Department of Mathematics Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated National Mathematics Day 2023.


Department of Mathematics in collaboration with IQAC Govt. PG College Rajouri under the able guidance of Dr.Shamim Ahmed Azad principal of the college celebrated National Mathematics Day with great fervor and enthusiasm. 22nd December, marks the birth anniversary of a man who dedicated his mind and intellect to the services of the Lord. A divine mathematician who gave himself for the development of mathematical sciences which formed a base for almost all the theories that followed. On the occasion Dr. Javid Iqbal Department of Mathematics of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri was the chief guest. Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina former Principal HED and a renowned Mathematician was the key note speaker and Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad the Principal of the college presided over the function. The programme begins with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by Prof. Makhdoom Ahmed Department of Mathematics. He also conducted the proceedings of the event. Dr. Riaz Mirza Coordinator IQAC presented formal welcome address.Dr.Shakeel Ahmed HOD Mathematics delivered a presentation on the topic life and contribution of indian mathematician. On the occasion an inter-collegiate symposium on the theme: “Role and contribution of Indian Mathematician in the Development of Mathematics” was organised in which 10 students from different colleges of the district participated. Prof. Ajaz Nazir Department of Physics, Dr. Shokit Hussain Deptt. Of Chemistry and Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed Department of Business Administration were the jury members. Miss Khushi Sharma of Himalayan Degree College fetched 1 st Prize , whereas Mr Nitish Sayal of Govt. PG College Rajouri and Mr. Pankaj Chowdhary of GDC Nowshera bagged 2 nd and 3 rd prize respectively. Cash prize and momentous were presented to the winners of the event. Dr. Javed Iqbal of BGSBU also presented a wonderful lecture on the role and contribution of Indian Mathematicians in the development of mathematics. In his lecture he stressed upon the importance of mathematics in our life. While speaking on the occasion Dr. Javid Iqbal threw some light on the life of Srinavasa Ramanujhan. He told the student that despite of having numerous difficulties and hurdels, either that are financial or otherwise he never stoped his work. Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina presented a thrilling and impressive talk through virtual mode on the contribution of Srinavasa Ramanujhan and importance of Mathematics in the present era. In his lecture he talk about the work of Srinivasa Ramanujhan in the field of Mathematics he guided the youngsters to make him as their Role model. Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad the Principal of the College in his presidential address appreciated the efforts of Mathematics Department and congratulated the faculty for organizing such a wonderful event. He also impressed upon the students community to understand and implement the importance of Mathematics in their life. Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina HOD Physics also spoke on the occasion. Dr. Zakir Hussain HOD English, Dr. Khaliq Malik HOD Philosophy, Prof. Khaleeq Ahmed HOD Sociology, Prof. Joginder Singh Assistant professor Physics, Dr.Azhar Javid HOD Biotechnology, Anuj Bali (Librarian) were also present. The event concluded with the formal vote of thanks presented by Prof Harshal Sharma Assistant professor Mathematics.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organized Signature Campaign on “Viksit Bharat @2047”


Government Degree College Rajouri Viksit Bharat Cell in collaboration with NSS Unit of the College launched a signature campaign in the college campus in support of Viksit Bharat@2047. This initiative aims to promote and contribute to the vision of a developed India by the year 2047. The event was organized under the patronage of Principal of the College Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad. He expressed his enthusiasm for the campaign, highlighting its importance in fostering a sense of responsibility and active citizenship among the college community. He says our students are the torchbearers of progress, and initiatives like Viksit Bharat@2047 empower them to actively engage in shaping the future of our nation. NSS Programme Officer Prof. Khaleeq Ahmed and Prof. Muhammad Shoket Nodal Officer Viksit Bharat emphasized the role of youth in instilling values of social service and community development. The signature campaign serves as a symbolic gesture of solidarity towards a progressive and inclusive India.A large number of faculty members and students participated in the event.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organized Group Discussion on “Viksit Bharat @2047”


In Continuation to the series of activities conducted under the banner of ViksitBharat@2047 Govt. PG College Rajouri organised a Group discussion of students on ViksitBharat @2047.The main objective of the event was to actively involve the Youth of the College in the formulation of National Plans, Priorities and goals of the country. A large number of students actively participated in the group discussion and presented their ideas for the development of the nation. They showcased their creativity in the form of ideas through discussion. The event was organized under the guidance and patronage of the college Principal Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad. He appreciated the efforts of the participants and encouraged them, to participate in such activities. Prof. Muhammad Shoket Coordinator Viksit Bharat also highlighted the importance of activities like Group Disscion in channelizing the innovative ideas of the youth into Nation building, contributing not only the development of the nation but also to the personal growth of the individual. Prof. Khaeeq Qazi NSS Programme Officer and Prof. Naveen Sharma HoD Environmental Sciences were present during the event.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organized an Extension lecture on “Viksit Bharat @2047”


Govt. PG College Rajouri organised an extension lecture on ViksitBharat @2047 under the guidance and patronage of the college Principal Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad. The theme of the event was Viksit Bharat @2047 Voice of Youth. The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is a government initiative being undertaken across the country, to raise awareness about and track the implementation of flagship central schemes, such as Ayushman Bharat, Ujjwala Yojana, PM Surkasha Bima. Prof. Khaleeq ,NSS Officer delivered a lecture on title & Viksit Bharat. He addresses the students by his innovative ideas to make Bharat a Viksit country. While inaugurating the event Principal of the College emphasised the need to make everyone aware and enlighten about the mission of Viksit Bharat @2047 and motivated the students to have maximum participation in different competitions and events to be organised. The principal also lauded the efforts of the organising committee for such relevant and significant programme and also directed the different committees to keep up the mission of Viksit Bharat@2047 as their primary task.A large number of students attended the event. The event was organized by Prof. Muhammad Shoket Coordinator ViksitBharat.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organized an Interactive session on “Viksit Bharat @2047”


Govt. P.G College Rajouri Organizes an interactive session to create a sense of responsibility and commitment among students towards the development goals outlined by Viksit Bharat @2047. The programme was organized under the patronage of Principal of the College Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad. & Viksit Bharat & is a national initiative aimed at promoting education, skill development, and overall progress in India. The interactive session aimed to involve faculty and students at large in taking pledges, presenting ideas on ViksitBharat@2047 for developed and self reliant nation by 2047, remove any trace of colonial mindset, celebrate our heritage, strengthen unity and perform the duties of citizen. Students are also awared about the registration and account creating process on mygov Viksit Bharat@2047 portal (https://innovateindia.mygov.in/viksitbharat2047/) for sharing innovative ideas. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Khalid Rayaz from department of geography interacted with the students and enlightened them for registration process on Viksit Bharat. Prof. Naveen Sharma HoD Environmental sciences, Dr. Tajinder Singh from department of Botany, Prof. Khaleeq Qazi HoD Sociology and Dr. Tahir Hussain Shah from department of Zoology were also present during the interactive session. The event was organized by Prof. Muhammad Shoket HoD Education and Coordinator Viksit Bharat Cell.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organized the live telecast on “Viksit Bharat @2047”


Govt. P.G College Rajouri Organizes a Programme on “Viksit Bharat @2047” which was live telecasted on webcast link pmindiawebcast.nic.in. The programme was organized under the patronage of Principal of the College Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi deliberates the vision of Nation that to be developed in 2047. He encompasses various aspects of development, including economic growth, social progress, environmental sustainability, good governance and Role of youth in achieving these targets to make India a developed Nation. He also emphasised upon what do we need to do to reach this goal and what can we do to make Viksit Bharat @2047 possible. A large number of students along with faculty members of the College patiently watched the programme. The programme was organized by Prof. Naveen Sharma Coordinator Viksit Bharat Cell.


Govt P.G. College Rajouri celebrates Constitution Day and 75 th Anniversary of NCC Raising


NCC Unit (SD/SW), Govt P. G. College, Rajouri celebrated Constitution Day and the 76 th NCC Raising Day on 25 h November, 2023 under the countenance of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim A Azad and was organized by Major Tanveer Ahmad(NCC Officer SD) and Prof Salma Farooq (NCC Officer SW ) in collaboration with IQAC and the Department of Political science. As a part of the event, the NCC Cadets participated in various events including the swachta Abhiyaan in which the cadets performed the cleanliness drive of the college campus. The event started with a formal welcome to the chief guest of the event, Prof (Dr.) Shamim A Azad by Mr Tanwir Ahmad. The cadets of both the Wings (SD/SW) mesmerized the audience with their beautiful and amazing cultural items like songs and dance competitions. The cadets presented impactful speeches highlighting the role and responsibility of NCC cadets in Nation building and social service. There were astounding singing performances by notable internet sensations Miss Aneesa and Mr Muzamil. Their voice filled the auditorium with an aura of serenity. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim A Azad highlighted the values and importance of NCC in the personality development of youth. He added that NCC will make the cadets as the people who are ready to protect the nation and serve the people in various ways by community development. He congratulated Prof Salma Farooq ,Major Tanveer Ahmad and the cadets for celebrating NCC Day with great enthusiasm and dedication. He also enlisted the achievements of NCC Unit and wished them all the best for future events as well. Prof Javaid Iqbal, Head of the Department of English delivered a motivational talk and inspired the cadets to be responsible citizens of the society. He further appreciated the cadets for presenting beautiful cultural performances. The huge gathering of students, NCC cadets and NSS volunteers took the preamble pledge under the guidance of Prof Amit Bhalla, HOD, Political Science to commemorate the constitution Day. The students presented speeches regarding the samvidhan Diwas and the development of Indian Constitution. The proceedings of the event were carried out by the cadets Mr Sahil Sharma and Mr Waseem choudhary. Prof Salma Farooq presented the formal vote of thanks and further added that the NCC training would help the youth to become responsible citizens, and also help to gain leadership qualities. The technical support for the event was provided by Prof Amjed Khan Bhatti, Mr Ajaz , Mr Shahbaz Khan and Mr Chamail Kumar from the Department of Computer Science. The event was attended by all the faculty members and a colossal number of students, NCC Cadets and NSS volunteers. The event was concluded by singing of NCC Song which created an atmosphere full of patriotic feelings and the pledge by NCC cadets to be better citizens of the country.


Govt P G College Rajouri celebrates Sir Syed Day


Rajouri Oct 18, 2023: On the occasion of Sir Syed Day, a grand celebration was held today at Government P G College Rajouri. The event, chaired by Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad, the Principal of the college and an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), was organized jointly by the college's Alig alumni serving as faculty members and the Literary and Cultural Committee. The programme commenced with a documentary on the life and achievements of Sir Syed presented by Dr Ashiq Hussain. The inspiring documentary shed light on Sir Syed's vision, his educational reforms, and his contribution in building modern India. Following the documentary, Prof Asadullah Khan delivered the welcome address, extending warm greetings to all the guests and highlighting the significance of the day. Dr Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof Ashiq Malik and Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi delivered enlightening speeches, emphasizing the relevance of Sir Syed's teachings in today's context. Other esteemed speakers also shared their thoughts on Sir Syed's contributions to education and social reform. The highlight of the event was the thought-provoking presidential address by Principal Dr Shameem Azad. He emphasized the need for educational reforms and encouraged the students to follow in the footsteps of Sir Syed, who believed that education was the key to empowerment and progress. Prof Iqbal Raina, the convenor of the Literary Committee, conducted the proceedings of the programme, who also threw light on variegated aspects of Sir Syed’s vision and approach. Dr. Ghulam Abbas, Department of Persian, presented the vote of thanks, expressing gratitude to all the participants and attendees for making the event a resounding success. The event witnessed a jam-packed audience, comprising faculty members and students from various semesters of graduation and post-graduation. Their enthusiastic participation and engagement reflected the admiration and respect they hold for Sir Syed's vision and legacy. To conclude the event, the AMU Tarana (university anthem) was played, followed by the National Anthem, bringing the celebration to a patriotic and reverential end. The Sir Syed Day celebration at Government P G College Rajouri truly served as a platform for inspiring and motivating the youth to continue Sir Syed's mission of education and social development. The event not only paid homage to the great visionary but also reinforced his teachings and principles among the present generation. Those members of faculty who were instrumental in translating the event from an idea to reality and worked behind the curtain included Dr. Sajar Malik, Head, Department of Persian and Dr. Zaheer, warden boys hostel. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Ghulam Abas (Botany), Prof. Mohd Sadeeq, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof. Saleem Ayaz rather, Dr. Nazaqat Hussain, Prof. Abdul Karim, Dr. Naseem Ahmed, Prof. Aasia R. Bhat, Dr. Mohd Saleem (Chemistry), Prof. Fatima Parveen, Prof. Anzar Ahmed, Dr. Nawaz Ahmed, Dr. Tufail Hussain, Dr. Mod Khaliq, Prof. Arvid Kumar, Prof. Yasser Choudhary and Prof. Qamar Rubani.


