The college is located in village Sadhar, which is 28 Kmts. from Ludhiana on Ludhiana-Raikot-Barnala Road. This institution is associated with the name of Sri Guru HarGobind Sahib Ji, the sixth Guru, who once visited this place in 1633, symbol of Miri-Piri i.e. a combination of Spiritual as well as temporal authority. People of the area are grateful to late Nihang Shamsher Singh who selected this place as the nucleus of his spiritual and great educational adventure. In 1921, he started a modest Gurmukhi Pathshala( Vernacular primary school). In 1948, Intermediate College was started and later on, it became a Degree College i.e GHG Khalsa College.Know More
The college has ultra-modern computer center with four computer labs having networking facilities. The labs have 24 hours Internet connectivity. Totally Wi-Fi campus.
There is a spacious seminar hall with a seating capacity of 100 persons. The college has facility of smart class rooms, L.C.D. Projectors and over Head Projectors. A wide range of educational CD's are available. A separate cell to help and train the teachers to prepare Multimedia/Audio Visual presentations and teaching packages has been set up.
To ensure student's participation in decision making student's welfare council is formed from amongst the college students, it provides a platform for the students to discuss the educational, co-curricular and student welfare activities and share these with the Principal, Dean and Staff.
All the students are divided into a number of groups with a teacher as a tutor for each. This provides an opportunity for the teacher taught close and personal contact. The tutor is expected to know the personal history of his/her wards thoroughly. He should also keep watch on the physical and intellectual welfare of his wards.
It is the prime interest of administration to secure all the students and employees financially. So, group insurance scheme for all students, teaching and non-teaching staff has been implemented.
The students of the college are provided with the facility to bus passes at concessional rates. For this, the students have to prescribed form and get it attested from the tutor. Photographs are required for the bus pass. Passes are issue PEPSU Road Transport Corporation and Punjab Roadways.
INFLIBNET's N-LIST programme enables the library clientele to have access to more than 6000 e-journals and nearly 100000 e-books. This college is a member of British Council Library that enables us to have a wider access to the knowledge.
The needy and meritorious students are issued books from the book bank for the entire academic session on the recommendation of the tutor and with the permission of the Principal.
On the recommendation of the tutor and with the permission of the Principal, regular students of the college can become the members of this library by filling the prescribed form. For this they will have to adhere to the university regulations. The members of this library will be issued university roll numbers at the end of the year, after they clear all the library dues.
Library brings academic ambience in the educational institutions. Library "The Reservoir of Knowledge" has a paradigm shift from document to information. The library building and material inside it, no longer define the concept of academic library in the present scenario. Library is a living organism consisting of library documents, staff, and Premises organized and functioning to collect, conserve and exploit books.
Safety and security of students especially girls is our top-most priority. Keeping this in mind, a fleet of buses is made available for girl students. The facility is available to a student for a minimum period of one year and the fee is payable on half yearly basis.
Ideal separate hostels with ultra-modern facilities both for boys (220 seats) and girls (300 seats) are available on the campus.
The College has setup Career Guidance & Counseling Cell. It guides the students in selection of the courses and subjects at the time of admissions and avenues for further studies. Students are also guided to choose the career and methods to prepare for it. The students are also provided counseling during hardships.
A shooting range or firing range or archery range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for archery or firearms practice. Each facility is typically overseen by one or more supervisory personnel, called variously a range master or "Range Safety Officer" (RSO) in the US, or a range conducting officer (RCO) in the UK.
A gymnasium, also known as a gym, is an open air or covered location for gymnastics, athletics, and gymnastic services. The word is derived from the ancient Greek gymnasium. They are commonly found in athletic and fitness centers, and as activity and learning spaces in educational institutions. "Gym" is also slang for "fitness center", which is often an indoor facility.
At present the National Cadet Corps is being run in our college. Cadets are trained for parade and various certification examinations. Cadets are also sent to various camps for physical training, weapon training, rock climbing, trekking, river rafting and paragliding etc.
Vermicompost (or vermi-compost) is the product of the composting process using various species of worms, usually red wigglers, white worms, and other earthworms, to create a mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast.
A botanical garden or botanic garden[nb 1] is a garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. It may contain specialist plant collections such as cacti and other succulent plants, herb gardens.
Under National Service Scheme a contingent of 200 volunteers both boys and girls have been sanctioned through the Panjab University by the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, Government of India to provide opportunity to the students to join valuable practical experience in community service through such programmes as eradication of illiteracy, rural reconstruction, national integration, health etc.
The College has Placement Cell which arranges Campus Interviews, Industry Contacts & Business establishment for providing employment to our students. The cell also helps students who need jobs under the earn-while-you-learn scheme.
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Special classes are organized to remove the deficiency of the students especially in the subject of English. Remedial classes are also arranged for students from weaker section, minorities and girls.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized National Mathematics Day on
29 December, 2021 to mark the birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the great
mathematical genius who made exemplary contribution in the field of Mathematics. As a part of
the celebration, a cultural programme, video making and e-poster making competitions were
organized by the Ramanujan Club of the college. Prof. Anjana Kumari, from Post Graduate
Dept. of Mathematics, G.H.G. Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar was chief guest on the occasion.
