A Multifaceted Extravaganza – Day-2 of Talent Hunt Organized by DAV College Bathinda. (20 & 21 Sep, 2023)
The precincts of DAV College Bathinda glowed with a vibrant tapestry of talent on the culmination of the “Talent Hunt” organized on September 21 & 22, 2023. Day -2 commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Guest of Honour Ms. Vimal Garg (Member, Local Advisory Committee), Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh, Bursar Prof. Aman Malhotra, Dean Placement & Career Counselling Cell Prof. Meetu S. Wadhwa, IQAC Coordinator Prof. Pawan Kumar and Youth Coordinator Dr. Paramjeet Kaur.
The event kicked-off with “Rhythm”- the Dance Show, which regaled the audience with captivating and mesmerizing array of solo and group dance performances. From Indian Classical to Bhangra and Giddha, the students set the stage rocking and enthralled the spectators. The versatility and panache displayed by the students made the judgment difficult. Acknowledging the efforts of the participants, excellence Awards were presented to Kuljeet Singh (BA III), Parwinder Singh (M.Com I) and Navdeep Singh (BA III) in Bhangra; Mehakpreet Kaur, Rishm and Himanshi in Solo Dance; Nidhi for Classical Dance; Ramandeep Kaur and Amandeep Kaur won the accolades in Group Dance and Simrandeep Kaur and Akashdeep Kaur were felicitated for Giddha.
The awe-inspiring Fine Arts Exhibition left the audience marveling at the artistic brilliance of the college students. Paintings, Sketches, Photographs, Rangoli Making, Cartooning, Folk Art pieces adorned the walls of the gallery and displayed the vivid imagination of the young artists. The depth and the breadth of the artists’ talent was rewarded with appreciation in various categories. Meenu (B.Com III), Harmanjot Kaur (M.Sc. Chemistry) won the prizes in Rangoli Competition, Anjali Kumari (B.Sc. III) and Varinda (B.SC. I) bagged the prizes in On the spot painting competition, Garima Saini (B.Com III) and Lovepreet Kaur (B.Sc I) won the accolades in Poster Competition ; Jashanpreet Kaur (B.Com II) and Happy (BA II) earned the praises for Cartooning; Gagandeep Singh (BA II), Manish (BA II) and Vikramjeet (BA II) were appreciated for Photography and Lok Kalawan witnessed Kamalpreet Kaur clinching the titles for Pakhi and Manpreet Kaur for Guddiyan Patole.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma expressed immense satisfaction at being a witness to the artistic prowess of the students on the different stages. He stated that the two days event “Talent Hunt” is an attempt at tapping the latent multifaceted aspects of the student community and in the process promoting holistic development, fostering creativity and encouraging participation among students. This in turn keeps alive the positive ambience of the college and promotes mutual harmony amongst all. He greatly applauded the dedicated efforts of the Youth Coordinator Dr. Paramjeet Kaur and all the team in-charges for the meticulous planning and execution of the event.
The gala event concluded with the faculty and the students dancing to the jazzy beats of the DJ and celebrating the transformative power of creative arts.
DAV College, Bathinda Plays a Part in Plastic Free Environment Drive. (14 Sep., 2023)
On September 14, 2023, the NSS unit of DAV College, Bathinda participated in ” Plastic Free Environment Drive”, under “Zero Waste Campaign”, organised by Municipal Corporation, Bathinda.
The NSS volunteers of the college extended their whole hearted services to the campaign which was organised in collaboration with Sanitation Branch of Municipal Corporation, Bathinda and Trees Lovers’ Society. 23 volunteers participated in this campaign and helped in sanitizing the area, near Power House Road, Bathinda.
The campaign was launched to create awareness amongst the residence to keep their surroundings Plastic Free. Principal of the college, Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma appreciated the perpetual efforts made by the NSS unit for the beautification of the city.
NSS Coordinators Prof. Amit Kumar Singla, Dr. Amar Santosh and Dr. Prabhjot Kaur acknowledged the everlasting efforts by Mr. Salil Bansal (ISL 2.0 Captains), Ms. Inderjeet Kaur (IEC &CB Experts), Ms. Mukesh Kumar (Sanitary Supervisor and Ms. Vanshika Puri (CF) SBM Team.
DAV College, Bathinda hosts, ‘Khedo Panjab Wdho Punjab’, at District level.
The playground of DAV College, Bathinda was seen adorned with the presence of the players of various games. Boys and Girls Cricket Matches and Kabaddi Matches in National as well as Circle Style are going to be organised in this Two Days Tournament.
On the first day of the tournament Cricket and Kabadi Matches were played among various Zones at District level. Zone 1 brings home the beacon of the first position in the Cricket Match, Zone 2 bagging the second and Zone 3, the third. The students played their best part in their respective games and were much excited for the Day Two.
The Principal of the College graced the inaugural event, while wishing the players, the best of their luck and encouraged them to participate enthusiastically in the sports of all kind. He expressed his gratitude towards the District Administration for giving us the opportunity of organizing this event in the college. He applauded the efforts made by Prof Kuldeep Singh, Head of the Physical Education Department and Prof. Nirmal Singh for making all the necessary arrangements to make this event a success. The players were seen stimulated with the presence of Cricket Coach Sh Rajiv Mohanty, Kabaddi Coach Sh. Madal Lal, Sh. Baldev Krishan Sharma, Prof. Vikas Duggal and Prof. Ranjeet Singh. Much exhilaration was seen amongst the players for the upcoming tournament.