Inter College Symposium organised on World Ozone Day


The Eco- Club and Literary and Cultural Committee of Govt P G College Rajouri, joined hands with the J&K Science, Technology and Innovation Council, Department of Science and Technology, to celebrate World Ozone Day. The highlight of the event was an inter college symposium focused on the theme "Fixing the ozone layer and Reducing Climate Change". The symposium witnessed the participation of students from six different colleges in Rajouri district. The event was chaired by Principal Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad and coordinated by Dr Mohd Saleem Wani as the convenor, Dr Junaid Jazib as the organizing secretary, and several other colleagues from the college. A team of senior faculty members, including Dr Bashir Ahmed, Head of the Physics department, Dr Shameem Akhter, Head of the Zoology department, and Dr Ashiq Hussain from the Department of Botany, served as judges for the symposium. They were assisted by Prof Amjad Bhatti for time management. The proceedings of the dais were conducted by Dr Masood Ahmed and Dr Florence Chand. Dr Junaid Jazib, HoD Env Sc, presented the formal vote of thanks. Other prominent dignitaries present in the event include Prof Javed Mughal, Vice Principal, Prof Asadullah Khan staff secretary, Dr Naseem Ahmed, NSS Programme Officer, Dr Tufail Ahmed, Prof Salma Farooq, Prof Altaf, Prof Ram Kishore, Prof Satish, Anuj Bali, Chief Librarian, Shavish Vaid, and many others. Ms Iram Ghafoor (GDC Rajouri), Mohd Asif (GDC Doongi) and Riya Kapoor (GDC Nowshera) bagged first, second and third prizes in the symposium contest, While as the consolation prizes were won by Ms Sahiba Naz (GDC Rajouri), Hasim Malik (GDC Darhal) and Mr Mohd Basharat (GDC Kotranka). The symposium provided a platform for students to showcase their knowledge and understanding of the importance of fixing the ozone layer and reducing climate change. Participants engaged in stimulating discussions and presented insightful research papers and presentations. The event served as a great learning opportunity for both the participants and the audience. Principal Dr Shameem Azad, in his presidential address, expressed his delight at the successful organization of the event, praising the collaboration between different departments and organizations. He emphasized the importance of spreading awareness about environmental issues and the need for collective efforts to combat climate change. Dr Bashir Ahmed, Head of the department of Physics, elaborated on the Ozone depletion problem and impressed upon the students to contribute their bit in protecting it. The celebration of World Ozone Day at Govt P G College Rajouri is a testament to the institution's commitment to promoting sustainable development and environmental consciousness among its students. The college sincerely thanks the eco-club, the literary and cultural committee, the J&K Science, Technology, and Innovation Council, and the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, for their invaluable support in making this event a grand success.


Gold Medals Secured by Two Students of P G College Rajouri in Chemistry


Rajouri: The Department of Chemistry at Govt. P G College Rajouri is proud to announce the remarkable accomplishment of two exceptional students in the Master of Science in Chemistry program. Rubyka Sharma, who topped the MSC Chemistry in the University of Jammu for the session 2016, and Palvi Gupta, who secured the top position for the session 2019, marked a significant milestone in their academic journey. The University of Jammu, known for its rigorous curriculum and esteemed faculty, recognized Rubyka Sharma for her exceptional performance, awarding her the prestigious gold medal in recognition of her outstanding achievement. This commendation signifies her exceptional dedication and untiring efforts in the field of Chemistry. Similarly, Palvi Gupta, in the session 2019, has shown exceptional brilliance in her academic pursuits by securing the first position in MSC Chemistry. Her dedication, perseverance, and exemplary academic performance have proven her as a standout student within the chemistry community. The Principal, staff, students, and the civil society join hands in congratulating both Rubyka Sharma and Palvi Gupta for their exceptional achievements. Their success reflects not only their personal abilities but also the excellence of the Department of Chemistry at Govt. P G College Rajouri. This triumph continues the legacy of outstanding performance by students of the Department of Chemistry at Govt. P G College Rajouri. In the year 2014, another student from this esteemed institution secured the first position, reaffirming the commitment towards academic excellence and fostering a competitive environment for aspiring chemists. The consistent achievements of the students from the Department of Chemistry signify the dedication of the faculty, who strive to ensure the highest quality of education and mentoring. The tireless efforts put forth by both students and staff have culminated in this remarkable success. As we celebrate this commendable achievement, we recognize the importance of hard work, perseverance, and passion in achieving exceptional results. We are proud of Rubyka Sharma and Palvi Gupta for their remarkable accomplishments and wish them continued success in their future endeavors.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates Digital J&K Week 2023


Prof. Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad, Principal Govt. P G College Rajouri, inaugurated the Digital Week programme of week-long activities under Digital J&K Week. 31 st August to 6 th September 2023. The week is being celebrated with an aim to facilitate the public, so that they are made aware of e-services provided by various departments. In this connection, an awareness programme on various e services was organized in the College in which a large number of students were informed about the online services like, Aap ka Mobile Hamara Daftar (UMANG), e-UNNAT, DigiLocker Digi-Dost (Doorstep delivery of services), CSC-Aadhaar Seva Kendras at Block Level, a multilingual chatbot etc to bring transparency and accessibility in delivery of such services to the citizens. The event was organized by a special Committee framed for the purpose comprising Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Koser, and Dr Divya Mahajan. A series of activities including Poster/ Painting competition on the theme “Digital Initiatives by Govt. of J&K”, and Essay Writing competition will be organized as part of the event.


Govt P G College, Rajouri organizes Anti Ragging Awareness Camp.


August 16, 2023: Women Development Cell, Govt P G College, Rajouri organized an Awareness camp on Ragging: Prevention and Punishment under the patronage of the Principal Prof.(Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad as a part of Anti-Ragging week. Prof Salma Farooq, Coordinator, Women Development Cell briefed the colossal gathering of students about the evil of ragging that exists in colleges and elaborated on the punishments in UGC’s anti ragging guidelines which include a fine up to rupees twenty five thousand, cancellation of admission, withholding of scholarship debarring from appearing for examinations, suspension or explosion from hostel and rustication  from institution for period of one or four semesters. Prof. Fatima Parveeen, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry in her impactful speech made the students aware about the laws and punishment of ragging. She further stated that in order to create a congenial atmosphere in the college campus, one has to be vigilant and report the incidents to the concerned authorities. The members of Women Development Cell listened to the queries of the students patiently and responded aptly with positivity. Dr Shamim Akhter, Prof Robina Kouser and Dr Syed Atiya also highlighted the role of teachers and students in tackling the menace of ragging. Principal, Prof (Dr) Shamim Ahmad Azad appreciated the efforts of the Women Development Cell in organizing the Awareness Camp and stressed on the need of organizing such camps for maintaining a serene environment within the campus. The event was attended by a large number of students and the members of women Development cell including Prof Asia Rashid, Prof Supriya Gupta and Prof Rabia Kouser and the committee for the Prevention of Harassment and Sexual Abuse.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates International Youth Day 2023.


The Red Ribbon Club of Govt P. G. College, Rajouri in collaboration with NSS Unit and J&K AIDS Control Society organized a daylong programme under AzadikaAmrutav Mahotsav to celebrate International Youth Day. The programme was organized by Dr Naseem Ahmed and Prof Supriya Gupta, Nodal Officers Red Ribbon Club. The programme was presided over by the Principal of the college Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad.Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World has been chosen as the topic for extempore speech which was also the theme of the event. A number of students participated in speech competition and poster competition out of which Sheraz Ahmed, Ibrar Ahmed, Mohd Mushtaq, Mehreen Sambyal, Asreen Mirza, Sofia Kouser, Ayat Parveen, Ajmal Nisar and Mohd Asif were adjudged best in extempore speech category whereas, Sadia Shabir, Tehseen Raza, Rozia Tabassum, Nayeema Saira and Nazish Malik got certificates in Poster making category. Principal Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad threw light on the importance of the Day and added that celebration encourages youth around the world to organize activities to bring attention to the issues impacting young people. Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof Mohd Sadeeq, Dr. Saleem Wani, and Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone also graced the occasion. Dr Shamim Akhter NSS Programme Officer (Girls Wing) presented vote of thanks. The welcome address was presented by Dr. Naseem Ahmed Nodal Officer Red Ribbon Club/ NSS Programme Officer whereas the proceeding of the event was conducted by NSS volunteer Irfan Khan.


Govt. P G College Rajouri organizes Meri Matti Mera Desh Campaign.


NCC unit (SW/SW) organizes Meri Matti Mera Desh Campaign under the patronage of the Principal of the college, Prof (Dr) Shamim A Azad and the guidance of NCC Officers Prof Salma Farooq and Major Tanwir Ahmed. As a part of the campaign, the cadets paid homage to the Martyrs of the Nation who sacrificed their lives . Prof Salma Farooq highlighted the role of the NCC cadets in maintaining the integrity of the Nation. Major Tanwir Ahmad gave a brief introduction about the journey of the independence. The cadets were administered the pledge of commitment wherein they pledged to make India a developed Nation and make efforts to strengthen the integrity of the Nation. Principal, Prof (Dr) Shamim A Azad appreciated the officers and cadets of both the units for their enthusiasm in organizing the event successfully.


One day awareness programme on “Ayushman Scheme of National Ayush Mission” Organized in Govt. P.G. College Rajouri.


The Department of Directorate of Ayush in collaboration with Govt. PG College Rajouri organized a free medical camp and awareness programme under the supervision and guidance of the Principal of the college Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad and coordinated by Prof. Javied Iqbal. At the outset of this programme, Prof. Javied Iqbal presented formal welcome address and proceedings of this programme. On this occasion Dr. Tahir highlighted the participants about various ayurvedic medicines & their benefits on an individual health. Participants were also made aware about various component of National Ayush Mission. Dr. Tahir further informed that department has approved establishment of Ayushgram at various places in district Rajouri. He further added that Ayushgram is a Rural platform for providing Ayush intervention and enable the people to adopt healthy living practices for better health and disease free life. Dr. Ashraf briefed about cupping therapy is an ancient healing method that mayease back pain, neck pain, headaches and many other issues. It uses suction to pull on your skin and increase blood flow to the effected area. On this event, A Yoga Expert highlited various benefits of Yoga as it improves strength, balance and flexibility, helps in relieving back pain, it improves your sleep quality , manages stress and it has many benefits of heart health etc etc. A yoga demonstration of various yogas like Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga etc etc. was given by Yoga Expert to college students. Further a team of doctors checked the medical conditions of patients and distributed free medicines to each and every one gathered in the programme. Prof. Ghulam Abass, Prof. Assadullah khan, Prof. Mohd Sadeeq , Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti, Mr. Anuj Bali, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti and many other faculty members attended this awareness propgramme. Finally the programme was concluded with a formal vote of thanks which was presented by Prof. Javied Iqbal.


Govt. P G College organizes Nasha Mukt Abhiyaan.


1 Aug, 2023 : NCC (SD/SW) and NSS Units of Govt. Post Graduate College, Rajouri, organized a massive event on Menace of Drug Abuse among the Youth in collaboration with District Administration Rajouri under the guidance of Principal, Dr. (Prof) Shamim Ahmed Azad .The event started with a brief introduction about the ill effects of drug menace on the society by NCC Officer Boys Wing Major Tanveer Ahmed. Prof Salma Farooq, NCC Officer Girls Wing highlighted the role of NCC cadets and NSS Volunteers in wiping out the menace of drug addiction from the society for a healthy and prosperous Nation and the strategies to curb the temptation of getting addicted to this social evil. NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and the students of the college participated in a massive rally starting from the DAK Bangalo, Rajouri upto the Gujjar Mandi chanting the slogans like “Say No to Drugs, say Yes to Life”, Make Rajouri Drugs Free”, “Addiction is a disease , not a choice”, etc. The rally was joined by the officers from other departments like Social welfare, students from various schools of district Rajouri, Anganwadi workers, ASHA workers and various eminent persons of Civil society, etc. While speaking to the media, Dr Naseem A Malik, NSS Officer deliberated upon the role of educational institutions in educating the youth about the dreadful effects of consuming drugs. Dr. Shamim Akhter, NSS Programme Officer stressed on the need of having methodological ways of curbing the menace. Major Tanveer Ahmed, NCC Officer led the rally along with the other participants and guided the cadets about their role in social service and how to inculcate constructive lifestyles that discourage drug use. At the end of the event, the NCC cadets and NSS volunteers were administered a pledge to make the society drug free. Principal, Govt. P G College, Rajouri, Dr. (Prof.) Shamim Ahmed Azad congratulated both the NCC and NSS Units and appreciated the efforts of District Administration in making Rajouri “drug-free” and stressed on the need of organizing such events to create awareness among the youth.


Govt. P G College organizes Nasha Mukt Abhiyaan.


NCC (SD/SW) and NSS Units of Govt. Post Graduate College, Rajouri, organized a massive event on Menace of Drug Abuse among the Youth in collaboration with District Administration Rajouri under the guidance of Principal, Dr. (Prof) Shamim Ahmed Azad .The event started with a brief introduction about the ill effects of drug menace on the society by NCC Officer Boys Wing Major Tanveer Ahmed. Prof Salma Farooq, NCC Officer Girls Wing highlighted the role of NCC cadets and NSS Volunteers in wiping out the menace of drug addiction from the society for a healthy and prosperous Nation and the strategies to curb the temptation of getting addicted to this social evil. NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and the students of the college participated in a massive rally starting from the DAK Bangalo, Rajouri upto the Gujjar Mandi chanting the slogans like “Say No to Drugs, say Yes to Life”, Make Rajouri Drugs Free”, “Addiction is a disease , not a choice”, etc. The rally was joined by the officers from other departments like Social welfare, students from various schools of district Rajouri, Anganwadi workers, ASHA workers and various eminent persons of Civil society, etc. While speaking to the media, Dr Naseem A Malik, NSS Officer deliberated upon the role of educational institutions in educating the youth about the dreadful effects of consuming drugs. Dr. Shamim Akhter, NSS Programme Officer stressed on the need of having methodological ways of curbing the menace. Major Tanveer Ahmed, NCC Officer led the rally along with the other participants and guided the cadets about their role in social service and how to inculcate constructive lifestyles that discourage drug use. At the end of the event, the NCC cadets and NSS volunteers were administered a pledge to make the society drug free. Principal, Govt. P G College, Rajouri, Dr. (Prof.) Shamim Ahmed Azad congratulated both the NCC and NSS Units and appreciated the efforts of District Administration in making Rajouri “drug-free” and stressed on the need of organizing such events to create awareness among the youth.


Govt Post Graduate College, Rajouri celebrates International Yoga Day.