In the cultural programme, Simarjeet Kaur of B. Ed Semester I delivered a speech on the Life
Sketch of Srinivasa Ramanujan while another student from B.Ed Semester I Ms. Amandeep
Kaur expressed her views on the "Importance of Celebrating Mathematics Day".
Ramandeep Kaur through her speech discussed the "Relationship of Mathematics with other Subjects". Gurjinder Singh discussed the "Importance of Mathematics in Daily Life". The students participated in the programme with great zeal and enthusiasm. Dr. Rachhpal Singh, Incharge Ramanujan Club while interacting with the students said that the Mathematics day is celebrated with an objective of creating awareness about importance of mathematics in day to day life situations and also to create students interest in studying the Mathematics. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated and appreciated the efforts of Ramanujan Club and encouraged the students to participate in such activities in future as well.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized an extension lecture on the topic "Best Practices in Internship" on December 27, 2021. The lecture was organized in collaboration with Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai- a constituent college of HSNC University, Mumbai under the faculty exchange programme. Dr. Mandeep Kochar, Vice Principal and Associate Prof. Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai was the resource person on the occasion. The lecture commenced with the formal welcome of the resource person by Dr. Mini Sharma , Asst. Prof. in the college. Dr. Mandeep Kochar in her address to the students shared that online mode of teaching-learning has a lot of potential but she cautioned that the teachers as well as the students must be aware of real meaning of online mode of education. She advised the faculty and students that the challenges in online mode of education must be overcome in order to reap its real benefit. She further highlighted that Digital Smartness is the watchword in this era of online education. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college presented formal vote of thanks at the end of the lecture. Dr. H.S. Brar, former Principal of the college was also present on the occasion. The lecture was attended by the students of B.Ed and M.Ed along with faculty members.
Social Vision Club of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar celebrated Constitution Day on November 26th , 2021 in the college campus. A cultural programme was organized on the occasion. Students of B.Ed and M.Ed Sem I & III participated in the programme with full enthusiasm. The programme started with the reading of preamble by all the students and the faculty members. Simranjot Kaur, B.Ed student of the college gave a speech on the topic "Importance of Celebrating National Constitution Day." Happy Sohal of B.Ed recited a motivational poem dedicated to the constitution day. Dr. Jasvir Kaur, incharge Social vision Club while appraising the students about the Indian Constitution highlighted its main features. B.Ed Semester III students of the college who are on their internship practice also celebrated Constitution Day in their respective schools under the guidance of their incharges. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated the Social Vision club for organizing the event successfully. While interacting with the students he advised them to be aware of the values of the constitution for the betterment of the society.
Students of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education has once again proved their mettle in the Panjab University Interzonal Youth and Heritage Festival held at A.S. College , Khanna from December 14-18, 2021. College student Jaskiran Kaur of M.Ed Semester III and Parminder Singh of B.Ed Semester I won first prize in Essay Writing and Rassa Vatna event respectively. While Prabhjot Kaur of B.Ed Sem I got second prize in Chikku making and Nisha Rani of B.Ed Semester III won 3 rd prize in Mitti de Khidone making competition. Students who had excelled in 12 zones where nearly 200 colleges affiliated to Panjab university Chandigarh took part, participated at this interzonal level event. It is worth mentioning that earlier this month college won overall trophy in Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival by winning 62 prizes. Students who won first prizes at the Interzonal level will participate in the intervarsity level Youth and Heritage Festival. College Principal Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha congratulated the students and faculty members on this marvelous achievement. He further added that G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education has always been committed towards all round development of the students.
Students and faculty of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a special assembly to commemorate Human Rights Day on December 10, 2021. Social Vision Club of the college under the able leadership of Dr. Jasvir Kaur and Dr. Jasleen Kaur organized the assembly to make the students aware of the objectives of celebrating the Human Rights day. Dr. Jasleen Kaur while interacting with the students told that on this day in 1948, the United Nation's General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Day. She also told that this year the theme of celebrating human rights day is "Equality, Reducing Inequalities, Advancing Human Rights. Simranjot Kaur of B.Ed Semester III and Kirandeep Kaur of M.Ed Semester I delivered speech on the topic "An Introduction to Human Rights" and "Importance of Celebrating Human Rights" respectively. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the College stressed that Human Rights are necessary to provide every human the basic dignity to live.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar secured overall third place in Women's section as Ms. Pallavi Sejwal, Student of B.Ed Semester I of the college won Seven medals in Panjab University Intercollege Aquatics Competition organized by Directorate of Sports, Panjab University, Chandigarh from 6-7, December, 2021. She got four Gold Medals in 100,200,400 Freestyle and 200 butterfly categories. Pallavi also won one silver medal in 100 mts butterfly and two bronze in 50 mts. butterfly and breaststroke categories. It is worth mentioning that Ms. Pallavi Sejwal though a student of Education college has competed as a professional in Division "A" category of colleges affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the College applauded the achievement of Ms. Pallavi Sejwal and guidance by Dr. Baljinder Singh. He said that it is a proud moment for the college. He further added that G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education has always been dedicated towards all round development of the students. The college also won Overall trophy in Zonal Youth Festival concluded on December 07, 2021. S. Manjit Singh Gill, President College Governing Council and Dr. S.S Thind, Secretary College Governing Council Congratulated Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha and faculty members on this marvelous achievement.