DAV College Bathinda Organizes Interactive Session on Post Matric Scholarship
(1 Sept, 2023)
The Post matric Scholarship Committee of DAV College Bathinda organized an induction programme for the students of minority community of the college. More than 100 students participated in this programme.
Prof. Gurdeep Singh, Nodal Officer, delivered a detailed lecture on post matric scholarship scheme. He introduced the students to the benefits of this scheme, eligibility conditions, documents required and the procedure to apply for this scheme.
All the rules and regulations regarding this scheme were discussed by Ms. Bandana (Accounts Office) and a flex, displaying the detailed instructions was also put up for the convenience of the students.
Mr. Ashish Jindal, Branch Manager, Punjab National Bank, gave information and made the students aware about the opening of savings account. Also present on the occasion were Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover and Prof. Shamsher Khan.
Addressing the students, Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar said that the college always considers it a moral responsibility to empower the academic and career goals of the bright aspirants by removing the financial barriers and offering various scholarships and concessions. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme, he stated, is a step towards providing financial assistance to meritorious students from minority communities. The college thus keeps on organizing interactive sessions with the students, informing them about various scholarship schemes and concessions
DAV College Bathinda Celebrates Independence Day(14 Aug 2023)
The 77th anniversary of India’s Independence was celebrated with great reverence and enthusiasm at DAV College Bathinda. The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover and Prof. Meetu Sukhija extended a warm welcome to the guests, namely, Prof. N.K. Gosain (Retd. Professor), Prof. Sukhija (Retd. Professor) and Mr. Sukhmeet Bhasin (Senior Press Correspondent, The Tribune). To commemorate this auspicious occasion, various competitions were organised, like declamation, poetry recitation and patriotic songs. The whole atmosphere pervaded with soulful renditions by the students, paying tribute to the motherland and the freedom fighters.
In the patriotic song competition, Mehak (BA I) stood first, Agnavi, Sanjog and Deepak (BA II) stood second and Shubham Kumar (BA III) secured third position. In the poetry recitation, Komalpreet Kaur (BA II) stood first, Sukhwinder Singh (BA I) stood second and Anjali (B.Sc. III) secured third position. The competition gave students an opportunity to gain more understanding about the independence struggle, the sacrifices made by the martyrs and the freedom fighters. The outpourings were effectively captured in emotional tones by the young brigade. Declamation witnessed Mandeep Kaur (M.Sc.II, Chemistry), Harleen Kaur (BA II) and Gogula Lakshmi (B.Com III Honours) securing first, second and third position respectively.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma in his overwhelming speech stated that on this auspicious occasion, the college pays tribute to the martyrs and elicits outpourings of love, respect and sacrifice for the motherland. He also exhorted the students and staff to remember their duties towards the nation, when demanding for their rights. He expressed gratitude to Dr. Sukhdeep Kaur, Prof. Monika Bhatia, Dr. Paramjeet Kaur, Prof. Ramil Gupta and Prof. Manpreet Kaur Poonia for organizing this event.
DAV College, Bathinda Students Participate in ‘Yuva Sangam’, An initiative of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ Venture (7 June 2023)
With a view to support cross cultural learning, DAV College Bathinda encouraged its students to participate in ‘Yuva Sangam’, a student exchange programme under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ programme, an initiative by Government of India. Mantaj Singh (B.Sc.III) got the opportunity to visit Manipur University in the phase I of ‘Yuva Sangam’ and in the phase II of this programme, a group of four students, namely , Yashmeet Kaur (B.Sc. III), Mehakpreet Kaur, Dhiraj Thakur (B.Sc. II) and Pankaj Singla (B. Com II) visited IIT Mumbai.
The visit to Manipur University commenced from Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. During this student exchange programme, students interacted with the faculty and research scholars and learnt about the laboratories and research facilities available there.
The tour to IIT Mumbai was a great learning experience for the students. It started from NIT, Jalandhar. Visiting the campus, interacting with the faculty, students, researchers and learning about the state of the art facilities available at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, gave them an epistemic insight into the world of science.
DAV College Bathinda Celebrates World Environment Day (5 June 2023)
DAV College Bathinda celebrated “World Environment Day” in the college campus to create consciousness amongst the youth towards conserving the environment. Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh; Retd. Prof. Madan Lal and the HoDs and faculty members of all the departments, coordinators of various units like NCC, NSS, Student Welfare, Red Ribbon Club, Youth Welfare, Physical Education and many others planted saplings of varied species in the college ground with great enthusiasm. The faculty and the students also took the pledge to water and nurture the saplings planted by their respective departments and the units on daily basis.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma stated that the theme of this year’s Environment Day “Solutions to Plastic Pollution” should be followed in letter and spirit. The use of harmful plastic should be banned, which if not controlled, can prove to be hazardous for all species. He further added that such plantation drives are a solution to sensitize the youth towards taking all suitable measures for combating the environmental issues and conserving nature. He exhorted the students to participate in this drive wholeheartedly and support the government in making the environment clean and safe.
Anshika and Deepak Crowned as Miss and Mr. Farewell, DAV College Bathinda
The students of B.Sc II, DAV College, Bathinda organized a farewell party for BSc.III students.
