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30 December, 2016
The College organized a Workshop on Stress Management under the aegis of RUSA. Life Coach, Education Psychologist and Management trainer Mr. K.S. Chatwal conducted an interactive and stimulating session with nearly 75 enthusiastic participants from various Colleges across tricity.

   
         
         
 

2 December, 2016
The week-long Faculty Development Programme (FDP) organised under the aegis of Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyaan (RUSA), culminated on 2-12-2016. The theme of the FDP was- 'ICT: New Dimensions in Research and Higher Education'.

   
         
         
 

16 February, 2016
The Department of Punjabi organized a Workshop by the renowned Punjabi Poet and Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Padmashree Dr. Surjit Patar. Dr. Patar shared varied nuances of the art of writing poetry and showcased how to evolve thoughts into poems.

   
 

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16 February, 2016 to 24 February, 2016
The Postgraduate Department of English held Remedial Classes for B.A. - I year on ‘Revisiting Structures in English Grammar’. They were conducted by the NET qualified faculty member Ms. Madhvi Sharma.

   
 

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17 February, 2016
The Department of Public Administration organized an Awareness Programme cum Workshop on ‘Society, Crime and Police.’ The event comprised of Power Point Presentation Competition under the theme “Society, Crime and Police”.

   
 

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17 February, 2016 to 25 February, 2016
The Postgraduate Department of Mathematics held Remedial Classes for B.A. I / B.Sc. I on ‘3-Dimensional Geometry and Algebra.’ They were conducted by the NET qualified faculty member Ms. Geetika.

   
 

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17 February, 2016 to 25 February, 2016
The Postgraduate Department of Commerce held Remedial Classes for B.Com. I on ‘Shares, Debentures and Accounts of Insurance Companies.’ These were conducted by the NET qualified faculty member Ms. Jyoti Soi who clarified the doubts of the students on the said topics.

   
 

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20 February, 2016
The Postgraduate Department of English organized a Workshop on CV Writing. Ms. Sumedha Singh, School of Communication Studies, Panjab University conducted the workshop.

   
 

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23 February, 2016
The PG Department of Economics organized an Awareness Programme cum Workshop on ‘Start Up India and its Impact on Economy’.

   
 

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23 February, 2016
The Department of Zoology conducted an Awareness Programme and Training Workshop on ‘Artificial Nests and their Role in Bird Conservation’.

   
 

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25 February, 2016
The Department of Computer Science and Applications organized a 2-day Awareness Programme and Training Workshop on ‘Cyber Security and Information Management’.

   
 

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      26 February, 2016 to 3 March, 2016
A 7-Day Faculty Development Programme on the topic “Capacity Building and skill enhancement in Higher Education” was organized with an aim to apprise the teaching faculty of the challenges in the field of higher education

   
 

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27 February, 2016
The Department of Office Management and Secretarial Practice organized a workshop on Office and Business Communication Skills. It was conducted by Ms. Enma Popli, Soft Skill Trainer and founder of SkillSmart Training.

   
 

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5 March, 2016 to 7 March, 2016
The Department of Microbial and Food Technology in collaboration with Association of Microbiologists of India, Chandigarh Unit, organized a 3-day National Workshop on ‘Fermentation Technology for Production of Value Added Products’.

   
 

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5 March, 2016
The College organized a Workshop on E-governance and Financial Management conducted for the non-teaching staff of the college. Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Panjab University apprised the participants of the various aspects of E-governance.

   
 

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5 March, 2016
The Postgraduate Department of Psychology held a 3-Day Workshop on ‘Data Analysis in Psychology using IBM SPSS’ for the postgraduate students.

   
 

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8 March, 2016 to 10 March, 2016
The Postgraduate Department of Psychology organized a 2-day Workshop on ‘Emotional Freedom Technique.’ Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) conducted by Dr Vijay Girdhar, HOD Dept of Psychiatry, Govt Multi-specialty Hospital Sec 16 Chandigarh.

   
 

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9 March, 2016
The Department of Mass Communication organized a workshop on ‘Career in Radio at a Glance’. Radio Jockey Pankaj, 92. 7 Big FM (Reliance Entertainment), made the students aware of the various avenues available to them in the field of broadcasting.

   
 

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The college team of the Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyaan continues its endeavours to bring about qualitative changes in the field of Higher Educaiton. The primary aim of this prograame remains the holistic development of the faculty, students and the support staff. Following the preparatory grant of Rs. 1.5 lakh released by the Central Govt. in October 2016, an equal share was contributed by the DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi. As a result o, a host of activities in the form of Workshops, Awareness Programmes, Industrial Visits, Faculty Development Programmes, UGC NET Coaching Classes and Remedial Classes were organised to boost the academic growth in the Institution.

