kishtwar screened a documentary entitled “MAHATAMA GANDHI AND NATION BUILDING” on the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi in conference hall of college as a part of fortnightly activities organized from 12th September to 2nd October for the celebrations of Gandhi Jayanti 2023. The event was successfully organized under the patron ship of Worthy Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar and guidance and support of Dr.Vijay Kumar, Prof Randeep Kumar and Prof Prof. Sonika. A total of 150 students attended the programme along with the teaching and non-teaching Staff of the college
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Anti corruption Pledge ceremony was organised by NSS unit and NCC of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar on Sep11,2023

On September 11, 2023, an Anti-Corruption Pledge Ceremony was organized by the NSS (National Service Scheme) unit and NCC (National Cadet Corps) of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar under the patronage of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the College Principal, and with Dr. Vijay Kumar serving as the NSS Programme Officer. The event aimed to address the significant and perilous threat of corruption, which directly impacts the stability, security, and the democratic, political, economic, and social systems of the country. Corruption erodes the principles of good governance, ethical values, and public trust. This pledge ceremony was orchestrated to raise awareness and advocate for the eradication of corruption. The ceremony garnered active participation from both the college"s faculty members and students, all united in their commitment to combat corruption and promote ethical values in society.
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Govt. Degree College Kishtwar, in collaboration with JK Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), organized a one-day awareness program on entrepreneurship on Sep 8,2023

On September 8, 2023, Govt. Degree College Kishtwar, in collaboration with JK Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), organized a one-day awareness program on entrepreneurship. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal of GDC Kishtwar, was the chief guest. Prof. M.M. Mattoo, HOD Education, delivered the welcome address. The program aimed to enlighten students about entrepreneurship and its importance, generating enthusiastic participation. Various speakers discussed entrepreneurship"s potential to transform Jammu and Kashmir"s development. Waseem Afzal Naik, District Nodal Officer JKEDI Kishtwar, emphasized the role of such programs in fostering self-employment and skill development. Success stories of JKEDI-sponsored entrepreneurs were shared. Dr. Vinod Kumar, a senior faculty member at JKEDI, highlighted employment issues and government schemes like J&K Startup Policy, SCFS, YSLS, Mumkin Scheme, PMEFP, Spourring Entrepreneur, and Tejaswini for young women. Dr. Jyoti Parihar commended JKEDI Kishtwar for the initiative, believing it would benefit students and unemployed youth. Dr. Madhu Bala, HOD Commerce and co-organizer, thanked all participants, guests, faculty, and the media.
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Teacher"s Day Celebration at GDC Kishtwar on Sep 5,2023

September 5th 2023 A cultural extravaganza on the eve of Teacher”s Day was organised by Govt. Degree College Kishtwar to appreciate the unwavering commitment of the teachers for the betterment of the students in particular and college in general. The day commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India”s first Vice President and former President. Principal GDC Kishtwar Prof. (Dr.) Jyoti Parihar was the Chief Guest of the event. The program was meticulously organized by the college students, under the guidance of Convenor Cultural Committee, Dr. Tariq Hussain, and the exemplary leadership of Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Jyoti Parihar. On this occasion, students participated in different activities like singing, dancing, poetry and also expressed their gratitude towards teachers for helping and shaping them with love and compassion. Faculty members of the college also thanked and applauded the students for displaying their talent and organising the program. Principal in her address encouraged the teachers and students to follow the path of hard work, dedication and righteousness. Formal welcome address was delivered by Prof. Romana Akhtar and vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Tariq Hussain.
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Red Ribbon Club GDC kishtwar organised Drug De-addiction Awareness Program in Collaboration with Indian Army on 4th sep 2023

On 4th of September 2023, Red Ribbon Club of GDC kishtwar in collaboration with Indian Army organised a massive Drug De-addiction Awareness Program in the auditorium of college in which around 300 students of GDC Kishtwar and GDC padder participated.Principal GDC kishtwar Dr.Jyoti parihar was the chief guest on the occasion nd Col Sebi frim batote was the Guest of Honour .Col. Ameya Chiplunkar of 17RR along with Chief Medical Officer kishtwar and Specialist from ATF District Hospital kishtwar were invited as the special guests. Earlier Convenor Red Ribbon Club GDC kishtwar Prof.Faisal Mushtaq delivered the welcome address and introduced the students to the guests.Principal GDC kishtwar in her address spoke in length about the need of these awareness programs on Drug De-addiction and immediate steps taken to avoid this menace in the society. Col Sebi (Fomer HOD and Professor Indian Naval Hospital Mumbai) gave a detailed Presentation on the Drug addiction tendencies among the youth and how this globally growing problem can be overcome with consistent efforts. Dr Haris from Addiction Treatment Facility District Hospital kishtwar gave a brief idea about ATF, its functioning and achievements made till date.He explained the whole mechanism involved in addiction to drugs among the youth. Two recovered drug addiction patients also volunteered themselves to share their success story and how they came out of this menace. Simultaneously Poster making competition on Drug De-addiction was also organised in which around 30 students participated.Three students of semester 3rd were adjudged as winners. Two skits ,one each by GDC kishtwar and GDC Padder and a song were also presented on the same theme to raise the awareness among the students in general and masses in particular. One student from Sem 3rd delivered the speech as well. Chief Medical Officer Kishtwar highlighted the role of health department in this campaign and delivered the vo
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GDC kishtwar organised HACKATHON on 2nd September 2023

Career Counseling & Guidance Cell and Innovation Counsel GDC kishtwar organised HACKATHON in collaboration with District Administration . on 2nd of Sep. 2023 .Career counseling and Guidance Cell and Innovation Counsel , GDC kishtwar organised HACKATHON as a part of Digital Week celebration in the auditorium of GDC kishtwar .Around 300 students from GDC kishtwar , ITI kishtwar and Polytechnic college participated in the programme which was graced physically by District Magistrate Dr Devansh Yadav along with Principals and Staff of ITI and Polytechnic college kishtwar.Expert team from IIT Jammu gave a detailed presentation about various digital platforms and explained various AI tools and their importance for higher education ,research, self employment generation and various starups. On the directions of Principal Dr Jyoti Parihar Earlier Convenor Career Counseling and Guidance Cell and Innovation Counsel Prof.Faisal Mushtaq presented the welcome address and stressed on the need for adopting the digital & AI tools for getting the big platform to compete at national and international levels . Around 25 teams of students were made and each team was given a topic of choice to work upon on its solution in an innovative way which will be properly assisted and guided by IIT Jammu experts . District Development Commissioner Dr devansh Yadav in his address advised the students to learn these tools and come out with some innovative idea for its implementation at ground level . He also stressed on the need for conducting these programs regularly where experts from IITs and other reputed institutions can be invited to give the students the platform where they can involve themselves to address various issues and learn skills for employment generation.The program was also graced by the presence of Incharge Principal Prof.Umar Din Rather.
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JK Digital Week 2023 Celebration at GDC Kishtwar

GDC Kishtwar celebrated Digital Week from August 31st to September 2nd, 2023, under the patronage of Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar. The event featured an insightful cyber security awareness lecture and an engaging E-governance and digital literacy online quiz, promoting responsible digital citizenship. The entire event was coordinated by Prof. Sachin Jeet Singh and organized by the Department of Computer Applications.
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Government Degree College Kishtwar organised an awareness program under Puneet Sagar Abhiyan on 23-08-2023

NCC unit Government Degree College Kishtwar organised an awareness program under Puneet Sagar Abhiyan-G-20 near Surkoot Dal (small lake), Gauri Shanker Mandir, Kishtwar. A total of 21 caedts and one ANO participated in the event. The purpose of the program was to make the people aware about the importance of making the water bodies clean. The programme was executed under the partronship of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal GDC Kishtwar. The cadets picked littered things and put them in dustbins. They also raised slogns "Hum Sab Ne Ye Thana Hai Pani Ko Bachana hai".
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The 77th Independence Day was celebrated with traditional fervour at GDC KISHTWAR

On August 15,2023,at Govt.Degree College Kishtwar, a Flag Hoisting ceremony and singing of the National Anthem were organized under the patronage of the esteemed Principal, Dr.Jyoti Parihar, to celebrate the 77th independence Day.Following the ceremony, a cultural program took place in the college campus, featuring performances such as singing, dancing, poetry and speeches.The event saw the participation of both teaching and non-teaching Staff, as well as students.
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NCC CADETS OF GDC KISHTWAR PAID FLORAL TRIBUTE TO THE MARTYRS OF THE NATION. A PROGRAM HELD AT HQ 52 BT CRPF KISHTWAR.

NCC CADETS OF GDC KISHTWAR PAID FLORAL TRIBUTE TO THE MARTYRS OF THE NATION. A PROGRAM HELD AT HQ 52 BT CRPF KISHTWAR.
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GDC Kishtwar organized “Tiranga Rally” in College Campus and also joined "PADYATRA" organized by District Administration Kishtwar under "Meri Matti Mera Desh " on 11-08-2023

Under the Patronship of Worthy Principal Dr.Jyoti Parihar Govt.Degree College Kishtwar, NSS volunteers joined "PADYATRA" organized by District Administration Kishtwar under the banner of "Meri Matti Mera Desh "campaign in which more than 50 NSS volunteers and GDC Staff were present
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Govt.Degree College Kishtwar organized a Programme on "Vasudha Vandan " under Meri Maati Mera Desh" on 10-08-2023

Under the able guidance of Worthy Principal Dr.Jyoti Parihar, NSS unit of Govt.Degree College Kishtwar organized a Programme on "Vasudha Vandan " under "Meri Maati Mera Desh " campaign. All teaching and Non-teaching Staff as well as students of GDC Kishtwar were present during the programme and Paid tribute to our Mother land.
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GDC Kishtwar organized Panch Pran Pledge taking under the Programme of "Meri Maati Mera Desh" on 09-08-2023

Under the able guidance of Worthy Principal, Dr. Jyoti Parihar Govt.Degree College Kishtwar, NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar organized Panch Pran Pledge taking under the Programme of "Meri Maati Mera Desh "The whole event was proceeded by Dr.Vijay Kumar NSS PO. All teaching and Non-teaching Staff as well as students were present during the programme.
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Women Grievance cell of GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with District Legal services Kishtwar organised one day awareness program on Beti Bachao Beti Parhao on 08-08-2023

Women Grievance cell of GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with District Legal services Kishtwar organised one day awareness program on Beti Bachao Beti Parhao on 08-08-2023.The programme was conducted under able patronship of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal GDC Kishtwar. Sh. Manjeet Singh Manhas (Principal District judge Kishtwar) was the Chief Guest for the event and Sh. Mohammad Al Nasir (Chief Judicial Magistrate) was the special guest on this ocassion.The programme was coordinated by Prof. Romana Akhtar, Convenor Women Grievance Cell. Sh. Manjeet Singh Manhas, Principal District Judge Kishtwar addressed the audiences with highly motivational speech. He praised the performances of the students and highlighted the importance of breaking the gender discrimination in the society. Sh. Al Nasir, Chief judicial Magistrate in his speech gave awareness to the students on various issues.Dr. Nazia Kousar also enlightened students about various programs and facilities provided to females in Health care Department. Faculty members and students in large number participated in the event. Students presented song, motivational speeches regarding women education. Students who performed in the programme were Ms. Mamta Sharma, Ms. Vasundhra Devi , Ms. Aabroo, Anita Devi, Vasundhara. Certificates and mementoes were distributed among the student performers. Many females who have contributed in their field were also felicitated by District Legal Services Kishtwar. Vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Sehrish Gazal.
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“NSS Unit GDC Kishtwar Paid Tributes to Freedom Fighters” under the programme of “KRANTI TEERATH ”organized by Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasang.

On 6th of August 2023 under the able guidance of Worthy Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar, NSS unit of Govt. Degree College attended the programme.The Programme was organised by Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasang in the auditorium of Degree College Kishtwar under the banner of “KRANTITEERATH” in whichmore than 30 NSS Volunteers participated and Paid Tributes to our freedom fighters.The whole event was proceeded by Shri Pawan Sharma. Dr.Vijay Kumar NSS PO assisted the proceedings.Worthy Deputy commissioner Dr. Devansh Yadav, SSP kishtwar,Shri Khalil Ahmed Poswal and CEO Kishtwar Shri Prehlad Bhagat were the Chief Guest while Shri Akshay ji RSS was the key Speaker of the event. Deputy commissioner Dr.Devansh Yadav threw light on the Historical background of freedom movement in india and sacrifice of freedom fighters and unsung heroes. CEO,Kishtwar Shri Prehlad Bhagatand Shri Akshay ji RSS also spoke at length on the sacrifice of our freedom fighters .The Programme was concluded with the Honoring of Defence personal/freedom fighters of Kishtwar.The formal vote of thanks was given by Shri Rishi Chouhan
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GDC Kishtwar organized a debate Competition on "Rain Water Harvesting" under Jal Jeevan Mission on 05-08-2023

Under the banner of Jal Jeevan mission “a debate competition was organized on "Rain Water Harvesting by Govt. Degree College Kishtwar in Conference Hall of College Campus on 5th of August 2023. The program was organised under the patronship of Worthy Principal of the college Dr Jyoti Parihar in which more than 50 students participated and threw light on the importance of Rain water harvesting ". Around 10 students spoke on Importance of Rain water Harvesting.The whole event was supervised by Prof Romana Akhtar. The proceedings were assisted by Dr. Athar Hussain,Dr. Tariq Hussain and Prof. Vijay kumar.
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“AngdaanMahotsav ” Celebrated and PanchPran Pledge under “Meri MatiMeraDesh”Programme organized by NSS unit GDC Kishtwar on 03-08-2023

On the Occasion of “AngdaanMahotsav” a debate competition was organized on “Importance of Organ Donation” by NSS unit of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar in Conference Hall of College Campus on 3rd of August 2023. The program was organised under the patronship of Worthy Principal of the collegeDrJyotiPariharin which more than 60 students participated and threw light on the importance of Organ Donation. Around 10 students spoke on Importance of Organ Donation.In the 2nd session PanchPran Pledge taking organized under the banner of “Meri Maati,MeraDesh”. Dr Vijay Kumar NSS programmeofficer supervised the whole event while Prof. UmerDin Rather,Prof.Falak Mam,Prof.Romana Mam, Prof.SonikaSen,Dr.SehrishGazal- NSS Advisory Committee Members assisted the proceedings. During the event Prof.FalakMam, H.O.D English spoke at length about the importance of Organ donation. Prof.sonikaSen, H.O.D Sociology also emphasized on the importance of Organ Donation and encouraged the students to participate inthese kinds of Programme in future.Prof.RomanaMam,Prof.sonika Sen and Dr.Sehrish Gazal were the Jury members.These kinds of programme are important as “Angdaan ”gives new life to the needy. All the teaching and non-teaching Staff of the College were present during the programme.
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NSS Volunteers attended one day capacity building training Programme under National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction Campaign (NAPDDR) on 27th July 2023

NSS Volunteers of Govt Degree College Kishtwar under the guidance of Dr Vijay Kumar NSS P.O. attended one day capacity building training Programme on 27-07-2023 under the patronship of esteemed Principal of the college Dr Jyoti Parihar. Dr Devansh Yadav Deputy Commissioner kishtwar was the chief guest. This program was organised under National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction Campaign (NAPDDR)Organized by Department of Social Welfare, Kishtwar. Dr Arif Rasheed was the resourse person who gave a detailed presentation regarding Drug Abuse. He elaborated about the risk factors and preventive measures to reducing drug demand in district kishtwar in particular and society in general. In his address Dr Devansh Yadav Deputy Commisioner applauded the efforts of Social Welfare Department and NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar. He stressed upon result oriented programmes to be conducted and need to come up with success stories of drug rehabilatated youth. Around 30 volunteers along with PRIs, Asha workers attended the program.
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Plantation drive organized by NSS unit GDC Kishtwar in Collaboration with Social forestry Kishtwar in College campus on 26th July 2023

A Plantation drive was organized under the banner of “ Meri Mati Mera Desh “ by NSS unit of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar in Collaboration with Social Forestry Kishtwar in College Campus on 26th of july ,2023 in which more than 50 plants of Deodar were planted. The Entire programme was organised under the Patronship of Dr Jyoti Parihar Esteem Principal of the College. Dr Vijay Kumar NSS programme officer supervised the whole event while Prof. Randeep Kumar and Prof. Sonika Sen - NSS Advisory Committee Members assisted the proceedings. During her address Principal of the College spoke at length about the need of Plantation and maintenance of green cover during present era of climate change. Worthy Principal also emphasized to maintain clean and plastic free Campus. The NSS progamme Officer encouraged the Volunteers to not only plant more trees but also to adopt the plant .To make it successful each students adopted one plant. These kinds of Plantation drives are important as plants not only provide us pure air but also sustain environment and life on this planet. On this Occasion Shri Raj Kumar, the Range officer Social Forestry Kishtwar along with his staff was also present during the activity and he guided students regarding plantation and maintenance of the plant. All the teaching and non-teaching Staff of the College were present during the Plantation Campaign.
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Volley Ball Team GDC qualifies for Semifinal in District level volley Ball tournament organised by 52 CRPF Battalian. on 22nd July 2023

Volley Ball Team GDC qualifies for Semifinal in District level volley Ball tournament organised by 52 CRPF Battalian.
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Mathematics Training and Talent Search Programme Shapes Aspiring Mathematicians at GDC Kishtwar

A group of six talented students from the Mathematics department, under the guidance and recommendation of Dr. Madhu Ram, Head of the Department of Mathematics, GDC Kishtwar recently participated in the esteemed Initiation into Mathematics (InitMath) 2023 event organized by Jammu & Kashmir Institute of Mathematical Sciences (JKIMS), Srinagar, as part of the Mathematics Training and Talent Search Programme (MTTS). The event which took place from July 10th to 18th, 2023, witnessed the students successfully completing the intensive nine-day training program and returning to the college with certificates of participation. The MTTS program is designed to nurture and develop the mathematical talents of young minds, providing them with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of mathematics and explore advanced mathematical concepts. Under the patronage of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the esteemed Principal of GDC Kishtwar, the students were granted approval to participate in this prestigious event. Upon their return to the college, Dr. Jyoti Parihar engaged the participants in a thoughtful discussion, wherein the students shared their experiences and insights gained during the MTTS event. The Principal expressed her delight with their active participation and commendable performance throughout the program. She also recognized the efforts of the Mathematics department in mentoring and guiding the students to achieve such milestones. Impressed by the potential benefits of participating in such programs, Dr. Jyoti Parihar encouraged the students to inspire their juniors and fellow peers about the advantages of participating in similar events. She emphasized the importance of nurturing a strong mathematical foundation and applauded the students enthusiasm in pursuing further opportunities in the field of mathematics. The Mathematics Training and Talent Search Programme not only enhances students problem-solving skills but also nurtures critical thinking, logical rea
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Govt Degree College kishtwar won its first cricket match of Aman Memorial tournament on 17th of July 2023.