Four-day Panjab University Zonal Youth and Heritage festival of Education Zone-B commenced
at G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana on December 04,2021. Over
700 participants from 22 educational colleges affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh from
Education Zone-B are competing in over 63 events at the festival, which is being organised after
two years due to Covid restrictions. The theme of the festival is "Love and Respect Nature".
S. Sakatar Singh Bal, PCS, Additional Deputy Commissioner Office, Ludhiana and Ms. Randhir Kaur, Deputy Commissioner State Taxation was Chief Guest in the inaugural and second session respectively of day one of the youth festival. Mr. Navjeet Singh (PCS) was Guest of Honour. The event was inaugurated with a lamp lighting ceremony where the chief guest S. Sakatar Singh Bal , Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, College Governing Council and the Principals of various colleges lit the ceremonial lamp. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college presented formal welcome to all the guests present on the occasion. While addressing the students and the participants S. Satkar Singh stressed that for inculcating moral values among students and for their psychological wellbeing conducting such events is need of the hour. The inaugural day of the festival witnessed spectacular performances in musical events including Group Shabad, Bhajan, Group Singing (Indian), Folk song, classical music vocal, Gazal, Geet, instrumental music (Indian), Percussion and non-percussion, orchestra, folk instruments and group folk orchestra. Besides this student also competed in various events related to art including on the spot painting, photography, Collage Making, Clay Modeling, Rangoli, Poster Making, Cartooning and Still Life Drawing. The dignitaries present on the occasion included Dr. J.S Brar, Dr. H.S. Brar, Dr. S.S. Deol, Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu and S. Hardeep Gill.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized its annual Alumni meet on November 13, 2021. More than 150 alumni attended the event to relive college years and reconnect with their Alma Mater. The meet was organized by Alumni Association of the college under the patron ship of Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college and Prof. Rachhpal Singh, Working Secretary of the Alumni Association of the college. S. Gurbhajan Singh Gill, Eminent Poet was Chief Guest on the occasion. The event started with the singing of college Shabad followed by formal welcome of the chief Guest and the alumni by Dr. Rachhpal Singh. A poetical event was organized on the occasion in which the alumni of the college recited self- composed poems and enthralled the audience with their melodious compositions. S. Prabhjot Sohi, Mr. Tarlochan Lochi, Mr.Harbans Malwa, Mr. Rajdeep Toor, Mr. Manjinder Dhanoa, Mr. Raninder Ravi., Mr. Ranjit Hatoor, Mr. Gurjit Sahota, Mr. Yashji Nakodri, Mr. Rajinder Jind and Mr. Jagjit Kafir shared their beautiful compositions with the audience. S. Santokh Singh Gill, President, Alumni Association of the college presented a brief report of the achievements of the Alumni Association to the audience. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha while presenting vote of thanks expressed his gratitude to the alumni association for generating funds, which are used by college for helping needy students. The alumni of the college shared their experiences as well as interesting moments of campus life with the audience. Those present on the occasion included Dr. Satinder Kaur, Principal, GHG Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Dr. J.S Brar, Dr. H.S. Brar, Dr. Gurmeet Singh, Ms.Karamjit Kaur, S. Jaswinder Singh Sodhi, Dr. Jaskaran Singh, Dr. Gurvir Singh, Mr. Amandeep Singh. It is worth mentioning that this annual event of the college is organized on second Saturday of November every year.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized one day N.S.S camp on October 13, 2021 in the college campus. All the students of the college participated in the camp under the able guidance of Programme Officers Dr. Jasleen Kaur and Dr. Rachhpal Singh. The camp was organized with the objectives to develop personality of students through participation in community work as well as competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities. A Cleanliness drive was organized on the occasion in which the volunteers cleaned the college campus including classrooms, staff room, College Hall, Parking area and various labs of the college. All the students participated in the camp with full enthusiasm. A motivational lecture was also organized for the students of B.Ed Semester III as a part of the two week long Pre- practice internship Programme in the morning session, where Mr. Gurnaib Singh, Principal Ajitsar Sr. Sec. School, Jangpur provided valuable inputs to the students on various aspects of good teaching. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated the NSS Wing of the college for the successful organization of the camp. He also congratulated the students for participating in the camp wholeheartedly.
B.Ed students of the G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana brought laurels to the college by performing well in the Semester I examinations conducted by Panjab University, Chandigarh in May 2021. Pooja Verma secured 425 out of 450 marks (94.40%) and stood first in the college. Simranjot Kaur with 423 marks (94%) stood second in the college while Nisha Rani with 420 marks (93.30%) secured third position in the college. Out of total 98 students of B.Ed Semester I, 65 students secured more than 80% marks and all the students passed with first division. College Governing Council President S. Manjit Singh Gill and Secretary Dr. S.S Thind congratulated Principal Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, faculty members and the students on this marvelous achievement. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha dedicated this remarkable achievement to the work hard put by the faculty members as well as students. Dr. Garcha further added that college made use of various online platforms like Learning Management System, Zoom, Google Classroom and Whatsapp and online counseling etc. for providing academic instructions and evaluating students due to the Covid-19 situation.