DAV College Bathinda Commences Certificate Course in “Spoken English” (17 April 2023)
The Department of English, DAV College Bathinda has initiated a certificate course in “Spoken English” for the students of the college. The inquisitiveness of the enthusiastic students knew no bounds on the first day of the course and they raised many questions on the key components of the course including Grammar, Fluency, Vocabulary and Pronunciation.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kr. Sharma congratulated the students for showing keen interest in these classes. He said that in today’s global era, learning English language has become the need of the hour. Therefore, attending these classes would enhance their communication skills and help them develop a strong vocabulary. He also applauded the efforts of the Head, Department of English Dr. Satish Grover and the faculty members, namely, Prof. Karampal Kaur, Dr. Neetu Purohit, Prof. Neha Sharma, Prof. Gurdeep Singh, Prof. Anita Rani, Prof. Manpreet Kaur, Dr. Samanveer Kaur and Prof. Asha for earnestly working towards the commencement of this course.
The Head, Department of English, Dr. Satish Grover welcomed the students and stated that this certificate course would aid students in learning about the nuances of language and help gain them a mastery over English language. This would certainly boost confidence amongst the students and offer them lucrative opportunities in varied fields.
DAV College Bathinda Organises Seven Days “Self Defence Camp” For Girls (18-25 March 2023)
The Department of Physical Education, DAV College Bathinda organized seven days “Self Defence” camp for girls from March 18-25, 2023. As many as 36 girls participated in the camp and learnt many techniques to defend themselves during times of crisis.
Training was provided by the Karate and Self Defence coach Mr. Parmod Bhandari. The camp was organised to enhance the self confidence of the girls and make them self reliant. Girl students were trained in the simple ways of self defence and informed about how to gear themselves up for unfavourable situations and harassing situations.
Head, Department of Physical Education Prof. Kuldeep Singh stated that the safety of the girl child should be given maximum priority. Witnessing the eager participation of girls in this camp in the last session, this camp has once again been organized this year to instill a sense of security and confidence amongst them.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma expressed immense gratification to witness the girls learn the technique of self defence dexterously. He believes that this camp would empower the girls and help them tackle unforeseen circumstances. Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma thanked the coach Mr. Parmod Bhandari for training the girls and applauded the HoD Physical Education Prof. Kuldeep Singh and Prof. Nirmal Singh for their tireless efforts and Dr. Samanveer Mann for the supervision of girls in the training camp.
DAV College Bathinda Organises Lecture on “Udyam: Soar to Shine” (7 March 2023)
The Career Counselling and Placement Cell, DAV College, Bathinda in collaboration with the District Bureau of Employment Exchange and Enterprises (DBEE) organized a lecture on “Udyam: Soar to Shine”. The resource persons on the occasion were Mr. Tirathpal Singh (Deputy CEO), Ms. Shruti Diwan (Skill Development) and Mr. Baltej Singh. The resource persons were welcomed by the Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh and Coordinator Career Counselling and Placement Cell Prof. Meetu S. Wadhwa.
Mr. Tirathpal Singh motivated the students to think big and smart in order to achieve their goals. He asked them to come forward with their new start up ideas. Ms. Shruti Diwan made the students aware of the Udyam registration process, which is a prerequisite for availing the benefits of schemes or programmes of the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium enterprises. She motivated them to come up new ideas which can revolutionize the model of business. Mr. Baltej Singh informed the students about the latest jobs and the procedure involved in applying.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma thanked the team from DBEE for acquainting the students with various job opportunities and motivating them to come up with out of the box ideas. He also appreciated the Coordinator Career Counselling and Placement Cell Prof. Meetu S. Wadhwa and the team members, namely, Prof. Monika Bhatia, Prof. Seema Rani, and Dr. Neha Jindal for organizing the lecture.
Also present on the occasion were Dr. Vandana Jindal (HoD Computer Science), Dr. Parveen Bala (Department of Chemistry) and Prof. Aman Malhotra (Department of Chemistry).
2nd Spring Flower Show on International Women’s Day at DAV College Bathinda, on 6th March, 2022-23
“Flowers & Women are Divine Creations of God”
Spring Flower Show on International Women’s Day at DAV College Bathinda
DAV College Bathinda organized the 2nd Spring Flower Show on the occasion of International Women’s Day at DAV College Bathinda. A wide palette of flowers including perennials, annuals and vines adorned the occasion. The atmosphere pervaded with a joyful celebration of hues and fragrance of flowers. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. Reena Rani, Department of Horticulture, Bathinda. Other distinguished guests on the occasion were Dr. K.K. Nohria (Senior Member, Local Committee), Dr. Surinder Mohan Garg (President, M.H.R. School), Mrs. Vimal Garg (Member, Local Committee) and Dr. Charanjeet Dhillon (Director, Doon School). The esteemed guests were welcomed by the Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh, Event Coordinators Dr. Vandana Jindal, Prof. Meetu S Wadhwa, and Dr. Amandeep Kaur.
The flower show witnessed an overwhelming participation from various quarters of the city, like, students from different schools and individual entries displayed a wide variety of ornamental and potted plants. Other individuals and organizations entertaining the audience and offering their services were Orane International (Floral Nail Art), Disha Art Work (Portrait Making) and Ms. Ankita Garg (Tattoo Making).