Govt Degree College kishtwar won its first cricket match of Aman Memorial tournament played in famous chowgan cricket ground on 17th of July 2023. GDC team led by Prof.M.M.Mattoo made 82 for 4 in alloted 10 overs. Chasing the target of 83 ,opposite team was bowled out on 70.GDC kishtwar won this match by 13 runs.prof. Umer Bichoo was declared as man of the match.Principal of the college Dr.Jyoti Parihar appraised the whole teams members after winning the first match of this tournament.
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Promoting Youth Engagement and Artistic Excellence: Nehru Yuva Kendra Doda and NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar Host "Yuva Utsav" on 14 July,2023

Nehru Yuva Kendra Doda, an esteemed organization under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India, collaborated with the NSS Unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar to successfully organize a remarkable event called “Yuva Utsav.” This event, centered around the theme of “Panch Pran,” witnessed the enthusiastic participation of 200 young individuals from across the district. The Chief Guest of the event was Pooja Thakur, the DDC Chairperson, while Dr. Jyoti Parihar, the Principal of GDC Kishtwar, graced the occasion as the guest of honor. The “Yuva Utsav” comprised of five exciting competitive events, namely the Young Artists Camp – Painting, Young Writers Contest – Poetry, Mobile Photography Contest, Declamation Contest, and Group Cultural Fest. The objective of these events was to provide a platform for youth to showcase their talents, creativity, and express their thoughts on the theme of “Panch Pran.” The event commenced with the traditional lamp lighting ceremony, evoking a sense of auspiciousness and setting the tone for the festivities that followed. District Youth Officer, Khushal Gupta, delivered the welcome address, extending warm greetings to the esteemed guests, jury members, faculty, staff, and students from various educational institutions. Gupta emphasized the significance of “Panch Pran” and shed light on the purpose behind organizing such events. He informed the audience that Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, through its field offices, is organizing “Yuva Utsav” in all districts across the nation. Furthermore, he announced that the winners of each component of “Yuva Utsav” would qualify for the State Level Yuva Utsav, and eventually, the National Level Yuva Utsav. Following the welcome address, several cultural teams enthralled the audience with their mesmerizing performances. Additionally, participants of the declamation contest eloquently expressed their thoughts on the theme “Panch Pran.”
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One week National Workshop on Communication skills and Personality development concluded on 12th of July

Seven Days National Workshop w.e.f 06-12 July Concluded in GDC kishtwar One week National Workshop on Communication skills and Personality development by Career Counseling and Guidance Cell of Govt. Degree College kishtwar in collaboration with Indian Army concluded on 12th of July .On the Valedictory day , Col Ameya chiplunkar of 17 RR was the chief guest and Dr kuldeep kumar Sharma ,Principal GDC Bhadarwah was the guest of honour.The whole programme was presided by Coordinator Career Counseling and Guidance Cell Prof Faisal Mushtaq under the overall supervision of Principal Prof.(Dr. )Jyoti Parihar.Guest speakers during the national workshop were Dr.(Prof.) Jagriti Upadhayaya from Sardar Patel University of Jodhpur ,Maj. Rohit Kumar Jha ,Col. Ameya Chiplunkar of 17 RR . Around 200 students and 60 faculty members of School and Higher education department participated in this workshop which was earlier inaugurated on 6th of july by District Development Commissioner kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav in presence of SSP kishtwar Mr. Khalil Poswal.This workshop was organised to inculcate among the students and faculty the communication skills, right pronunciation, use of Phonetics, common errors in everyday english, public speaking skills, art of writing presentation and Personality development.
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International Yoga Day 2023 was celebrated at Govt Degree College Kishtwar on 21st June 2023

International Yoga Day 2023 was celebrated at Govt Degree College Kishtwar on 21st June 2023 under the partronship of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal GDC Kishtwar. This event was organised by Sports and Physical Education, NSS and NCC Unit of GDC KISHTWAR. Yoga Guru Prof Lekh Raj Nirala was the key resource person of the event. He practiced various pranayamas and yoga asanas like anulom vilom, bhramri, bhastrika, kapalbhati, surya namaskar, tadasana, shashankasana, bhujangasana, trikonasana , vrikshasana, mandukasana, etc. He also told the various benefits of performing these asanas on regular basis. He further guided Students to perform them. NCC ANO Lt Madhu Bala, Lt Akshey Sharma, NSS PO Sonika Sen, Dr. Madhu Ram, Dr Vijay Kumar, Prof. Sachinjeet, Mr. Rafi Chaudhary participated in the event. Students of GDC Kishtwar were accompanied by students from Para Medical and Nursing college as well.
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World Environment Day 2023 Celebration held with a Focus on "Beat the Plastic Pollution" at GDC Kishtwar

GDC Kishtwar, in collaboration with Block Development Office Kishtwar, Pollution Control Board Kishtwar, and Municipal Council Kishtwar, celebrated World Environment Day with the theme "Beat the Plastic Pollution" under the banner of Mission LiFE "Life Style for Environment". The program was organized under the able guidance of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal of the college. The chief guest of the occasion was DDC member Kishtwar Zakir Hussain Butt and ADDC Kishtwar Sham Lal (JKAS) graced the event as the Guest of Honour. Other esteemed dignitaries who attended the program included Suresh Sharma (BDC Chairman), Sunil Bhutyal (ACD Kishtwar),Sumit Singh (BDO Kishtwar), Mukesh Singh (District Officer, Pollution Control Board), and Ninad Sen (CEO, Municipal Council) Kishtwar. Prof. Faisal Mushtaq, the key speaker of the event, encouraged the audience to reduce the use of single-use plastic and promote green initiatives. Senior faculty members Dr. Tariq Hussain and Prof. M.M. Matto also graced the occasion with their presence. Approximately 100 participants actively took part in the event. Students from the college, namely Abroo, Vasundhara, Salma, and Easha, delivered impactful speeches on World Environment Day. Shweta recited a powerful poem, and Sahil performed a song to raise awareness. The World Environment Day celebration at GDC Kishtwar highlighted the collective commitment towards combating plastic pollution and fostering sustainable practices. Such initiatives strives to create a cleaner and greener environment for present and future generations. The event commenced with a welcome address by Prof. Sonika Sen (NSS P.O), and Lt. (Dr.) Madhu Bala (NCC ANO) delivered the vote of thanks. To conclude the program, participants took the "Life Pledge" to protect the environment, and jute bags were distributed in exchange for the plastic brought by the audience. Later, on the direction of Principal GDC Kishtwar,the team including Prof. Ajay,
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Career Counseling and Guidance Cell ,GDC kishtwar organises Programme on Service Selection Board Examination on 3rd June,2023

On 3rd of June ,2023, a programme on Service Selection Board Examination - Preparation & Strategy was organised in the conference hall of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar under the direction of worthy Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar. Resource person for today programme was Major Rohit Kumar Jha from 17 RR ( Maratha Li). Around 120 students of semester 2nd participated . Prof. Faisal mushtaq (Convenor Career Counseling and Guidance Cell) welcome the resource person and introduced him to the students .Prof Sushil Kumar, member CC& GC provided the technical support during the course of the programe. Maj. Rohit gave in detailed Power Point Presentation on the mode of selection,eligibility criteria for selection and detailed interview process for various SSB examinations including NDA,CDS and other Allied defence services.He motivated students to work with zeal, dedication,hard work and consistency for qualifying any competitive examination of the country. Question answer session was held in the end to which detailed explanation was given by the resource person. Senior most faculty member, Staff secretary and convenor College Advisory Committee Prof. Umar Din Rather also graced the occasion by his august presence.The other staff members who attended the session included Prof. Munish kumar,Prof Vikram singh,Dr Madhu Ram ,Mr Daleep Kumar. Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar thanked the Indian Army for this cooperation and support and hope the same again in near future.
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Govt Degree College Kishtwar organised Walkathon on 3rd June 2023 to observe World Bicycle Day

Walkathon was organised by NSS and NCC of Govt Degree College Kishtwar organised Walkathon on 3rd June 2023 to observe World Bicycle Day under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and Mission Life.The event was organised under the able guidance of Dr Jyoti Parihar, Principal of the college. This event was aimed to popularise the norm for healthier lifestyle and avert global warming. This walkathon was organised in early morning hours. The walkathon started their walkthon from GDC Kishtwar and reached DC office via Chowgan ground. Around 50 students and majority of staff participated in this event. Dr. Jyoti Parihar applauded the efforts of students and staff. Proper security arrangements were also provided Senior Suprintendent of Police Kishtwar.
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NCC Wing (SD/SW) of GDC Kishtwar organized a programme under the banner of G20 and Mission Life. on 31st MAY 2023

NCC Wing (SD/SW) of GDC Kishtwar organized a programme under the banner of G20 and Mission Life. The programme included various activities: lecture on ‘International Year of Millets and benefits of Millets in our Lives’; Slogan Writing Competition on G20 and pledge on ‘Mission Life’. In the beginning of the programme a slogan competition was organized on Mission Life in which 20 cadets participated. Thereafter lecture on ‘International Year of Millets and benefits of Millets in our Lives’ was delivered by by chief speakers. The key speakers of the events were Mr. Amjad Hussain Malik, Chief Agriculture Officer; Sahil Gandotra, Sub-Divisional Agriculture Officer; Kaushal Sharma, Zeera Research Assisstant and Sushil Kumar (Assistant Profesor, Botony). Mr. Amjad Hussain Malik talked about various agriculture development programmes available for students and their parents such as Daksh Portal for various free courses; Kisan Sampark Abhiyan; Kisan Sathi etc. After this Sahil Gandotra focused on International year of Millets; meaning of millets (also known as Sri Anna); its various types; when it was started; its nutritional benefits etc. Similary Sushil Kumar (Assistant Profesor, Botony) also spoke about millets and its health benefits. The main aim of the lecture was to encourage the cadets/students to have the knowledge of millets and take millets in their daily diet. This event was ended with a pledge on ‘Mission Life’ in which 55 participants took part. The purpose of this pledge was to protect the environment and motivate their family, friends and others about the importance of environmentally friendly habits. The welcome address was conveyed Miss Jahida Khatoon and by vote of thanks were delivered by Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala. The whole event was organized under the patronage of the college Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar. The organizing team was Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala (ANO) and Lt. Akshay Sharma (ANO).
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Botany Department, GDC Kishtwar, celebrated No Tobacco Day on 31st MAY 2023

On 31st May 2023 a seminar on "No Tobacco Day" was organised in the Botany Department of GDC Kishtwar under the direction of worthy Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar in which around 60 students participated, in order to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly uses of Tobacco. This year theme of WHO on World No Tobacco Day is "We need Food, not Tobacco". H.O.D Botany Department Prof. Faisal Mushtaq also spoke about the ill effects and long term consequences of this deadly product on health, society, environment and family. Number of students of semester 2nd also spoke on the topic in great detail. Prof. Sushil Kumar explained in detail about various symptoms caused due to long term use of Tobacco on body.Question/Answer session was held in the end in which faculty gave detailed explanation to all the queries related to Tobacco, raised by the students. It was also pledged that everyone will strive hard to spread the message of No Tobacco Compaign among the masses in general and other students in particular. The other staff members who participated in the event are Ms. Talat Samreen (Lab Assistant), Mr. Daleep Kumar (lab bearer).
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GDC Kishtwar, organized a ‘Public outreach Programme- Pledge on the occasion of "No tobacco day" on 31st May 2023

GDC Kishtwar, organized a ‘Public outreach Programme- Pledge on the occasion of "No tobacco day"to increase awareness about the ill effects of tobacco and motivate the students in particular towards a tobacco Free life and society under the banner “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan and Mission LiFE "an imitative of Govt. of Inida which reiterates India’s fight against the menace of tobacco. The event was organized under the patronage of Dr. Jyoti Parihar (Principal GDC Kishtwar) and supervision of Dr. Athar Hussain, Prof. Romana Akhtar and Dr. Sehrish Gazal Prof .Romana Akhtar and Dr. Sehrish Gazal also spoke on the occasion and encouraged the students to refrain themselves and their friends from tobacco use. The main aim of the pledge was to spread the message of ill effects of tobacco among the students and to strengthen the resolve in making India a tobacco free nation. Prof. Romana Akhtar urged the students to take part in E–pledge as well titled "we need food , not tobacco" uploaded on the website www.mygov.in. Stepwise details of accessing the website/ link and to take the E-pledge along with generation of digital certificate were provided to the students. This programme not only helped to spread the awareness against tobacco menace but also initiated in saving our present and future generations from the clutches of tobacco. Almost 150 students participated in the Pledge Taking Ceremony.
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Four Day Mission LiFE activities Concludes in the Botany Department.

On 30th of May ,2023 various activities related to environment under Mission LiFE concludes in the botany department OF GDC Kishtwar .The event was inaugurated in the botany department on 27th of May 2023 by Principal GDC Kishtwar Dr Jyoti Parihar in the presence of H.O.D Botany Mr.Faisal Mushtaq , H O.D Economics Prof. Sarita Parihar and H O D Evs. Dr Sehrish Gazal & Prof Sushil Kumar . It is pertinent to mention here that Mission LiFE is an India- led global mass movement to nudge individual and community action to protect and preserve the environment.Botany Department during this 4 day program organised various events related to environmental protection like lecture session on various topic including Agriculture for sustainable development , Social forestry, Global environmental changes ,Plant resourse utilization ,In-vitro germination technique and Hydroponics. Students were imparted practical training session about the mantenance and management of various local medicinal and food plants including the three varieties of Millets which are cultivated in the region.Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar in her address stressed on the need to have the environment friendly lifestyle and how one can contribute significantly towards this great initiative .She expressed satisfaction on working of the department and various environmental friendly steps taken by department from the last couple of months. On 30th of May , the events was concluded by vote of thanks by Staff secretary & senior most faculty of the college Prof Umar din Rather and the whole botany department including staff and students pledged to work with utmost dedication and sincerity for the conservation of environment in coming future .
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A GUEST LECTURE ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE ON INDIAN FEDERAL SYSTEM -A COOPERATIVE CENTRE STATE RELATIONS on 29 MAY 2023

A Guest Lecture was Organized by the Department of Political Science GDC Kishtwar on 29th of May 2023 under the Patronage of Dr Jyoti Parihar, Principal of GDC Kishtwar and Head, Department of Political Science Prof Swami Raj Chauhan on a very important topic " Indian Federal System- A Cooperative Central State Relations" The lecture was attended by around 110 students .The Lecture was started with formal welcome address of Prof Swami Raj Chauhan . Dr Jyoti Parihar was the Chief Guest .In her address she told that such Academic exersises are important for the students to increase their understanding on a particular topic and she further held that Higher education Institutions are known for such Academic activities like Seminars, Conference and Guest lecturers so on and so forth.The Guest Speaker was a young and budding Research Scholar and Associate from University of Jamia Melia Islamia New Delhi. The lecture was very extensive and informative.After the lecture a question- answer session was conducted in which the students raise their concerns. The guest speaker and the Head Department of Political Science satisfied the students.Finally the function was culminated with formal Vote of thanks by Sheetal Singh a faculty of Department of Political science.
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Department of Zoology in collaboration with women Grievience Redressal cell Govt., Degree College Kishtwar organised a webinar on World Menstrual Day on the topic “The impact of Disposal Feminine Hygiene Products on the Environment "under the aegis of Mission LiFE and G20

Kishtwar 28 May, 2023: Department of Zoology in collaboration with women Grievience Redressal cell Govt., Degree College Kishtwar organised a webinar on World Menstrual Day on the topic “The impact of Disposal Feminine Hygiene Products on the Environment "under the aegis of Mission LiFE and G20 an initative of Government of India.The theme of this day is " No more limits to the empowerment of girls". Prof.Romana Akhtar ,Assistant Professor,Department of Zoology was the speaker of the event who in her address stressed the impact of disposal hygiene Products on the environment and she also gave an insight how to use eco -friendly measures to keep our Menestrual hygiene. She also emphasised that how cultural context also plays a role in menstrual product usage patterns. In certain environments, the use of internal menstrual hygiene materials like tampons can be considered culturally inappropriate. The proceedings of the event were carried out by Assistant Professor Sarita Parihar,HOD of Department of Economics and convenor of Women Grievience Redressal cell. Nearly 60 students participated and many among them spoke on the occasion and covered various topics concerning various objectives of mission life and revealed the importance of menstrual hygiene. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal Degree College Kishtwar in her speech laid emphasis on how Menstrual hygiene is important for clean and healthy environment She further appreciated the efforts of the Department of Zoology and Women Grievience Redressal cell for organizing the event and praised the participants for their outstanding speeches. It is important to mention here that the event was organised with the objective to motivate and spread awareness among students and common masses about the Mission LiFE which was introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi—at COP26 in Glasgow on 1 November 2021—as a mass movement for “mindful and deliberate utilization, instead of mindless and des
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Govt. Degree College Kishtwar organised a Guest on the topic “Role of Human Resource in Corporate social and environmental sustainability" under the aegis of G20 and Mission Life on 27 May,2023

Kishtwar 27 May, 2023: Department of Economics, Govt., Degree College Kishtwar organised a Guest lecture through virtual mode on the topic “Role of Human Resource in Corporate social and environmental sustainability" under the aegis of G20 and Mission Life an initative of Government of India. Prof. DR. Om Raj Katoch was the guest speaker of the event who in his address stressed the importance of Sustainability which is often defined as the “ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.” He further explained that Going beyond environmental sustainability, this concept now includes all types of social and environmental impacts. As sustainability becomes a key focus for more organizations, employers must develop a new way of doing business. In addition to focusing on financial profits, sustainable companies must also consider social and environmental impacts when making business decisions. He stressed that the HR function has a critical role to play. The proceedings of the event were carried out by Assistant Professor Sarita Parihar,HOD of Department of Economics. Nearly 40 students participated and many among them spoke on the occasion and covered various topics concerning various objectives of mission life and revealed the imperativeness of enriching and conserving environment in lieu to blissful life. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal Degree College Kishtwar in her speech laid emphasis how Environmental degradation and climate change impact ecosystems and populations across the globe. She further appreciated the efforts of the Department of Economics for organizing the event and praised the participants for their outstanding speeches. It is important to mention here that the event was organised with the objective to motivate and spread awareness among students and common masses about the Mission LiFE which was introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi—at COP26 in G
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Cadet Anshuman Wazir student of GDC Kishtwar won best student award in Mountaineering course Sponsored by Distt. Administration Kishtwar.