NCC(SD/SW) and NSS Units Govt P G College, Rajouri celebrated the Ninth International Yoga Day on 21 June, 2023 under the patronage of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad. The intent of the program was to highlight the importance of Yoga and the pivotal role it plays in rejuvenating the mind and the body, leading to a healthier lifestyle. The event started with a brief motivating lecture on the importance of yoga in physical and mental health and how yoga supports stress management, mental health, mindfulness, healthy eating, weight loss and quality sleep.  Major Tanveer Ahmed (NCC Officer SD) highlighted the role of yoga in present era and demonstrated around 30 asanas to the cadets and the staff which include Bhadrasana, Bidalasana, Dandasana, Garudasana, Muktasana , Padmasana, Siddhasana,Tadasana, Trikonasana, Utkatasana, Virabhadrasana, etc. The cadets and the volunteers also practised pranayama and various mudras. Mr Rakesh Puri, Director, Physical Education helped the students in correcting their postures and guided them throughout the yoga session. The NCC Cadets and NSS volunteers also participated in various activities like poster making, writing articles, taking pledges, etc. Prof Supriya Gupta (NSS Officer) and Prof Salma Farooq (NCC Officer) encouraged the students to incorporate yoga in their daily lives to be happy and peaceful by transforming the outlook towards life. A large number of faculty members including the Heads of various Departments were present on the occasion. Prof. Javaid Iqbal Mughal, Vice Principal of the College appreciated the NCC cadets and the NSS volunteers for enthusiastic participation in the grand event and congratulated the officers of both the units for their dedication in making the event successful.


Govt Post Graduate College, Rajouri organises Awareness Campaign on Blood Donation.


June 8, 2023: NCC units (SW/SD) Govt P G College, Rajouri organized an awareness Campaign on Blood Donation as a part of World Donor Day to be celebrated on 14 June, 2023. The event was organized under the patronage of Principal, Govt P G College Rajouri Prof.(Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad and guidance of Prof Salma Farooq (NCC Officer Girls wing )and Major Tanveer Ahmad ( NCC Officer Boys wing). The program was organized under the directions of CO 5 J&k BN NCC Poonch, Sh Narender Bhandari. As a part of Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav, the NCC units organized a lecture on “Role of Blood Donation in personality Development”. Prof Salma Farooq formally welcomed the resource person of the event, Dr Ashiq Ahmad Raza and briefed the cadets about the importance and advantages of donating blood for both the donor and the recipient. In his speech, Dr Ashiq A Raza discussed in detail the advantages of donating blood and the need of organizing blood donation camps. He further quoted the examples of various world famous blood donors who saved the lives of so many people. He further explained how becoming a donor changes the attitude of a person and helps in building confidence. He said that the main factor responsible for not donating blood is lack of awareness. Major Tanveer Ahmad also highlighted the role of cadets in creating awareness about blood donation among the common people and how cadets can help in motivating the potential donors. A rally was also taken by the cadets in which they chanted the slogans like “Give Blood, save life”, “donate blood, donate smile”, “Give Blood, give plasma, share life, share often”, etc. A large number of students and faculty members also participated in the rally . those who were present include Dr Javed Mughal, Dr Saleem Wani, Dr Mohd Jameel, Dr Junaid Ahmad and many others. Dr Javed Mughal, vice Principal,appreciated the cadets and officers of both the units for organizing the event successfully.


Govt PG College Rajouri celebrates World Environment Day.


Department of Environmental Science, in collaboration with NSS units and Eco-Club of the college organized a program to celebrate World Environment Day 2023. A pledge to protect natural environment was taken on the occasion. Earlier an awareness cum cleanliness drive was also conducted in the campus. Its worth mentioning that over the past two weeks, various activities such as awareness campaigns, quiz contests, and symposiums have been organized to commemorate World Environment Day 2023. Principal of the college, Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad appreciated the efforts made and emphasized the importance of protecting the natural environment. Dr. Naseem Ahmed, NSS Program Officer, encouraged students to contribute to environmental conservation and highlighted the need of awareness among masses. Dr. Junaid Jazib, HoD Environmental Science and Coordinator of the Eco-Club, discussed ways to mitigate plastic pollution. Other attendees included faculty members namely Prof. Supriya, Dr. Junaid Ahmed, and others.


PG COLLEGE RAJOURI ORGANIZES QUIZ CONTEST ON BIO-DIVERSITY.


Department of Environmental Sciences, in collaboration with the Eco Club and NSS units of the college, organized a Quiz Contest on Biodiversity as part of the World Environment Day 2023 celebrations. The event was conducted under the aegis of Mission Life, with the aim of promoting environmental awareness and addressing the challenges faced by the world. The program garnered significant participation, with hundreds of participants from various higher education institutions across the state joining online. The Participants who scored 70% or more in the quiz were instantly awarded e-certificates to acknowledge their achievement. The efforts of the department were praised by the college Principal, Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad, who recognized their commitment to organizing such an impactful event. Dr. Naseem Ahmed, the NSS Program Officer, commended the well-coordinated effort. Dr. Junaid Jazib, the Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences and the program coordinator, emphasized the importance of awareness in addressing the contemporary environmental challenges. The program was successfully co-coordinated by Dr. Junaid Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences. It is worth mentioning that this event was part of a series of activities being organized under Mission Life program in connection with World Environment Day 2023.


Govt P G College, Rajouri organizes Awareness Camp on Saving schemes for Girl students.


May 30, 2023: Women Development Cell, Govt P G College, Rajouri in collaboration with Department of Post, Rajouri organized an awareness camp on introduction of Mahila Samman Saving Certificate(MSSC), introduced in Department of Posts by Ministry of Finance exclusively for females. The intent of the camp was to apprise the students about the various saving schemes available in the Department of Post especially for females. Prof Salma Farooq, Coordinator, Women Development Cell formally welcomed the resource persons for the event ,Mr Naresh Choudhary, Inspector Post Offices(HQ), Rajouri Division and Mr Arun Sudan. In her speech, she highlighted the importance of being aware about such schemes provided by Ministry of Finance and stressed on getting benefited from such schemes for pursuing higher education , etc. Mr Arun sudan discussed the various benefits of Mahila Samman Saving Certificate scheme and provided extensive information about the deposits, maturity period, interest rate, partial withdrawal , premature closure, eligibility, etc. Mr Naresh further elaborated on other saving schemes provided by the Department of Post like Sukanya Samridhi Account, Open accounts , Postal Life Insurance, Recurring Deposits, etc. . The student also posed various queries related to the various schemes available for them. Principal, Prof(Dr) Shamim Ahmad Azad appreciated the efforts of the Women Development Cell in organizing the Awareness Camp and stressed on the need of benefiting from such small saving schemes. The event was attended by a large number of students and the members of Women Development Cell, Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Kouser, Prof. Fatima Parveen and Prof Robina Kouser and other officials from the Department of Post including PostMaster Shri Girdari Lal from Post Office , Govt P G College, Rajouri . Prof Supriya Gupta presented formal vote of thanks. The technical support of the event was provided by Prof Rabia Kouser .


Govt Post Graduate College, Rajouri organises Puneet sagar Abhiyaan.


May 30, 2023: NCC units (SW/SD) Govt P G College, Rajouri organized a cleanliness drive ‘Puneet Sagar Abhiyaan” of local water bodies under the banner of G20. The event was organized under the patronage of Principal, Govt P G College Rajouri Prof.(Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad and guidance of Prof Salma Farooq (NCC Officer Girls wing )and Mr Tanveer Ahmad ( NCC Officer Boys wing). The program was organized under the directions of CO 5 J&k BN NCC Poonch, Sh Narender Bhandari. The event started with the brief introduction about the importance of water in sustaining the nature and role of NCC in keeping such water bodies clean. A massive rally was organized by the cadets and NCC Officers of both the units. The cadets chanted various slogans like save water save life, No blue no green etc.. During the cleanliness drive, the cadets cleaned local bodies located at Dhanore area wherein they collected a significant amount of unwanted debris including polythene bags, old rags, fast food wrappers, juice cans, etc. The cadets interacted with the masses and made them aware of the importance of having clean water resources for good health. Prof Salma Farooq and major Tanveer Ahmed highlighted the current challenges about the conservation of water resources and the role and responsibility of NCC in the social services. The Principal of the college appreciated the efforts of the NCC officers of both the units and congratulated the cadets for accomplishing such a noble mission of cleaning the water bodies and making the public aware about the hazards of water pollution and the need of resource conservation.


Govt. Post Graduate College, Rajouri organizes Awareness Campaign on G20 Presidency.


23 May, 2023: NCC Units (SD/SW) ,Govt. P G College, Rajouri organize a series of events as a part of G-20 Awareness Campaign under the patronage of the Principal, Prof (Dr) Shamim Ahmed Azad and the guidance of NCC Officer(SW), Prof. Salma Farooq and NCC Officer(SD), Major Tanveer Ahmad. In the inaugural speech, Prof (Dr) Shamim Ahmed Azad, Principal, Govt P G College, Rajouri apprised the students about the significance of G20 and highlighted the role of cadets in Presidency. During the event, Principal, Prof (Dr) Shamim Ahmed Azad and the NCC Officers Prof Salma Farooq and Major Tanveer Ahmad administered the LifeStyle for the Environment pledge to the cadets to protect the environment by inculcating the environmental friendly habits and to commit themselves to motivate their family, friends and others about the importance of environment friendly habits in their daily lives. The cadets actively participated in the cleanliness drive of the campus as a part of “Mission LiFE” Campaign in order to sensitize the students about the importance of pollution free environment for sustainable living. The cadets also motivated the students to adopt healthy eating habits and minimize the use of junk food for healthy living. The cadets also exhibited great enthusiasm by taking part in Run for Fitness to motivate the students and general public to remain fit and healthy by including physical activities and sports in their daily lives. Prof (Dr) Shamim Ahmed Azad appreciated the cadets and Officers of both the NCC units for organizing the event successfully.


Govt. Post Graduate College, Rajouri organizes symposium on G20 Presidency.


On 16 May, 2023: NCC Units (SD/SW) ,Govt. P G College, Rajouri organize a symposium on G20 presidency: Awareness, Significance and challenges. The event was attended by a huge number of cadets with great enthusiasm. The cadets presented their views on the Significance of G20 Presidency and as such the challenges for India to achieve the mission of ‘oneness’. Ms Vishaka Sharma And Gourav Sharma carried the proceedings of the event. NCC Officer (Girls’ Wing), Prof Salma Farooq briefed the cadets about the importance of G20 Presidency for India and the importance of organizing such events for creating awareness among the youth to make them understand their role in G20. Major Tanveer Ahmad (NCC Officer Boys’ Wing) highlighted the challenges to accomplish the mission to bring about a shared global future for all through the Amrit Kaal initiative with a focus on the Life movement which aims to promote environmentally-conscious practices and a sustainable way of living.  Principal Prof (Dr) Shamim Ahmed Azad while addressing the gathering highlighted the role of youth in G20 as the theme of India’ s presidency is 'One Earth, One Family, One Future' and appreciated both the NCC units for organizing such event successfully.


Govt.Post Graduate College, Rajouri organizes Grievance Redressal Camp.


Women Development Cell in collaboration with NCC Unit (SW) organized a Grievance Redressal camp on 9 th May, 2023 under the patronage of the Principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim A Azad. The camp was organized to interact with the girl students of the college and redress their grievances. The camp was attended by colossal number of students with enthusiasm wherein the students put forth their grievances and presented various suggestions for making the campus more dignified and more congenial for the girl students. Prof. Salma Farooq, Coordinator, women Development Cell and NCC Officer (Girls’Wing) briefed the audience about the significance of organizing the camp for developing self-confidence among the students and for asserting the importance of economic, social, racial and gender equality among the students. NCC cadets played a spectacular role in motivating the girl students to stand up for themselves to feel empowered in today’s contemporary world full of challenges. Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim A Azad, interacted with the students and emphasized for the need of organizing such camps for making the institution a safe place with friendly environment for the students. He further stressed on maintaining health and hygiene among the students and the role of Women Development Cell in accomplishing the same. He further promised to consider the suggestions put forth by the students and also assured that their grievances will be redressed at the earliest in the interest of the students and the college. The event was attended by the members of Women Development Cell : Prof. Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Kouser, Prof Asia Rashid, Prof. Fatima Parveen, and other prominent faculty members of the college including Dr Shameem Akhter, HOD, Zoology and Prof Mohd Saleem Wani, Assistant professor, English. Prof. Supriya presented the formal vote of thanks. The camp concluded with the rally by NCC cadets with theme Empowering Women and Gender Neutrality.


One Week Awareness Program on Tobacco/ Drugs free Campus under “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan” Concludes at Govt. P. G. College Rajouri


NSS Units Govt. P. G. College Rajouri organized an intensive one-week awareness campaign w.e.f May 1-6 ,2023 under “Nasha Mukta Bharat Abhiyaan” which is a campaign to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a sustainable world free of substance use. The event was organized by NSS PO Prof Supriya Gupta under the guidance of worthy Principal of the college Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmad Azad. Speaking on the occasion Dr Azad enlightened the students about the importance of the role of youth in eradicating this evil as it not only ruins the life of an addict but also the family and the society. He also sensitized the students about the current statistics on the rise in suicides and mental health issues are one of the consequences of drug demand. Different activities that were carried out by NSS Volunteers during the event included a mass pledge to make society drug free followed with door- to-door awareness visit on drug abuse in the surroundings of the college campus focused on the health and mental issues caused by its consumption, rally where volunteers raised Anti-drug slogans. Activities like Painting/ Poster making competition, Debate Competition were organized in the campus under this programme. Vice Principal of the college Prof Javed Mughal appreciated initiative and offered maximum support for this noble cause.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Organizes One Week Awareness Program on Tobacco/ Drugs free Campus “ Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan”


NSS Units Govt. P. G. College Rajouri organized an intensive awareness campaign w.e.f May 1-6 ,2023 and mass pledge ceremony as part of event organized under “ Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan”which is a campaign to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a sustainable world free of substance use. The event was organized by NSS PO Prof Supriya Gupta under the guidance of worthy Principal of the college Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmad Azad . Speaking on the occasion Dr Azad enlightened the students about the importance of the role of youth in eradicating this evil as it not only ruins the life of an addict but also the family and the society. He also sensitized the students about the current statistics on the rise in suicides and mental health issues are one of the consequences of drug demand. All the students along with the faculty members of the college took a mass pledge to make society drug free. Various activities like Painting/ Poster making competition, Debate Competition will be organized in the campus under this programme.