Various species of flowers like Aster, Antirrhinum, Carnation, Dahlia, Dianthus, Geranium, Gazania, etc. were on display. More than 200 entries were received for various categories like, “Flower Arrangement”, “Ornamental Plants”, “Miniature Landscape” “Floral Photography”, “Bonsai”, “Cactus”, “Bouquet making”, “Floral Jewellery”, “Fruit/Vegetable Basket”, “Pot Painting”, “Nail Art” and “Tattoo making” with the theme of flowers. Prizes and certificates were awarded for the same.
To add to fun and frolic, a variety of competitions were organized. Melodies pervaded the air with a melodious rendition by students and staff members. Towards the end, fun games like guess the song, blow the cups, musical chairs, lucky one, etc. were also organized for the staff and students of the college.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma congratulated everyone on the occasion of International Women’s Day. He stated that today is the day to celebrate the significant contribution of women in every sphere of life. He stated that the flower show being organized on this occasion is a perfect reminder to the whole world that women like flowers exude positivity and spread happiness all around. He expressed immense happiness over witnessing an overwhelming participation in the Spring Flower Show. He thanked the distinguished guests for sparing time off their busy schedule and being a part of this event. He also appreciated the core committee members of the event and all other committees for their wholehearted efforts in organizing this floral show. Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma also acknowledged the contribution of the NSS Coordinators and NSS volunteers.
The students, guests, teaching and non-teaching staff members created beautiful memories on this occasion to be cherished forever.
DAV CRICKET CUP – 2023 (29th March 2023 to 18th April 2023)
DAV Royals Wins the DAV Cricket Cup -2023 Organised by Physical Education Department. The most awaited final nail biting match of “DAV Cricket Cup”, organized by DAV College Bathinda, was played between DAV Royals and DAV Spartans. The grand event witnessed the audience stands packed to its full capacity and excitement pervading every heart.A rush of adrenalin could be felt amongst the players and the spectators on the D-Day of the event. Shri Surinder Mohan Garg, President, M.H.R. Schools was the Chief Guest at the inaugural session.
Dr. Rajeev Kr. Sharma expressed immense gratitude to the Kabbadi coach Prof. Madan Lal, Cricket Coach Rajeev Mohanty and Assistant Coach Mr. Ajay Walia for training the students and supervising the preparations of the Cricket Cup 2023. He applauded the efforts of the Head, Department of Physical Education Prof. Kuldeep Singh and Prof. Nirmal Singh for their assiduousness in mentoring the students and successfully organizing this tournament. He congratulated all the team incharges and the students for participating in DAV Cricket Cup with utmost passion and dedication. He showered praises on DAV Royals team incharge Prof. Roop Singh, DAV Spartans team incharge Prof. Ramil and the players for immersing themselves in scrupulous practice sessions and unfolding spellbound innings. He stated that the journey or the winning moment has only been made possible because of the perseverance and dedicated efforts of the team incharges and the players.
The Head, Department of Physical Education Prof. Kuldeep Singh congratulated the teams and thanked them for their cooperation. He stated that it has been the endeavour of the Department and the College to provide World Class Sports facilities. Therefore, the College would take the Cricket Cup at a higher pedestal and cater to a wider public. He further added that the college is also venturing out in the direction of other sports like, basketball and badminton and very soon players of these games too would exhibit their mettle.
DAV College Bathinda Observes World Heritage Day (20 April 2023)
The Department of Sociology, DAV College Bathinda in association with the Eco Club celebrated “World Heritage Day 2023” in the college. The theme “Heritage Changes” was portrayed very creatively by the students.
As many as posters were presented on varied themes like Heritage and Culture of India, Effects of Global Warming on Heritage monuments, Preservation of Monuments, etc. The first position was bagged by Hardiljeet Singh Brar (BA II), second position was won by Gurjivan Singh (BA I) and the third position went to Harleen Kaur (BA I). Award of Appreciation was won by Komaldeep Kaur (BA II).
The event was judged by Dr. Satish Grover (Registrar, HoD English), Dr. Vandana Jindal (HoD Computer Science), Dr. Sukhdeep Kaur (Department of Punjabi &Youth Coordinator) and Prof. Karampal Kaur (Department of English).
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma stated that it is the need of the hour to preserve our cultural heritage and to pay attention to the climatic changes and hazards which the beautiful monuments confront. He further added that by organizing such programmes, we can make the youth appreciate the richness and diversity of our cultural heritage and motivate them to work towards conserving the global heritage. He also appreciated the efforts of the students in portraying the beauty of our heritage sites and the need to preserve them for posterity. Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma applauded the dedicated efforts of the Convener Prof. Manpreet Kaur Punia from Department of Sociology for organizing this event meticulously.
The occasion was graced by the presence of Dr. Kusum Gupta, Prof. Meetu S. Wadhwa, Prof. Monika Bhatia, Dr. Paramjeet Kaur, Prof. Seema Rani, Prof. Harpreet Kaur, Prof. Kulwinder Kaur and Prof. Kiran.
Annual Athletic Meet – 2023 (24 Feb 2023)
On the occasion of 200th birth anniversary of the Arya Samaj founder Swami Dayanand Saraswati, DAV College Bathinda organized the Annual Athletic Meet on its campus on February 24, 2023. The event witnessed an overwhelming participation of students, thus, resonating the dictum of “A healthy mind in a healthy body”.
