Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana

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IQAC Initiatives

 

            The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of any college is the backbone of its strength and progress and the IQAC of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana also walks an extra mile for the betterment of the institution. The IQAC has been organising various activities which reflect the potential excellence in almost every field. The activities organized by the cell during last five years, i.e. 2015-2020 are as follows:

  1. 26 August 2016- Hon'ble Sh. S. K. Dutta, Former Indian Ambassador to Zimbabwe and Deputy High Commissioner to Australia inaugurated a New Cafeteria and also launched a new Website of the GGN Khalsa College, Ludhiana
  2. 26 September 2016, Damanjit Sandhu, Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala delivered the highly motivating, thought provoking and informative lecture on 'Emotional Intelligence'. The programme was organised by the Career Counselling Centre of college
  3. 18 April 2017, Hon'ble Sant Baba Iqbal Singh Ji (Baru Sahib Wale) , Giani Harpal Singh Ji (Fatehgarh Sahib), Giani Gurmeet Singh (Dukhniwaran Sahib, Ludhiana), Giani NIrmal Singh (Kalgidhar Gurdwara Ludhiana) and Giani Balwinder Singh (Alamgir Sahib Ludhiana) laid the foundation stone of New Building of Gurdwara Sahib in the college campus as a part of the centenary year celebration (1917-2017). 100 Years ago, Sant Baba Atar Singh Ji and Principal Teja Singh Ji laid the foundation of the college in Gujranwala (Pakistan). It is a humble attempt to divinise the college campus with an objective to ensure the academic and moral development of the students
  4. 27 July 2017, in the chain of Centenary year Celebrations (1917-2017), the Campus Beautification Committee, Bhai Kanahiya Sewa Society, Bhagat Puran Singh Eco Club and Nek Chand Memorial Club have organised the "Tree Plantation Drive" to commemorate the completion of 100 Glourious Years by planting 100 trees in the college campus. Padam Shri Baba Seva Singh Ji (Khadoor Sahib Wale) presided over the function. Padam Shri Dr. Surjit Patar, Dr. Gurbhajan Singh Gill, Tarlochan Lochi and S. Jagtar Singh, Additional Commissioner Income Tax, Ludhiana graced the occasion
  5. 10 September 2017, Books Exhibition was organised in collaboration with the 'Jan Chetna' (a NGO) to inspire the students to read the books to develop their personality and to enhance their literary taste and knowledge
  6. 15 September 2017,Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle Unit of GGN Khalsa College and Sant Teja Singh Library have organised the Exhibition of "Old Sikh Manuscripts, Old Coins and Traditional Weapons" in collaboration with S. Narinder Singh Ji. S. Pritpal Singh, President Dukhniwaran Sahib, Ludhiana inaugurated the exhibition. Dr. S. P. Singh, former VC, GNDU, Amritsar, S. G. S. Narula and members of College Managing Committee also participated in this function. S. Jasbir Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (HQ), Ludhiana also graced the occasion with his kind presence. The prime objective of this exhibition is to create the awareness among students about Glourious Sikh Heritage and to motivate the students to follow the Sikh traditions and values as laid down by the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
  7. 7 November 2017, under the able guidance of Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council, construction of the New Gurdwara building was to commemorate the completion of 100 glorious years of the college. Its foundation stone was laid by Sant Baba Iqbal Singh Ji (Baru Sahib Wale) in April 2017
  8. 20 December 2017, the Post Graduate Department of Computer Science and NSS Unit of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana started the "Free Computer Coaching Classes and Mobile Training" for Senior Citizens in Old Age Home Sarbha Nagar, Ludhiana
  9. 8 March 2018, Women Empowerment Cell of the institution organized a cultural programme to celebrate the "International Women's Day" during which the staff and students were sensitized about the women issues and the women's struggle against gender discrimination was acknowledged
  10. 13 April 2018, Gurmat Sabha and Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle Unit of the college organized the religious programme on the occasion of Vaisakhi
  11. 25 July 2018, a Press Conference was held to share the information regarding academic achievements of the college. Dr. S. P. Singh, Former Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar and me addressed to media persons. The University Grants Commission, New Delhi approved the proposals regarding Community College Scheme and B. Voc Courses, details are as follows. The courses were commenced in academic session of 2019-2020
  12. 30 August 2018, JCI Unit of the college in association with JCI Ludhiana Queens organised a Special Lecture on "Breast Cancer". On this occasion, Dr. Bharti Uppal, Professor & Head, Department of Biochemistry, Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana, Dr.Samita Sharma and Dr.Isha Agarwal shared their expert views with audience on this sensitive issue
  13. 11 September 2018, G. S Narula, President, GKEC, Dr. S. P. Singh, Hon. Gen. Sec., GKEC & Former Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar, Members of GKEC and Faculty Members participated in the Ardas (Sikh Prayer) to Seek the Blessings of Almighty before the Start of Work of Installation of "70 KW Rooftop Solar Power Plant" in the Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana. It's Our Commitment and Mission to Protect Our Environment and To Promote the Use of Non-Conventional Sources of Energy