Cadet Anshuman Wazir student of GDC Kishtwar won best student award in Mountaineering course Sponsored by Distt. Administration Kishtwar.
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GDC Kishtwar hosts Intra College Cricket Tournament under Khelo India and Nasha Mukht Bharat (NMB) organised by Department of Sports and Physical Education on 23-05-2023

The Department of Sports and Physical Education at Government Degree College Kishtwar organized an exhilarating Intra College Cricket Tournament at the College Athletic Ground on May 23, 2023, under the esteemed initiatives of Khelo India and Nasha Mukht Bharat (NMB). The tournament commenced with the gracious presence of the Chief Guest, Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal GDC Kishtwar. In her opening speech, Dr. Parihar emphasized the significance of games and sports for the physical and mental well-being of individuals. She encouraged all college students to actively participate in various sporting events organized at GDC Kishtwar, highlighting the adverse consequences of drug abuse on one"s physical, social, intellectual, and moral domains. Dr. Parihar further added that apart from providing entertainment and excitement, sports can also be pursued as a career option, ensuring a secure livelihood for the future. Expressing her appreciation, Dr. Jyoti Parihar commended Prof. M.M. Mattoo, the convener of the sports event, and the dedicated committee members including Dr. Madhu Ram, Prof. Randeep, Dr. Madhu Bala, Prof. Sachinjeet, and Mr. Akshay Sharma for their efforts in organizing the tournament. She extended her best wishes to all the participating players, urging them to exhibit a cooperative attitude and spread the message of peace and harmony to the wider world. The Intra College Cricket Tournament witnessed enthusiastic participation from students, showcasing their talent and passion for the sport. The tournament provided a platform for students to exhibit their cricketing skills and foster a spirit of healthy competition among their peers. The event was organized under the flagship programs of Khelo India and Nasha Mukht Bharat (NMB), which aim to promote sports and physical activities as well as create awareness about the ill effects of substance abuse. The Department of Sports and Physical Education at GDC Kishtwar remains committed to organiz
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Govt., Degree College Kishtwar in collaboration with Wildlife Division Chenab Kishtwar, Department of Wildlife Protection UT Of J&K GOVT organized a seminar on the topic “Life-style for Environment” under the aegis of G20 and Mission LiFE on 23-05-23

Eco Club, Govt., Degree College Kishtwar in collaboration with Wildlife Division Chenab Kishtwar, Department of Wildlife Protection UT Of J&K GOVT organized a seminar on the topic “Life-style for Environment” under the aegis of G20 and Mission LiFE an initiative of Government of India launched on 20th October 2022. The event was organised with the goal to nudge individuals and communities to practice a life-style that is synchronous with the nature and to refrain themselves from damaging it. Sh. Majid Bashir Mintoo (Wildlife Warden Chenab Division) was the Chief Guest of the event. Mr. Mansoor Ahmed Khan (Range Officer, Kishtwar Range, Department of Wildlife) was the special guest. Dr. Tariq Ahmed Shah (Research Associate, Department of Wildlife) acted as Resource person who gave a detailed insight about the Government initiatives and theme of Mission LiFE. He also deliberated upon life style changes every individual should adopt for a sustainable living. Nearly 50 students participated and many among them spoke on the occasion and covered various topics concerning various objectives of mission life and revealed the imperativeness of enriching and conserving environment in lieu to blissful life. Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal Degree College Kishtwar in her speech laid emphasis on the role of every individual for the conservation of our environment. She stressed upon students to act locally and try to inculcate environmental friendly behaviour in their daily lives. She further appreciated the efforts of the Eco-club and wildlife Department Kishtwar for organizing such events in collaboration with College authorities and praised the participants for their outstanding speeches. She also applauded Dr. Tariq Ahmed Shah (Resource person) for the informative and valuable session. Dr. Madhu Ram, Prof. Randeep and Prof. Akshay Sharma adjudged the event. Among the student speakers 1st position was bagged by Mehak Sharma, 2nd by Abroo Wajid and 3rd by Palak Sharma. Shw
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District Administration Kishtwar Collaborates with Aakash & BYJUS to Inaugurate First-of-its-Kind Offline Online NEET Coaching at Newly Upgraded State-of-Art Auditorium GDC Kishtwar

Kishtwar,22-05-2023 In a groundbreaking move, the District Administration Kishtwar, in collaboration with Aakash and BYJUS, launched a unique offline online coaching program for NEET aspirants of District Kishtwar. The inaugural ceremony took place at the newly constructed Auditorium of Government Degree College (GDC) Kishtwar, witnessed by esteemed dignitaries and around 200 enrolled NEET students. The event commenced with a simple yet impressive program, featuring the esteemed presence of Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar on the digital platform, who inaugurated the Coaching programme through virtual mode. Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Dr. Devansh Yadav-IAS,ADDC Kishtwar Sham Lal,ACR Kishtwar Varunjeet Singh Charak,GM CVPP Saleem Wani,Principal GDC Dr Jyoti Parihar,along with other notable guests, including BDC Chairman Nagseni Mohd Ashraf and DDC Kishtwar Zakir Hussain Batt,staff of CEO office,GDC Kishtwar and various Hr Secondaries of Kishtwar graced the occasion. CEO Kishtwar, Prehlad Bhagat, Faculty members of Aakash and BYJUS attended the ceremony through virtual mode. Addressing the audience, Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Dr. Devansh Yadav, highlighted the initiative taken by the District Administration Kishtwar to provide coaching to financially disadvantaged students, particularly girls, who faced challenges in accessing coaching outside the district. The program offers both online and offline classes, utilizing the state-of-the-art Auditorium with its recently installed projector facility at GDC Kishtwar. Scheduled to commence on May 25, 2023, the 10-month course will include interactive sessions and doubt-clearance opportunities facilitated by experienced faculty members from Akash and BYJUS. The coaching program aims to ensure an efficient learning experience, supported by logistic arrangements, advanced audio-visual aids, comfortable seating arrangements besides other incentives for NEET aspirants will be provided including All Ind
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GDC Kishtwar organized one day Workshop on “Gaining Institutional Sustainability” By shifting Towards Paperless Departments Seminar on 01-05-2023.

GDC Kishtwar organized one day Workshop on “Gaining Institutional Sustainability” By shifting Towards Paperless Departments Seminar on 01-05-2023.
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Career Counselling and Guidance Cell of GDC Kishtwar organized a seminar on "UPSC CIVIL SERVICE-Preparation and Strategv" on 2nd May,2023

On 2nd of May-2023, Career Counselling and Guidance Cell of GDC Kishtwar organize a seminar on "UPSC CIVIL SERVICE-Preparation and Strategv". The chief Guest and Guest speaker on the occasion was Dr. Devansh Yadav (lAS). District Development Commissioner Kishtwar. The whole program was carried out on the directions of worthy Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar. The session begins with the welcome address by worthy Principal GDC Kishtwar. Prof. Faisal Mushtaq (Convener Career Counselling & Guidancce Cell) introduced the guest speaker to the students & faculty. Around 200 students of different semesters participated in ofline mode in the conference hall of GDC Kishtwar and more than 300 students participated in online mode. Dr. Devansh Yadav, IAS in his address explaincd in detail about the historical aspect of UPSC,scheme and scope of Civil Service examination and strategies to be adopted for qualifying this prestigious examination . Chief guest shared his own preparation and success journey and the various obstacles faced during the course of preparation. He also discussed about the different components of the syllabus, books required, along with list of reputed coaching centers of the country. Stress was laid on the current affairs part in addition to strict adherence to smart way of newspaper reading. The session was also live on the official faccbook page of GDC Kishtwar. Question answer session was also held in the end where the current and passed out students of the collcge asked various questions regarding the preparation part of UPSC civil Service examination . The meeting ended with the vote of thanks by Dr. Vijay Kumar,H.0.D Hindi. Staff present during the programme include Prof. Umar Din Rather. H.0.D Chemistry and Prof. Sushil Kumar, Assistant Professor Botany.
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Career Counseling and Guidance Cell GDC Kishtwar organizes a Guest lecture on “Career Opportunities in Plant Sciences” on 1st May 2023

on 01st of May 2023, Department of Botany GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with Career Counseling and Guidance Cell GDC Kishtwar organizes a Guest lecture on “Career Opportunities in Plant Sciences”. The Guest Speaker on the occasion was Prof. Namrata Sharma (Professor and former Head, Department of Botany, University Of Jammu. The session begins with the welcome address by the worthy Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar. Mr. Faisal Mushtaq H.O.D, Botany Department introduced the guest speaker to the audience, mostly comprised of students of semester 2nd, 4th and 6th.. Prof. Namrata Sharma in her lecture discussed various opportunities and avenues in plant sciences from Academics, Bureaucracy to Entrepreneurship. She also highlighted the areas in which botanical knowledge can play an important role in addition to vibrant self employment opportunities. Various cases including example of successful entrepreneur were given who after applying simple botanical knowledge got huge success in raising their net worth and becoming source of inspiration for millions. The speaker also focused on the need that besides modern biotechnological approach even the conventional breeding experiments can also play an important role in increasing our food basket and as we have already witnessed it during the period of green revolution. She gave the example of Kissabel Apple which has been developed as a result of cross between a crabapple and a traditional eating apple; it is described to be sweeter than a Granny Smith but shares a similar level of acidity. Prof. Namrata Sharma highlighted about various exams such as ACF, JKAS, UPSC, IFS, ARS, Higher Education and Scientist etc. in which plants science can play an important role and shared the details of number of students from Botany Department who are now sitting on various prestigious positions in both public and private sector. Question answer session was also held in the end where st
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Career Counseling and Guidance Cell GDC Kishtwar organizes one day National Seminar on topic “Career Opportunities After Graduation” on 27-04-2023.

Career Counseling and Guidance Cell GDC Kishtwar organizes one day National Seminar on topic “Career Opportunities After Graduation” on 27-04-2023.
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GDC Kishtwar won 1st and 2nd prize in inter-college dance competition during Sinthan festival 29-30 April 2023, Kishtwar.

GDC Kishtwar won 1st and 2nd prize i.e. Rs.20000 and Rs.10000 respectively. 1st prize for gojari dance and 2nd for Lavani Dance.in inter-college dance competition during two days long Sinthan festival held on 29-30 April 2023 which was jointly organized by the Directorate of Tourism, Jammu in close collaboration with District Administration Kishtwar, Indian Army and J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages.
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GDC Kishtwar organised a Guest Lecture on 24-04-2023 on the topic "Market Economy and its Social Implications"

Department of Sociology, Govt. Degree College Kishtwar (J&K) organised a Guest Lecture on 24th of April 2023 on the topic "Market Economy and its Social Implications" under the patronage of worthy Principal GDC Kishtwar, Dr.Jyoti Parihar. The key speaker on the occasion was Mr. Esarul Ayub, Assistant Professor in Economics from Govt. M.A.M. P.G College, Jammu. Mr. Esarul threw light on Market economy, its key attributes like private property, competition, price mechanism, profit motive, consumer soveriegnty, limited government intervention. Difference of socialism with market economy. He further added that social implications of market economy are both positive and negative. Postive implications include economic growth, innovation, democratic growth whereas its negative impact includes inequality, wide gap between rich and poor, limited access to resources and opportunities, commodification of human relationships. Around 100 students attended the lecture. The lecture was followed by group discussion where students interacted with the resourse person. Welcome address was given by Sonika Sen (Asstt Prof & Head, Department of Sociology) and vote of thanks was presented by Dr.Amit Kumar.
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A Debate was Organized by the Electoral Literacy Club, GDC Kishtwar on "Value of Vote in Democracy” under SVEEP on 20-04-2023.

A Debate was organised by Electoral Literacy Club, GDC Kishtwar in Collaboration with District Election Cell Kishtwar on the topic " Value of Vote in Indian Democracy" under the dynamic leadership of Dr Jyoti Parihar,Principal of GDC Kishtwar and Institute Nodal Officer SVEEP and Nodal Officer Electoral Literacy Club ,GDC Kishtwar Prof Swami Raj Chauhan also is alsothe Head of the Department of Political Science ,there were 100 students attending the function in which 08 students spoke in the Ocassion . Prof SR Chauhan read the Wel come Address and Key note address in which he spoke that Political Participation, Political Culture and Political System are closely interconnected with each other with increasing Political Participation positive change occur in our Political Culture which ultimately increase the efficiency of our Political System.Dr Jyoti Parihar,Principal of GDC Kishtwar praise the Students efforts of having sence of responsibility and consciousness of such social issues. She assured ELC GDC Kishtwar for ful cooperation in their future endeavours. Riyaz Butt , District Coordinator SVEEP special invitee as Guest of Honour held that the young speakers had really fagnificent understanding regarding Political Participation and the Value of vote in our Democracy. Finally the prize distribution was held and the function was culminated with formal Vote of thanks to all the stakeholders.
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GDC Kishtwar celebrated World Earth day on 20th April ,2023.

World Earth day was celebrated by NSS , NCC and Eco-club on 20th April in Govt Degree Collge Kishtwar under the able patronship of Dr Jyoti Parihar Principal of the college. On this occasion plantation drive was conducted in the college campus. Around 20 different types of plants were planted in the campus. Students also prepared posters to spread awareness regarding need and ways to protect our Earth. Cleanliness drive was also organised by the students. Prof Ather Hussain, Prof Tariq Tamkeen , Prof Romana Akhter, Prof Randeep, Prof Madhav Ram, Prof. Sonika Sen (NSS PO), Prof Madhu Bala (ANO) and Dr Sehrish Gazal (Convenor Eco-club) participated in the programme along with 60 students.
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A Symposium was Organized by the Electoral Literacy Club,GDC Kishtwar on "How to register as new Elector in their Respective VoterList on 19-04-2023.

On 19-04-2023,A Symposium was Organized by the ELC GDC Kishtwar on "How to register as new Elector in their Respective Voterlist through online/ Offline mode " in which around 120 Students were participated in the Symposium .
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NCC cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar participated in "10 Meter Air Riffle Firing" competition and motivational lecture on Join Indian Army for NCC Cadets on 12-04-2023

NCC cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar participated in "10 Meter Air Riffle Firing" competition and motivational lecture on "Join Indian Army for NCC Cadets (JD/JW & SD/SW)". The programme was organised by 17RR Dool. The cadets were told about the various ways to join Indian Army more specifically through SSB entry. Thereafter they were taken to the shooting range for firing trials where they competed with each other. There were a total of 47 cadets accompanied by Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala and Lt.Akshay Sharma. During the competition, Shiveta Sharma got first position and Ricky got the second position. Among boys Himanshu Thakur got the first place. The whole event was successfully executed under the able guidance of Dr. Jyoti Parihar, Principal, Government Degree College Kishtwar.
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Cyber Awareness Day organised by Kishtwar Police at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar on April 12,2023

Kishtwar April 12,2023 SSP Kishtwar Sh. Khalil Poswal-JKPS accompanied by Dy.SP Hqrs Kishtwar Sh. Ashish Gupta, SHO PS Kishtwar Insp Abid Bukhari & cybercrime team today held a cyber awareness session at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar. The programme was aimed at spreading awareness about cyber crimes and make the participants understand the concept of protection & prevention of Internet-connected systems, including hardware, software, and data from cyber-attacks. SSP Kishtwar Mr. Poswal-JKPS deliberated upon various types of cyber crimes viz Cyber Bulling, child pornography, Cyber Grooming, online sextortion, phishing etc. A detailed PPT was also presented by the SSP Kishtwar.``` *SSP Kishtwar Mr. Khalil Poswal-JKPS also advised all the student community to be aware while surfing internet and not to fall prey to cyber criminals. He also appealed them to spread the awareness amongst others as well regarding the risks associated with digital transactions and social media applications in use. The principal and staff of the Institute expressed their gratefulness to Kishtwar Police for such a programme for the students and staff of Govt. Degree college kishtwar.* The cyber awareness programme was witnessed by the Principal Govt Degree College Kishtwar Dr. Joyti Parihar, Dr. Tariq Tamkeen, Professor Smt. Romana and other officers/staff of Govt. Degree College and Police department.
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NSS UNIT of GDC Kishtwar conducted a survey at the adopted village Panditgam in district Kishtwar.