The chief guest at the inaugural ceremony was Sh. Sandeep Gupta, Superintendent Engineer, Municipal Council, Bathinda. The other distinguished guests at the inaugural ceremony were Sh. Surinder Mohan Garg, Chairman, MHR Schools, Dr. Anuradha Bhatia, Principal DAV School, Bathinda, Retd. Principal S. Surjeet Singh, Govt. Rajindra College and Mr. Sukhmeet Bhasin, Senior Correspondent, The Tribune. Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover and Head, Physical Education Department Prof. Kuldeep Singh extended a floral welcome to the guests. Also present on the occasion were Prof. Madan Lal (Kabbaddi Coach), Balkar Singh, Bahadar Singh, Hakikat Singh, Makhan Singh and Gurlal Singh. The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Sh. Sandeep Gupta and the Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma.
DAV College Bathinda Initiates Coaching Classes for Competitive Examinations (10 Feb 2023)
In order to provide students a competitive edge, the Competitive Examination Cell of DAV College Bathinda initiated coaching classes for the students for banking and other government department examinations.
The Dean, Competitive Cell Prof. Atul Singla stated that coaching would be provided for Reasoning, Mental Ability, General Awareness and English. The team constituted for the purpose, includes experts on various subjects, namely of, Prof. Monika Bhatia, Dr. Neetu Purohit, Dr. Paramjeet Kaur, Prof. Amit Kumar Singla, Dr. Ranjeet Singh, Prof. Harpreet Kaur and Prof. Ramil Gupta. He stated that the overwhelming response of the students has provided an impetus to the Competitive Examination Cell and in future coaching would be provided for various other courses also.
The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma addressed the students on the first day of the classes and stated that the college has initiated these classes to provide them in-house coaching by the experts. He wished luck to the students in their future endeavours. He also congratulated Prof. Atul Singla and his team members for this initiative.
National Voters Day Observed at DAV College Bathinda (25 Jan 2023)
DAV College Bathinda under SVEEP initiative celebrated National Voters Day in the college by observing oath taking ceremony.
The Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh and the staff members took the oath to uphold the democratic traditions of the country, and cast vote without any fear or prejudice. Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma appreciated this initiative of Election Commission of India for making the voters aware of importance of their voting rights. He also congratulated Prof. Pawanpreet Singh (Nodal Officer, Electoral Literacy Club) for being awarded by District Electoral Officer for his contribution towards creating awareness of SVEEP activities amongst the youth.
Prof. Pawanpreet Singh, SVEEP initiative in-charge administered the oath to the members present.
Lohri Celebration at DAV College Bathinda (13 Jan 2022)
An atmosphere of piousness and jubilation pervaded the precincts of DAV College Bathinda today on the occasion of Lohri. On this auspicious occasion a bonfire was lit and the offering of peanuts, popcorns and rewari was made. The sacred festival was marked by the celebration of the birth of the grandchild of Prof. Ravinder Singh, little ones of Prof. Munish and Prof. Heena and marriages of Prof. Kulwinder Kaur, Prof. Priyanka and Prof. Manpreet Kaur Punia.
The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh and the faculty members congratulated the proud grandparents, parents and the newlyweds.
The faculty members presented boliyan, sithniyan and folk songs and participated in various fun filled games which permeated every being with abundant joy.
The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma wished everybody a Happy Lohri and a prosperous year ahead. He prayed that observing this sacred festival should inculcate a sense of righteousness amongst all.
Computer Literacy Classes for Senior Citizens (21-12- 2022)
The Department of Computer Science, DAV College Bathinda, in collaboration with the Senior Citizen Brotherhood organisation concluded the seven days Senior Citizens’ Computer Literacy Programme on December 21, 2022 in a befitting manner. The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Head, Department of Computer Science Dr. Vandana Jindal, Vice Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh and the faculty members of the Department of Computer Science extended a warm welcome to the Chief Guest Mr. Sanjay Mittal (Regional Manager, ICICI Bank), Retd. Prof. Sh. A.K.Gupta and Sh. M.R. Mittal.
The programme commenced with an opening speech by Dr. Vandana Jindal. She stated that the Senior Citizens Classes were conducted from December 14-21, 2022, wherein many concepts like MS Word, Paint, Media Player, Surf the Web, Online Banking, Online Shopping, Hands on Social Media, etc. were explained in detail. As many as 36 senior citizens attended the classes. A Power Point Presentation showing the glimpses of these seven days workshop was shown to the gathering. She thanked the senior citizens for giving DAV College, Bathinda a chance to extend their services to the society in a noble manner.
The Chief Guest Mr. Sanjay Mittal reminisced his journey as alumnus of DAV College, Bathinda. He said that being in the precincts of the college fills him with immense gratitude and respect for his teachers and the administration. He also expressed his wish to contribute in some way to his Alma Mater by interacting with the enrolled students and guiding them about placements.