PG College Rajouri held awareness Camp on “The Special Summary Revision of Photo Electoral Roll”


On 28 th of April 2023, the department of Political science and Dept. of Sociology under the guidance of worthy Principal Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad organized a special camp in the college premises to aware the college students about the importance of vote in democracy that how much it is important to get registered on the electoral roll after attaining the age of 18 years. On the occasion Dr Shezad Ahmed from the department of Political Science presented welcome address to the worthy Principal Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad, faculty members as well as the participants. He also delivered a lecture to make students aware about the significance of participation of people especially the youth in the democratic process by exercising their Right to Vote. Prof Arvind Sharma H.O.D Sociology also expressed his views in the form of extension lecture on the importance of electoral process in a democratic social set up and motivated students to make sure to participate in the democratic process by voting in the elections. Dr. Mukhtar Hussain, faculty of Sociology also informed the students on how to register oneself on the electoral roll and also aware them about special summary revision of electoral roll being conducted by the Election commission in J&K and motivated them to exercise their democratic right to vote during election process. The awareness camp concluded with the enlightening interaction of the Worthy Principal Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad. Speaking on the Occasion he said “The democracy is not possible without voting and that democracy and voting process are inter- related to one another. He expressed that it’s not just our right to vote but also duty of the citizens of a country to vote in a democracy. He also apprised all the participants regarding the eligibility conditions for registering oneself in the electoral rolls as well as motivated participants not only to register but also to ensure voting for strengthening our democracy. At the end of the programme the Mohd Rukhsar lecturer political science presented vote of thanks to Principal, faculty members and the participants for sparing their time from their busy schedules to attend the electoral awareness camp organised in the college premises.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates Dr B. R. Ambedhkar Jayanti.


On April 13,2023: NSS Units, Govt. P. G. College Rajouri, on the occasion of 132 nd Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on 14th April 2023, organized an essay Competition on the topic “Dr B. R. Ambedhkar : The Nation Builder” under the guidance of Dr Shamim Ahmed Azad, principal of the college. The competition aimed at giving an opportunity to the youth to come across various aspects of the philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, to enlightened the young minds about Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s contribution to modern India. Fifteen students participated in the event out of which Mr Sheraz Ahmed, Ms Sadia Shabir of BA Sem II and Mr Mushtaq Ahmed of MSc Sem 1 st were adjudged as first, second and third resp. and were awarded with e-certificates. Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS programme officer, Prof Rabia Koser, Dr Parveen Sadotra from Department of Computer Science and IT organized the event.


GDC Rajouri Elects New Staff Secretary.


In a mature and sensible move the faculty members of Govt. Degree College Rajouri unanimously elected Prof Abdul Karim Bajraan as new Staff Secretary. Due to sincere efforts of some senior faculty members especially Dr Anwer Shah, Dr Bashir Ahmed, Prof Ghulam Abbas, Prof Mohd Sadeeq, Prof Manzoor Ahmed Dar, Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina and Dr Mohd Saleem Wani, a consensus was developed among the aspiring candidates thereby reaching an agreement in the best interest of unity of staff and maintaining a peaceful, constructive and conducive teaching learning environment in the college. This decision was seconded by all the staff members in presence of Prof. Javed Mughal Election Commissioner of the College. Those who spoke on the occasion included Prof Anwar Shah, Prof. Assadullha Khan and Prof Bashir Chowdhary. The newly elected Staff Secretary, Prof Abdul Karim Bajraan thanked the faculty members for reposing their trust in his leadership and assured the staff to perform to the best of his capabilities for the welfare of the staff. In his Concluding remarks the Election commissioner of the College lauded the efforts of the faculty members for reaching a consensus and making a wonderful unanimous decision.


PG College holds Awareness Lecture on Drugs.


AAs a part of the Anti Drug campaign the literary and cultural committee and NSS Unit of the college collaboratively held an awareness lecture on the abuse of drugs. The event was attended by large number of students from various semesters in the Multipurpose Hall of the College. Dr. Mayur Santosh was the resource person who extensively deliberated on the topic and presented an eye opening data through power point presentation. The lecture was followed by a question answer session. The program was chaired by Principle Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad and attended by all the faculty members. In his presidential lecture Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad impressed upon the students to be responsive in their conduct and behavior in and outside the campus besides playing a proactive role in educating the fellow youngsters to stay away from this menace. The faculty members who attended the programmme included Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Dr. Abdul Haque Naymi, Dr. Shakeel, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Shri. Rakesh Puri, Dr. Abdul Khaliq, Professor Amjed Khan Bhatti, Prof. Mamoon Jami, Dr. Muzafar Pandit, Dr. Shakeel Katria etc The programme was coordinated by Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener Cultural and Literary committee who also presented vote of thanks.


Govt. PG College Celebrates India’s G20 Presidency.


An awareness seminar was held today at Government post graduate college Rajouri. The Seminar was collectively organized by the Department of Political Science, Economics and Commerce. The chief guest on the occasion was Principal of the college Prof. Dr. Shamim Ahmad Azad while as presidium was shared by Prof. Amit Bhalla, Prof. Anwar Chouhan, and Prof. Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat, the departmental heads of Political Science, Commerce and Economics.  The faculty members of the college who participated in this seminar include Dr. Mohmmad Idrees, Prof. Jagjeet Singh, Dr. Masood Ahmad and Dr. Shehzaad Ahmad. During the introductory Prof. Amit Bhalla said that this program is aimed to spread awareness about India’s G20 presidency and encourage students to actively participate in such events."Such programs aim to connect our students and explore their innovative ideas and perspectives on G- 20 related issues. The greatest challenges can be resolved by acting together," he said. Prof. Ashiq Raza Malik spoke about the G20 summit being hosted this year in India. He also spread awareness among the participants about the G20 summit. He provided an extensive technical point regarding the G20. Prof. Ashaq Raza  said the theme for the G20 - “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (One Earth, One Family, One Future) is aimed to promote a universal sense of oneness and address the challenges that mankind faces today. During the seminar, students from different departments of the college were given opportunities to explain their innovative ideas within the stipulated time. While the event proceedings were conducted by Prof. Amit Bhalla, Head department of Political science.  Prof. Anwar Chouhan in his speech highlighted the key points regarding some financial aspects of G20. He said, "We should not only host such programs on the campus but also train students to become brand ambassadors of G20 Presidency so that they can disseminate more and more information in the society," he said. Principal of the college Prof. Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad appreciated the organizers for hosting such awareness programs in the college. Such sessions are the need of the hour and we should continue to organize such programs in future also. In his message and presidential address, Professor Azad stated that "G20 has many aspects and there are a lot of themes that have been covered already by some educational Institutions. This program is aimed to engage the young generation to resolve global issues led by technological advances in research and development in India," Prof. Azad urged the students to take benefit of these seminars in addition to their class work as such seminars are beneficial for them. Prof Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat, Head Department of Economics presented a formal vote of thanks to all the dignitaries and students.


Govt. PG College Rajouri celebrates International Women’s Day.


Women Development cell of the college in collaboration with College Literary & Cultural Committee and NSS wing of the College organized week long activities in connection with International Women’s Day in the campus. A series of activities including poster making, quiz competition and symposium were organized during the week. A sizeable number of girl students participated in the events. The programme was chaired by Principal Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad which was attended by almost all the member of teaching faculty. The programme started with the welcome address by Sajid Mehmood a student of 5 th semester followed by an invited talk by Dr. Saima Aslam, Assistant professor Department of Biotechnology BGSBU Rajouri, Dr. Salma Farooq, Coordinator Women Development Cell presented formal welcome address. One of the highlights of the programme included enlightening lectures by Prof. Javed Mughal, Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener College Literary Committee, Dr. Mohd Sajar Malik, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Prof. Fatima Parveen etc. The winners of the quiz competition, poster making competition and speech making competition included Pallavi Sharma, Tasleem Akhter, Sajada Dar and Sajid Mehmood respectively. The prominent members of faculty present on the occasion included Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Assadullha Khan, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Dr. Gulshan Rashid Bhat, Mr. Rakesh Puri and Dr. Atiya Sayeed. The vote of thanks was presented by Prof. Supriya Gupta NSS Programme Officer.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri organizes one day awareness workshop of PMSSS.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri organizes one day awareness workshop of PMSSS: Govt. PG College Rajouri organized one day awareness workshop for aspiring students of PMSSS Scheme 2021-22. Prof. Ajit Angural Nodal officer PMSS J&K and Mr. R.A. Ganju Assistant Director AICTE New Delhi were the resources person. Principal of the college Prof.(Dr) Shakeel Raina presided over the programme. About 300 aspiring students of PMSSS and parents attended the workshop. Prof.(Dr) Shakeel Raina Presented the welcome address and also few light on importance and requirement of this workshop he thank Govt. of India for providing this facility to the students J&K to continues there studies on scholarship in different leading intuition of the country. He advised the students to take proper benefit of this scheme and fulfill exception of parents and the nation Prof. Ajit Angural and Mr. R.A. Ganju aware the students regarding whole process of PMSSS Scheme. Convener of PMSSS of the college Prof. Yasir chowdhary conducted the proceeding of the programme. Whereas Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza presented formal vote of thanks. The workshop was organized in three sessions. In 1 st session which was technical session, the resource persons give their presentation and 2 nd session was question answer session in which the students raised several queries and the resource person replies them, in the 3 rd session the feedback regarding the workshop and PMSSS was taken from the participating students.


NCC Wing of the College Honours Martyr’s Families of District Rajouri



The College Welcomes Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad as New Principal



College Organizes Sports Week w.e.f 17th January, 2023



NCC Wing of the College Participates in Republic Day Celebration at DPL Rajouri on 26-01-2023



National Education Day Celebrated in Govt PG College Rajouri on 11-11-2022



Celebration of Constitution Day by NSS on 26 November 2022



National Unity Day by NSS on October 30, 2022



My College My Pride Programme on November, 05 2022



GOVT P G COLLEGE, RAJOURI ORGANIZES BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO CAMPAIGN.


As a part of week long program of BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO CAMPAIGN , Women Development Cell, Govt P G College, Rajouri organized a poster making and Slogan-writing competition on 20th January 2023 and 21 st January respectively under the patronage of the principal of the college, Prof (Dr) Shamim A Azad. Coordinator , Women Development Cell , Prof Salma Farooq inaugurated the event on 20 th January while highlighting the importance of such campaigns in the present society. A large number of students participated in both the events with great enthusiasm to show their talent. In his address , the Principal of the college Prof( Dr) Shamim A Azad appreciated the students for their exemplary drawing and writing skills and their dedication in participating in the campaign. The poster making competition was organized in Conference Hall of the college which was also attended by the members of Women Development cell. Prof Rabia Kouser and Dr Parveen sadotra distributed the stationery items among the participating students to add to their fervour and zeal. The following students were declared as winners of the competition: Saba(MCA 3rd Sem) grabbed First position , Shahnaz ( PG 3rd Sem) was declared second and Ms Samaara ( UG 5th sem) grabbed third position. The slogan writing competition was held on 21 st January,2023 in the Department of computer Science in which a number of students participated. Among the prominent faculty members who were present include Prof Abdul Karim, Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Aasia Rashid and others. The first position was achieved by Bindu Sharma (3 rd Sem), second by Sharan (3rd Sem) and Neha (5 th Sem) attained the third position. Principal Prof( Dr) Shamim A Azad congratulated the winners and the entire team of WDC for organizing the event smoothly as desired by the DDC, Rajouri. Prof Salma Farooq thanked all the members of WDC and all other faculty members in making this event a success.


Govt P. G. College Rajouri organizes Extension Lecture.


Career Counselling Cell of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized extension lecture delivered by resource person of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) an educational imitative of SEBI to educate the College students and to create awareness regarding the stock market and capital market and in particular working of the stock trading in Indian Stock exchanges. The welcome address was delivered by Prof. Amit Bhalla, Convener Career Counselling Cell of the College. He also carried out the proceedings of the event. Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad, Principal of the College was the Chief Guest. NISM resource person Dr. Bilal Ahmed Hakeem enlighten the students and faculty members of the College through his power point presentation covering areas like investment avenues, mutual funds, SIPs, truth about BITCOIN etc. The event was attended by large number of students and faculty members of the College. While speaking on the occasion, Dr. Shamim Ahmed Azad, Principal of the College urged the students to participate in such extension activities as this will help them to explore multiple job opportunities after completing their graduation. He also appreciated the active role of career counselling cell in organizing such activities in the College which are beneficial for the students. The technical support was extended by Prof. Sankait Gupta and Dr. Parveen Sadotra and vote of thanks was presented by Prof. Ishfaq Ahmed Bhat.


Govt P. G. College Rajouri organizes Legal Awareness Program.


Women Development Cell, Govt P G College, Rajouri organized a Legal Awareness Program on 17 th January, 2023 under the countenance of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim A Azad. The program was organized in collaboration with Central university Kashmir and the theme of the event was “ women Rights, Drug Dedication and Domestic Violence against Women’’. Coordinator, Women Development Cell, Prof Salma Farooq formally welcomed the resource person for the event, Mr waqar Ahmad from Central University of Kashmir and highlighted the importance of conducting such programs keeping in view the alarming rise in the drug addiction among youth and domestic violence against women in the society. In his speech, Mr Waqar explained the rights of women in detail and discussed various ways that aid in drug deaddiction. The speaker further made the audience aware about the various legal issues about the domestic violence and the role of District Legal Services in helping such women under violence. The students present also clarified their doubts regarding the approach to deal with crime against women. The program was attended by colossal number of students and faculty members including all the members of Women Development Cell including Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Kouser, Dr Shamim Akhter, Prof Fatima Parveen, Prof Robina , Dr Attiya Syed and Ms Rehana. The technical support for the program was provided by Dr Parveen Sadotra, Assistant Professor, Department of computer science. Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim A Azad appreciated the members of Women Development Cell for orgainising such programs for creating awareness among the students.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organizes International Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology on 09/01/2023.