NSS UNIT of GDC Kishtwar conducted a survey at the adopted village Panditgam in district Kishtwar. The survey started on 30th march and culminated on 31st march 2023. The survey was conducted under the National Survey of Youth Not in Formal education or Regular employment. A total number of 50 students participated in the survey with great enthusiasm. During the door to door survey students collected required information as per the questionnaire provided by Regionsl Director, Nss Ministry of Youth Affsirs and Sports, Govt of India. The respondents of the village expressed their satisfaction about this initiative of government. It is pertinent to mention here that it is a nationwide survey for framing a policy for unemployed youth.
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World Water Day 2023 Celebrated at GDC Kishtwar in Collaboration with District Jal Jeevan Mission Kishtwar on 22-03-2023

Eco Club, Govt., Degree College Kishtwar in collaboration with District Jal Jeevan Mission Kishtwar organised a symposium on account of World Water Day celebration at GDC Kishtwar. Dr Jyoti Parihar, Principal, Govt., Degree College Kishtwar was the Chief guest of the event along with Chief Education Officer Kishtwar Sudershan Kumar as guest of honour and Dewan Chand, AE Jal Shakti Department participated in the programme as Special guest of the function whereas Riaz Ahmed Butt, district Coordinator IEC, JJM Kishtwar attended as resource person who also gave a detailed insight about the Government initiatives and schemes under JJM a flagship programme launched by hon’ble prime Minister of India in 2019 with the plea that every household across the country will be provided fresh tap water with the sole motive “HAR GHAR JAL”. The proceedings of the event were carried out by Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD, Env. Sciences) who highlighted the importance of natural water bodies and the ecosystem services they provide by laying emphasis on the need of student”s participation for creating such awareness among the masses about the benefits of natural water bodies and measures to be taken for their conservation, protection and sustenance . Nearly 100 students participated and many among them spoke on the occasion and covered various topics concerning water conservation, sanitation and human health. Mohammad Khalid Saifullah Director, Go Green also delivered a detailed lecture through PPT on the said topic and urges the participants to save water to save future life for the coming generations. Guest of the honour Sudershan Kumar, Chief Education Officer Kishtwar also addressed the gathering and raises awareness among the participants about the importance of freshwater and the need to manage its sustainably by urging them that water is an essential resource for all living organisms, and its availability is critical for human well-being, economic development, and the envir
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GDC Kishtwar organised District Level Neighbourhood Youth Parliament on 18-03-2023

Nehru Yuva Kendra Doda, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. Of India in collaboration with NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar organised District Level Neighbourhood Youth Parliament in Govt. Degree College, Kishtwar under the guidance of Principal of GDC Kishtwar Dr Jyoti Parihar. The objective of the programme was to celebrate India’s G20 presidency along with the celebration of International Year of Millets and Mission LiFE. Sh. Sham Lal (JKAS), ADDC Kishtwar attended the event as Chief Guest and Sh. Rajinder Singh, S.P Kishtwar was the Guest of Honour. Vice-Principal Sh. Umer Din was the special guest on the occasion. At the outset, Sh. Khushal Gupta, District Youth Officer, NYK Doda welcomed the guests, resource persons and participants and briefed about the objectives of organising the event. It was followed by the lectures by resource persons. Prof. Swami Raj, HOD Dept of Political Science gave an awareness lecture on G20 and importance of its presidency by India. In his session, he briefed about the challenges the world is about to face like Climate Change, Mahatma Gandhi’s idea of peace, tolerance and relevance of non-violence in the present era. Prof. Faisal Mushtaq, HOD Dept. Of Botany briefed about the International Year of Millets and Mission LiFE. He focussed on the theme “One Earth, One Family, One Future” and stressed on keeping the environment clean and green. NSS volunteers Asif, Mutaqen Ul Islam, Abhay Sharma, Kajol Devi and Affiya also spoke on the occasion and gave their views on G20 followed by the cultural performance by the students. Students were also presented certificates for participating District Youth Parliament Festival organised by NYK Udhampur on Jan 28 2023 in virtual mode. Dignitaries and faculty members who attended the programme were Prof Falak, Prof Munish, Prof Vikram, Prof Romana, Prof Sarita, Prof Sehrish, Prof Madhu Bala, Prof Tariq , Mr Hidyatullah, Mr Baldez & Prof Sonika Sen (NSS Programme Officer). It is per
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Govt Degree College Kishtwar celebrated world consumer rights day 2023 on 15th of March 2023.

Economics Department of Govt Degree College Kishtwar under the able patronship of Dr. Jyoti Parihar (Principal, GDC Kishtwar) and under the supervision of Prof. Sarita parihar (Head of Economics Department ) celebrated world consumer rights day 2023 by organising a poster making competition on the topic “Empowering consumers through clean energy transition” today on 15th of March 2023. The event was organised with the objective to spread awareness among students and common masses about the significance of celebrating world consumer rights day . Students and the faculty members of the college actively participated in the event. Prof Romana Akhtar was the Chief Guest of the event and Dr. Sehrish Gazal was the Guest of honour. Prof. Sarita parihar enlightened on the topic “Empowering consumers through clean energy transition.” She spoke that goal of global consumer movement is to access to clean energy in clean homes, clean transport and clean electricity supply. Dr. Sehrish Gazal spoke about the clean energy sources and motivate students to use the renewable sources of energy. The posters were adjudged by Prof. Romana Akthar, Prof .Ajay kumar (HOD Physics). Students who bagged Ist , 2nd and 3rd prizes in Poster making competition were shweta sharma of semester 1st, smily of semester 1st and Simran thakur of semester 3rd . Prof. Sarita parihar presented the formal vote of thanks. The event culminated successfully and was highly appreciated by the students in general and educationalists in particular.
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COMMUNITY AWARENESS PROGRAMME REGARDING SUSTAINABLE USE OF RESOURCES WAS ORGANISED BY NSS UNIT OF GDC KISHTWAR ON 15-03-2023.

Community awareness programme regarding sustainable use of resources was organised by NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar on 15-03-2023. The programme was organised under able patronship of worthy Principal GDC Kishtwar Dr Jyoti Parihar. During the programme NSS Volunteers prepared colourful posters on the theme Sustainable Development and SDGs. Later they carried out a door to door campaign in village Panditagaam as a part of Jan Bhagidari activity. Students explained to the people of village about importance of conserving natural resources, sustainable development goals. They also informed the villagers about theme of G20 under Indian Presidency i.e. ‘One Earth, One Planet, One Future’. Students interacted with children of community talking about 17 goals of Sustainable development like energy security, climate resilience and disaster risk reduction,sustainable human settlements, sustainable land use and management etc.
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ECO CLUB, GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR ORGANISED A POSTER MAKING COMPETITION ON THE TOPIC ‘CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION’ ON 14-03-2023.

Eco club, Govt Degree College Kishtwar under the able patronship of Dr. Jyoti Parihar (Principal, GDC Kishtwar) and under the supervision of Dr. Sehrish Gazal (Convener Eco-club) organised a poster making competition on the topic ‘CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION’ today on 14th of March 2023. The event was organised with the objective to motivate and spread awareness among students and common masses to adopt various strategies to conserve and act wisely to prevent water pollution. Students and the faculty members of the college actively participated in the event. Prof Romana Akhtar was the Chief Guest of the event. Prof. Romana Akhtar addressed the students and spoke on how students are act as environment warriors and play a key role in the society in order to sensitize the common masses. The posters were adjudged by Prof. Romana Akthar, Prof Ajay (HOD Physics), Dr. Madhu Bala (HOD Commerce). Students who bagged Ist , 2nd and 3rd prizes in Poster making competition were Abroo wajid, Atif Hussain and Anmol koul of semester 1st. Dr. Sehrish Gazal presented the formal vote of thanks. The event culminated successfully and was highly appreciated by the students in general and educationalists in particular.
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Parent Teacher Meet held at GDC KISHTWAR on 13-03-2023

1st Parent Teacher Meet in the history of GDC KISHTWAR going on in Confrence Room GDC Kishtwar
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NSS students did Shramdaan at GDC KISHTWAR

NSS volunteers did Shramdaan at GDC KISHTWAR by cleaning college campus and planting new saplings
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GDC Kishtwar Celebrated International Women"s Day on 08-03-2023

International Womens Day was celebrated by Womens Development Cell, NSS and NCC UNIT of GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with District Legal Services Kishtwar, Tehsil Legal Services Committee Kishtwar, National Commission for Women, Sakhi One Stop Centre, Social Welfare Department District Kishtwar. The programme began with welcome address by Prof Romana Akhtar. Principal District Session Judge Kishtwar, Mr.Y.P.Kotwal was the chief guest and Dr. Jyoti Parihar Principal GDC Kishtwar was the guest of honour. Mr Babu Ram Tehsil Social Welfare Officer Kishtwar and Ms. Shanu Rana were special guest. Principal District Session Judge Kishtwar, Mr.Y.P.Kotwal stressed on various provisions of different Acts such as right to property, maintenance and other provisions avaliable for women after divorce, punishments for various offensces against women, various provisions under different acts such as Domestic violence Act, Equal Remuneration Act etc. Guest speakers Advocate Suman Bhandari, Advocate Pooja Shan, Mr. Naveet, Ms Sana Jaan, Mr Babu Ram, Ms Shanu Rana, Ms Maham Laiba and students of GDC Kishtwar also spoke on the event and highlighted the importance of celebrating International womens Day. Principal GDC Kishtwar, Dr. Jyoti Parihar illuminated the audience with her thoughts about importance of education in the life of women, her strengths and how beautifully she is handling all the reposibilities as a daughter, sister, mother and wife. She also urged educated women to step forward and help women who are weak and uneducated. The programme was attended by anganwadi workers, students of GDC Kishtwar and students of various schools. Other faculty who attended the program were Prof. Sarita Parihar, Prof. Romana Akhtar, Lt. Dr. Madhu Bala, Prof. Sonika Sen, Dr. Sehrish Gazal, Prof. Sachin Jeet Singh and Prof. Akshay Sharma. Formal Vote of thanks was presented by Prof Sonika Sen. Students of kidzee School interacted with Dr Jyoti Parihar and also answered many o
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GDC Kishtwar celebrated World Wildlife Day on 3rd of March 2023

Department of Wildlife Chenab Circle Kishtwar in collaboration with GDC Kishtwar celebrated World Wildlife Day on 3rd of March 2023 under the aegis of Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar and guidance of Dr. Athar Hussain (HOD Zoology). Mr. Khalid Abbas Munshi (Sr. Range officer kishtwar) was the chief Guest and Dr. Ashiq Hussain (Principal GDC Chatroo) was the guest of honor for the event. Prof. Romana Akhtar, Prof. Sachinjeet, Prof Ajay Sharma, Sheikh MohdAsgar (Jr. Range Officer) were among the dignitaries who attended the event. A number of students from different streams also attended the event with great enthusiasm and excitement. Mr. Khalid Abbas Munshi delivered a detailed presentation on the endangered species of Kishtwar National Park and stressed upon the measures to be taken for the conservation of wild fauna as well as flora. He shared his field experience and knowledge with the students and urged the students to show more compassion and responsibility towards wildlife and act as wildlife monitors and report any illegal hunting or practice to the wildlife authorities. Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD Env. Sciences) was the keynote speaker of the event. She spoke about the current threats the wildlife is facing and measures one should take for its conservation and preservation.She also gave a detailed insight of various conservation practices and strategies initiated for the betterment of wildlife. Dr. Jyoti Parihar in her address spoke about endemic species of Kishtwar specially Artemisia maritima andBuniumpersicumwhich have been overexploited because of their medicinal properties and may reach to its verge of extinction if immediate measures are not taken. The event concluded with a formal vote of thanks from Prof. Sarita Parihar (HOD Economics).
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Science Department,GDC Kishtwar Kishtwar organises Seminar to commemorate National Science Day Celebration

To commemorate the National Science Day 2023 Celebration,a seminar on National Science Day was today organised in the conference Hall of GDC Kishtwar in which students of different semesters along with the faculty members participated. Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar presided over the seminar as Chief Guest. The programme was organised by Science department of the GDC Kishtear. During the course of the programme, Prof. Romana Akhtar presented the welcome address and threw light on the significance of celebration of this day. It is pertinent to mention here that National Science Day is celebrated every ever to commemorate the achievements of Dr. C V Raman who won noble prize in 1930 for his important discovery of Raman effect. Various students spoke in detail about the Wonders of Science and how science has revolutionized the way of living on the occasion . The students from science stream also participated in the poster presentation event. Dr.Jyoti Parihar in her presidential address stressed on the scientific temper to be developed among the students and the importance of its awareness among all the students in general.She explained in detail about various common events involving science in our daily lives . Prof. Umar Din Rather and Prof. Faisal Mushtaq also spoke in length about the life history and achievements of Dr. C V Raman. Students who participated either orally or through poster have been given certificates of appreciation along with refreshment. Prof.Romana Akhter, Prof Sarita Parihar,Dr.Sehrish gazal managed the whole presentation during the programme. The programme came to conclusion with the vote of thanks presented by Dr Sehrish gazal.
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GDC KISHTWAR GET NEW STAFF SECRETARY

Today on 23th of Feb 2023, a meeting of all the faculty members of Degree college kishtwar was held in the staff room of the college in which Prof. Umar Din Rather the senior most faculty was unanimously declared as the new Staff Secretary of the college. It is pertinent to mention here that the role of staff secretary is to raise various issues including professional development of staff in front of higher- ups including principal.He act as a bridge between the staff and concerned Principal.Prof. Umar Din has held this postion earlier as well in GDC Bhadarwah. Recently he has been transferred to GDC kishtwar and is currently serving as HOD Chemistry Department and convenor of various committees .
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GDC Kishtwar enters quater final of Inter-Collegiate Cricket Tournament

GDC Kishtwar enters quater final of Inter-Collegiate Cricket Tournament organized by the Directorate of Sports, University of Jammu (JU) by thrilling victory over GDC Paloura
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GDC Kishtwar Cricket Team won 1st Cricket match againt GDC Nowshera and consecutive winning of 2nd match against GDC RS Pura.

GDC Kishtwar Cricket Team won 1st Cricket match againt GDC Nowshera held on Feb 08,2023 and consecutive winning of 2nd match against GDC RS Pura held on Feb 09,2023 at University of Jammu.
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Weeklong Winter NSS Camp concludes successfully at GDC Kishtwar

Valedictory function of Seven Days Winter Camp was organised by NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar on 08-02-2023. On this occasion Dr.Jyoti Parihar, revered Principal of the college was the Chief Guest. The function started with welcome address by Prof.Sonika Sen (NSS Programme Officer.) She welcomed all the guests and presented a detailed report of Seven Days Winter Camp which was held w.e.f 02-02-2023 to 08-02-2023. During the camp around 56 volunteers participated in various activities. Poster-making competition was held on Drug Abuse to create awareness about the increasing nuisance of drugs in society. Cleanliness drive was carried out by the students along with fencing of trees and plants. A lecture was delivered by Dr. Joneed Iqbal, Medical Officer in J&K AYUSH Department, Kishtwar. He talked about various disadvantages of junk food and explained in very simple manner about health related issues and means to prevent them. He urged the students to do more physical activity, associate with nature, take care of mental health along with physical health, stay away from addictive substances. On the 4th day of the camp, students participated in ‘Best Out of Waste’ wherein they collected waste material like plastic bottles, old bangles, newspaper, cardboard, copper wires, papercups, wooden ice-cream sticks from their household and displayed their creative skills . They made products like beautiful wall hangings, decorative pieces, dustbins, small almirah, pen-holders etc. On fifth day volunteers participated in quiz competition on ‘Know Your Country-India’. On Day-6, a symposium was held on ‘Women Empowerment’ in which students put forth their views on gender inequality, lack of decision-making power with women, need to empower girls and women etc. Students also carried out a rally in neighbouring adopted village on carrying the posters of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ to make locals aware about importance of girl-child. In the Valedictory function the NSS Volunt
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Winter Camp for NSS volunteers begins at GDC Kishtwar

A seven days long Winter Camp scheduled w.e.f 02-02-2023 to 08-02-2023 started today by NSS Unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar (J&K) for NSS volunteers under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav here at GDC Kishtwar. The camp was inaugurated by Principal GDC Kishtwar Dr.Jyoti Parihar in presence of Prof. Umar Din Rather, Dr.Ather Hussain, Dr Tariq Hussain, Prof.Akshey Sharma, Prof.Ajay Kumar, Dr. Munish Kumar and Prof. Sonika Sen (NSS Programme Officer). Dr.Jyoti Parihar (Principal) in her address to students laid emphasis on the importance of self-discipline, time-management and ethics for development of any society. She encouraged students to render selfless service for the betterment of community and nation. Furthermore students were applauded for their efforts. Meanwhile Prof. Sonika Sen (NSS P.O) briefed about various events and activities to be organised during this seven days winter camp. NSS pledge was undertaken by the volunteers who later participated in poster - making competition on Drug Abuse. The program was anchored by Mutaqen-ul- Islam. Volunteers were very enthusiastic about this special winter camp inspite of harsh weather conditions. It is pertinent to mention here that volunteers will be given certificates after succesful completion of the camp.
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53 Students of GDC Kishtwar awarded by District Administration on the eve of 74th Republic day celebration

On the eve of 74th Republic day celebration, District administration headed by District Magistrate Dr. Devansh Yadav has appreciated the students of degree college kishtwar by awarding them Certificate of Appreciation for their pro active involvement and brilliant performance during BACK TO VILLAGE PROGRAMME,2022. The certificates to students were given by Chief Guest of todays function and DDC Chairperson Ms Pooja Thakur in presence of Vice Chairperson DDC,District Development Commissioner and SSP kishtwar. Around 16 teams of students of different semesters have worked under the guidance of Mr. Faisal Mushtaq ,Coordinator Back to Village , who coordinated the different activities of these teams under the overall supervision of College Principal. Each team was alotted one panchayat each to work upon and cover the different dimension along with listening grievances of the public and submitting the reports to district administration. The different panchayats alotted to these teams include Palmar Lower A,Palmar Upper, Chamoti (drabshalla),Keshwan A.Keshwan B,Lower Chatroo A, Trigam,Hidyal, Lachdayaram,Lachkhazana, Pochal B1,Pochal B 2,Matta A etc . It is pertinent to mention here that Degree College kishtwar is the only college in UT of J&K which ensured the maximum and highest participation of students in Back To Village Programme this year and it has paved the way for future involvement as well .The reports submitted by these teams have been taken up seriously by District administration and work on some of the issues have already been scaled up. On the invitation of one of the team ,District Magistrate Dr Devansh Yadav personaly along with the team of district officers have already visited Sewa village of chatroo to listen to the grievances after which on spot directions were issued for their redressal .The efforts of these teams during Back to Village 2022 were highly appreciated by District Administration
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GDC Kishtwar celebrated 74th Republic Day with great patriotic fervour on 26th January, 2023.