 
 
 
 
 

A pioneer in many fields, MCM spearheaded the cause of sustainable development through green energy by setting up a RUSA sponsored Biogas Plant that is one-of-its-kind in Chandigarh's educational institutions. On this occasion, Mr. R. K. Popli, PCS, Director Higher Educdtion and Prof. Dalip Kumar, ASPD (RUSA) inaugurated the plant.

   
         
 

Under the aegis of RUSA, the Department of Hindi conducted a two-day workshop on 'Anuvaad : Sambhavnayein aur Samsayein' to discuss the role of Hindi in the current Indian scenario.

   
         
 

The Department of English conducted a very informative and enlightening Inter College RUSA sponsored workshop on 'Translation : Technicalities and Challanges'. Prof. Rana Nayar, Dept of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh was the resource person.

   
         
 

The Department of Zoology organized a RUSA-sponsored educational visit for B.Sc. Medical (Semester-Vi, Fisheries) students to school of Fisheries, GADVASU, Ludhiana. Dr Abhed Pandey, Asst. Prof. delivered a lecture on Freshwater Pearl Culture. He demonstrated the technique involved in preparing pearls.

   
         
 

A three day workshop on 'Fundamentals of Statistics using SPSS was organised by the Department of Psychology, under the aegis of RUSA, which was attended by 41 students and 7 faculty members from the Department of Psychology. The sessions dealt with a basic introduction to types of variables, coding and entering data into SPSS. 

   
         
 

Skill development being integral to the spirit of RUSA, a two-day workshop on 'Android Application Development' was aimed at acquainting the students with immense possibilities in the field of app development as far as employment avenues are concerned.

   
         
 

The Music Department of MCM DAV College for Women organized a two-day National Workshop on ‘Interrelation of Vocal and Instrumental Music with reference to technical terms of Indian Music’. The workshop was conducted under the aegis of RUSA. The workshop was to deliberate upon the interrelation between the two and to apprise the participants of the technical terms common to both forms of music.

   
         
 

The Dept of Public Administration and Club of MCM DAV Public Administration Students organized a RUSA sponsored workshop on Leadership. Mr.Amit Hans, Founder Director, EduCorp Trainings, Chandigarh, in three highly informative sessions, apprised the participants of various aspects of leadership.

   
         
 

The Postgraduate Dept of Economics of MCM DAV College for Women held an awareness programme on Goods and Services Tax (GST) for its students and faculty. Organised under the aegis of RUSA, the programme aimed at making the participants aware of the various aspects of one of the biggest reforms in India’s indirect tax structure that is GST.

   
         
         
 

The Physics Department of College organised a RUSA sponsored workshop-cum-demonstration on Experimental Physics. Dr. Renu Bedi, Head of Physics department informed that the workshop had two-fold objectives- one was to provide hands-on training to the students and the second was to enable them to create scientific equipment, which is generally very expensive in the market, from junk or discarded material available at home.

   
         
 

The MHRD released the Infrastructure Grant of Rs. 1 cr in May 2017 to facilitate the infrastructural upgradation of the institution. This grant was divided into three segments :

 
         
 

New Construction :
To facilitate the flagship mission of Swachch Bharat, the construction of new washrooms and support units in the college was undertaken. Construction of 15 New Washrooms in Block D at an estimated cost of Rs 15.33 lakhs has been initiated and is likely to be completed. Construction of 14 New Washrooms is targeted to be completed by 31-3-2018.

 
         
 

Renovation and Refurbishment :
Renovation and refurbishment of the existing resources was undertaken. 

 
         
 

Alternate Energy Resources :
The commitment of the college to the cause of environment led us to successfully initiate a Biogas Plant for solid-waste management and sustainable development. 25 kWp Solar Photovoltaic Panel was installed in order to reduce the use of electric energy. Already functional, this project was completed at the cost of Rs. 13.75 laksh. 10 integrated Solar Light were also installed in the hostel and college campus.

New water-tanks, mattresses and hot-water dispensers were added to the college hostel. Kabaddi Mats and other sports facilities were procured for our young sports women. Repair of furniture, up gradation of facilities in seminar hall, office and classrooms was undertaken. Renovation of the staff washrooms in college campus Block D was taken up and is likely to be completed by 31-5-2018 at an estimated cost of Rs. 3.82 lakhs. Renovation of the Chemistry Laboratory is likely to be completed by 31-5-2018 at an estimated cost of Rs. 8.5 lakhs.

In our pursuit for excellence, consistent strides have been taken to update our resources. Computers have been brought for setting up a Digital Lounge in the hostel and more books have been added to the Library. Projectors, screens and other pedagogical aids were added to facilitate teaching-leaning  environment. Equipments like servers, UPS, Printers were procured for ensuring smooth academic and administrative function in the college. Centrifuge, Fume-hood, digital pH meter and refrigerators were added to the laboratories.

 
         
 

 

 
 
       
 
     
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