Rajouri Jan 09, 2023: The Research and Development Cell (RDC) of Govt. PG College Rajouri in collaboration with Africana Post Graduate Academy of Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa, and University of Johannesburg, South Africa organized two week online International Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Research Methodology between December 28, 2022 to January 8, 2023. The two-week international FDP on “Research Methodology” organized under the patronage of the Principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Shamim Ahmed Azad whereas Prof. Javed Mughal was convener of program. Prof. Rajni Kant, Dean Faculty of Science and Dean Research, University of Jammu was Chief Guest in the valedictory function. While appreciating the organizers and resource persons, Prof. Rajni said the topic (Research Methodology) of this FDP is close to my heart and it now possible to transcend into other areas of research which earlier was not possible. Many disciplines go hand in hand and we can publish papers in any discipline and we have to forget working in isolation, he added. This is the time to think that entire planet is one family and whole world as one University, doing different types of experiments in different laboratories. The innovative approaches in research methodology can help overcome the most pressing issues our world is currently facing, he further said. Nearly two dozen resource persons and over 250 participants from 15 nations across the globe especially Africa were part of this two week program. Prof. Mammo Muchie, Research Professor, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa who was Chief Co-Patron of FDP, gave three presentations on the topics “Exploration of Research Approaches”; “Statistical analysis for quality research” and “Research Publications” whereas Prof. Chris Landsberg, Professor and SARCHI Chair, African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, and Director for African Diplomacy and Leadership, University of Johannesburg, South Africa who was co-Patron of this Program, spoke on “Novel Conceptual and Theoretical Design for Framing Innovative Africa with Pan Africanism” during the workshop. The other resource persons who spoke on diverse topic related Research Methodology during two week long FDP spread over 23 interactive sessions included Prof. KC Vashista Ex-Dean-Faculty of Education and Head-Department Foundations of Education in Faculty of Education, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Dayalbagh, Agra., India; Prof. Stephen E. Little, Professor Extraordinaire, SARChI Innovation Research Group, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Prof. Gyanendra Nath Tiwari, Department of Teacher Education, Central University Nagaland Kohima; Prof. Natarajan Gajendran, Chief Editor, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, India; Prof. Anil Kumar, Regional Institute of Education, NCERT, Mysuru, India; Dr. Harish Kumar Tyagi, Professor & Domain Head, Faculty of Education, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India; Dr. Abebaw Abibo, Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Gondar, Ethiopia; Dr. Akum Julius Achu, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Dr. T. Pavan Kumar, Senior Scientist and Manager InTEC, CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar , India; Dr. Maryam Nozari, Lecturer, Department of Management and Economic, Science and Research Branch,Islamic Azad University Tehran, Iran; Dr. Philip Olukayode Aiyepola, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Dr. Salamat Atinuke Ajede; Senior Lecturer, The Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode South/West Nigeria; Dr. Mudasir Kirmani; Sr. Assistant Prof/Scientist, Department of Computer Science, SKUAST- Kashmir, J&K, India; Dr. Mafuwane Hluphi Constance; Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Dr. Musibau Olalekan Ogunlana, Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa; Dr. Neha Gupta, Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Behaviorial Science, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, Dr. Amare Teklit, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Dr Annastasia Moloto, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa and Dr. Bantyehun Tezazu, senior project planner from Canada Dr. Ashaq Malik, Director – RDC of College and organizing secretary of FDP along with Prof. Mammo Muchie and Prof. Stephan Little moderated the proceedings of this two week international program. The committee members from Govt PG College Rajouri who played key role in the organization of this program include Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi, HoD- Urdu, Dr. Mohd Junaid Jazib, HoD, EVS, Dr. Mohd Jameel, Dept. of Computer Science, Dr. Mohd Akhlaq, HoD- Mathematics, Dr. Junaid Ahmed, EVS, Dr. Mohd Khaliq, HoD- Philosophy, Dr. Mohd Tufail, Department of Geography, Dr. Shiraz Ahmed, Department of Zoology, Dr. Mohd Nawaz, Dept of Geography, Dr. Atiya Sayeed, Deptt. of Chemistry and Dr. Azher Javaid, Dep. of Biotechnology, India. The team of technical experts led by Dr. Riaz Ahmed Mirza,, Head, Department of Computer Science, SKC GDC Poonch who provided technical support include Prof. Supriya Gupta, and Prof. Amjad Khan Bhatti, Department of Computer Science, Govt PG College Rajouri, and Dr. Tariq Hussain, Sheikh Computer Centre, Poonch.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Inaugurates 7-Day NSS Special Winter Camp on Dec 28, 2022


A seven-day special NSS camp was inaugurated at Govt. P. G. College Rajouri by the Principal of the college Prof. (Dr) Shamim Ahmed Azad in presence of Prof Javed Mughal, Prof Sadeeq Ahmed, Prof Asadullah Khan, and NSS Programme Officers Dr Naseem Malik, Prof Supriya Gupta. The event began with the inaugural address of Dr Shamim Ahmed who enlightened the volunteers with the aims and objectives of NSS to inculcate social welfare in students and to provide service to society without any bias and also reminded them of the motto of the National Service Scheme “Not me but You”. Dr Naseem Malik also highlighted the role of youth as powerful change agents of the society and further motivated the volunteers to strive for excellence and encouraged them for maximum participation for the noble cause. Volunteers pledged to work dedicatedly to serve and strengthen freedom and integrity of the nation peacefully and through constitutional means. With an aim to contribute significantly to the nation-wide campaign of ‘Swcahh Bharat Abhiyan’, students conducted a cleanliness drive in the college campus during the second half of the day. Volunteers also took plastic collection drive in the college campus and the vicinity. Prof Supriya Gupta presented vote of thanks and appreciated the active participation of the NSS Volunteers in cleaning the college campus.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates Constitution Day Rajouri, Nov 26, 2022:


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated the ‘Constitution Day’ to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On this occasion, the NSS wing of the college in collaboration with Department of Political Science organized an online quiz on the topic “India the Mother of Democracy” to aware the students about the preamble of the constitution and the significance of celebrating the day. The e-certificates were awarded to the successful participants. The students and staff of the college took a pledge on the preamble of the constitution of India to follow the guidelines in the Constitution with dignity. Prof Amit Bhalla, HoD department of Political Science, Prof. Supriya Gupta and Dr. Naseem Ahmed, NSS Programme Officer coordinated the event. Dr Tabassm from department of political emphasized upon the relevance of the constitution in today’s time. Prof Dr Anwer Shah officiating principal of the college also appreciated the students and teachers for organizing such events.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Organizes Mega Cleanliness Drive on Oct 19 th 2022.


Principal of the College Prof Dr Javaid Ahmed Qazi inaugurated the Mega Cleanliness Drive organized by NSS Units (Boys & Girls) of the college under Swachh Bharat 2022 on 19th October 2022 with an objective of cleaning of public spaces and households and to instill awareness and feeling of pride among citizens to keep their surroundings clean and waste-free. Seventy NSS Volunteers along with Programme Officers Dr Naseem Ahmed and Prof Supriya Gupta visited the area adjoining the college area and collected 220 kgs of plastic waste, trash, plastic wrappers and other non decomposable wastes. The waste collected is handed over to the Municipal Committee District Rajouri for disposal. Senior Municipal Councilor Mr Puspinder Gupta himself visited the college and appreciated the efforts of the volunteers and Programme Officers for collecting such an huge amount of waste.


PRINCIPAL OF GOVT P.G. COLLEGE RAJOURI RELEASED A BOOK OF ZOOLOGY UNDER (NEP, 2020) SCHEME.


The Principal of Govt P.G. College Rajouri, Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi and Vice Principal Prof Javed Mughal released a Zoology book Under NEP, 2020 titled “Biomolecules and Physiology of Life Sustaining Systems” for undergraduates authored by Dr. Shavish Vaid, lecturer department of Zoology in the presence of senior faculty members from various departments of the college including Dr. Shameen Akhter (Head of Zoology Department), Dr. Shiraz Ahmed, Prof Javeid, Dr. Anwar Shah (Head of Botany Department), Dr Zamir Ahmed Mirza, Prof Amit Bhalla, Sh Anuj Bali and others. During his suggestive address, Dr. Qazi impressed upon the elite faculty to contribute more in the field of education by way of writing standard books and play a vital role in publishing papers based on research, innovations and experience. While giving a reference from holy Quran, he said there is no end in learning and one learns till the last day of life. The faculty member and the author of the book Dr. Shavish thanked the principal for his valuable suggestions, motivation and inspiration. It was concluded that this book will go a long way in solving the problems of zoology students especially in the field of Physiology for which they have been demanding special help.


GOVT. PG COLLEGE RAJOURI ORGZANISES INTER COLLEGE DECLAMATION CONTEST ON RELEVANCE OF GANDHIAN PHILOSOPHY IN CONTEMPORARY TIMES


Sept. 26, 2022: The Literary and Cultural Committee in collaboration with Department of Political Science and NSS Unit of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized an Inter College declamation contest on the topic “Relevance of Gandhian Philosophy in Contemporary Times” in connection with Gandhi Jayanti celebrations here today. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi was chief guest on the occasion whereas Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener Cultural and Literary Committee of the College coordinated the programme. On this occasion declamation contest on the topic “Relevance of Gandhian Philosophy in Contemporary Times” was organized in which five Colleges from District Rajouri participated including Govt. PG College Rajouri, GDC Darhal, GDC Thannamandi, GDC Budhal and GDC Nowshera. Iram Gafoor of GDC Rajouri bagged 1 st position whereas Irfan Khan of GDC Rajouri and Rabia Kouser of GDC Thanamandi stood 2 nd and 3 rd respectively in this declamation contest. Prof. Amjid Ali Baber Department of Urdu coordinated the event whereas Dr. Masood Ahmed from Department of Geology rendered the technical support. In the formal welcome address Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener Cultural & Literary Committee highlighted the relevance of Gandhian thoughts in the present time. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi aware the students about the life style and simplicity of Mahatama Gandhi. Dr. Bashir Ahmed Head Department of Physics, Prof. Abdul Karim HOD Computer Applications and Dr. Abdul Haque Naimi HOD Urdu were the judges of the occasion. Other present on the occasion were Dr. Shamim Akhter HOD Zoology, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani Department of English, Prof. Assadullha Khan, Prof. Zamir Ahmed Mirza, Prof. Zaheer Ahmed, Dr. Mohd Sajar Malik, Dr. Mohd Jameel, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti, Prof. Amjid Ali Bhatti and Prof. Altaf Hussain. Prof. Iqbal Raina presented the formal vote of thanks.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates NSS Day 2022


Rajouri Sep 24: NSS Units Boys and Girls, Govt. P. G. College Rajouri, celebrated NSS Day on Sept. 24 th 2022. The event was organized by NSS Programme Officers Supriya Gupta and Dr Naseem Ahmed under the guidance of Principal Prof. Dr Javaid Ahmed Qazi. A symposium on the topic “Role of NSS in Present Era” and other cultural programs were organized to celebrate the 54 th NSS Foundation Day. Prof. Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal of the college was the chief guest of the event. Prof. Qazi enlightened the students with the role that NSS volunteers had played in evacuating various evils from society in the past and the responsibilities that volunteers must take to eradicate the other problems of the society like HIV/AIDS, Drugs addiction etc. and work for strengthening the communal harmony of the country. He also appreciated the work done by volunteers and NSS Programme Officers. Dr Ghulam Abbas, Convener NSS Advisory Committee, motivated the volunteers to realize the objectives of NSS and continue to execute community service while studying in educational institutions and throughout their life. About 40 NSS Volunteers participated out of which Simral Sanghal, Sajad Mahmood, Sultan Chowdhary spoke on the topic and Shahid Mehmood, Kunal Sharma, Sofia Kouser and Udhay Mehta presented the cultural items. Dr. Naseem Ahmed presented the formal welcome address. Supriya Gupta read the NSS report for the year 2021-22 and NSS Volunteer Menreen un Nisa continued the proceeding of the event.


GOVT. PG COLLEGE RAJOURI ORGZANISES INTER COLLEGE QUIZ CUM POSTER MAKING COMPETITION ON GANDHIAN JAYANTI


Sept. 24, 2022: The Literary and Cultural Committee in collaboration with Department of Political Science of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized an Inter College quiz cum poster making competition in connection with Gandhi Jayanti celebrations here today. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi was chief guest on the occasion whereas Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener Cultural and Literary Committee of the College coordinated the programme. On this occasion a quiz competition organized in which nine Colleges from District Rajouri participated including Govt. PG College Rajouri, GDC Darhal, GDC Thannamandi, GDC Doongi, GDC Koteranka, GDC Budhal, GDC Sunderbani, GDC Nowshera and GDC Kalakote. Iram Gafoor of GDC Rajouri bagged 1 st position whereas Sania Ajaz of GDC Budhal and Mohd Asif of GDC Doongi stood 2 nd and 3 rd respectively in this quiz competition. Prof. Amit Bhalla Head Department of Political Science coordinated the quiz competition whereas Dr. Masood Ahmed from Department of Geology rendered the technical support. In the poster competition Divya Manhas of GDC Koteranka won 1 st prize whereas Manpreet Kour of GDC Nowshera and Shahnaz Akhter of GDC Budhal bagged 2 nd and 3 rd prizes respectively. Dr. Shamim Akhter HOD Zoology, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani Department of English and Dr. Mohd Ashaq Malik from Department of botany were judges of the poster competition. Prof. Iqbal Raina presented the formal vote of thanks.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri organized Intra College Kho- Kho Match


In continuation with weeklong Nasha Mukt Bharat awareness campaign an intra College Kho - Kho Match was organized by Department of Physical education and Sports as a part of Sports week series, on the College ground. The College has taken the initiative of engaging youth in sports and spreading awareness among them regarding the importance of sports A total of four team’s two men and two women participated in the event. The match was inaugurated by Principal of the college Prof.(Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi in presence of Sh. Rakesh Puri Director Physical Education, Sh.Tanwir Ahmed Asstt. Physical Director. The faculty members present on the occasion were Prof. Assdullah Khan Convener Sports Committee and Prof. Saleem Wani, Asif Ajaz Lone, Yasir Chowdhary The event was witnessed by large number of students.