GDC Kishtwar celebrated 74th Republic Day with great patriotic fervour on 26th January, 2023. The programme commenced with the unfurling of the tricolour by the Principal Dr. Jyoti Parihar accompanied by teaching and non-teaching staff of the college followed by the National Anthem. The college building was tastefully decorated with national flags. At night, the whole college building was illuminated with lights. Tricolours fluttered proudly on the college building.
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GDC KISHTWAR celebrated 13th National Voters Day on 25-01-2023

13th National Voters Day was celebrated by GDC Kishtwar under the direction of Prof Jyoti Parihar Principal GDC Kishtwar. A painting competeetion was held in this program on the theme of "Vote Jaisa Kuchh Nahi Vote Zaroor Dalenge Ham" in which 12 students of GDC Kishtwar took part. Rohit Kumar, Siya Bhandhari and Abheesht Padha were adjudged as 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the competition respectively. Further the whole program was followed by a pledge taking ceremony in which staff and students of GDC Kishtwar participated. The whole event was organised by Prof. Athar Hussain Prof. Ajay Kumar and Lt. Akshey Sharma.
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GDC Kishtwar Celebrates 126th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on 23-01-2023

NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar Celebrates 126th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on 23-01-2023 by organising Poster Making.
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Alumini Association Degree College Kishtwar elect its office bearers on 22-01-2023

On 22 th of Jan 2023, Alumini Association of GDC kishtwar under the headship of Principal Dr. Jyoti parihar held its first virtual meet in which the association elect its office bearers. Around 50 alumini of the degree college kishtwar participated in todays virtual meet in which Dr Akhter Qazi,KAS was acting as the chief guest. The proceedings of the meet were conducted by Convenor Alumini Association GDC Kishtwar Prof Sarita Parihar along with Prof. Randeep kumar .During the meet it was unanimously decided to elect Mr Yaseen Sirwal,Assistant Professor, as President of Association,Mr Muneeb Umar,KAS, as Vice President,Ms Humeera Ayub ,Senior Lecturer ,as General Secretary ,Mr Maneet ,KAS,as Joint Secretary, Mr Sanchit Sharma as Assistant Secretary,Mr Tariq zargar as Treaurer cum cashier and Mr. Tauseef butt as Publicity officer . Various participants during the event shared their success stories and it was resolved to work in unity for the betterment of society in general and college in particular.Principal Dr.Jyoti Parihar also stressed on the need to come forward and contribute positively for the overall development of the college which is one of the prestigious institution of the district . In the end,Vote Of Thanks was presented by Prof. Romana kamal
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Women Grievance Cell of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised student hygiene training session in collaboration with UNICHARM a leading Japanese firm

On 09-01-2023 women Grievance cell of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised student hygiene training session in collaboration with UNICHARM a leading Japanese firm. The program was concluded in two sessions in which large number of girl students of GDC kishtwar participated. The first session was hosted by Prof. Sarita Parihar and second session was hosted by Prof. Romana Akhtar.In both the sessions large number of girl students participated. The guest speaker Roshni Bhowmickspoke about the following topics– MENSTRUATUON PROCESS (PRE AND POST, BREAKING THE STEREOTYPES OF MENSTRUATION, MENSTRUAL HYGIENE, ADOLESCENCE PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANGES AND SEX EDUCATION). The talk revolved around menstrual health and hygiene with an emphasis on the removal of taboos when it came to conversing about these topics and how a women’s periods can be less stressful and painful when she has a friendly and accepting environment around her. She also emphasized on the taboos associated with menstrual products. She further spoke on how safe sex practices lead to better hygiene and also to ensure that life-threatening diseases are not spread. The students also asked lot of questions to the guset speaker which she answered. In the end the session culminated with vote of thanks by Dr. Sehrish Gazal.
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NSS Unit of Govt Degree College Kishtwar carried out beautification and cleanliness drive in college campus

NSS Unit of Govt Degree College Kishtwar carried out beautification and cleanliness drive in college campus on 4th january 2022. The event was organised under the able patronage of Dr Jyoti Parihar worthy Principal Govt Degree College Kishtwar. Around 70 students participated in the event. The students very enthusiastically did work for the beautification of gardens. Tree protection zone fencing was done by the volunteers around the trees and newly planted saplings in various areas of campus. Campus cleanliness drive was also undertaken by the students to make it free from waste plastics. On this occasion Dr Jyoti Parihar addressed the students while emphasising the need to have clean and green campus. She urged students to work with dedication and appreciated their efforts done. Prof Ather Hussain, Prof Akshey Sharma, Prof Ajay Kumar and Prof Madhav Ram also graced the occasion . The event was coordinated by Prof Sonika Sen NSS Programme Officer.
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Govt Degree College Kishtwar Organised intra college cricket tournament under Khelo India

Govt Degree College Kishtwar under khelo India Organised intra college cricket tournament which was started on 3rd of December 2022.The final of this tournamen was played on 13-12-2022 in college ground. Chief guest was Prof. Anirudh sharma Principal GDC Kishtwar who in his initial speech highlighted the importance of sports and game and wish all college students must take in all types of events available here at GDC kishtwar. Apart from him Special guest in this was Mr.Shafqat Hussain Butt SSP kishtwar and District sports officer Kishtwar K.L Sharma who not only encouraged the students but suggest them adopt this skill of as career option. District sports officer Kishtwar highlighted the importance of sports activities which are pre requisite to ensure physical and mental health and hygiene. He also announced cricket turf in college ground In coming future.The final was played between B.A semester 3rd VS 5th semester Non medical. Captain of 5th non medical Hritik Wazir won the tos and elected to bat first. Bating first B.Sc Non medical sem were restricted by the opposite team on 109 in allotted 12 overs .Chasing the target of 110 B.A 3rd semester lost the captain Taseer very early which puts a lot of pressure on rests of the team mates which in result they were bowled out on 55 runs.Man of the match was declared sunil Rahi who took 2 wickets for 4 runs. Man of the series was declared Taseer shafiq.At the end of prize distribution ceremony organizer of the tournament Prof.M.M.Mattoo Convener sports GDC Kishtwar thanks ever one who supported in organizing this event. other guests who were in the prize distribution ceremony was SHO Abid Bukhari and Javed sheikh Dictrict Activity incharge.At the end organiser of the tournament prof M.M.Mattoo thanks all specially the media persons.Mr.Mushtaq Ahmed Dev, Mr.Rajesh Sharma, Mr.Asif Naik, Mr.touseef kripak and Deepak sharma.
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Herbal Garden establishment as a part of Clean & Green India Mission initiates at Degree College Kishtwar on 29-12-2022

Today on 29th of Dec 2022, Botany Department of the Degree college kishtwar starts the Herbal garden establishment process in the college campus. Initially 1500 square feet area of the college will be covered for the herbal cum medicinal plant garden where locals herbal and medicinal plants will be planted in coming month to promote the awareness about these plants. Local expert Mr Subash Manhas, a member of research advisory group HFRI,Shimla was invited as a special guest to give expertise about the establishment of the herbal garden and various requirements for its mantenance . Todays event was graced by head of institution and Principal Prof.(Dr ) Jyoti Parihar ,HOD Botany Department Prof. Faisal Mushtaq,Prof. Susheel Kumar,Prof. Ajay kumar(HOD Physics) ,Mr Dev Raj from Thakrae, Local Fund Emplyees and Botany students of B.Sc 3rd semester .Mr. Subash explained in detail about the soil type,favourable conditions required to grow the Herbal and medicinal plants,installation of drip irrigation facilities and its functioning . It is pertinent to mention here that Botany Department of Degree college kishtwar has made a detailed plan to introduce several high yielding horticultural plant species in the campus in addition to establishment of Vegetable garden on modern lines in near future. Various new Add On courses will be introduced to promote the skill ability of students and in near future the college will achieve new heights under the able Leadership of Dr Jyoti Parihar,who herself has been a great researcher and has joined recently as college Principal.
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17RR Dool (MARATHA LI) organises "First Aid" Training Camp for NCC cadets of GDC Kishtwar on 28-12-2022

On 28-12-2022 NCC cadets of Govt Degree College Kishtwar today attended Medical Training and First Aid Camp organised 17RR Dool (MARATHA LI) under the leadership of Lt. Col. Anshuman Patil. The purpose of the event was to make cadets aware about First Aid i.e. what one is expected to do when someone is hurt or ill before moving to a Doctor/Hospital. Regimental Medical Officer, Captain Shazia Jamal, the resource person of the event, made the event very interactive and participative. Everything was demonstrated practically through equipments, dummies etc to the cadets. She covered various aspects such as First Aid management, treatment of injuries/bleeding, various types of instruments to be used during the treatment, CPR, women health and hygiene etc. Lieutinant (Dr.) Madhu Bala actively took part in the whole program with full cooperation of Lieutinant Akshay Sharma.
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One day workshop on “Disaster Response”

Today on 6th of December 2022 State Defense Response Forse (SDRF) and National defense Response Force (NDRF) 13 Bn Ludhiana organized a one day workshop on “Disaster Response” in collaboration with NSS, NCC and Environmental Science Department Govt. Degree College Kishtwar. Various Mock exercises were conducted for disasters like fire and earthquake and disaster response time was noted and elaborated functioning and working of different teams were showcased. A total of 150 students participated in the workshop. Principal GDC Kishtwar Prof. Anirudh Sharma congratulated the organizing committee and in his address he stressed upon the importance of mock drills as a precautionary measure to combat the effects of disasters.
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GDC Kishtwar organised Run for Unity

As Rashtriya Ekta Diwas/ National Unity Day is being celebrated across the country on 31st October 2022. In this connection NCC and NSS units of Government Degree College, Kishtwar organised a 5km run under the title "Run for Unity". This run started at 7am from Government Degree College Kishtwar to Shakti Nagar (to and fro) covering a distance of 5km. Around 80 students participated in the event. Pledge for Unity was also taken by the participants. During the Run for Unity students raised slogans also. The event was organised under the supervision and guidance of Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala (Associate NCC Officer), Prof. Sonika Sen (NSS Program Officer) and Akshay Sharma (CTO,NCC).
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NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar organized cleaniness drive on 18-10-2022

NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar organized cleaniness drive on 18-10-2022 in the college campus and surrounding area.
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GDC Kishtwar organized Industrial Tour/field visit to Industrial Estate at Sangrambhata, Kishtwar on 17-10-2022

Today on 17th of October 2022 Department of Commerce and Department of Chemistry of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised an Industrial Tour/field visit to Industrial Estate at Sangrambhata, Kishtwar. The students alongwith faculty members reached there and interacted with the General Manager(GM), Mohd. Ashraf, of District Industries Centre and professionals and workers working at the site. GM encouraged students to start their own business. He also briefed over the role of District Industries Centre in facilitating new start ups by providing them land, material and financially assistance. These students also came to know about various schemes provided by the government and that can be availed, how to manufacture qualitative products at reasonable prices, how raw materials are procured, how accounts are maintained etc. The organisor of the program were HOD, Department of Chemistry, Umer Din Rather and HOD Department of Commerce Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala. This program was further coordinated by Teaching Assistant Shoket Ahmed and Lab Assistant Nishu Kumari.
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NCC Units of GDC Kishtwar organised a cleanliness Drive near Chenab river, Bhandharkoot, Kishtwar under the aegis of Puneet Sagar Abhiyan of NCC.

On 01/10/2022 NCC Units of GDC Kishtwar organised a cleanliness Drive near Chenab river, Bhandharkoot, Kishtwar under the aegis of Puneet Sagar Abhiyan of NCC. The event was organized in collaboration with 11 RR Bhandharkoot and NSS wing of GDC Kishtwar. This program was conducted under the direction of worthy Commanding Officer 2J&K (I) company Bhaderwah. In the event Commanding Officer of 11 RR Bhandharkoot was the Chief Guest and in his impressive address he elaborated the needs of cleanliness and hygene in our society and surroundings.A total 172 participants took part under the supervision of Commanding Officer 11RR, Lt. Dr. Madhu Bala, CTO Akshey Sharma, PI staff CQMH Mohd. Sharief, Hav Ashraf Ali and NSS PO Prof. Sonika Sen. All the participants actively participated in the cleanliness drive and collected the garbage on both banks of river Chenab and threw all the garbage in the Dustbin. Slogans were also raised to increase the courage of the students such as -Safai ko lana hai Gandgi ko hatana hai-. The main purpose was to spread awareness about the importance of cleanliness of various water bodies and proper dumping of plastic material.
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GDC Kishtwar organizes debate competition and campus cleanliness drive On the 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

On the 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi GDC Kishtwar organizes debate competition and campus cleanliness drive under the patronship of worthy Principal Prof. Anirudh Sharma. The programme begins with the welcome address by Dr. Vijay Kumar. A total of 10 participants of the college from various semesters presented their views on the topic “Gandhian philosophy and its relevance in 21st century”. All the participants in their presentation covered various principles of Mahatma Gandhi like truth, non-violence, humanity, simplicity and sarvodya and their relevance in present society. Dr. Syed Tanveer Andrabi (Principal, GDC Larnoo) who was the chef guest, also presented his views on the Gandhian philosophy. At the end Pricipal GDC Kishtwar highlighted the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and how it is important to inculcate these principles in one’s life. The programme culminated with vote of thanks by Prof. Randeep Kumar. The programme was attended by the staff and students of the college. After the programme campus cleanliness drive was organized in which students as well as the staff member of the college participated.
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Swachh Bharat pledge was taken at GDC Kishtwar on 13-09-2022 to observe Swachhta Pakhwada

To observe Swachhta Pakhwada, a pledge on Swachh Bharat was taken by the staff and students of the GDC Kishtwar on 13-09-2022. This programme was conducted under the patronage of Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar. In this regard Prof. Tariq Hussain, Prof. Vijay Chouhan, Prof Sonika Sen, Prof Madhu Bala, Prof Randeep kumar, Prof Munish Kumar, Prof Sachinjeet Singh, Prof Madhu Ram and Mr. Musavir Raina were present. The pledge was administered to spread awareness for cleanliness and hygeine.
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GDC Kishtwar celebrated Independence Day-2022

On 15th of August 2022, a program on Independence Day Celebration was held in the conference hall of GDC kishtwar with unfurling of National flag by Worthy Principal Prof.Anirudh Sharma in presence of all the teaching and non teaching staff members. Several faculty members also spoke on the occasion including NSS and NCC volunteers .Cultural events was also organised by Prof Tariq Tamkeen in which patriotic songs and poetry was presented by students.Principal GDC Kishtwar as a chief guest in his presidential address stressed on the importance of unity and integrity among different communities and importance of environment and its protection along with the vigorous plantation programmes .The programme concludes with the vote of thanks by NCC Cadet Suraj Sharma .
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GDC Kishtwar organised ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign

As a part of "Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav" Har Ghar Tiranga campaign was organised through an impressive awareness rally. This rally was lead by NCC UNIT ans NSS UNIT of GDC Kishtwar on 8th August 2022 under the patronage of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar. Around 60 NSS Volunteers and NCC cadets participated in the rally with great enthusiasm. Prof Anirudh Sharma on the occasion addressed the students participating in the rally. He urged everyone to hoist trianga at their homes as a part of Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. The rally was marched from GDC Kishtwar campus via panditgaam village and back to the college campus. Students enchanted various slogans like “ Har Ghar Tiranga" "Ghar Ghar Tiranga” "Vande Matram" "Sbsy Pyara Tiranga Hamara" etc. Dr.(Lt.) Madhu Bala, NCC Officer and Prof. Sonika Sen, NSS PO organised and accompanied the rally.
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Valedictory function of Industrial skill course in Digital Marketing

Govt Degree College Kishtwar in association with Central University of Jammu organizes Valedictory function in industrial skill course in Digital marketing.The programme started with welcome address by Prof. Mohd Yaseen Sirwal, course coordinator,who welcomed all the participants of the event and conducted various proceedings of the event.Principal of the college, Prof Anirudh Sharma threw light on this course, and told that this certificate course was conducted to increase the employability of learners and appreciated the efforts of Central University of Jammu to make this certificate course a successful one. Prof Devanand Padha,Prof Jaya Bhasin, Dr Shahid Mushtaq and Dr Bacha Babu from Central University of Jammu also joined the valedictory function. Prof Jaya Bhasin congratulated all the learners for their course completion and discussed future plans with the college administration and learners on capacity building and employability. Prof Jaya informed that this project is being carried out under the overall supervision of Prof Sanjeev Jain esteemed Vice Chancellor Central University of Jammu, she further added that this project has been successful due to the efforts of worthy Director Department of Higher Education. Course completion certificates were awarded to each learner in certificate distribution event.All the learners of the institute were also willing to join some more certificate courses planned in near future by the college. The event culminated with the vote of thanks by Prof. Mohd Yaseen Sirwal.
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JK UT DIGITAL WEEK-2022 CELEBRATED AT GDC KISHTWAR

A Week long celebrations on “Jammu & Kashmir UT Digital Week 2022” from 25th-31st July, 2022 held at GDC Kishtwar organized by Department of Computer Applications under the patronship of worthy Principal, Prof. Anirudh Sharma. The main aim of this week long celebrations was to spread digital awareness among students, faculty members and community regarding various digital initiatives taken up by Government of J&K (UT) and Cyber Security. On the first day of this programme on 25-07-2022, a workshop on “Biometric Attendance System” is organized for Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of the College. The second day celebrated on 26-07-2022 with an awareness Lecture on "Cyber Security" for the students and college faculty. Prof. Sachin Jeet Singh, HOD, Department of Computer Applications of this college was the resource person on these two days. The third day celebrated on 27-07-2022 with hands-on-practice on the "Income Tax Return (ITR) Filing Portal" for Teaching and Non-Teaching staff of the College. Dr. Munish Kumar ,HOD, Depatment of Persian of this College was the resource person for this activity. On the fourth day of this programme, Mr. Akshey Sharma, Librarian of this college gave awareness to the students and faculty members regarding "Open Access E-learning Resources" and various Govt. e-learning portals. The fifth day celebrated on 29-07-2022 with Poster Making Competition on the theme “ JK Govt E-Services" in which several students of college have taken part. Dr. Munish Kumar,Dr. Sehrish Gazal and Dr. Madhu Ram acted as jury members for this programme. Mohd. Zohaib got 1st Prize. Miss. Sumeera Anjum got 2nd prize and Mr. Raqib Hussain got 3rd prize. All of three are students of Bsc. Sem-IV. The sixth day celebrated on 30-07-2022 with a rally on the theme “Cyber Awareness and Government e-Services” organized by Department of Computer Applications in collaboration with NSS & NCC Units of the college to aware the community about various
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GDC Kishtwar organized 3-Day NAAC Workshop