  14. 15 September 2018, Talent Hunt- 2018 was organised in the college in which a new book of A. S. Sandhu (Montreal) was also released
  15. 27 Nov 2018, Guru Nanak's Birthday Celebrations
  16. 03 Dec 2018, a new book  'Jadon Simartiyaan Jaagdiyaan Ne' was released in a program organized by the Post Graduate Department of Punjabi in which Dr. S. S. Johl, Hon'ble Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda grace the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. S. P. Singh, Former Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar, Prof. P. S. Kapur, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar, Dr. H. S. Bhatia, Professor, GNDU, Amritsar and Dr. Gurbhajan Gill, Former President, Punjab Sahit Academy, and Sh. Sukhi Bath, founder of Punjab Bhawan (Surrey) , Canada shared their observations and views on the book. Honorable Members of Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council, Punjabi writers, representatives of Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, Principals of various colleges, faculty members and dignitaries also graced the occasion with their benign presence
  17. 22 Dec 2018, Inauguration Ceremony of 70 KW Solar Power Plant in the college premises. Sh. Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Hon'ble Cabinet Minister, Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Government of Punjab presided over the function. He declared to provide Rs. Five Lacs grant as a financial assistance for development of College. S. Jaswant Zafar, Famous Punjabi Poet, Sh. Narinder Sharma, Councillor, Dr. S. P. Singh, Former Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar, S. G. S. Narula, President, GKEC, Members of GKEC, S. Jatinder Pal Singh, Chairman, Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle and Faculty Members also grace the occasion
  18. 09 Jan 2019, 550th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev ji, under the able guidance of Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council, ‘Balihaari Kudrat Vassya - An Environment Protection Movement’ was launched in GGN Campus to keep the surroundings clean and green along with observing Guru Nanak’s teachings
  19. 16 March 2019, a workshop on ‘Enhancing Quality Higher education: Innovative Practices’ under Faculty Development Programme was organised. Dr. S. S. Johl, the Chancellor of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda presided over the workshop. Dr. Harish C. Sharma, Former Head, Department of History, G. N. D. U., Amritsar and Dr. Ganesh A. Hedge, Advisor, NAAC Bangalore, were Chief Speakers. The workshop started with Dr. S. P. Singh (Former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar), Honrary General Secretary, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council formally welcoming the chief guest, the speakers and the faculty of GGN Khalsa College, GGN IMT, GGNIVS, and GGN Khalsa College of Pharmacy & GGN Public School. Dr. Hargunjot Kaur, Coordinator, IQAC shared the previous inspections recommendations and also shared whatever steps had already been taken to increase the quality of education in the college.
  20. 20 April 2019, One Day NAAC Sponsored National Seminar on "Enhancing Quality in Higher Education: Innovative Practices" was organized in which Dr. R.S.Bawa, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Mohali presided over the seminar. Dr. Kuldip Puri, Professor, School of Open Learning, P.U. Chandigarh delivered the keynote address Dr. Vivek Kohli, resource person of the seminar gave insights into the malfunctioning of higher education system, Principal Sohan Lal DAV College of Education, Ambala was the resource person. Dr. L.S. Gill, Deputy Director, DPI College, Mohali was the Guest of Honour
  21. 30 July 2019, the institution signed an MoU with University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton (England), which would bring out more opportunities for faculty members and students of both the organisations, and to pursue research projects, seminars, faculty and students exchange programmes and to explore the career opportunities for Indian students in England
  22. 17 August 2019, the Talent Hunt- 2019 was organized to provide the students a platform to explore their hidden talent
  23. 19 Oct 2019, Dr. S. P. Singh, Former Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar, Prof. Prithipal Singh Kapur, Former Pro Vice Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar and S. Bhagwant Singh, Secretary, GKEC, Ludhiana released the book "Enhancing Quality in Higher Education: Innovative Practices" (Vol. I & Vol. II) based on the eighty Research Papers presented in the NAAC sponsored seminar on "Enhancing Quality Education: Innovative Practices" organized on 16.4 2019
  24. 02 Nov 2019, National Seminar on the topic : “Relevance of Guru Nanak teachings in 21st century” was organized by Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council and its various institutions namely , Gujranwala Guru NanakKhalsa College (GGN Khalsa College),Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Vocational Studies (GGNIVS),Gujranwala Guru Nanak Institute of Management & Technology (GGNIMT),Gujranwala Guru Nanak Public School(GGN Public school) and Gujranwala Guru Nanak College of Pharmacy (GGN pharmacy college) on the occasion of 550th birth anniversry of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The seminar was headed by Rajya Sabha Member S.Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa
  25. 02 Nov 2019, to mark the 550th Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, a serene little garden, named ‘Guru Nanak Bageechi’ was inaugurated. The purpose of this beautiful little garden is to spread the message and preaching of Guru Nanak about preserving, caring and maintaining the environment which is the Lord’ abode