Govt. PG College Organises Sports Festival Week Tug of War held on Inaugural Day


Govt. Post Graduate College Rajouri today started ‘Sports Festival Week’ in the college campus as awareness campaign for ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat.’ The festival was declared open by principal of the college Dr. J. A. Qazi in presence of Physical director of the college Sh. Rakesh Puri and Asstt. Physical director Mr. Tanwir Ahmed. Prominent fraculty members were also present which included Prof. Mohd sadeeq, Prof. Assadullah Khan, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Z. A. Mirza Staff Secretary of the college, Dr. Naseem Ahmed, Prof. Supriya Gupta, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Prof. Amit Bhalla. Earlier the event was started by Dr. J. A. Qazi who delivered a comprehensive lecture on ill effects of consuming drugs and other illicit substances. He stressed upon all the students to keep themselves away from drug abuse. On 1 st day of the sports festival, Tug of War games were organised. In the tug of war between UG and PG Girl students, the PG Students were declared winners while in the tug of war between UG 4 th and 2 nd semester students, the students of 4 th semester were declared winners. The students who participated in the event were served with refreshment. Week long sporting activities shall continue in the college as part of Nasha Mukt Campaign.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Organizes Awareness Programme on Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan


Sept 8, 2022: Govt. P. G. College Rajouri organized an intensive awareness campaign and mass pledge ceremony as part of Programme “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan” which is a campaign to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a sustainable world free of substance use. The event was organized under the guidance of worth Principal of the college Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi. Speaking on the occasion Dr Qazi welcomed the newly admitted students and enlightened them about the importance of the role of youth in eradicating this evil as it not only ruins the life of an addict but also the family and the society. He also sensitised the students about the current statistics on the rise in suicides and mental health issues is one of the consequences of drug demand. All the students along with the faculty members of the college took a mass pledge to make society drug free. Various activities like Painting/ Poster making competition, Debate Competition will be organized in the campus under this programme. Other faculty members present were Dr Saleem Wani, Prof Asif Lone, Mr Rakesh Puri (physical Director), Dr Gulshan Rashid Bhat, Dr Mohd Jameel, Prof Supriya Gupta and Dr Ram Kishore.


Govt P. G. College Rajouri observes Tourism Promotion Week


Yuva Tourism club, Govt P. G. College, Rajouri observed Tourism Promotion week in the Peer Panjal Region ,J&K from 3 rd September 2022 to 7 th September under the countenance of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi. The week was observed to promote Tourism in the peer panjal range of J & K so that the people living in rural areas can develop their small Home stays for earning livelihood. The purpose of this programme was to spread awareness among the youth about the scope of Tourism in such areas .The week- long event was inaugurated by the Principal of the college, Prof (Dr.) Javaid Ahmad Qazi and in his inaugural speech he made the students aware about the ways in which Tourism can provide livelihood and improve the standard of life in such areas. He further added that Tourism can also be considered as a vocational Training Course by those who want to have their own Start –Ups. People in such areas can develop short Stay Houses so that it can provide them livelihood and also add to the promotion of Tourism in far flung attractive areas. YUVA Tourism Club conducted an online Quiz competition on the theme “Promoting Tourism in Peer Panjal Region ” in which a colossal number of students participated actively. Muzamil Haq (BA), Nazma Choudhary(BA) and Nazma (B Sc) were declared as the First, Second and Third winner respectively. Convener, YUVA Tourism club, Dr Mohd Saleem along with the Staff secretary of the college, Prof Zamir Ahmad Mirza and the members of the club including Dr Taseem Ahmed, Prof Sankait Gupta, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed,, Prof Altaf Hussain and Prof Salma Farooq organized a meeting with the student members of the club and other aspiring members in order to apprise the students about the opportunities and advantages of Tourism in Peer Panjal Range. Various innovative and feasible ideas were proposed by the students to develop small Paying Guest Facilities that will help in promoting Tourism.


INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBERATED AT PG COLLEGE RAJOURI


Rajouri 12-August: Red Ribbon Club and NSS Unit of Government Post Graduate College Rajouri today observed International Youth Day in collaboration with J&K State Aids Control Society of health and Medical Education Department and J&K Higher Education Department. The programme was presided over by the Principal Dr. J. A. Qazi while Vice-Principal Prof. Javaid Mughal was the Guest of honour. The welcome address was presented by Dr. Nassem Ahmed Nodal Officer Red Ribbon Club/ NSS Programme Officer whereas the proceeding of the dias were conducted by NSS volunteers. All faculty members and large numbers of students were presents on the occasions 45 students participated in poster making competition, one minute extempore speech and reel-making competition under the theme of International Youth Day 2022 is Intergenerational Solidarity creating a world of all ages. Principal Dr. J. A. Qazi threw light on the importance of the Day and added that celebration encourages youth around the world to organize activities to raise awareness relating to the theme Intergenerational Solidarity across generation is key for sustainable development. He said young peoples are the main actors for sustaining peace participants were awarded with certificate of participation. Dr. Ghulam Abass Convener NSS Advisory Committee, Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina, Dr. Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone and Dr. Mohd Jameel also graced the occasion. Prof. Supriya Gupta NSS Programme Officer (Girls Wing) presented vote of thanks. Later on the programme was illuminated by the pledge given to the students and staff of the College by a College students Ms. Shabina Choudhary on Nasha Mukht Bharat Abhiyan. The ceremony was attended by all the staff members of the College.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organizes workshop on PM Special Scholarship Scheme


Government Post Graduate College Rajouri organized one day workshop on Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme in the College, here today. A large number of students from twin Districts of Rajouri and Poonch of various schools and colleges, parents and members of civil society besides faculty members of the college attended this mega event. The programme was chaired by Dr Javed Ahmed Qazi Principal of the college, whereas Prof Ajeet Angral, consultant/ Nodal Officer PMSSS J&K State was the key speaker cum special guest , Prof. .K K. Sharma Principal GDC Nowshera acted as observor, and Prof Javed Mughal vice Principal of the college graced the occasion as special guest. The event was coordinated by PM Special Scholarship Scheme Committee of Govt. P G College Rajouri headed by Prof Yasir Chowdhary. Prof Ajeet Angral gave extensive and highly informative presentation and explained the minutest details regarding the scheme. The students were explained about the eligibility criteria, method of filling application form, role of facilitation centres and all the future courses of action in the PMSS scheme. A question answer session was also organized in which Mr Angral further clarified the queries and doubts of the desiring candidates. In his presidential address, Dr J A Qazi expressed his happiness over the successful holding of this mega event and encouraged the students and parents to avail of the benefit of this historic scheme which is undoubtedly going to transform the entire education scenario of J&K State in the times to come. The event started with the welcome address by Prof Yasir Chowdhary who highlighted some important features of the scheme and motivated the meritorious students to translate their career dreams into reality. Dr. K. K. Sharma Principal GDC Nowshera also addressed the gathering and threw light on various aspects of the scheme. The proceedings on the dais were conducted by Prof Yasir Choudhary, coordinator of the Scheme Committee whereas Prof Azar Javed presented vote of thanks.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Observes Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan


Aug 4, 2022 NSS Wing Govt. P. G. College Rajouri organized various activities as part of Programme “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan” which is a campaign to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a sustainable world free of substance use. The event was organized by NSS Program officers Dr Naseem Ahmed and Supriya Gupta under the guidance of worth Principal of the college Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi. Speaking on the occasion Dr Qazi enlightened the students about the importance of the role of youth in eradicating this evil as it not only ruins the life of an addict but also the family and the society. Painting/ Poster making competition, Debate Competition and Panel discussion on the theme “ill effects of drugs and rehabilitation of the addicts” were conducted where a large number of students participated and presented their ideas in bringing down the consumption of the menace substance and spread awareness among the masses. Participants were awarded with certificates of participation. Dr. Naseem Ahmed presented the welcome address. NSS volunteer, Shabeena Choudhary, conducted the proceedings of the event. Prof Mohd Sadeeq, Prof Asadullah Khan, Prof Zameer Mirza, Prof Iqbal Raina, Dr Anzar Ahmed , Dr Mamoon Jami , Dr. Gohar Iqbal, Dr. Shehzad Mr. Anuj Bali and Dr. Ghulam Abass, Convener NSS Advisory Committee, also graced the occasion.


P G COLLEGE RAJOURI, HOSTS INTER-COLLEGE COMPETITION

August 2:  Govt. P.G. College, Rajouri hosted an inter college competition as a part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahostav today organized by College Cultural & Literary Committee. The programme involved a set of activities including Singing, Debate and Essay writing in which various Govt. and Private colleges of the Distt. participated. The event was chaired by principal Dr Javed Ahmed Qazi whereas students from variegated PG and UG courses of the host college and faculty members of all the participating colleges attended the function. The topic for debate and essay writing was “Ideas from India that changed the World”. The speakers extensively spoke on the topic highlighting the innumerable contributions India made to the world both on ideological and practical front in all the domains of knowledge and reason. The participating singers enthralled the audience with their melodious performances. The programme was coordinated by Cultural and Literary Committee of the college comprising Prof Iqbal Raina, Dr Mohd Saleem wani, Prof Asia Rashid, Prof Asif Lone , Prof Amjad Bhatti and others.  The team of judges for debate included Prof Anwar Shah, Prof Netar Prakash and Prof Mamoon Jami who declared Mr. Irfan Khan of GDC Rajouri and Mr. Shokit Ali of GDC Budhal as 1 st and 2 nd positions whereas   Janvi Kiran of GDC Rajouri and Akash Bhardwaj of GDC Nowshera bagged 1 st and 2 nd position respectively in singing as adjudged by Prof Asia Bhat, Prof Supriya Gupta and Dr Gulshan Bhat besides Mr. Sherya Gumble of GDC Nowshera and Mr. Shafqat Ali of GDC Rajouri remained 1 st two toppers as pronounced by Prof. Anzar Ahmed, Prof Simranjyot Kour and Prof Mohd Shakeel The principal in his presidential address lauded the stupendous performance of all the participants and impressed upon the young audience to discover their real potential to excel in all walks of life. He also appreciated the organizing committee for successful programme. The proceedings of the stage were conducted by Amjad Ali Babar whereas Prof Iqbal Raina Convener of College Cultural & Literary Committee gave the welcome address in the beginning and Dr Abdul Haq Naemi presented vote of thanks.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Concludes Digital J&K Week 2020


Govt. PG College Rajouri concluded the Digital Week programme of week-long activities conducted under Digital J&K Week on 30 th July 2022. Government of J&K is celebrating "Digital J&K, Week 2022" from 25th to 31st, July which was earlier inaugurated by Honorable Lt. Governor, J&K Sh. Manoj Sinha on 25th July at SKICC, Srinagar. The week is being celebrated with an aim to facilitate the public, so that they are made aware of e-services provided by various departments. In this connection, a series of activities were organized between 25-30 th July as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal of College inaugurated the week activities including Poster/ Painting competition on the theme “Digital Initiatives by Govt. of J&K”, Online Quiz Competition on “Various e-services in J&K” and Essay Writing competition on “Digital Initiatives in J&K”. Speaking on the occasion he stressed upon the importance of such awareness programmes about online services like, Aap ka Mobile Hamara Daftar (UMANG), e-UNNAT, DigiLocker etc to bring transparency and accessibility in delivery of such services to the citizens. A special Committee comprising Prof Sankait Gupta (Convener), Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Salma Farooq, Prof Rabia koser and Dr Parveen Sadotra was framed to organize the event. 23 students participated in poster making competition and through their posters they emphasized on various citizen centric IT initiatives that are helping in bringing about greater transparency in governance & ease of living for citizens. 163 students participated in quiz out of which 102 qualified and got e-certificates. 15 students participated in essay competition. In their essays the students submitted that Information Technology tools are being used as an interface between government and public to resolve their grievances.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates Digital week


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrates Digital week which is a weeklong programme launched by Honorable Lieutenant Governor Sh. Manoj Sinha on July 25 th to create awareness about e-services provided by different government departments and encourage citizens to avail the same. A Poster/ Painting competition on the theme “Digital Initiatives by Govt. of J&K” was organized as part of the programme under the guidance of worthy principal of the college Prof (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi and Prof Javed Mughal, Head, Department of English. A large number of students participated and through their posters they emphasized on various citizen centric IT initiatives that are helping in bringing about greater transparency in governance & ease of living for citizens. The event was organized by Prof Sankait Gupta, Department of Computer Science. Others present were Prof Abdul Karim, Head, Department of Computer Science, D Prof Mohd Jameel , Prof Yassir Choudhary, Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Koser, Prof Salma Farooq and Prof Parveen Sadotra.