B.Ed students of the G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana proved their mettle in the Semester IV examinations(2019-21) conducted by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The examinations were held in the month of August 2021. Jaskiran Kaur secured 7 th position in the university and stood first in the college by obtaining 1480 marks out of 1600 (92.50 %) while Manpreet Kaur secured second position in the college with 1473 marks (92.06 %). Bindia Jhanji with 1438 marks (89.87%) stood third in the college. Out of 75 students of the B.Ed Sem IV 32 students secured more than 80% marks, while 39 students secured marks between 70%-80%. Besides this all the students passed with first division. College Governing Council President S. Manjit Singh Gill and Secretary Dr. S.S Thind congratulated Principal Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, faculty members and the students on this marvelous achievement. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha dedicated this spectacular achievement to the work hard put by the faculty members as well as students. Dr. Pargat Garcha further added that college made use of various online platforms like Learning Management System, Zoom, Google Classroom and Whatsapp and online counseling etc. for providing academic instructions and evaluating students due to the Covid-19 situation.
Students and faculty of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar celebrated 75 th Independence Day with full fervour. A series of activities like Online Quiz, Essay Writing, Slogan Writing, and Poster Making competitions were organized by the Punjabi Sahitya Sabha, Blue Bells English Literary Society, Social Vision Club and Fine Arts Department of the college. In the category of Essay Writing (Punjabi) Khushboo of Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Basti Jodhewal Ludhiana secured the first position, while Komalpreet Kaur of Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Hargobindpur, Ludhiana bagged second position. The third position was shared by Kanwardeep Singh of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar and Rajinder Kaur of Vidya Rattan College for Women, Khokhar Kalan, Sangrur. In the second Category of Essay Writing (English) Pawandeep Kaur of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana secured the first position. Second position for this category was bagged by Inderpreet Kaur while the third position was secured by Himanshu Gharu of D.A.V. College of Education, Hoshiarpur and Anusuia of D.A.V. College of Education, Abohar. In poster making competition Loveleen Pathak of G.C.G. College and Sonam of Public Collegiate Sr. Sec. School, Samana won the first position while Rishika Sharma of D.D. Jain College of Education, Ludhiana and Poonam Kumari of G.T.B Khalsa College of Education were adjudged second. Third position for the poster making competition was bagged jointly by Anita Kumari of Guru Nanak College of Education, Dhalewal and Shaini George of G.C.G. College. In Slogan writing competition Rajneet Kaur and Monika Kundal of B.C.M College of Education, Ludhiana secured the first position while Ruchika Singh of D.D. Jain College of Education, Ludhiana and Kanwalpreet Kaur of Rayat College of Education bagged the second position. Shemsher Singh of Layalpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar and Reena Rani bagged the third position in the poster making competition. In quiz competition a total of 693 students of various colleges and schools of Punjab took part. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha while congratulating the students on the 75 th Independence Day said that at G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education we are dedicated to a student-centred approach that promotes academic excellence through enriched and inter- disciplinary curriculum. Dr. Garcha further added that college made use of various online platforms like Learning Management System, Zoom, Google Classroom and Whatsapp etc. for providing academic instructions and evaluating students due to the Covid-19 situation. Dr. S.S Thind, Secretary College Governing Council congratulated the winners as well as the participants of the competitions. He also lauded the efforts of faculty for successfully organizing the competitions.
N.S.S. wing of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, GurusarSadhar, organized various activities to celebrate SwachhtaPakhwarafrom August 1- 15, as per directions of NSS Directorate, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India. Dr. JasleenKaur andDrRachhpal Singh, NSS Programme officers created an awareness among NSS volunteers about the programmeand its usefulness through the zoom platform on August 5, 2021. They were also made aware about the various activities to be organized at individual and societal level to spread awareness on the health benefits of cleanliness. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college talked to the volunteers about hygiene and sanitation and motivated them to participate in the activities wholeheartedly.
Students were given an outline of various activities which had to be conducted under the scheme. They were encouraged to take the swachhta pledge through online link generated by the government. 51 NSS volunteers and both the Programme Officers undertook the pledge.
Host of activities were organized in the prescribed period taking full precautions of Covid -19 which included, preparation of banners and awareness marches in the nearby villages and door to door campaigning to spread the awareness about cleanliness. Students stitches cloth bags and distributed it to the community to spread the message of banning plastic. They also demonstrated recycling of plastic by using empty plastic jars for planation.Tree plantations were done for environmental up gradation. Students undertook cleanliness drives to clean their surroundings, government and public premises. Volunteers engaged themselves in Run for swachhta. Students used social media to spread the message of clean and green India and tagged their friends in these posts.
An online poetry and declamation contest on the topic "Cleanliness is next to Godliness" was organized on the zoom platform on August 13. 2021. Poster making and slogan writing competitions were organized and best entries were awarded.
On the whole the entire fortnight activities(August 1-15,2021) were undertook with great zeal and enthusiasm by the volunteers and they vowed to continue the practices of Swachhta in the future as well.