The programme came into full swing with the esteemed senior citizens participating with full zest and vigour. Their spirits soared high and they shared their beautiful learning experiences with the audience in the form of songs, poetry, jokes and anecdotes. Each one of them expressed immense gratitude to the faculty for making them conversant with computers, teaching them the know-how of technological advancements and bringing them at par with the younger generation. They stated that online banking, online payments, social media, etc. which earlier seemed an impossible task for them, was now available to them at just the click of a mouse.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma expressed great pleasure to witness the energetic and noble minded senior citizens. He stated that the elders, who are the pillars of the society, today have proved to be our anchors, teaching us many valuable lessons in learning, humility and living life to the fullest. He applauded the faculty members and the support staff of the Computer Science Department, namely Dr. Vandana Jindal, Prof. Anuja Puri, Prof. Rakesh Puri, Dr. Shishpal Jindal, Prof. Rajesh Batra, Dr. Pawan Kumar, Prof. Ramil, Dr. Rishm, Er. Sheenu, Ms. Yadwinder Kaur, Ms. Karamjit Kaur and Mr. Deepak for dedicated efforts.
DAV Students Visit District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (5 Nov 2022)
The Career Counselling and Placement Cell, DAV College, Bathinda organized one day visit to District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises for the students of B.Com (III) year under the Govt’s Ghar Ghar Rozgar Mission. Around 40 students accompanied by Prof. Amit Kumar Singla, got themselves registered at the Employment Bureau. Ms. Ankita Aggarwal (Employment Generation, Skill Development &Training Officer), Mr. Tirthpal Singh (Deputy CEO) and Mr. Vishal Chawla (Career Counsellor) interacted with the students and stated that being a registered applicant, the candidate is eligible for sponsorship for trainings / coaching under different Govt. schemes. They imparted valuable information to the students regarding identifying the lucrative opportunities, various steps involved in the preparation of the competitive examinations and filling the forms.
Dean Prof. Meetu S. Wadhwa stated that the Career Counselling and Placement Cell of the college always aims at keeping the students abreast of the employment opportunities and provides them rigorous training sessions at the hands of the experts in various fields.
Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma appreciated the efforts of the Dean, Career Counselling Prof. Meetu S. Wadhwa and her team for their dedicated efforts. He also appreciated Prof. Amit Kumar Singla for escorting the students to the Employment Office. He stated that the college relentlessly works towards the holistic development of the students which helps in making them self reliant and compete in the globally changing world.
Voter Awareness Programme at DAV College Bathinda (27 Oct 2022)
The Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) of DAV College Bathinda under SVEEP initiative and as per the instructions of District Election Office Bathinda organised a Voter Awareness Programme. The Chief Guest Sh. Suresh Gaur (Assistant Nodal Officer, SVEEP, Bathinda) was welcomed by the Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma and ELC Nodal Officer Prof. Pawanapreet Singh.
Sh. Suresh Gaur explained in detail the online process of linking Voter Card and Aadhar Card. Training regarding using mobile app “Voters Helpline App” was also imparted to the students. Sh. Suresh Gaur also responded to the students’ queries regarding the electoral process.
The ELC Nodal Officer, Prof. Pawanpreet Singh thanked the esteemed guest for enlightening the students about the process. He elucidated on the importance of linking Aadhar card and Voter card and stated that the initiative will check the authenticity of the voters for free and fair elections.
The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma encouraged students for maximum participation in the electoral process of India. He expressed gratitude to the Election Commission of India for launching such types of initiatives, which will enhance the credibility of electoral process in India.
DAV College Bathinda Organises Diwali Get-Together (21 Oct 2022)
DAV College Bathinda organized a Diwali Get- Together on the campus. The meticulous arrangements were looked into by Prof. Kuldeep Singh (Staff Secretary), Prof. Ravinder Singh (Head, Department of Punjabi) and Prof. Nirmal Singh (Department of Physical Education). The college environs sparkled with joy and festivities on this occasion. The occasion witnessed the teaching and the non teaching staff brimming with delight and showcasing their talent in the form of songs, poetry and artistic expressions. The beautiful renditions by Dr. Sukhdeep Kaur, Prof. Rajesh Batra, Prof. Lakhveer, Prof. Nirmal Singh, Dr. Pooja and Prof. Chanderdeep Singh captivated the audience. Dr. Sukhdeep Kaur (Youth Coordinator) and Dr. Paramjeet Kaur conducted the stage and enlivened it with their wit and joviality. Various fun- filled games were also played, followed by a scrumptious meal.
The Registrar Dr. Satish Grover and the Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh extended hearty wishes to the staff and the students on this pious occasion of Diwali.
The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma wished everyone a very joyous and a prosperous Diwali. He said that the various milestones reached by the college in the form of admissions, academics, Zonal Youth Festival, Cricket Tournament and many others have lent exceptional glory and luster to this festival of lights. He expressed gratitude to one and all for their dedicated and consistent efforts in making the college scale great heights. He further added that just as this festival symbolizes the victory of good over evil, thus DAV in true letter and spirit follows the teachings of the mantra “Tamso ma Jyotirgamaya.”
DAV College Bathinda Wins the Overall Champion Trophy in Punjabi University Inter College Zonal Youth Festival (October 6-9, 2022)
DAV College Bathinda experienced great jubilation and exhilaration on witnessing the successful culmination of the gala four-day Punjabi University Inter College Zonal Youth Festival, held from October 6-9, 2022. The distinguished guests on the occasion were Dr. K.K. Nohria (Senior Member, Local Committee), Dr. Gagandeep Thappa (Incharge Youth Welfare Department, Punjabi University, Patiala), Mr. Danny (Youth Welfare Department, Punjabi University, Patiala) and Sh. Pal Singh Samaon (Folk Artist). The distinguished guests were accorded a warm welcome by the Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma, Vice-Principal Prof. Parveen Kumar Garg, Registrar Dr. Satish Grover, Staff Secretary Prof. Kuldeep Singh and the Youth Coordinator Dr. Sukhdeep Kaur.