Govt P. G. College Rajouri celebrates World Population Day

Rajouri July 13, 2022: The Department of Botany of Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated World Population Day as part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsava here today. On this occasion an extension lecture organized under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal of the college and convenership of Dr. Anwer Shah, Head, Department of Botany. Dr. Ashaq Malik, Director of Research and Development Cell of the College was the resource person on the occasion. Dr. Malik, through PPT presentation, deliberated upon the audience about the history, importance, opportunities and challenges related to world population that will reach 8 billion this year. The population trend including, reproductive health, life expectancy, education and technological innovations are progressive but global, warming, climate change, loss of biodiversity, clean water & energy, acidification of oceans, desertification, conflicts, violence, discrimination, drugs etc. are the real challenges before humankind today, he underlined. The spirit of sustainable development based on concept of reduce, reuse & recycle, shared humanity, empathy, justice and equitable development can only ensure space and opportunity for every single member of this 8 billion human family across globe, he added. In his address, Prof. Javaid Qazi enlightened the young learners about the need of bringing innovations and developing responsible behaviors to overcome pressing issues like poverty, hunger and menace of drugs that are biggest obstacles to achieve quality, resilient and dignified livelihoods. The ideals of World Population Day and Sustainable Development Goals can only be fulfilled if everyone acts with responsibility, eco-friendly attitudes and empathy for others, he said. Dr. Qazi appreciated the efforts of Department of Botany to raise awareness about this important day celebrated across globe including India on July 11 every year since 1989. Prof. Iqbal Raina, Convener Cultural and Literary Committee who was special guest on the occasion also spoke about the carrying capacity of planet and keeping space for other co-inhabitants of mother earth beside human beings. . Earlier, Dr. Anwer Shah introduced the audience about the programme and conducted the proceedings. Prof. Ghulam Abass presented formal vote of thanks whereas Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat provided technical support. A large number of students and faculty members participated in the event. Mohd Bashir, Mushtaq Ahmed and Farooq Ahmed cooperated in the organization of programme.


World Population Day Celebration

International Day of Yoga Celebrated at GDC Rajouri


Today on 21 st of June 2022, International Yoga Day was celebrated in the College Ground of GDC Rajouri in which Staff and Students of the College in general and NCC Cadets in particular actively participated at 7:00 AM. The Celebration started with major AASAN which include TADAASAN, VRIKSHAASAN, PADHASTAASAN, KATICHAKARAASAN, PRANAYAMA, etc. The Program was coordinated by Captain Tanwir Ahmed, Asstt. Physical Director and NIS Yoga Expert of the College. He guided the participants in performing the Yoga AASANs. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal of the College, Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi highlighted the importance of Yoga for improving physical and mental health of the individuals by adopting the habit of Yoga in their daily lives. The participants also took the pledge to promote the Yoga at Local, National and International level. In order to celebrate International Day of Yoga, the NSS Volunteers prepared short videos and uploaded on the portal


Ncc wing GDC Rajouri host a guest lecture on importance of yoga


20 June 2022 NCC wing Govt.PG College Rajouri organized a guest lecture on virtual mode on the topic of “importance of yoga in modern life” with the collaboration of dept. of physical education and sports of the college under the Patronage of the Principal Prof Dr.J Qazi .The programme started with the welcome address by Prof. Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi. Capt. Tanwir Ahmed Associate NCC Officer and assistance physical director co-ordinating the programme. Earlier Capt. Tanwir Ahmed introduced the guest and audience and said the importance of yoga. He said the theory and practice of yoga has come to assumed even a greater importance in modern life with the full of stresses and strains.The guest lecture delivered by Prof. Dr. Ananddean administration gopalancolleges Bengaluru. He laid stress in a world suffering from morbility of several types. yoga offers a whole sum solution to the problems of body and mind both. There is a need to organize yoga conference awareness lecture, camps and interaction to educate people about the beauty of yoga and its strength to guide the man in the right direction. More than 85 NCC cadets participated Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza vice Prinicipal, Prof. Zameer Ahmed Mirza, Shri. Rakesh Physical Director Prof. Salma Farooq NCC girls wing were also attended the session. The programme ended with the vote of thanks by Shri. Rakesh Puri.


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Govt. P.G College Rajouri Organizes Essay Competition On Cyber Security


Government P. G. College Rajouri organised an online essay competition on the theme “Types of Cyber Attacks and their preventions” on Wednesday, June 15 th 2022. The competition was one of the series of monthly events organized by the Institution under the programme “Cyber Jagrukta Awareness Diwas” a program by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Higher Education Department J&K for implementing the scheme called "Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C)".Over 20 Students participated in the competition that was organized to awaken the students about Cyber related crimes and security.The programme was organized under the overall supervision of Principal of the College Prof. Dr J A Qazi.He laid emphasis on organizing such awareness programmes on regular intervals to educate the students to use safe and secure online platforms. Gourav Kumar, Kajal Sharma and Swati Gupta were declared winners. The whole programme was coordinated by a Committee constituted for Cyber Jaagrukta (Awareness) Divas comprising Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Koser, and Dr. Parveen Sadotra .


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Organizes Online Quiz on Road Safety on June 7, 2022


Department of Sports in Collaboration with NSS Units (Boys& Girls) &NCC Units of Govt. P. G. College Rajouri conducted a national level online quiz competition on “Road Safety Rules” under the supervision of worthy Principal of the college , Prof (Dr) J. A. Qazi. The objective of the quiz was to educate specially the college going youth with concise and adequate information and heighten their level of awareness about road safety issues. Mr Rakesh Puri, Director Physical Education, was the convener. Prof Supriya Gupta , Dr Naseem Ahmed, NSS Programme officers, Capt Tanveer Ahmed and Prof Salma Farooq, NCC officers were the organizers of the event. 400 participants from different colleges and universities participated in the competition. E- certificates were given to all participants who scored more than 60 percent marks in the event.


Govt PG College Rajouri organizes One Day International e-Conference on Environmental Sustainability


Rajouri June 5, 2022: The Research & Development Cell (RDC) under the aegis of IQAC of Govt PG College Rajouri organized one day international e-conference on Environmental Sustainability here on Saturday. The daylong virtual international conference on the theme “Only One Earth – Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature” organized under the Patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal and convenership of Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Vice Principal of College to mark World Environment Day. OP Sharma Vidyarthi, former PCCF and Director Ecology Environment, Ecology and Remote Sensing, J&K was Chief Guest whereas Sat Paul Pakhru, Regional Director, J&K Pollution Board, Jammu, was Guest of Honour on the occasion. In his welcome address, Prof. Javaid Qazi, highlighted the pressing issues before humanity including climate change, and biodiversity loss, and collective actions required for protecting life on earth while acting locally. OP Sharma Vidyarthi, the tree talk crusader, deliberated upon the need of individual activism by inculcating eco-friendly behavior among masses especially among youth like saying no to plastic use and planting trees on every occasion to combat climate change and global warming whereas Satpaul Pakhru underlined various approaches of J&K Pollution Board in tacking pollution issues and conservation of environment. The one day Conference spread over 5 sessions including 2 plenary sessions and an interactive session, attracted galaxy of experts from 6 nations who deliberated upon different topics pertaining to Environmental conservation and climate change. Dr. Syed Hafizur Rahman, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh delivered keynot address on the topic Environment Day and Sustainability in which he highlighted history, relevance, of environment day and several other aspects including Ecological footprints, natural resources and approaches towards sustainability. In the first plenary session chaired by Prof. Mammo Muchie, [Consultant on UNESCO’s Higher Education, Research and Knowledge Forum] Research Professor, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa, Dr. Ritu Dhingra, Vice Chair, East and Southern Asia - IUCN CEESP (International Union for Conservation of Nature-Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy) delivered talk on Revisiting traditions to conserve environment. The other speakers in this session were Dr. Stephen Little, Professor Extraordinaire , SARChI innovation group, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa who spoke on the circular economy and environmental sustainability; Dr. Om Katel, Lecturer, Department of Environment and Climate Studies & Former Dean, Research and Industrial Linkages, College of Natural Resources,  Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan who gave presentation on Biodiversity conservation in Bhutan Himalayas and Taslima Sheikh, Ph.D Scholar, Sunrise University, Rajasthan who talked on butterflies diversity and their conservation. Dr. Stephen Little (UK/ South Africa) chaired the 2 nd Plenary Session in which Prof. Mammu Muchie (Ethipia/South Africa) spoke at length on the topic Re-Innovating the Post Climate Change Future with spirit of All Humanity to Live in One World Community. Lisa Short, Professor Extraordinaire: Innovation, Digital Technology & Entrepreneurship, Adjunct Faculty London Graduate School & Commonwealth University, UK, who spoke in detail on Blockchain Philosophy, Women and Climate Change; Dr. P.L. Uniyal, Professor, Department of Botany, University of Delhi, New Delhi gave a talk on Declining biodiversity: need to think of restoration. Prof. Iqbal Raina, Secretary Cultural and Literary Committee of college, moderated the interactive session whereas Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi, HoD, PG Department of Urdu, Dr. Mohd Jameel, Department of Computer Science, Dr. Mohd Akhlaq, Department of Mathematics, Dr. Mohd Khaliq, HoD- Philosophy, Dr. Mohd Tufail, Department of Geography, Dr. Shiraz Ahmed, Department of Zoology and Dr. Atiya Sayeed, Deptt. of Chemistry, Govt PG College Rajouri were rapporteurs in different sessions. Dr. Ashaq Malik, Director of R & D Cell and Organizing Secretary of the conference conducted the proceedings of the programme whereas Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Vice Principal of College and convener of conference, and Professor Zamir Ahmed Mirza, Co-ordinator, IQAC presented the formal vote of thanks in inaugural and valedictory sessions respectively. Prof. Supriya Gupta, Department of Computer Science and Anuj Bali, Librarian of the college provided technical support. About 250 participants including faculty members, scientists, environmentalists, scholars and students, from various institutions of country and abroad participated in this one day virtual conference.


NCC wing of Govt PG College Rajouri celebrates World No Tobacco Day


Rajouri May 31: The NCC Wing (SDSW) in collaboration with Cultural and Literary Committee of Govt PG College celebrated World No Tobacco Day here today. On this occasion a Seminar cum Rally on the theme “Tobacco: Threat to our Environment” organized under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal of College. While addressing the NCC cadets, students and staff of college, Prof. Qazi underlined the need for active participation of youth and students especially NCC Cadets to raise awareness among masses about the harmful effects of tobacco consumption. “Students are the real ambassadors to fight out this menace”, he added. He also congratulated the NCC officers Capt. Tanwir Ahmed and Prof. Salma Farooq for co-ordinating the programme on this pressing issue. In the seminar, Prof. Zamir Ahmed Mirza, Convener IQAC, Dr. Ashaq Malik, Director R& D Cell, Prof. Asif Aijaz Lone from Department of Physics besides NCC Cadets Diksha Sharma, Mohd Rafiq and Gurmita of the College shed light on different aspects of tobacco consumption, its hazardous impact on the heath of individuals, society and the environment. The seminar was followed by the rally in which NCC cadets went around the college campus and raised slogans against tobacco use in all forms. The students also took pledge to say No to tobacco in their lives. Earlier, Capt. Tanwir Ahmed introduced the audience about the importance of world No Tobacco Day celebrations in college and also conducted the proceedings. Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina, Convener, Cultural and Literary Committee of College presented the formal vote of thanks. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Dr. Anwer Shah, Prof. Ghulam Abbas, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Mohd Sadeeq, Prof. Neter Prakash Sharma, Prof. Abdul Karim, Dr. Saleem Wani, Yasir Choudhary and Dr. Mohd Khaliq. Prof. Amjad Bhatti provided the technical support. A large number NCC cadets, students and staff members of college participated in this programme.


Department of Environmental Science (Eco Club) in collaboration with Literary and Cultural Committee of the college organised awareness program in connection with International Plastic-free Day.


Department of Environmental Science (Eco Club) in collaboration with Literary and Cultural Committee of the college organised awareness program in connection with International Plastic-free Day. The program was attended by a huge gathering of students and faculty. Mr Anupam Kaul, Divisional Officer, Pollution Control Board, Rajouri, was the resource person on the occasion. Mr Kaul delivered a detailed talk on the environmental complications associated with the use of various kinds of plastics and deliberated on the governmental initiatives to reduce plastic pollution. Prof Javed Ahmed Qazi, Principal of the college, highlighted the detrimental effects of plastic products on ecosystem and emphasized on the need of adopting eco- friendly lifestyle to reduce environmental pollution. Prof Iqbal Raina, Convenor Literary and Cultural Committee, highlighted the role of awareness in reducing pollution and impressed upon the students to participate in such campaigns. Dr Junaid Jazib, HoD Environmental Science and Convenor Eco Club conducted the proceedings of the program and encouraged students to do their bits in controlling environmental pollution. Others present on the occasion included Dr Shamim (HoD Zoology), Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Dr. Abdul Haque Naimi, Dr. Amjed Ali Babar, Prof. N.P. Sharma, Prof. Goher Iqbal, Dr. Mohd Ashaq, Prof. Satish Kumar, Dr. Mohd Khaliq, Prof. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Dr. Junaid Ahmed, Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti, Dr. Mohd Jameel.