With the objectives to increase employability skills and overall personality development of M.Ed and B.Ed students of the college, G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana organized Finishing School Programme from June 22- July 10, 2021.This two week long programme witnessed the knowledgeable sessions on various topics like e- resources in teaching and learning, Workshop on CV writing, Portfolio management, Presentation Skills, critical thinking skills, creative skills, problem solving skills, Mock Interview sessions, demonstration of Blackboard Work, experiments with audio-visual material, NEP -2020 etc. Resource persons of national and international repute and National, State and Malti Gyan Peeth Awardee educationists shared their expertise with the students. Dr. H.S. Brar, Former Principal of the college was the chief guest in the valedictory session. Dr. Brar in his valedictory address congratulated the organizing committee for successfully conducting the program. He also appreciated the Principal and the faculty for successfully adopting online system of education. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college highlighted that the practice of organizing Finishing school programme in college was initiated in the session 2011-12 and since then it is a regular practice of college. He further added that the finishing school programme has been incorporated in the college curriculum and is designed to transform the personalities and boost confidence among the students. He also mentioned that the skills acquired by the students through Finishing School programme will help them to get best employment in India and Abroad. Dr. Ramandeep Kaur, Dr. Jasbir Kaur and Dr. Jasvir Kaur were the coordinators for the Finishing School Programme. Dr. S.S Thind, Secretary College Governing Council, appreciated the efforts of the Principal, faculty as well as students for successfully organizing the event.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized an extension lecture on the topic "Understanding the Problem of Drugs in Punjab and Its Viable Solutions" on June 25, 2021through online mode. The lecture was organized under the Buddy Programme and as per the directions of Director, Higher Education, Punjab. Mr. Varun Goel, Asst. Prof. L.R.D.A.V. College, Jagraon was the guest speaker on the occasion. While deliberating on the topic, Mr. Varun Goel said that themenace of drug abuse is slowly destroying the society and it is our duty to help the society by providing such lectures of awareness to the younger generation. Further he discussed about the drug pattern in Punjab along with various initiatives taken by Government of Punjab in reducing this menace of Drug Abuse.Dr. Manu Chaddha, Associate Prof. and senior buddy in the collegesaid that the buddy programme in the college works under the mentor groups and all the activities related to it are organized with the collaborative efforts of various mentor incharges.A poster making competition was also organized for the students of B.Ed and M.Ed under the Buddy Programme in which students prepared various posters on the theme "Say No to Drugs". Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated the students as well as faculty members for enthusiastically taking part in the Buddy Programme activities.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar has been approved as Authorised Training Centre of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises courses of Govt. of India. The courses that have been granted to the college include Diploma in Nursery Teacher's Training, Nursery Teacher's Training, Early Childhood Care and Education, Certificate in Nanny, Diploma in Digital Marketing and E-Commerce, Certificate in Digital Marketing. There is a wave of happiness among the locals and the college staff with this approval. Principal Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha while sharing the information regarding these courses said that the college has provided many proficient teachers and principals to schools, colleges and universities in Punjab and beyond. Now time is demanding that the college should not only have B.Ed. and M.Ed courses, but also other vocational courses should be started so that even after class XII, students can reach government jobs by doing these courses. College makes every possible effort to keep the students abreast of the times and with more new recruitment opportunities in the field of education. He further added that all the teachers in the college are highly qualified and have been awarded Ph.D. Principal Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha said that where there is a wave of happiness among the students, parents and college teachers for the approval of these courses to the college for the session 2021-22, it is important to mention that a large number of students are reaching out for admission in this course. Dr. Garcha said that the students who want to get admission in these courses should contact the college as soon as possible as the seats in these courses are limited.
NSS wing and Red Ribbons Club of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar celebrated World Environment Day in collaboration with Youth Welfare Services, Ludhiana on June 05, 2021 through virtual mode. The students of B.Ed and M.Ed organized a wonderful programme to celebrate the day. The event commenced with the college prayer followed by a motivational presentation on the life and work of famous environmentalists by Dr. Manu Chadha (Incharge of the Red Ribbon Club). The main objective behind celebrating the event was to highlight the importance of the environment and remind the society that we should not take the nature for granted. The various activities presented on the occasion included speech on "History of Environment Day Celebration" by B.Ed student Bindia Jhanji, Poem on the topic "What Nature Suffers" by Simranjot Kaur, speech on "Sustainable Development" by Arshdeep Kaur, Power point presentation on the topic "Ways to Save Environment" by Prerna Shukla. Another power point presentation on the topic "Environment Friendly Products" was shared by Sukhdeep Kaur and a speech on 10 eco -friendly companies was given by Gurpreet Kaur. Jaspreet Kaur mesmerized the participants with her motivational song on "Save trees". Students also participated in the Poster Making Competition organized by the Fine Arts Department of the college. Principal of the college Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha in his address congratulated the students and the faculty for organizing the event for the cause of environment. He further said that protection of the environment is the responsibility of all and the college is always at the forefront for organizing many activities for environment protection. He also encouraged the students to plant more trees in and around their surroundings thereby contributing to a healthier and cleaner society. Dr. Mini Sharma, Assistant Prof. in the college presented formal vote of thanks to all the participants. The event culminated with the recitation of national anthem.
