Gender Champions Club Activities 2017-18

Gender Champions Club has been working in Khalsa College Amritsar under the dynamic leadership of Principal Dr. Mehal Singh since 2015-16. For the session 2017-18, Dr. Sawraj Kaur, Associate Professor of Commerce and Dr. Parminder Singh, Assistant Professor of Punjabi are appointed as Nodal Officers of the club. Forty Students from various Departments of the college are its members. Shivdeep Singh from PG Department of Commerce & Business Administration and Shreya from Department of Journalism & Mass Communication have been selected as Champions- Male and Female respectively. The main activities performed by the club during Session 2017-18 are as under:

1. Guest Lecture on “Gender Equality” by S.H.S. Nanda, Ex-Commissioner Jalandhar Division alongwith certificate distribution to the members of club was organised on 8th Sep, 2017. Prof. Sukhmeen Bedi, Dr.Savita, Dr.Navjot Kaur,Dr.Hira Singh, Dr.Bhupinder Singh were also present during the function.

2. Guest Lecture on “Gender Freedom” by Mr. Rakesh Kumar from Bihar who was on cycle ride, campaigning awareness regarding Gender Freedom in India was organised on 15th Nov, 2017 in the department of Physiotherapy. Gender Champions alongwith other Students of Physiotherapy Department took active part during discussion.

3. A Seminar on “Women Empowerment” in collaboration with MODY University, Rajasthan followed by Certificate distribution to participants was organised on 19thJan, 2018. Prof. Navneen Bawa, Dr.Bhupinder Singh, Dr. Savita, Dr.Hira Singh, Dr. Kawaljeet Kaur, Dr. Navjot Kaur were also present during the function.

4. Organised Student talk on “Mann ki Baat” in collaboration with Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on 29th Jan, 2018. Mr. Rajesh C.Bali, IIS, Field Publicity Officer addressed the students and recorded the talk by students to be delivered to Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.

5. Organised inter-department competition on topic “Gender Equality” on February 8th, 2018 for events of declamation, poetry recitation, slogan writing/ poster-making. Registrar Prof. Devander Singh, Dr. Davinder Kaur, Dr. Surjit kaur, Dr. Navjot Kaur, Dr. Deepak Devgan, Dr. Hira Singh, Dr. Mini Salwan were acted as judges for the selection of winners during the event.

6. Organised guest Lecture on “Gender Equality” by Dr. Savita Sharma  on 23rd October, 2018.

7. Organised a street play on “Gender Equality” in Khalsa College Chawinda Devi and Loharka Village on 12th February, 2019