As many as 48 colleges of Bathinda-Faridkot Zone participated in the youth festival. The team in-charges and students expressed immense happiness at the meticulously organized festival by the college. Their overall enthusiastic participation in various events also met with acclaim and applauds.
DAV College became the proud recipient of the Overall Champion Trophy. The Overall Fine Arts Trophy was won by Govt. Rajindra College, Bathinda. University College Guddha won the Overall Folk Arts Trophy. Pandit Chetan Dev Got. College of Education, Faridkot. won the Overall Literary Trophy. The Overall TRohies of Music, Dance and Theatre were clinched by DAV College Bathinda
Flower Show on International Women’s Day at DAV College Bathinda 2021-22
A Spring Flower Show featuring a wide palette of flowers was organized on the occasion of International Women’s Day in DAV College Bathinda. The atmosphere pervaded with a joyful celebration of hues and fragrance of flowers. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. Reena Rani, Department of Horticulture, Bathinda. The Principal Dr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma , Convener Dr. Vandana Jindal, Coordinator Prof. Meetu S Wadhwa, Dr. Satish Grover (Head, Department of English) and Dr. Monica Ghulla (Head, Department of Hindi) welcomed the Chief Guest, guests and participants.Various species of flowers were on display. To add to fun and frolic, a variety of competitions were also organized. More than 100 entries were received for “Best Flowers” (variable category), “Best Ornamental Plant” category, “Best Floral Photography”, “Best Cut Flower “ (variable category), “Best Flower Arrangement”, “Best Bonsai” and “Floral Jewellery Design” . Prizes and certificates were awarded for the same.
- he Revered Presence of Sh. Satpal Arya Ji on the Occasion of Rishibodhutsav on 7th March 2020, at DAV College Bathinda. The Department of Hindi and the Arya Samaj Committee of DAV College Bathinda organized a solemn Hawan Yagna on the occasion of Rishibodhutsav. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Sh. Satpal Arya Ji (Secretary, DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi). The Chief Guest and other guests were accorded a warm welcome by the staff members. The Hawan-Yajna was sanctified with the chanting of gayatri and vedic mantras. The rendition of the bhajan “Milta Hai Sacha Sukh Kewal” by the students imbued everybody’s heart with pious and sacred feelings.
- Donation of Water Coolers by State Bank of India to DAV College Bathinda on 02 march 2020. DAV College Bathinda feels privileged to be blessed by its benefactors from all spheres of society. The college feels nostalgic and proud of its alumni who render their services in every possible way. Sh. Pawan Kumar Goyal, Regional manager, SBI Bathinda and an alumnus of the college alongwith Sh. SubhashJoinwal, General Manager, SBI, FIMM Network, Patiala visited the college and donated two water coolers.
- The Student Welfare Association of DAV College Bathinda observed the National Deworming Day (NDD) on February 10, 2020 on its campus with the aid of the team of experts from Civil Hospital, Bathinda.
- Reviving the love for open skies: Kite Flying Competition on 30th jan, 2020 at DAV College Bathinda
- Students wins 3rd position in the wall paintings competition organized by PEDA.
- Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine Installed at DAV College Bathinda on 28th Sep, 2019. The machine was installed under the supervision of the IQAC Coordinator Dr. Kusum Gupta and has been donated by the Inner Wheel Club of Bathinda. It was inaugurated by the President Inner Wheel Club Ms. Renu Garg, Secretary Ms. Kiran Seth and other members of the club.
- The Post Graduate Department of Mathematics organised a presentation on “Pure Mathematics” for the students of M.Sc. I and M.Sc. II.
- The Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management, organised Rangoli, Slogan Writing and Collage making competitions. The first and the second positions in the Rangoli competition were won by Ruchi (B.Com III) and Veenakshi (B.Com II) respectively. In Slogan Writing the first and second positions were won by Ruchi (B.Com III) and Kajal (B.Com III) respectively.
- The ACME Chemical Society of the Post Graduate Department of Chemistry organised Calligraphy, Quiz, Poster Making and Poster Presentation Competitions for the B.Sc. and M.Sc. students.
- Lohri Celebrations: Praying to the Almighty to inculcate a sense of righteousness amongst everybody, the sacred festival Lohri was celebrated with much enthusiasm. On this auspicious occasion folk songs were sung, a bonfire was lit and the offering of peanuts, popcorns and rewari was made.
- National Voters Day: National Voters Day, organised by the SVEEP committee, was observed in the college to create awareness about the necessity of voting and voting rights amongst the youth.
- Republic Day Celebrations: Saluting the valiant spirit of the soldiers who leave the cocoon of their hearths, the 70th Republic Day at the college was celebrated with great reverence and enthusiasm
- Matribhasha Diwas: The PG Department of Punjabi celebrated Matribhasha Diwas, Mother Tongue Day. To commemorate this occasion, students participated in various literary competitions like poetry, prose, and story writing. They expressed themselves poignantly in their revered mother tongue.