As formulation of National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST) is key target of NPE-2020 to be completed by 2022. Last date to submit suggestion on national portal is 31st May 2021. To aware the teachers of all the states /UT G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a panel discussion on NPST in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education on May 29. 2021 by inviting eminent personalities all over the nation from the field of education. Dr. Banwarilal Natiya, Chairman NCTE, NRC was chief guest on the occasion. The distinguished panelist on the occasion included Dr. K.M. Bhandararkar. National President, Council for Teacher Education Foundation, Prof. Nilima Bhagwati (International Secretary General, Council for Teacher Education Foundation) , Dr. S. Sonawane (Dean, S.P. University, Pune), Dr. Khushvinder Kumar (President, Council for Teacher Education Foundation, Punjab and Chandigarh Chapter) ,Dr. Rajeshwari K., Principal, Govt. College of Teacher Education, Kerala, Prof. V. Reghu, CTEF Chapter Kerala, Dr. Ragini Singh , Principal, Bardoli College Katni, M.P., Dr. Nidhi Aggarwal, Principal, Integrated School of Education (INMANTEC), Ghaziabad, Dr. Mousumi Bordoloi, Principal, Govt. Banikanta College of Teacher Education (IASE, Guwahati). The NPST will helps to design teacher education programmes. This will also affect teacher career management, including tenure, professional development efforts, salary increases, promotions, and other recognitions. Various suggestions were provided by the panelists on setting the national professional standards for teachers which include that the Promotion of a teacher will not depend solely upon the number of years of his or her service rather on may other professional factors. Majority of the panelists were of the view that there should be separate national professional standards for the teacher belonging to different levels of teaching viz. Pre- primary, Primary, secondary and tertiary level of education. The professional standard must also be set as per the area or field of teaching like there should be separate standards for the science, humanities or social science fields. Panelists also opined that service and economical security of the teachers must also be the part of national professional standards. In the panel discussion it was highlighted that refresher and orientation courses are not given serious consideration in the professional development of the teachers. So this concern must also be the part of national professional standard for teachers. It was further discussed that National professional standards for teachers which are presently seems to be for the school teachers at the primary, elementary and secondary education level must be interlinked, interrelated and understood with the other levels of education also like tertiary, vocational and research or higher level. All the panelist given guidance to all the participants joined through online mode to prepare their suggestions carefully and fill the NPST and NMM portal by 31 st May 2021. It is the golden chance given to all stakeholders to give their suggestions on national portal. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college acted as the moderator for the panel discussion. College governing council appreciated the efforts of the college for organizing the panel discussion in a successful manner.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, organized a webinar on May 18, 2021 to announce the results of online declamation contest dedicated to the 400th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji. The declamation contest was organized under the patronage of Punjab Government and in cooperation with Youth Welfare Services, Panjab University, Chandigarhfor the students and teachers of schools and colleges.S. Lakhmir Singh Rajput, PCS, Joint Director, Cultural Department, Punjab Government was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Other distinguished guests present on the occasion included Dr. Sanjay Kaushik, Dean College Development Council, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Prof. Avtar Singh, Ramgarhia College, Phagwara and Dr. Nirmal Jaura, Director, Youth Welfare Services, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The event commenced with the College Shabad followed by brief description of the event by Dr. Jagjit Singh. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college, presented a formal welcome to all the guests and participants in the webinar. The various theme of the declamation contest included : Life of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, Teachings of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, Bani Composed by Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, Teachings of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji in Present Context and any other theme related to Guru Teg Bahadur Ji. Nearly 150 participants took part in the contest in four different categories (College teachers, School teachers, College students and School students). Dr.Nirmal Jaura lauded the efforts of the college and the organizing committee for organizing the event successfully and congratulated all the winners as well as the participants of the contest.