  26. 08 March 2020, International Women's Day was celebrated to spread the message of equality and women empowerment
  27. Apr 27- May 01 2020, a workshop on ‘Skill Development through Communication Skills’ was organized which had covered almost all the latest challenges occurred due to COVID-19 while teaching Soft Skills like, Communication Skills and Personality Development. It had made extensive use of WEBEX, Google Classroom and WhatsApp for the efficient delivery of the lectures, assignments and assessments. The themes that were touched during the workshop; Barrier of Soft Skills for Landed Immigrants, Empowering Students with Effective Communication Skills for Personal and Professional Development, and Nitty Gritty English: From Bowling Talk to Tennis Talk-An Interactive Approach to Speaking
  28. May 21-22, 2020, a Two Day National Symposium on ‘Indian Education: COVID-19 Impact, Challenges and Opportunities’ was organized to bring about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. The online modules of pursuing various courses were discussed, like; ARPIT, SWAYAM, MOOC, etc
  29. Jun 03- Jun 05, 2020, a Three-day National Conference on ‘Financial Implications of COVID-19 on India with Special Reference to Punjab’ was organized in which R.S. Bawa, Vice-Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali, Punjab and Dr. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh presided over the conference. It had included and covered almost all the economic aspects related to the economy of Punjab and emphasized on the importance of providing digital marketing for selling essential products to the consumers. One of the resource persons had focused on Rs. 20 lakh crore economic packages announced by the prime minister for revival of economy and also supported the Atamnirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan of the government. The issue of palpable unrest of rural people of Punjab was raised which included rural labourers, the poultry sector as well as police treatment of the masses amid the lockdown. Certain measures like one-time (loan) restructuring, additional institutional funding, waiver of penal interest, policy innovations for triggering consumer demand, controlling cartelisation of raw material and changing criterion of affordability for GST applicability to help the industrial sector were emphasized upon
  30. Jun 07- Jun 08, 2020, a two-day International Symposium on Religious Tourism: Historic Sikh Shrines was organized. The main focus of the event was on the Sikh Gurudwara Saheb situated in various regions, like; Pakistan, and India. It was observed that the initiative taken by the college was actually a task of the Tourism department. If the tourism department does not perform its duty well then a lot of shrines, Gurudwaras, religious places related to Sikh history would soon be forgotten. The sacred Panj Takth Saheb were also talked about in detail, including the pious history associated with all the takhats. The chief guests for the event were; S. K.C. Singh, Former Indian Ambassador to UAE and Iran, Mr. Malwinder Singh Jaggi, Managing Director, Punjab Tourism Development and Corporation Ltd., Chandigarh
  31. Jun 22, 2020, a one-day Hands on Workshop on the topic, ‘Using PYTHON to Analyse the Data’ was organized which proved to be beneficial for the teachers as well as the learners. It brought into the notice of everyone how to use the technology in hand to solve the problems related to research, etc. PYTHON seemed to be an easy way to analyse the data. (along with deptt of computer science)
  32. Jul 13-17, 2020 a one Week FDP for the faculty members of the college was organized. It was an endeavour to equip the fraternity working under the patronage of various institutes of Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council
  33. Jul 31, 2020, a one-day National Symposium on the topic ‘COVID-19: Alternative Mode of Teaching Learning Process’ was organized in which the speakers talked about the global educational system which has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They also delved into the pains and gains, challenges and opportunities brought about by this pandemic. Dr. S. P. Singh, (Former Vice-Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar), President, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council, Ludhiana, Punjab, was the chief guest and the resource persons were Prof. Dr. Karamjit Singh, Registrar, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. L. S. Gill, Former Deputy Director, DPI, Chandigarh, Prof Manjit Singh, Critical Analyst on PTC Channel, Former Professor, Panjab University, Chandigarh, and Ms. Gunmeet Kaur, Principal, GGN Public School
  34. Aug 04, 2020, a Vice-Chancellor’s Conclave on the topic ‘New Education Policy-2020’ was organized in which Dr. S. P. Singh Former, Vice-Chancellor, GNDU, Amritsar, Dr. Rajkumar Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Dr. Rajneesh Arora Former Vice-Chancellor, PTU, Jallandhar, Prof. Dr. R. S. Bawa, Pro Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Gharuan and Dr. M. P. Singh Ishar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Technical University, Bathinda had shared their experienced views on NEP-2020. The conclave of learned and intellectual Vice-Chancellors pondered over the major challenges, changes, and opportunities which would affect the teaching and learning in current scenario. It was also brought to the notice that the old and experienced teachers who are not well versed with the technology would suffer due to which the majority of the students would be deprived of quality education. On the other hand, the blended learning mentioned in the NEP, 2020 was discussed and the changed curriculum as per the requirement of present generation was also deliberated upon.