- ASCII club organized the Poster Making competition . So many students participated in this activity.
- ASCII club organized Ball Painting Competition on 16-Oct-2018
- Bhog Ceremony of Shri Akhand Path Sahib: Holy Path of Shri Guru Granth Sahib was commenced by the students and staff of the college, at Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Bibiwala Road, Bathinda. The bhog ceremony of Shri Akhand Path Sahib was solemnized with the recitation of shabad kirtans and holy hymns in the college premises.
- Prizes Won by Students of Phyics Dept.: The students of the Department of Physics won prizes in live projects at INOVIZ 2019 organised by Baba Farid College, Deon Bathinda.
- 3rd Annual Quiz Competition: The PG Department of Commerce and Management in collaboration with IQAC organized 3rd Annual Quiz Competition.
- Declamation Competition: The PG Department of Commerce and Management organized a Declamation Competition. The students enthusiastically presented their views on various current and socially relevant topics.
- Rangoli and Poster Making Competition organized by the ASCII Club of the Computer Science Department.
- Essay Writing Competition organized by Post Graduate Department of History.
- “Tarang 2017”: The programme was organized to celebrate the victory of the students at Zonal and the Inter Zonal Youth Festival organized by Punjabi University, Patiala. The items presented in the cultural programme were those which had fetched first and second prize in the Zonal and the Inter Zonal Youth Festival. The Chief Guest of the event was Dr. Ramesh Arya Ji, Vice President, DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi.
- Holy Path of ‘Shri Guru Granth Sahib’ was commenced by the students and staff of DAV College, Bathinda at Gurudwara Shri Kalgidhar Sahib, Bibiwala Road, Bathinda. The bhog ceremony of Shri Akhand Path Sahib was solemnized with the recitation of Shabad Kirtan and holy hymns in the premises of the college.
- The ACME Chemical Society of the Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, celebrated National Science Day by organizing poster making and debate competitions.
- The Biological Society (BIOSOC) of the Department of Biology, celebrated National Science Day by organizing model making and slogan writing competitions.
- The English Literary Society of the Post Graduate Department of English organized a Quiz Competition for the students of MA English.
- The Computer Department organized a Kite Making Competition on January 31, 2017 on the eve of Basant Panchami.
- The Arya Samaj Committee organized Declamation/ Poetry Competition on the topic “Let’s Make the World a Better Place”.
- Many students participated enthusiastically in the programme and came up with many thought provoking ideas.
- The endowed students left an indelible impression on the minds of the audience in “Le Economist”, an event organized at Akal University, Talwandi Sabo. 14 students of DAV College participated in various events, namely, Quiz, Declamation, Poster Making and Collage Making. Ansh Gupta. They exhibited their acumen and won second position in the Quiz competition and declamation.
- Declamation Competition organized by The “English Literary Society” on the topic “Importance of English at Global Level”.
- Video making competition organized by The ASCII club
- Two girls of DAV College, Bathinda won second prize in “Iktara Wajda” in Inter College Music competition, organized by Mata Sahib Kaur Girls College, Talwandi Sabo.
- Beant Singh stood 2nd in Inter College Youth Festival in “Turban Tying Competition” organized at AdeshUniversity(Medical College), Bhucho. Around 300 students participated in the competition.
- Students of Science Association (Physics, Chemistry and Biology departments) participated in the Science Fair and Quiz competitions at Akal University, Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda.
- Nikita, MA I year, won II prize in Essay Competition on “Voter Awareness”, held at Govt. Rajindra College.
- IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers) National Graduate Physics Examination (NGPE-2016) was conducted on 24/01/2016.
- Three students of B.Sc.-II(B) participated in Science Mania-2016 (Quiz and Declamation) organized by Guru Nanak College, Sri Mukatsar Sahib.
- NSS organized a special lecture on the life of SardarVallabh Bhai Patel. Prof. Sandeep Bhatia, NSS Programme officer delivered a lecture on the inspirational life of the Loh Purush.
- NSS organized a special lecture on the life of Swami Vivekanand. Dr. R.K. Mahajan, President, Swami Vivekanand Study Circle, delivered the lecture.
- An essay writing competition was organized in the campus on LalaLajpatRai’s 150th birth anniversary.
- A Poster Making Competition was organized on National Science Day, jointly by Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Biology. More than 50 students of various streams participated in the competition.
- World Culture Festival: 15 students of DAV college participated in the World Culture Festival, held at Delhi. A total of 155 countries participated in the event. These 15 students were part of the Bhangra team which comprised of 1100 students.
- NSS organized a function of Red Ribbon Club in which a documentary film “Awareness on Aids”, a Government of India initiative was screened for the students of the college.
- Four students of the Economics Department Participated in Inter-College Paper Reading Contest on the topic ‘Indian Economy and Its Growing Dimensions’ organized by DAV College Malout on 21st March 2016.
- The effervescent team of the Punjabi movie “KyaFarakPadtaHai”visited the campus of DAV College, Bathinda for the promotion of their film. It is a multi starrer film, featuring artists like Navy Jassal, Pankaj Berry, Kalpana Shah, SatishManak, Ashok Shah etc. The film is directed by Mr. JatinderJiaswal and produced by Mr. Navy Jassal.