English Literary Society of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, GurusarSadhar celebrated English Language Day on April 23, 2021by organizing an online event. The day is observed with an aim to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity throughout the world. Students of B.Ed and M.Ed gave wonderful performances and participated with full zeal in the event. BindiaJhanji of B.Ed Semester IV gave historical background of the celebrating English language day while Anupriya of B.Ed Semester I discussed the importance of English in daily life. GurpreetKaur of B.Ed Semester I deliberated on Importance of Reading Books and ArtiKaushal pondered on how we can use proverbs and idioms of English language in our daily communication. PoojaVerma shared the life history of J.K Rowling and Srividya reflected on Books and their importance in teaching. Gourav of B.Ed Semester IV shared a quiz related to English literature in which all the participants took part with full enthusiasm. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college while interacting with the participants said that the English language being a global language must be used in our daily communication. He further added that it has been a gateway to the great literature around the globe. Dr. Mini Sharma, Assistant professor with the college addressed the students on the significance and the ways to improve the communication in English language. The event concluded with the recitation of National Anthem.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education celebrated World Health Day on April 7, 2021 on the theme "Building a Fairer and Healthier World for everyone." The day was observed with an objective to aware the students about the importance of health and quality living. B.Ed and M.Ed Students of the college participated in the event with full enthusiasm. The celebration commenced with the sharing of brief history of the World Health Day by Dr. Mini Sharma from Department of English. Gourav Kumar of B.Ed Semester IV and Simranjot Kaur of B.Ed Semester I recited poem on the theme The Unseen Monster - Covid 19 and "World Health day" respectively. Harkiran Kaur of B.Ed Semester I delivered a speech on the topic "Importance of a Healthy Life". Bindia Jhanji from B.Ed Semester IV shared her views on the "Importance of celebrating World Health Day" while Gurpreet Kaur of Semester IV recited a motivational poem on "Health is real wealth". Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college while interacting with the students said that at the present time when we are witnessing the second wave of Covid-19, it has become even more important to celebrate the World Health day and focus on the measures to be taken to deal with this global problem. Dr. Garcha congratulated the faculty and the students for organizing the event successfully
G.H.G.Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a lecture to commemorate the martyrdom of freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru on March 23, 2021. The lecture was organized in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education, Punjab and Chandigarh Chapter. Dr. Jagwant Singh was the keynote speaker on the occasion. In his inaugural speech Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college highlighted that the main objective of organizing this lecture is to understand the thinking of our revered martyrs so that researchers and students can be guided by the teachings of these great personalities.Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, President, Council for Teacher Education, Punjab and Chandigarh chapter in his address said that the sacrifice made by our great martyrs will always be remembered by the generations to come. Dr. Jagwant Singh in his speech provided a detailed account of the life of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and highlighted that we need to remember the teachings of our great freedom fighters and should apply the same in our life. Dr. Gurwinder Singh, member Council for Teacher Education extended vote of thanks at the end of the lecture. Dr. S.S Thind, secretary of the college congratulated the Principal, faculty and the students on the successfully conducting the lecture.
A seven days long Faculty Development Programme on the theme "Resource Mobilization- Local to Global" concluded at G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar on February 14,2021. The FDP which started on February 08, 2021 was organised in collaboration with Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai, Council for Teacher Education Foundation (Punjab & Chandigarh Chapter) and The Best Health Solutions, Johannesburg, South Africa under PARAMARSH Scheme of UGC and was coordinated by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar and Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai. The objective of this Faculty Development Programme was to analyse the methods of fund allocation to Higher Education Institutions in different countries and adoption of various innovative methods of financing of higher education. The various subthemes on which the deliberations was arranged included "The art of proposal writing for resource mobilization, Local and International Funding Resources, Local and International Collaborations, Research Grants, Library as a Learning Resource, Academic Writing for Social Sciences Research, Online Platforms for Sharing Research, Executing Project Management and Sharing Experiential Learning". The resource persons for the of FDP were Mr. David Mnkandla from Milpark Business School, South Africa' Dr. Ndumiso Tshuma from The Best Health Solutions, South Africa; Dr. Ravneet Chawla, Associate Prof. Govt. College of Education, Chandigarh, Dr. Sonal Singh, HOD, School of Studies in Library and Information Sciences, Vikram University, Ujjain' Dr. Rajeev Jha, Associate Prof., Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai; Dr. Priya Pillai, Librarian, Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai, Dr. Ramesh Sharma, Associate Prof. Ambedkar University, Delhi; Dr. Bhagwan Bilani, Principal Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai and Dr. Lubna Ansari, Associate Prof. Bombay Teachers' Training College, Mumbai. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated the IQAC coordinators of both the colleges Dr. Manu Chadha and Dr. Mandeep Kochar for successfully arranging the Faculty Development progr amme. More than 500 participants attended this international level faculty development programme.
In order to discuss the various challenges and opportunities of National Education Policy 2020 with special reference to teacher education, G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a panel discussion on the topic "Teacher Education in National Education Policy 2020: TEI's at Crossroads" on February 04, 2021. The Panel Discussion was organized in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education Foundation (CTEF). The panelists for the seminar included Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, President CTEF, Punjab and Chandigarh chapter, Dr. Amit Kauts, Dean Faculty of Education, GNDU, Amritsar, Dr. Sandeep Sawhney, Principal Doraha College of Education, Doraha, Dr. Anurag Asija, Principal, D.A.V. College of Education, Fazilka and Dr. Somu Singh, Asst. Prof., Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college acted as Moderator for the panel discussion . The event started with the recitation of College Shabad followed by formal welcome of all the panelists by Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Associate Prof. in the college. The panelists were of the view that in order to successfully implement the National Education Policy 2020 major curriculum revisions are required. There is a need to integrate theory and practice at all the levels of education. They were also of the view that all the stakeholders of education must accept the challenge of successfully implementing this policy and therefore must encourage the deliberations and discussion on it in the form of seminars, workshops and panel discussions. It is worth mentioning that more than 150 participants across the nation attended this thought provoking session.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized Talent Search Competition on January 22, 2021 in order to explore the hidden talents of the students. All the M.Ed and B.Ed students of the college participated in it with great enthusiasm. Students showcased their talent in the various fine arts, heritage, literary, dance and singing competitions. Under fine arts category competitions were held for painting, landscape, collage, rangoli and poster making. In music category competitions were organized for classical vocal, shabad/bhajan, instrumental and folk group singing. Besides there were contests for literary category which included creative writing, debate, declamation, elocution etc. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha appreciated the efforts of the students for participating in the talent hunt with full zeal and dedication. He further highlighted that such competitions helps to inculcate confidence among the students along with nurturing creativity in them.