GDC Kishtwar organized 3-Day NAAC Workshop A 3-Day workshop on NAAC was organized jointly by IQAC & Workshop/Seminar committees of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar w.e.f 18 to 20-7-2022 under the patronship of worthy Principal, Prof. Anirudh Sharma and convenership of Dr. Ather Hussain. Organizing secretary of the event, Prof. Mohd Yaseen Sirwal presented the welcome address and conducted all the proceedings of the event.The workshop was organized in blended mode and many colleges participated in the workshop.The workshop was entitled as “ Three Days NAAC Workshop for facing Peer Team”. IQAC convener, Dr Ather Hussain emphasised on the role of teaching and non teaching staff in NAAC accreditation process.He mentioned that it is the collaborative efforts of all the staff members that can bring better grades of NAAC to the college. Dr. N.S. Dharmadhikari, a renowned educationist and member of UGC committe was the resource person of this workshop who explained the importance of NAAC and various issues related to NAAC. He conducted an online session where he addressed the participants about the steps to be taken to face Peer Team.He conducted a mock drill where he attended various presentations of the departments and conducted the visit of whole campus and guided the participants at each and every step. Principal of the college and staff members were enriched by the knowledge imparted by the resource person.Principal of the college addressed the events with his enthusiastic speech that boosted the morale of staff members to face the upcoming peer Team.The members of IQAC & seminar/workshop committe worked tirelessly to make this event successful. The event culminated with the vote of Thanks proposed by Prof. Sarita Parihar.
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GDC Kishtwar celebrated International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking on 26-06-2022

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking was celebrated in Government Degree College Kishtwar by NSS and NCC units in collaboration with District Administration and District Social Welfare Department Kishtwar. On this occasion a pledge, debate competition and rally was organised. Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar was the chief guest and Mr. Baburam Sharma, Social Welfare Officer was the Guest of Honour. Students from various schools like New Era Public School, SDM School, Bhartiya Vidya Mandir, Daffodil Model Public School, Little Angel, Girls Higher Sec School, Boys Higher Sec School, Green Model School, Islamia Faridia School and NSS volunteers, NCC cadets and other students of GDC Kishtwar participated in this debate. Around 100 participants attended the programme. On this occasion staff from various schools also accompanied the students. Prof Sonika Sen (NSS PO), Prof (Lt.) Madhu Bala (NCC Officer Girls) and Prof Akshay Sharma ( NCC Officer Boys) acted as jury and adjudged the participants.
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Celebrations of "World Environment Day-2022' under the Aegis of "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav"

Department of Environmental Sciences and NSS Unit GDC Kishtwar have jointly organized 3 day-long celebrations of "World Environment Day-2022' under the Aegis of "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav" under the patronship Principal Prof. Anirudh Sharma and the convenorship of Prof. Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal. The 3-day long event was organised with an objective to motivate the students in particular and society, in general, to safeguard the environment and recycle and upcycle waste products and minimize the waste load in order to restore our Planet Earth. On Day 1st, Plantation Drive in the college campus was carried out in which a large number of students and the faculty members of the college participated and planted fir and ornamental trees at various locations on the college campus. On Day 2nd, Campus Cleanliness drive was carried out and on Day 3rd, Seminar cum exhibition on "Best out of Waste" was displayed. Principal of the college, Prof Anirudh Sharma in his speech motivated students to adopt clean and green habits and to contribute towards environmental protection so that we can live in harmony with the nature. Mr. Khalid Aminn Mehta (DFO, Kishtwar) was the chief guest of the event, he impressed upon the various measures to be taken to reduce Carbon footprint. He also made aware about various initiatives taken by Govt. of India to save environment & to increase forest cover. Mr. Sajjad Ahmad Najjar (President Municipal Council Kishtwar) was the guest of honour of todays event who laid stress upon people's contribution especially students to spread the knowledge of environment conservation at community level. He also congratulated the college authorities for organising events like this. Proceedings of the event were presented by Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD Env. Sc. Department) and formal welcome address was given by Prof. Sonika Sen (Programme Officer, NSS). Students actively participated in the event and made fantastic and usable items like wall decorations, dust pins, pen stand
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GDC KISHTWAR CELEBRATED INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2022

International Yoga Day 2022 was celebrated on 21st June by NSS Unit & NCC Unit at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar under the aegis of AzadikaAmrutMahotsav. The programme was organised under the patronage of Principal Prof.Anirudh Sharma.Prof.Sonika Sen, NSS Programme Officer and Prof.Akshay Sharma NCC Officer Supervised the whole event. Around 50 NSS & NCC Volunteers participated in the Yoga session. Pranayama and various other yoga asana like AnulomVilom, Kapalbati, Barahmari, Tittli asana, Tadasan and Surya namskar were perfromed.NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar organised various programme in the month of April and May as part of countdown programmes for International Yoga Day. Poster making competition showing different Yoga asana were organisedin the month of April. Slogan writing competition and Yoga practice session was organised in the month of May to celebrate and create awareness regarding IYD. NCC Unit also organised Yoga practice session in the month of May..
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GDC KISHTWAR CELEBRATES WORLD BICYCLE DAY 2022

To observe World Bicycle Day, a bicycle rally was organised by NSS Unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar on 3rd June 2022 under the Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav celebration. The rally was organised under the patronage of Principal of College, Prof Anirudh Sharma from GDC Kishtwar Campus to New DC Office, Kishtwar. The rally was organised to celebrate the 75 years of independence, enhance the spirit of brotherhood and nationalism and also to popularise the usage of cycling to deal with problems of global warming and unhealthy lifestyle. The rally was flagged off by Prof. Sonika Sen, NSS Programme Officer. Around 45 cyclists from all walks of life and students from different age groups participated in the bicycle rally to popularise the usage of bicycle and promote healthy lifestyle. The rally was also joined by Prof Swami Raj Chouhan, Prof (Lt.) Madhu bala , Mr. Jehangir Sheikh and Mr Ghulam Nabi. Proper security arrangements were made by District Administration and Police Department for smooth functioning of the rally. Cyclists also shouted slogans like ‘Ride Free,Live Fit’, ‘Save the Planet, Ride the bicycle’. The rally concluded with National Anthem
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GDC Kishtwar under the aegis of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' organises poster making competition on World No-Tobacco Day.

GDC kishtwar under the aegis of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' organises poster making competition on World No-Tobacco Day under the patronship of worthy principal Prof. Anirudh Sharma and convenorship of Prof. Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal. The programme begins with the welcome address by Prof. Sarita Parihar. Prof. Romana Akhter who was the guest speaker delivered an important lecture on 'impact of tobacco on environment'. In her lecture she highlighted the important points regarding the impact of tobacco on environment. Prof. Anirudh Sharma (Principal GDC kishtwar) while speaking on the occasion highlighted the impact of tobacco on human health and environment. In the poster making competition Kajal Thakur, Ricky Sharma and Anmol Sudershan bagged 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize respectively. Prof. Ajay Kumar, Dr Vijay Kumar and Prof. Akshay Sharma acts as jury members to adjudged the posters. The programme ends with vote of thanks by Prof. Sarita Parihar. The programme was attended by Prof. Sachinjeet Singh, Dr Sehrish Gazal, Prof. Randeep Parihar, Prof. Sushil Kumar, Dr Munish Kumar, Dr Madhu Ram, other faculty members and large number of students.
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NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar organised slogan writing competition on 13-05-2022 to celebrate and create awareness regarding the upcoming International Yoga Day, 2022

NSS unit of GDC Kishtwar organised slogan writing competition on 13-05-2022 to celebrate and create awareness regarding the upcoming International Yoga Day, 2022 under the patronage of Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar and supervision of Prof Sonika Sen, NSS Programme Officer. A total of 25 students participated in the event. Principal Prof Anirudh Sharma appreciated the efforts of students. Prof Sonika Sen highlighted the importance of inducing the yoga in our daily life. It is a tonic for body,mind and soul.
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NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised the event to commemorate the contribution of our Martyrs.

As a part of ongoing campaign "Shahido Ko Shat Shat Naman" of honoring "Shaurya Smriti Chin" to families of Martyrs, NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised the event to commemorate the contribution of our Martyrs. This event was organised under the direction of Col. S.S. Rawat, Commanding Officer, 2 J&K (I) Coy NCC Bhadarwah. "Shaurya Smriti Chin" mementos were handed over to the family members of Martyrs. These mementos were distributed by Principal Anirudh Sharma, Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala and CTO Akshay Sharma. Principal Anirudh Sharma addressed the occasion and said that sacrifices made by these heroes will always be remembered. NCC cadets also paid homage to them throught their songs and motivational speeches. The following were the recipients of the mementos: 1. SWR Varinder Kumar Sharma, memento received by Bihari Lal Sharma (Father). 2. LNk Baljeet Singh memento received by Smt. Meena Devi (Wife). 3. LNk Ravinder Singh Malik (SC) memento received by Rita Devi (Sister) 4. Sep. Tej Ram memento received by Premi Devi (Daughter). 5. Rfn Sanjay Kumar memento received by Sh. Raju Kumar (Brother). 6. Rfn Firdose Ahmed memento received by Sh. Nasir Hussain (Brother). 7. LNk Khushi Ram Parihar memento received by Smt Koshalaya Devi (Wife). 8. Sep Munshi Ram memento received by Amandeep Thakur (Nephew).
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Govt Degree College Kishtwar organized a "Book Release Ceremony", of Alumni of the college

Govt Degree College Kishtwar organized a "Book Release Ceremony", of Alumni of this college,Dr Mohd Shahnawaz alumni of this college. He has published more than 20 research articles and authored 8 books of international repute. He also donated few of his valuable books for college library. Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal of the college was chief guest of the event who in his speech referred this event as an inspirational one to the faculty and students. He urged students to be close to the books and keep themselves busy in writing and reading books. Dr Mohd Shahnawaz was guest of the honour of the event. The proceedings of the event were carried out by Dr. Tariq Hussain Dev and in his welcome address he laid emphasis on the importance of books in the life of a student. Prof.Mohd Yaseen Sirwal and Prof Romana Akhtar put light on the early life, studies and achievements of Dr Shahnawaz. Two books were released on this occasion entitled "Impact of plastic waste on marine biota" and "Biotechnological Approaches to Enhance Plant Secondary Metabolites". Mr Shams-ud-din Sheikh, father of Dr. Mohd. Shahnawaz also emphasized on the importance of education in the life of students and expressed that education is mandatory to break the clutches of ignorance. Lastly, the vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Sarita Parihar. Large number of students also participated in the event.
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NCC UNIT CELEBRATES WORLD EARTH DAY

To celebrate the "Earth Day- Invest in Our Planet" NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar started an initiative to make investment in different ways. Firstly they took pledge to plant "One Tree by One Cadet" every year and say "No to Plastic". On the occasion CTO Akshay Sharma spoke about the importance of celebration of Earth Day. He said that it is the reposibility of each and every cadet to spread as much awareness as they can regarding the various aspects of investments in Earth sucha as saying no to the usage of plastic, planting more trees, conserving water etc. Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala also stressed upon the use of substutites for plastics and plant as much trees as they can in order to cover the barren land. After this they marched towards parade ground to clean it. They cleaned the parade ground and also awared people neither use plastic nor throw plastic material in the ground. Akhil Kumar (JUO, SD), Jahida Khatoon (JUO, SW) and Sunny Kumar (Cadet) appealed general public not to use plastic and use dustbins for throwing any waste materia instead of littering waste material here and there. Thereafter they planted some trees to contribute to reforestation.
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GDC KISHTWAR CELEBRATES WORLD EARTH DAY

PRESS RELEASE Department of Environmental Sciences, Govt. Degree College Kishtwar under the supervision of Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD, Environmental Sciences) organized a seminar and poster making competition on the theme “INVEST IN OUR PLANET” on ‘EARTH Day’ 22nd April 2022 under the ages of “Azad aka Amrit Mahotsav”. The event was organised under the able guidance of Prof Anirudh Sharma (Principal GDC Kishtwar) and Prof Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal (Convener Seminar/Wokshop committee). Prof Sarita Parihar (HOD Economics) was the chief guest of the event. The chief guest in her address highly appreciated the efforts of the department in general and students in particular and urged everyone to take a pledge to safe guard the environment by putting in small at local level. The event was organised with the objective to motivate and spread awareness among students and common masses to adopt a global approach towards the greener future and to inculcate a sense of responsibility among students towards the mother earth. Also special emphasis was made to educate students on various sensitive issues of environment. Formal welcome address was presented by Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD Env. Sciences) and in her address she spoke about the theme of the Earth Day and emphasised on adopting energy efficient processes, practice resource conservation and urged everyone to look after mother earth while we have time. She also impressed upon the shifting our investments from fossil fuels towards the green technology. Prof Nitasha Choudhary delivered an expert lecture and spoke on Climate change and its impacts which is a burning issue of today’s world. In her speech she explained the causes of the changing climate patterns and its detrimental effects. Large number of students participated in poster making competition and delivered speeches on different topics related to environment. The speeches were adjudged by Prof Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal (HOD Chemistry) and Dr. Munish Kumar (HOD P
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NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised "Shahido Ko Shat Shat Naman" event

With the purpose to commemorate the contribution of our Martyrs, NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised "Shahido Ko Shat Shat Naman" event under the direction of Col. S.S. Rawat, Commanding Officer, 2 J&K (I) Coy NCC Bhadarwah. In the event "Shaurya Smriti Chin" mementos were handed over to the family members of Martyrs. These mementos were distributed by CQMH Mohd. Sharief, Clk Bodh Raj and Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala. NCC cadets also paid homage to them throught their songs and motivational speeches. The following were the recipients of the mementos: 1. Hav. Vinod Kumar, memento received by Rajinder Kumar (Brother). 2. Sep. Noor Hussain memento received by Smt Tasena Begum (wife). 3. RFN Ishtyaq Ahmed memento received by Sh. Mushtaq Ahmed (Brother) 4. Sep. Tej Ram memento received by Sh. Ramesh Chand (Nephew). 5.Hav. Khushi Ram memento received by Sh. Brij Mohan (Father). 6. Naib Sub. Som Nath memento received by Sh. Sher Singh (Son). 7. RFN Ved Prakash memento received by Sh. Vijay Prakash (Brother). 8. Hav. Duni Chand memento received by Sh. Jagdish Raj (Son). 9. Hav. Piyari Lal memento received by Sh. Abhimanyu Singh (Son). 10. Sep. Raj Kumar memento received by Smt Usha Devi (Wife). 11. RFN Shiv Kumar memento received by Smt Papi Devi (Wife). 12.Naib Sub. Mehraj Din memento received by Smt Parveen Akther (Daughter). 13.RFN Daleep Kumar memento received by Sh. Akshay Parihar (Brother)
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GDC Kishtwar releases College Official Tarana

*GDC Kishtwar releases College Official Tarana* Today on 1st of April 2022, a college Tarana written and directed by Prof.Tariq Tamkeen was released by District Development Commissioner Kishtwar Shri.Ashok Sharma in presence of Principal Govt.Degree College kishtwar Prof.Anirudh Sharma and ACR Kishtwar Mr.Akhter Hussain Qazi in the conference hall of Degree College ishtwar.The programme also witnessed the presence of senior faculty members like Dr.Athar hussain, Prof .Faisal Mushtaq,Prof. Romana Kamal,Prof.Sarita Parihar,Prof. M.M.Mattu ,Prof. Swami Raj,NCC incharge Prof Madhu Bala ,NSS incharge Prof.Sonika,Prof.Ajay ,Prof.Sushil in addition to large number of students.Principal GDC.Kishtwar Prof Anirudh Sharma appreciated the work of Prof Tariq Tamkeen in motivating the famous singers of J&K for this this college Tarana which promote communal hormony among all sections of the society .The senic beauties of kishtwar and surrounding area were meticulously depicted in the college Tarana .
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One day Seminar on ‘Gender Sensitive Water Management’ was organised by NSS Unit , GDC Kishtwar

One day Seminar on ‘Gender Sensitive Water Management’ was organised by NSS Unit , GDC Kishtwar to celebrate the Poshan Pakhwada ,2022 and spread the awareness about the role of women in sustainable water management at household level. The seminar was organised under the patronship of Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar and guidance of Prof Sonika Sen, NSS Programme Officer. The resourse persons on the occasion were Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD Envirnmental Sciences) and Ms Nitasha Chowdhary. Dr. Sehrish Gazal talked on Role of women in water conservation. She explained women are primary incharge in harvesting and utilising water. Thus awareness among women and girls is important for proper utilisation of water and avoid the wastage of water. Ms Nitasha Chowdhary focussed on Rain water harvesting. She explained that rainwater harvesting is the technology ised to conserve rainwater by collecting rainwater and storing it in the right way for future use. Mr. Asif Hussain , NSS Volunteer also discussed about importance for gender sensitivity for conservation of water where both men and women should understand their role to save water reaources from getting polluted. Vote of thanks was presented by Ms Muneeba and anchoring was done by Ms Jaisha Rasool
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NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar organised Seven days Winter camp