Students and the faculty members of the G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana celebrated festival of Lohri with a lot of exuberance in the college campus on January 13th ,2021. The programme kicked off with lighting of the bonfire and traditional ritual of "Lohri Poojan" A special morning assembly was organized on the occasion. In this programme students performed giddha and sang folk songs related with the festival and delivered speeches on the importance of the festival of Lohri, which ushers in the cheerful spring season bidding adieu to the dull winter. Special Lohri delicacies of rewaries, groundnuts and sweets were distributed among the students. Principal Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha in his address described the social, cultural and seasonal significance of the festival of Lohri and congratulated the entire faculty and the students for organizing the event with full fervor.
Career Counselling Cell of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized online Career Group Counselling webinar in collaboration with District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, Ludhiana on December 18, 2020. Dr. Nidhi Singhi, Career Counsellor under the guidance of Sh. Sandeep Kumar ADC D cum CEO, District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, Ludhiana interacted with the students on the theme Career planning and Goal setting. She suggested various time management techniques to achieve career goals, avenues that are open after graduation and opportunities of self- employment. She talked at length about the steps and strategies to crack PTET, CTET and other competitive examinations. Dr. Nidhi shared with the students online facilities available at District Bureau of Employment and enterprises, Ludhiana along with the procedure of registration at PGRKAM portal. She also shared the helpline number for more information regarding career opportunities. More than 100 students attended the webinar along with the faculty members. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha congratulated the Career Counselling incharge Dr. Manu Chadha and other faculty members for organizing the event successfully. Dr. Rachhpal Singh presented vote of thanks at the end of the webinar.
Social Vision Club of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a webinar on the theme "Indian Constitution: A Contextual Analysis on November 26th , 2020 to commemorate 'Constitution Day'. Mr. Parminder S. Bhogal, Associate Professor, Head, Post Graduate Department of Political Science, Arya College, Ludhiana was the resource person on the occasion. Mr. Bhogal in his address threw light on the making of Indian Constitution and highlighted the features of the constitution in detail. A cultural programme was also organized on the occasion through online mode. Students of B.Ed Sem III and M.Ed Sem I and III participated in the programme with full enthusiasm. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Principal of the college congratulated the Social Vision club incharges Dr. Jasleen Kaur, Dr. Jasvir Kaur and Dr. Satveer Kaur Gill for organizing the event and guided the students to be aware about the values of the constitution for the betterment of the society.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar celebrated Language and Cultural Week as per the directions of Department of Higher Education, Punjab. A National level webinar on the topic "Adiapan Vich Kavita te Bal Kahani di Mahatta" and a Punjabi Sulekh competition was organized on November 07, 2020 in this regard. Dr. Darshan Singh Aashat, Shromani Bal Sahitkar, Punjabi University, Patiala and Sh. Sandeep Sharma, Lecturer , Govt. Senior Secondary School, Koodani, Ludhiana were resource persons on the occasion. Dr. Darshan Singh deliberated on the topic "Bal Kahani di Mahatta" while Sh. Sandeep Sharma talked at length about "Jiwan Vich Kavita da Mahatav". The webinar started by reciting the College Shabad followed by formal welcome of all the participants and the resource persons by Principal of the college Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha. More than 100 participants including students and teachers attended the webinar while more than 250 participants took part in the Sulekh competition. Dr. S.S Thind, Secretary, College Governing Council lauded the efforts of the faculty and students for the successful completion of the webinar. Dr. Jagjit Singh, Asst. Prof. Punjabi Department was the organizer of the event.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar in collaboration with Council for Teacher
Education Foundation organized a panel discussion on the topic "Decoding National Education
Policy 2020 for Systemic Reforms in Education & on September 11, 2020. The event started with
the recital of College Shabad followed by formal welcome of all the panelists by Dr. Manu Chadha, Associate Prof. in the college. She gave a brief introduction of the topic for the panel discussion. Dr. Sandeep Sawhney, Principal, Doraha College of Education, delivered the inaugural address.
The prominent panelists on the occasion included Dr. Nilima Bhagwati (International Secretary General, Council for Teacher Education Foundation), Dr. Latika Sharma (Prof., Dept. of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh), Dr. Khushvinder Kumar (President, Council for Teacher Education Foundation, Punjab and Chandigarh Chapter), Dr. Kuldip Puri (Prof. USOL, Panjab University, Chandigarh) and Dr. R.P Pathak ( Professor, S.L.B.S. Sanskrit Vishav Vidyala, New Delhi). Dr.Nilima Bhagwati shared her views on "Teacher and Teacher Education" while Dr. Latika Sharma deliberated on "Overcoming Barriers to Education", Dr. Khushvinder Kumar presented his views on "Restructuring School Education", Dr. Kuldip Puri reflected on the theme "Future of Rural Education Institutes" and Dr. R.P Pathak spoke about "Quality of Higher Education". Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha Principal of the college moderated the panel discussion. Dr. S.S Thind , Secretary College Governing Council, congratulated Principal and the organizing committee for successful completion of the event.