NSS Unit of GDC Kishtwar organised Seven days Winter camp under the able patronship of Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar. On the first day of the winter camp, the inaugral function started with the welcome address by Prof. Sonika Sen which was followed by the NSS Pledge. Poster making competition was also held on the theme ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’. On the 2nd day of the camp a quiz competition was held on the topic ‘Know your UT- J&k’. On Third day of the camp symposium was scheduled on ‘Personal Hygiene’. Mr. Rafi Chowdhary was the chief guest for the occasion who shared his valuable knowledge regarding hygiene with the students. NSS Volunteers also gave speeches on personal hygiene. Cleanliness drive was carried out in the college campus on the 4th day of the camp. Plantation drive was carried out on 5th Day of the winter camp by the NSS Volunteers. During the drive saplings of deodar, loukat, lemon, rose , evergreen plants were planted in the college campus. On the 6th day of the NSS Winter camp rally was organised on the theme ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat’. The rally was enrouted from GDC Kishtwar to Shahedi Mazar and back to college. On the 7th day of the winter camp, that is, 23rd March 2022 Shaheedi Diwas was observed by NSS Unit.. Prof (Dr) Ather Hussain, Vice Principal (HOD Zoology) was the chief guest for the occasion. The program started with the welcome speech by Mr Asif. After that NSS volunteers gave speech on ‘Shaheedi Diwas’ in order to spread awareness regarding unsung freedom heroes. Posters of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were also made by the volunteers on the occasion. Patriotic song was presented by Mr Abu Syed. Principal of the college, Prof Anirudh Sharma applauded the efforts of the NSS volunteers and the staff. The program was organised by Prof Sonika Sen, NSS Program Officer and the committee members.
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Seven days winter camp of NSS UNIT of college was inaugrated today at GDC Kishtwar

Seven days winter camp of NSS UNIT of college was inaugrated today at GDC Kishtwar under the able patronage of Prof Anirudh Sharma Principal GDC Kishtwar and under the supervision of Prof. Sonika Sen, NSS Programme Officer . The inaugral function started with welcome address by Prof. Sonika Sen. She also briefed over various activities to be performed throughout these seven days, starting from day one with inaugural session to validictory session on last day. Thereafter NSS pledge was taken by the staff and NSS volunteers. After that poster making competition was also organised on the theme "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao". Prof Anirudh Sharma, congratulated NSS volunteers for the start of this camp. He further appreciated students’ efforts for their impressive posters and also stressed on to continue their social services in future. Prof. M.M. Mattoo, Prof (Dr) Madhu Bala, Prof Ajay, Prof. Randeep, Prof Akshay and Prof Munish graced the event. The program was anchored by the NSS Volunteers Ms. Jaisha and Mr. Muteqeen.
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World consumer rights day was celebrated at GDC Kishtwar

World consumer rights day was celebrated worldwide on 15th March 2022. It was also commensurated in Government Degree college kishtwar under the aegis of Department of Economics and Department of Zoology and the chief guest was ACD kishtwar shri Atul Dutt Sharma. The programme was started with the welcome speech delivered by prof. Romana Akhtar. It was continued with speeches delivered by various students, poems recited by participants focussing on the consumers rights. ACD kishtwar shared his valuable thoughts with students, Principal GDC kishtwar motivated students to participate more in such events to spread awareness among common masses. Students who have participated in today’s function were Davinder parihar, Kashif Dar ,pooja devi,simran thakur, zubiya Malik, Asha devi, Anshuman wazir ,shayiz wazir,Afiya Malik,Ruhani ,Aisha, Farhana,sumiksha, Ricky,Dikha ,Imran. The event was anchored by Asha devi and Abu Vikas Magray. The event was ended with vote of thanks speech delivered by prof. Sarita parihar.
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GDC KISHTWAR ORGANIZES SEMINAR ON WOMEN IN MEDIA

March 11th,2022 Women Grievance cell of Government degree college kishtwar organised a seminar on women in media :the power and the struggle. The chief guest of the event were Journalist Sapna thakur and Manisha Mannu. The programme started with the welcome speech given by prof. Romana Akhtar. Programme was further carried by speech,songs performed by the students of the College. Both the chief guests highlighted the scope of Journalism as a carrier. Principal of the College Prof. Anirudh sharma also spoke on the event where he motivated the students to take Journalism as their future aim. Various students of the college namely Anmol Sudarshan, Anusha, Asha and Ruhani also participated in the event. Vote of thanks was presented by Convenor of women Grievance cell Sarita parihar.
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International Women's Day Celebration in Govt Degree College Kishtwar Under the aegis of Women Grievance Cell.

March 8th, 2022 As per the directions of the Ministry of Women and child development, international women's day was celebrated across the country. It was also commensurated in Govt Degree College kishtwar Under the aegis of Women Grievance Cell which was led by Prof.Sarita Parihar, and the chief guest was the DDC Chairman Smt. Pooja Thakur. The programme started with the dance, a poem recitation, the speech was performed by the college students which reflected the ambitions of the women and after that, a speech was given by the DDC chairman where she highlighted the various issues of Women empowerment and also wished good luck to students for their future endeavours. Also, the College principal Prof . Anirudh Sharma delivered his best wishes to the students. And the students who performed in today's function were Ritika Sharma, Pooja Devi, Anita Devi, Vasundhra Shan, Mutaqeen, Abu Syed, Anmol, Mohd Arslan, Asha, Ashish, Simran, Jaisha, Abhay, Abrar and Nikhil, these students were also facilitated with the certificates and mementoes The event was Anchored by Mr Mutaqeen-ul-islam and Ms Ritika Sharma
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The NSS UNIT of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar today organised a debate competition under the banner of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.

The NSS UNIT of Govt. Degree College Kishtwar today organised a debate competition under the banner of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav. The event was held under the able patronship of Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar who applauded the efforts of NSS UNIT of GDC Kishtwar. Ten nss volunteers debated on topics like Skill India, Incredible India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Impact of covid on our lives. More than 50 nss volunteers attended the event. Prof. Romana Akhter, Dr. Madhu Bala, Dr. Sehrish Gazal and Dr. Vijay Kumar judged the event. The students very enthusiastically presented their views. Muniba and Mehru Nisa, students of 5th sem did competeing for the event. Prof. Sonika Sen,Programme Officer NSS UNIT GDC Kishtwar presented the vote of thanks.
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NCC Cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar participated in 73rd Republic Day parade

NCC Cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar participated in 73rd Republic Day parade and culture activities held at DC office Kishtwar. Girl's contingent was led by SUO Asha Devi (Parade Commander) and JUO Priyadarshani (Flag Commander). Boy's contingent was led by SUO Reshi Kumar (Parade Commander) and JUO Pawan Kumar (Flag Commander).They were honored by a prize for their drill. In cultural they bagged second position. They also received certifies for their best performance in Armed Forces Flag Day donation collection activity.
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NSS Unit of Government Degree College, kishtwar organised a webinar to celebrate National Girl Child Day under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava.

NSS Unit of Government Degree College, kishtwar today on jan 24, 2022 organised a webinar to celebrate National Girl Child Day under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava. The webinar was conducted under the able patronage of worthy Principal, Prof. Anirudh Sharma. Resourse person on the occasion was Dr. SurajMohani Jamwal, HOD Sociology , Padma Shri Padma Sachdev P.G. College for Women, Gandhi Nagar. She focussed on the various aspects like importance of Girl Child day , issues of gender discrimination prevalent in society, various initiatives of Govt of India like Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sukanya Samridhi Yojna, National Nutrition Mission, women condition during the pandemic etc. She also stressed that society needs to be sensitized towards gender issues in order to have a society where everyone gets & actually exercises equal rights. The lecture followed with lively interaction from the participants. The resourse person effectively responded to the queries of the participants. Nss volunteers along with other students of GDC Kishtwar, faculty of the college as well as participants from other colleges and institutions participated in the webinar. Prof. Anirudh Sharma, worthy Principal lauded the efforts put in by the organising committee. Welcome address was presented by Prof. Sonika Sen and vote of thanks was given by Prof. Ajay kumar .
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Government Degree College Kishtwar organized one day national seminar on International Anti-corruption Day

Government Degree College Kishtwar organized one day national seminar on International Anti-corruption Day Government Degree College Kishtwar organized one day national seminar on International Anti-corruption Day under the patronage of Principal, Prof. Anirudh Sharma. Vice Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Athar Gundna was the chief guest of the event. The program begin with welcome address by convenor of the program, Prof. Yaseen Sirwal. Prof. Yaseen deliberated upon the importance of this day and the purpose of observing international anti corruption day on December 9 worldwide. Keynote address was delivered by Prof. Musarat Mattoo, where in he discussed in detail the ill effects of corruption in the society and the current scenario of corruption in India. As per corruption Perception Index 2020, India stands at rank 86th out of 180 nations, which is a matter of grave concern. Prof. Mattoo highlighted the importance of moral education to aware youths regarding the purpose of life, strong legal framework for improving the quality of life, and shared few contact numbers and email Id's of various Govt agencies for registering complaints regarding corruption. More than 20 students of the college participated in the seminar and shared their views against corruption and the purpose of international anti corruption Day. Prof. Ajay Kumar (HoD Physics), Dr. Madhu Bala (HoD Commerce), and Dr. Madhav Ram (HoD Mathematics) were the jury members who adjudged the student speakers. The first, second, and third position were secured by Jaisha Rasool, Andleeb Jahan & Ujla Devi, respectively. In his concluding remarks, Dr. Athar spoke about the importance of awareness in the society against corruption and appreciated organising committee of the seminar and students for their active participation in this important event. At the end faculty members and students of the college joined to take pledge against corruption. The program culminated with vote of thanks by Dr. Zahoor Ahmed Wani.
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Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated by NSS and NCC unit of GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with District Administration Kishtwar

Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated by NSS and NCC unit of GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with District Administration Kishtwar Today on 7 December 2021, Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated by NSS and NCC unit of GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with District Administration Kishtwar. Worthy Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Ashok Sharma interacted with NSS and NCC cadets of GDC Kishtwar. Prof. Ajay Kumar (NSS Officer), Prof. Sonika Sen (NSS officer) and Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala (Associate NCC Officer) were also present during the event. Worthy Deputy Commissioner briefed the students regarding the importance of Armed Forces Flag Day celebration. He quoted that Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year on 7th December. The day is meant to honour the martyrs and the brave soldiers that serve this country. Also known as India�s Flag Day, the day is dedicated to raise funds from Indian citizens for the welfare of the Indian Armed forces. Worthy Deputy Commissioner directed the cadets to participate in fund raising drive for the Flag Day. During the programme various groups of the NSS Volunteers and NCC cadets were formed who enthusiastically collected money from various areas of the city. They also spreaded awareness among common masses regarding the Flag Day. A total amount of Rs 65146 was collected by the volunteers from various offices and general public which was a great achievement for the volunteers.
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GDC Kishtwar organises National seminar & poster competition on World AIDS day

One the eve of world's AIDs Day 2021, One day national seminar and poster competition was organised by GDC Kishtwar under the patronage of worthy Principal Prof. Anirudh Sharma. The programme begin with welcome address by Prof. Yaseen Sirwal, convenor of the event. Prof. Yaseen Sirwal spoke about the importance of world AIDS Day and the theme of World's AIDS Day 2021 " End Inequalities, End AIDs, End Pandemic". In his Inaugural address worthy Principal deliberated on the significance of this day to show solidarity with those suffering from AIDs and to eradicate social stigma against this disease. Prof. Romana Kamal delivered a lecture on the origin and evolution of HIV virus, and importance of AIDS awareness programs, Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD, EVS) spoke on world AIDS scenario with a particular emphasis on the prevalence of AIDs in India over the last few decades. Mohd Rafi (Senior Pharmacist) spoke about the ways to prevent AIDs. In the second session a poster competition was organised in which more than 30 students participated and displayed their creative posters, which were adjudged by Prof. Tariq Tamkeen, Prof. M M Mattoo, and Prof. Akshay Sharma. In poster competition first, second, and third position was secured by Sumaya Banoo, Ms Mussarat Kousar & Arzoo Tabassum respectively. The programme ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Zahoor Ahmed Wani.
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NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar celebrated NCC Day

Today NCC unit of Government Degree College Kishtwar celebrated NCC Day. Principal, Anirudh Sharma presided over the programme. The programme was started with hoisting of National Flag and National Anthem. It was followed by a series of events such as poetry reciting, speeches, mimicry, songs and dances. Lt(Dr.) Madhu Bala briefed over the purpose of NCC. She said that NCC, also known as the second line of defense in the country, trains every cadet to become a responsibile citizen. It also gives them a platform to bring out best in them. Mr. Akshey Sharma, college librarian, an Ex-NCC cadet, also motivated them to actively participate in various NCC activities as this will shape their personality. Principal Anirudh Sharma also appreciated the performance of cadets. While addressing the cadets he urged them to work hard for their better future. He further congratulated them for successfully conducting various activities throughout the year. Other faculty members who graced the occasion were Dr. Munish Kumar and Dr. Ather Hussain. In the end of the event, prizes were distributed among the winners in signing, speeches and dancing category. Prizes were also distributed among those caedts who were doing best in NCC. The whole event was coordinated by SUO and JUO i.e. Reshi Kumar and Pawan Kumar under the guidance of Lt.(Dr.) Madhu Bala.
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Rashtriya-Ekta-Diwas celebration at GDC Kishtwar

Rashtriya-Ekta-Diwas was celebrated at GDC Kishtwar.
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International Snow Leopard Day Celebrated at Kishtwar

International Snow Leopard Day Celebrated at Kishtwar   Kishtwar 23 October 2021   Department of Wildlife Protection, Government of J&K in collaboration with National Development Foundation (NDF) and Department of Environmental Sciences, Government Degree college Kishtwar today organized a special event at Government Degree College Kishtwar. On this occasion Vijay Kumar, DFO Marwah was chief guest and Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar presided over the programme. The students and staff members of Government Degree College Kishtwar participated in this awareness programme.   Dr. Sehrish Gazal, HOD, Department of Environmental Sciences, welcomed the participants and said that Kishtwar college is honoured to host such an event at its campus. In his address Prof. Anirudh Sharma Principal Government Degree College Kishtwar highlighted the urgent need for creating awareness among common masses about the need to protect iconic wildlife species like Snow Leopard. The keynote address on the occasion was delivered by Dr. Pankaj Chandan, Senior Conservation Scientist and Director Nature, Wildlife & Climate Change Division of NDF. In his address Dr. Chandan highlighted the current status of Snow Leopard in all the range countries of the species and key conservation initiatives taken for the conservation of this majestic wildlife species.   Mr. Vijay Kumar DFO Marwah called upon students to take keen interest in exploring the wildlife of their nearby areas. This he said will also help them to develop a scientific aptitude for future research on species like Snow Leopard. For participation of common citizens of Kishtwar a special awareness for conservation and protection of Snow Leopard in Jammu & Kashmir was also organized at the Chowgan ground of Kishtwar. This event is part of the International Snow Leopard Day which is being celebrated in all the range countries of the species. At this programme the award winning students who participated
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On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, NCC cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised a series of events

On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, NCC cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar organised a series of events today. This was started with painting competition and skits. Their theme was "Swach Bharat". After that a cleanliness derive was launched in the institution which was followed by awareness campaign among the shopkeepers. Cadets went to shops and spreaded awareness among the shopkeepers (from college area to bus stand).They were taught to dispose off garbage properly and help in keeping the city clean. During the event Prof. Anirudh Sharma, principal of Government Degree College Kishtwar spoke about the importance of cleanliness in our day to day life. This whole event was organised under the guidance of Lt. (Dr.) Madhu Bala and NCC cadets of Government Degree College Kishtwar.
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Camus Cleanliness Drive conducted in GDC Kishtwar

Camus Cleanliness Drive conducted in GDC Kishtwar Campus Cleanliness Drive was conducted in GDC Kishtwar in collaboration with J&K Ecowatch Org to celebrate 152nd Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti under the patronage of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC kishtwar and convenorship of Prof Sonika Sen, HOD Sociology. Campus cleanliness drive was conducted to create awareness regarding the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a campaign initiated by the Govt. of India to improve the solid waste management. During this drive the faculty members, non-teaching staff and students along with volunteers of J&K Ecowatch Org took active part in the event. Gloves, sanitizers and refreshment were provided to the participants. Prof Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar applauded the efforts of the participants and stressed upon the need to make cleanliness a way of life. He also talked about the hygiene as need of hour in wake of current covid situation.
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GDC KISHTWAR organised an online essay writing event

Department of Zoology,GDC KISHTWAR organized online essay writing event on the "importance of ozone layer " from 12/09/2021 to 16/09/2021 under the supervision of Professor Romana Akhtar(Assistant Professor zoology) and under the able patronship of Prof.Anirudh Sharma Principal GDC Kishtwar. The essay writing was organized with the objective to motivate and spread the message of importance of ozone layer. Many students from various colleges of different states participated in essay writing with full enthusiasm.The event culminated successfully and was highly appreciated by all.
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COVID-19 vaccination drive conducted at GDC Kishtwar

Vaccination drive conducted at GDC Kishtwar Vaccination drive for staff and students was conducted at GDC Kishtwar.The staff and students were vaccinated today as on 11th of September 2021. This drive was conducted on the directions of worthy secretary HED(UT of J&K). Higher Education Department desires to open colleges soon for the resumption of in-person classwork. Chief Medical officer Kishtwar provided the necessary support and staff for this drive.Principal of the college,Prof. Anirudh Sharma expressed his gratitude to CMO Kishtwar, Dr R.S.Manhas for making this drive successful. It was also decided to continue this vaccination drive till all the staff and students get fully vaccinated.
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Department of Chemistry, GDC Kishtwar organised National level online Mock Test

This mock test was organised with the aim to prepare students for New pattern of online MCQs type online term end examination as decided by the University of Jammu.
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GDC KISHTWAR participated in Fit India Freedom Run 2.0

NCC cdets of Government Degree College, Kishtwar participated in Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 programme which is a part of the Independence Day celebrations-Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Prof. Anirudh Sharma, principal of the college flagged off the run rally.
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GDC KISHTWAR CELEBRATES 75th Independence Day

NCC cadets and NSS students from Government Degree College, Kishtwar jointly celebrated 75th Independence Day by unfurling the tricolor and singing National Anthem. Prof Anirudh Sharma, principal of the college too addressed the gathering. NCC cadets also participated in Independence parade.
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Kargil Vijay Diwas Celebrations 2021

As the whole country is celebrating Kargil Vijay Diwas to remember the Kargil's War heroes. Celebrations were also conducted by the NCC cadets of Government Degree college Kishtwar. The event commenced with unfurling the tricolor, national anthem and NCC song. Thereafter Lt. Satish, Lt Madhu, cadet- Asha Devi, Shifali Badyal, Rishi Kumar and Pawan Kumar paid a visit to martyr Ishtiyaq Ahmed's home to present a memento to his family. After that a function was organized in the college by the cadets of NCC cadets. Different activities such as patriotic songs, solo and group dances, poetry, paintings etc. were performed. Dr athar Hussain Vice Principal of the college was chief guest on the occasion. Dr Vimal, Dr Manish and Prof Madhu Ram also graced the occasion with their presence. In the end Prizes/medals were given to the winning cadets. Lt. Madhu inspired the cadets to keep themselves motivated throughout their NCC tenure. DeMain anchors of the event were Aditi Parihar, Shifali Badyal and Vishakha Thakur. The whole event was organized under the supervision and guidance of Lt Satish thakur and Lt Madhu
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Celebration of World Environmental Day

PRESS RELEASE Department of Environmental sciences Govt Degree College Kishtwar under the supervision of Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD, Environmental sciences) and under the able patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma (Principal, GDC Kishtwar) organised a mega Backyard Tree Plantation Drive on 4-5 June 2021 on the Occasion of World Environment Day. Students and the faculty members of the college actively participated in the event by planting trees in their backyard with an objective to spread awareness about the importance of trees in our ecosystem and to inculcate the habit of planting and conserving trees among people in general and youth in particular. The students shared their pictures while planting the trees which were sent to the organisers. This mega plantation drive turned out to be a huge success where more than 200 students actively participated in the event and more than 250 trees of different varieties were planted. The Department of Environmental Sciences also organised a quiz competition on the theme “Basics of Biodiversity” to strengthen the knowledge of students regarding the values and importance of biodiversity in our lives. A part from this, students also shared their compassion towards the Environment day celebrations by writing poems, slogans and paintings on the theme of the event. The event culminated successfully and was highly appreciated by the students in general and educationalists in particular.
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Virtual inauguration cum Orientation of Industrial Skill course held at GDC Kishtwar

Virtual inauguration cum Orientation of Industrial Skill course held at GDC Kishtwar GDC Kishtwar organized a Virtual inaugural ceremony of Industrial Skill Course on 'Digital Marketing' under the capacity building programme & Skilling initiatives of Higher Education Department, UT of J&K in collaboration with Central University of Jammu (CUJ) under the able guidance of worthy Principal GDC Kishtwar, Prof. Anirudh Sharma and supervision of course co-ordinator, Prof. Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal. Proceedings of the event were presented by Prof. Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal who briefed the students about this digital course and its applicability in fetching employment especially in this COVID scenario. Principal GDC Kishtwar presented formal welcome address and addressed students. He thanked Dr. Devanand padha, Chairman cum Administrator, Project on Employability Training (PET) and Prof Jaya Bhasin, Project Director PET for managing this skill course for the students of GDC Kishtwar. He explained how the course is going to increase Employability generation and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Neelika Arora, Assistant Professor School of Business studies, CUJ briefed the students regarding the course outline and inspired the students to grab this opportunity. The inaugural session was culminated by proposing vote of thanks by Prof. Romana Akhter thanking Principal GDC Kishtwar for gracing the occasion and also other participants. Virtual inaugural ceremony was followed by an orientation course by Dr. Asif Ali, Assistant Professor School of Business Studies CUJ) using PPTs on Digital Marketing where he explained its various phases and stages and impressed upon its importance and applicability. Lastly question answer session was carried out regarding various queries of participants.
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One day National Seminar on Mental Health organised by GDC Kishtwar

Kishtwar, Mar 26: Psychological counseling cell, GDC Kishtwar organized one day national seminar on "Mental Health" under the aegis of Manodarpan initiative of Govt. of India. Prof. Anirduh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar was the chief guest for the function and Dr. Arif Rasheed was the special guest of the event. In his inaugural address Prof. Anirudh threw light on mental health and looking after mental health can preserve a person's ability to enjoy life. Doing this involves reaching a balance between life activities, responsibilities, and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. Dr. Arif Rasheed discussed the issues related to mental health and interacted with students regarding various issues of mental well being. Mr. Anil, Yoga expert shared the importance of Yoga in mental well being and he displayed some asanas to improve mental health. Earlier, Prof. M M Matoo delivered the welcome address. Prof. Sonika sen, Organising secretary of the event conducted the proceedings and Prof. Faisal Mushtaq presented vote of thanks.
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SLOGAN & ESSAY WRITTING COMPETITION BY NSS ,GDC KISHTWAR.

SLOGAN & ESSAY WRITTING COMPETITION BY NSS ,GDC KISHTWAR Today on 22nd of march 2021,NSS unit of GDC kishtwar organised a slogan & essay writing competition on beti bachao beti padao in collaboration with District Administration kishtwar.Prof.Faisal mushtaq ,NSS incharge GDC Kishtwar welcomed all the participants of different semesters. Around 40 students participated in the competition.The whole programme is organised under the overall guidance of worthy Principal Prof.Anirudh Sharma. Nodal officer BBBP District Kishtwar Mr Anoop Kumar expressed best wishes for the participants. It is pertinent to mention here that District Kishtwar has already been given National award on Beti Bachao Beti Padao successful campaign in which NSS team of GDC Kishtwar play a sign
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Training and Placement Cell, GDC Kishtwar under Manodarpan initiative organized one day National seminar cum workshop on “Avenues for generating self employment” in collaboration with SBI-Rural Self Employment Training In

Training and Placement Cell, Government Degree College Kishtwar under Manodarpan initiative organized one day National seminar cum workshop on “Avenues for generating self employment” in collaboration with SBI-Rural Self Employment Training Instituite (RSETI), Kishtwar on 22nd March 2021. The program was conducted under the patronage of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar, who was the chief guest of the function and Mr. Nasir Ahmed Bhat, Lead District manager Kishtwar was the Guest of Honour for the event. The program begins with welcome address by Dr. Zahoor Ahmed Wani, who welcomed all the participants and deliberated upon the programme schedule of the event. The inaugural address was delivered by Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar. Prof. Sharma spoke on the import
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GDC Kishtwar organised a series of events to commemorate 151st Gandhi Jayanti

GDC Kishtwar organized One day National Seminar to commemorate 151st Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. Prof. Anirudh Sharma,Principal GDC Kishtwar was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Prof. S.K.Sen, HOD Physics was the Guest of Honour. Key speakers of the seminar were Prof. M.M.Mattoo (HOD Education) and Prof. Randeep Kumar (HOD History) . The seminar was organised under the patronage of Prof. Anirudh Sharma,Principal GDC Kishtwar. Prof. Sonika Sen was convenor and Prof. Zahoor Ahmed Wani was the co-convenor of the event. The proceedings of the event was conducted by Dr. Zahoor Ahmed Wani , welcome address was given by Prof. Sonika Sen and vote of thanks was presented by Prof Waseem Rasheed. GDC KISHTWAR also organised Cleanliness Drive, Painting Competition, etc in a series of events to celebra
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GDC Kishtwar organises webinar on Investor Awareness

Keeping in pace with technological advancements in education, Government Degree College, Kishtwar in collaboration with Bombay stock exchange (BSE) organized online one day National Webinar on “ Investor’s Awareness: Manage your Finances” on 5th September, 2020. The programme was organized under the patronage of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal GDC Kishtwar and convenership of Dr Zahoor Ahmad Wani, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Botany, GDC Kishtwar. The proceedings were conducted by Dr. Madhu Bala, Head Department of Commerce, GDC Kishtwar, who was also the co-convener of the webinar. In his inaugural address, Prof. Anirudh Sharma talked about the relevance of the webinar under present circumstances and stressed for more such initiatives for mass awareness about investment and financ
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Department of Computer Applications, GDC Kishtwar organised One Day Webinar on Data Science.

Keeping in pace with the technological advancement in education, Department of Computer applications Govt Degree College Kishtwar organised One Day National Webinar on “Data Science – the fastest growing tech occupations” on 28th of June, 2020. The program was organised under the patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal Govt. Degree Kishtwar and Convenership of Prof. P.K.Sharma. The proceedings were conducted by Prof. Rohit Gupta, Head of the Department and Organising Secretary of the webinar. In his inaugural address Prof. Anirudh Sharma talked about the relevance of the webinar under present circumstances and stressed for more such initiatives for overall development of faculty and students during this pandemic. Dr. Jyoti Sharma Pillai, Director, Tech Tribe Consultancy Pvt.
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Department of Zoology,GDC KISHTWAR organized online slogan writing competition on the occasion of "INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING "

Department of Zoology,GDC KISHTWAR organized online slogan writing competition on the occasion of "INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING " on 26th June 2020 under the supervision of Professor Romana Akhtar(Assistant Professor zoology) and under the able patronship of Prof.Anirudh Sharma Principal GDC Kishtwar. The slogan competition was organized with the objective to motivate and spread awareness against Drug Abuse a Illicit Trafficking among students.For submission of slogans 5 hours time frame was set.The slogans were adjudged by Prof.Athar Hussain (HOD Zoology), Prof.Sarita Parihar( HOD Economics),Prof.Yasin Sirwal( Asstt.Prof. Chemistry )and Dr.Sehrish Gazal (HOD Environmental Sciences.) Many students participated in slogan competition with full enthusiasm.Fir
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Registration for webinar on "Data Science - the fastest growing tech occupations"

Dear Faculty Members and Students, It gives us immense pleasure to announce that we, the Department of Computer Applications, Govt Degree College, Kishtwar, is organising One Day Webinar on "Data Science - the fastest growing tech occupations". There is no registration fee for the participants. Webinar date: 28 June 2020 (Sun), 11.00 am to 01.00 pm Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtgpMGnfHKy9CsqfHGlaTEv3fYvb6uI5u9IZRtqZrNnUUZeg/viewform?usp=sf_link Note: After completion of this webinar you will get printable e-certificate. The e-certificate shall be issued only to those who attend the webinar and send the feedback form. Webinar shall be conducted through Zoom whose link will be shared through email and whatsapp. Only 100 participants on f
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Department of Botany at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar organized one day National Webinar on “Environmental Dimensions of Covid-19 Pandemic: challenges and opportunities” on 22nd June 2020.

Keeping in pace with the technological advancements in education, Department of Botany at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar organized one day National Webinar on “Environmental Dimensions of Covid-19 Pandemic: challenges and opportunities” on 22nd June 2020. The program was organized under the patronage of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal Govt. Degree Kishtwar and Convenorship of Dr Barket Ali, Head department of Botany. The proceedings were conducted by Dr Zahoor Ahmed Wani, Organizing secretary of the webinar. In his inaugural address Prof. Anirudh Sharma talked about the relevance of the webinar under present circumstances and stressed for more such initiatives for masses awareness about this pandemic. In this webinar three guest speakers delivered their valuable presenta
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GDC Kishtwar organised online Essay Writing Competition on the eve of 6th International Yoga Day

Government Degree College, Kishtwar , led by Principal Prof. Anirudh Sharma under the quality initiatives of Higher Education Department, UT of J&K led by worthy Commissioner Secretary Sh. Talat Parvez Rohela, organised an online Essay Writing Competition on the topic "Yoga the key to Welllness" for the students of the college. In this essay competition, the students enrolled themselves through Google form and submitted their essay through Google form to the Organising Secretary Prof. Rohit Gupta. A total of 26 students participated in the online Essay Writing Competition. The participants were awarded with printable e-certifiçates of appreciation. The Jury consisting of Prof. Surinder Sen, Dr. Tariq Hussain and Prof. Subhash Chander shall decide the top three essays in two days time
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS, GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR ORGANISED A SERIES OF ONLINE MCQ TYPE QUIZZES FOR SEMESTER VI STUDENTS

Department of Physics Govt Degree College Kishtwar conducted a series of online MCQ type quizzes for 6th semester students all over the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The quiz series was conducted unit wise in five days for both CBCS and NON-CBCS semester VI students. The decision to conduct the online MCQ test was taken after the University of Jammu decided to conduct the final examination of the 6th semester students in MCQ pattern due to Covid-19 pandemic. The quiz series was organised under the patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal Govt Degree College Kishtwar. Prof. Surinder Kumar Sen, HOD Physics informed that this quiz series was organised with an aim to prepare the students for their term end examination under the new pattern and also to familiar them with online exa
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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR ORGANISED ONLINE QUIZ FOR SEM VI STUDENTS (CBCS & NCBCS)

The University of Jammu has decided to conduct MCQ type term end examination for semester VI students in this session because of the prevailing health condition due to COVID-19 pandemic. Taking lead in preparing the students for this new pattern of examination, the Department Chemistry, Govt. Degree College Kishtwar conducted online MCQ type quiz on the topic NMR Spectroscopy for 6th semester students all over the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The quiz was conducted for both CBCS and NON-CBCS semester VI students of the University of Jammu. The quiz was organised under the patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal Govt Degree College Kishtwar and under the convenership of Prof. Pawan Kumar Sharma. Organising Secretary of this Quiz, Prof. Mohd. Yaseen Sirwal, Assistant Professo
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DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR ORGANISED ONLINE QUIZ FOR STUDENTS

Department of Sociology, Government Degree College Kishtwar organised series of online MCQs Quiz for the students of 6th semester on 7th and 12th june 2020 for Course no USOTE-602 , Title: Social Change Development and Globalisation (DSE) and Course no-603 , Title: Issues and Problems in Indian Society (GE) respectively. The quiz was organised under the able guidance and patronship of worthy Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal, GDC Kishtwar . Prof. Sonika Sen, HOD Sociology Department was the convenor of the online quiz. She informed that the online quiz series was organised to prepare students for their upcoming examination and also making them familiar with online tests. Furthermore she added that the relevance of online tests have increased in present situation arised out of covid-
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Department of Environmental Sciences organised a national level Quiz and Slogan writing competition on World Environment Day - June 5, 2020 with the theme: "CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY".

Department of Environmental Sciences, Govt. Degree College Kishtwar organized online National level inter-college quiz and slogan writing competition on the theme CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY on World Environment Day June 5th 2020 under the supervision of Dr. Sehrish Gazal (HOD, Env, Sciences) and under the able patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal G.D.C. Kishtwar. The Quiz and slogan competition were organised with the objective to motivate and spread awareness about the values and importance of biodiversity among students. Also special emphasis was made to educate students on various sensitive issues of environment. Quiz was of 30 minutes duration which later was extended to 1 hour looking at the increasing influx of the participants. For submission of slogans 4 hours time frame
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DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER APPLICATION, GOVT DEGREE COLLEGE KISHTWAR ORGANISED A SERIES OF ONLINE MCQ TYPE QUIZZES FOR SEMESTER VI STUDENTS

Kishtwar 04/06/2020. The University of Jammu has decided to conduct MCQ type term end examination for semester VI students in this session because of the prevailing health condition due to COVID-19 pandemic. Taking lead in preparing the students for this new pattern of examination, the Dept of Computer Application Govt Degree College Kishtwar conducted a series of online MCQ type quizzes for 6th semester students all over the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The quiz series was conducted unit wise in four days for both CBCS and NON-CBCS semester VI students of the University of Jammu. The quiz series was organised under the patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal Govt Degree College Kishtwar and under the convenership of Prof. Pawan Kumar Sharma. Prof. Rohit Gupta, HOD Computer
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Department of Computer Application, Govt Degree College Kishtwar organises Online Quiz Competition w.e.f 26/05/2020 to 28/05/2020

Department of Computer Application, Govt Degree College Kishtwar organised an online "Computer Science and IT" quiz w.e.f 26th May to 28th May, 2020. The Quiz was successful in attracting students and faculty from various colleges and universities of India. In this online quiz competition, total of 532 participants took part in the quiz to test and enhance their knowledge about Computer Science and IT. The participants who scored more than 50% marks were awarded printable E-Certificates of appreciation. The whole quiz was conducted under the able Patronship of Prof. Anirudh Sharma, Principal Govt Degree College Kishtwar. Prof. Pawan Kumar Sharma was the Convenor of this online quiz and Prof. Bharat was the Quiz Coordinator. Receiving the overwhelming response from the participants all ove
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"Hunt For Hidden Talent" Tournament Organised by JKCA at Kishtwar.

College Cricket Team participated in "Hunt For Hidden Talent" Tournament Organised by JKCA at Kishtwar Chowgan Ground.
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Intra-Mural Competition in Chess.

Intra-Mural Competition in Chess was conducted on 07-06-2019, total 10 students participated from different houses. Pardeep Singh Thakur from Abdul Kalam Azad House was declared winner, whereas Rohit Kumar from Nehru House was Runner-Up.
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GDC Kishtwar organised One Day Trekking

GDC Kishtwar Organised One day trekking for boys on 19-09-2018 from college premises to Kalamsatar. The trekking attended by 50 students and staff members. The staff members who accompany the students are Dr. Barket Ali, Prof. Rohit Gupta, Prof. Khail Raj, Dr. Showket and Mr. Jahangir Ahmed
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GDC Kishtwar celebrated International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day was observed in GDC Kishtwar. The program was organised by NCC unit of GDC Kishtwar. Speaking on the occasion Lieutenant Satish Thakur Associate NCC Officer GDC Kishtwar spoke on the importance of day and stressed upon the cadets and other students to add Yoga in their daily routine. Prof P.K Sharma Principal of the College was chief guest on the occasion. Prof Sharma who himself is well versed with the science of Yoga led the gathering in performing different asanas and explained the benefits of each Asana. All NCC cadets and other regular students of the college attended the program which lasted for an hour. Among others who attended the program include Prof swami Raj, Prof Vikram Rathore, Prof Munish Kumar, Prof Chander Parkash, Prof Rohit Gupta, Prof Bharat
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