Govt PG College Rajouri organizes One Day International e-Conference on Biological Diversity


The Research & Development Cell (RDC) in collaboration with Department of Zoology under the aegis of IQAC of Govt PG College Rajouri organized one day international e-conference on Biological Diversity here on Sunday. The daylong virtual international conference on the theme “Building a shared future for all life” organized under the Chief Patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal, patronage of Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Vice Principal of College, and convenership of Dr. Shamim Akhter, Head, Department of Zoology, as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark International Day for Biological Diversity celebrated across globe on May 22 nd . OP Sharma Vidyarthi, former PCCF and Director Ecology Environment, Ecology and Remote Sensing, J&K was Chief Guest whereas Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, former Principal, J&K Higher Education Department, was Guest of Honour on the occasion. The one day Conference spread over 5 sessions including 2 plenary sessions and an interactive (Panel discussion) session, attracted galaxy of experts from 5 nations who deliberated upon different topics pertaining to Biological diversity and integrated approaches towards its conservation. The Resource persons included Dr. Christian Bartolf, President, Gandhi Information Centre, Berlin, Germany; Dr. Ritu Dhingra, Vice Chair, East and Southern Asia - IUCN CEESP (International Union for Conservation of Nature-Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy); Prof. Harish K. Tyagi, Dean & Head, AIBAS (Faculty of Education), Amity University, Noida, India; Dr. Om Katel, Lecturer, Department of Environment and Climate Studies & Former Dean, Research and Industrial Linkages, College of Natural Resources,  Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan; Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Assistant Prof, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi; Dr. Mudasir M Kirmani, Assistant Prof. cum Junior scientist (Computer Science), SKUAST-Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, Dr. Pankaj Chandan, Director, Nature, Wildlife and Climate Change, National Development Foundation, (NDF), J&K and Adv. Chandralal Majuwana, Attorney at law (Sri Lanka), Registered Social Worker, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Dr. Christian Bartolf and Dr. Harish K. Tyagi chaired the plenary sessions whereas Dr. Pankaj Chandan and Dr. Sanjeev Sharma moderated the Panel Discussion/interactive session. Dr. Mohd Jameel, Department of Computer Science, Dr. Mohd Akhlaq, Department of Mathematics, Dr. Mohd Khaliq, HoD- Philosophy, Dr. Mohd Tufail, Department of Geography, Dr. Shiraz Ahmed, Department of Zoology and Dr. Atiya Sayeed, Deptt. of Chemistry, Govt PG College Rajouri were rapporteurs in different sessions. Dr. Ashaq Malik, Director of R & D Cell and Organizing Secretary of the conference conducted the proceedings of the programme whereas Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Vice Principal of College and Dr. Shamim Akhter, Department of Zoology and Convener of conference presented the formal vote of thanks in inaugural and valedictory sessions respectively. Prof. Supriya Gupta, Department of Computer Science and Anuj Bali, Librarian of the college provided technical support. About 250 participants including faculty members, scientists, environmentalists, scholars and students, from various institutions of country and abroad participated in this one day virtual conference.


District administration Rajouri in collaboration with college cultural and literary committee and NSS and NCC units of government PG College Rajouri organized a program to celebrate the world legal metrology day and the world Bee day.


District administration Rajouri in collaboration with college cultural and literary committee and NSS and NCC units of government PG College Rajouri organized a program to celebrate the world legal metrology day and the world Bee day. District development commissioner Rajouri Sh. Vikas Kundal the chief guest on the occasion and principle of the college Prof. Dr. J. A. Qazi Presided over the function. At the very outset of the program Principal of the college Dr. J. A. Qazi declared open the event. The welcome address was presented by Dr. Bashir Ahmed head department of Physics. During the program a brief awareness lecture was delivered by Assistant Controller legal metrology Sh. Rajesh Heera on the topic legal metrology in the present era. Sh. Anupam Koul Divisional officer pollution control board delivered a comprehensive lecture on pollution in the digital era. Awareness lectures on the theme honey bee and its contribution in preserving the ecological balance and biodiversity were presented by isn't it by Chief Agricultural Officer Rajouri Sh. Soham Singh and Dr. Shaivish Vaid Assistant Professor of Zoology. Later during the event Sh. Vikas Kundal District Development Commissioner Rajouri presented certificates to business units for observing best legal metrology standards and obeying the legal metrology rules in letter and spirits. During his address District Development Commissioner Rajouri Sh. Vikas Kundal deliberated about the importance of honey bee in maintaining biodiversity and ecological balance in nature he also threw light upon through light upon the importance of obeying the rules of legal metrology. Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina conducted the proceedings of the program whereas Deputy director planning Sh. Sandeep Sharma presented the formal vote of thanks. The Program was attended by various functionaries from the district administration besides a sizeable number of students of the college. Others present in the program include Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza Vice Principal, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Prof. Z. A. Mirza, Prof. M. A. Dar, Prof. Assadullah Khan, Prof. Abdul Karim, Dr. Nazakat Hussain, Dr. Gulshan Rashid, Dr. Mohd Sajar, Dr. Naseem Ahmed, Prof Supriya Gupta, Capt. Tanwir Ahmed, Dr. Anwer Shah, Dr. Taseem Ahmed, Sh. Rakesh Puri, Prof. Javid Iqbal, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti and all other faculty members of the college.


Department of Computer Science & IT, Government P. G. College Rajouri,


Department of Computer Science & IT, Government P. G. College Rajouri, organized a seminar on Cyber Security under the series of activities conducted on "Cyber Jaagrukta Diwas", to strengthen the cyber security for the prevention of cyber crime. The program was held under the patronage of Principal of the college Prof Dr J A Qazi and Officiating Principal Prof Farooq Mirza. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal applauded the Ministry of Home Affairs and Higher Education Department J&K for implementing the scheme called "Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C)" to deal with cyber crime in a coordinated and comprehensive manner. He laid emphasis on organizing such awareness programmes on regular intervals to educate the students to use safe and secure online platforms. The students of MCA sem 4th and MCA Sem 2nd participated and gave presentations on various topics of extreme relevance in todays era of cyber threats like network security, web application security, cloud security, IOT security, and preventions thereof. Prof. Abdul Karim, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and IT, Government P. G. College Rajouri, deliberated about Cyber crime and appreciated the efforts of students. The session was very interactive as both faculty and students actively participated in the programme. The webinar was also attended by College faculty members including Prof. Sankait Gupta, Dr Jameel Ahmed, Prof Yassir Choudhary, Prof Amjed Khan Bhatti, Prof. Khalid Bhatti. The event was organized by a Committee constituted for Cyber Jaagrukta (Awareness) Divas comprising Prof Supriya Gupta, Prof Rabia Koser, and Dr. Parveen Sadotra.


Yoga training porgramme commences at GDC Rajouri


27 th of April 2022: Department of Physical Education GDC Rajouri in collaboration with NCC wing of the College today started yoga training programme for period of 21 days as a part of commemoration of International Yoga Day-2022 under Yoga Mehotsav following direction of Ministry of Youth and Sports government of India. The programme is being coordinated by the qualified (NIS) Yoga teacher Capt. Tanwir Ahmed under the supervision of Principal GDC Rajouri Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza Principal (officiating) and Sh. Rakesh Puri Physical Director. The programme conducted today including Yoga training programme, yoga postures, pranayams, kiryas, poster making competition, awareness lecture, pledge, yoga awareness rally in Dhanore area of Rajouri 110 trainees registered themselves for the said programmes and actively participated in the above said activities. During the awareness lecture Capt. Tanwir Ahmed Assistant Physical Director high lights the importance of Yoga (yoga has a tremendous value not only for physical health but also for our mental and spiritual development). Prominent staff members who were participated in training programme included Prof. Asadullha Khan, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Mohd Sadeeq, Prof. Abdul Karim, Prof. Ghulam Abass, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Dr. Gulshan Bhat, Dr. Mohd Saleem, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti, Dr. Mohd Tufail, Prof. Javed Iqbal , Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti, Mr. Mohd Kafait & Mr. Mohd Azam. As series of programmes are scheduled to organized in the coming days which will culminate on 21 st of June 2022 on the eve of International Yoga Day.


Yoga training porgramme commences at GDC Rajouri


27 th of April 2022: Department of Physical Education GDC Rajouri in collaboration with NCC wing of the College today started yoga training programme for period of 21 days as a part of commemoration of International Yoga Day-2022 under Yoga Mehotsav following direction of Ministry of Youth and Sports government of India. The programme is being coordinated by the qualified (NIS) Yoga teacher Capt. Tanwir Ahmed under the supervision of Principal GDC Rajouri Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza Principal (officiating) and Sh. Rakesh Puri Physical Director. The programme conducted today including Yoga training programme, yoga postures, pranayams, kiryas, poster making competition, awareness lecture, pledge, yoga awareness rally in Dhanore area of Rajouri 110 trainees registered themselves for the said programmes and actively participated in the above said activities. During the awareness lecture Capt. Tanwir Ahmed Assistant Physical Director high lights the importance of Yoga (yoga has a tremendous value not only for physical health but also for our mental and spiritual development). Prominent staff members who were participated in training programme included Prof. Asadullha Khan, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Mohd Sadeeq, Prof. Abdul Karim, Prof. Ghulam Abass, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Dr. Gulshan Bhat, Dr. Mohd Saleem, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti, Dr. Mohd Tufail, Prof. Javed Iqbal , Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti, Mr. Mohd Kafait & Mr. Mohd Azam. As series of programmes are scheduled to organized in the coming days which will culminate on 21 st of June 2022 on the eve of International Yoga Day.


Facilitation Ceremony for Martyer of District Rajouri was organized under the agies Azadi Ka Amrit Maha Utsav By 5J&K BN  NCC Poonch in Govt PG College Rajouri.


NCC cadets of Govt.PG College Rajouri, under the supervision of 5J&K Bn NCC Poonch Honoured 11 Families of Martyrs (who sacrificed their lives for the sake of mother land) on the occasion Prof (Dr) J.A Qazi Principal  and Prof. Mohd  Farooq  Mirza Principal (officiating) Honoured the NOKs of Martyrs. The event organized with the coordination of Capt. Tanweer Ahmed Associate NCC Officer, Govt. PG College Rajouri. During the facilitation ceremony 75 NCC cadets   from Govt. PG College Rajouri and Govt. Model Higher secondary school Rajouri, lead by Third Officer Wasim Bari Associate NCC Officer, Subedar Goutam Singh and NCO Ashok Kumar, Official's from 5 J&K BN NCC Poonch were also present on the occasion.


Two-day International Web Conference on investing in our Planet concludes at Govt PG College Rajouri


Rajouri April 22: The Research and Development Cell of PG College Rajouri in collaboration with Pir Panjal Environment and Eco-Development Society (PEEDS) J& K concluded two day international web conference on the topic investing in our planet under the vision Azadi ka Amrit Mahautsav to mark world earth day here today. The two-day International Web Conference organized under the Chief patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal and Patronage of Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Officiating Principal, Govt PG College Rajouri and Advocate Tabassum Mughal, President Pir Panjal Environment and Eco-Development Society, J&K, and covenorship of Dr. Rani Mughal, General Secretary, PEEDS (Associate Prof. and Head of Botany Department, GDC Poonch). Suresh Kumar Gupta, Chief Wild Life Warden, J&K and OP Sharma Vidyarthi, former PCCF and Director Ecology Environment, Ecology and Remote Sensing, J&K were chief guests in the valedictory and inaugural ceremonies respectively. Prof. MB Magrey and Prof. Shakeel Ahmed Raina, former Principals, J&K Higher Education Department were Guests of Honour on the occasion who were bestowed upon with MB Mughal Education Excellence Award. The two day Conference speared over 5 sessions including 3 plenary sessions attracted galaxy of experts from different nations in four continents who deliberated upon different aspects of environmental conservation and conserving resources of mother earth. The Resource persons included Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari, Professor, Central Department of Chemistry and Former Director of Research, Center for Applied Science and Technology Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal; Prof. Mammo Muchie, Research Professor, [Consultant on UNESCO’s Higher Education, Research and Knowledge Forum], Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Dr. Mary Tahir, Prof. & Head, Department of Geography, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi; Dr. Ravinder Rena, Professor of Economics, NWU Business School North -West University,  Republic of South Africa; Tamara Kharchylava, Advocacy Manager, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union(UHHRU), Ukraine; Dr. Anupam Anand, Evaluation Officer, Global Environment Facility, USA; Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Assistant Prof, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi; Dr. Pankaj Chandan, Director, Nature, Wildlife and Climate Change, National Development Foundation (NDF), J&K and Prof. Stephen Little, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. The distinctive hallmark of the conference were to honour the academicians on the birth anniversary of late Mohammed Bashir Mughal, renowned environmentalists, dedicated officer and the Founder President of PEEDS and to connect students community from different colleges and schools of UT of J&K with galaxy of experts and environmentalists from across the globe. Dr. Nuzhat Jabeen, GDC Anantnag, Dr Tejinder Singh, GDC Thanamandi, Prof. Ram Krishan, GDC Kathua and Prof. Pooja Devi,GDC Nowshera were Adjudicators for the Students Presentations. Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi, HoD- Urdu, Dr. Mohd Jameel, Department of Computer Science, Dr. Mohd Akhlaq, HoD- Mathematics, Dr. Mohd Khaliq, HoD- Philosophy, Dr. Mohd Tufail, Department of Geography, Dr. Shiraz Ahmed, Department of Zoology, Dr. Atiya Sayeed, Deptt. of Chemistry, Govt PG College Rajouri were rapporteurs in different sessions. Dr. Ashaq Malik, Director of R & D Cell and Organizing Secretary of the conference conducted the proceedings of the programme whereas Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Head, Department of Physics and Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina, Convener Cultural and Literary Committee of College presented the formal vote of thanks in valedictory and inaugural sessions respectively. Prof. Supriya Gupta, Department of Computer Science provided technical support. About 300 participants including faculty, scientists, environmentalists, scholars and students from various institutions of country and abroad participated in this two day virtual earth conference.


International web conference on Earth day organized jointly by Govt PG College Rajouri and Pir Panjal Environment and Eco Development Society. MB Mughal Excellence Awards in Education conferred to Shakeel Raina, Shabir Shah, MB Magray and Mohammed Zaman


Rajouri April 21: PG College Rajouri in collaboration with Pir Panjal Environment and Eco Development Society J& K inaugurated two day international web conference on the topic invest in our planet under the vision Azadi ka Amrit Mahautsav to mark world earth day here today. The inaugural function of two day web conference spread over two sessions and a felicitation ceremony under the patronage of Prof Dr Javed Ahmed Qazi , Principal PG College Rajouri and Advocate Tabassum Mughal President Pir Panjal Environment and Eco Development Society, J&K. The web conference attracted around 300 participants and resource persons from world over. OP Sharma Vidyarthi PCCF (Retd)J&K Govt was the chief guest of the occasion whereas Principal of the college Prof Javed Ahmed Qazi presided over the conference. Vidarythi threw light on various aspects to protect Mother Earth and appreciated the efforts of college administration and PEEDS. Prof Dr Javed Ahmed Qazi in his presidential address briefed the audiences about the purpose of organizing the international web conference. He also highlighted the contributions of Late M B Mughal, a reputed forest officer and a renowned enviromalist of Jammu and Kashmir and the founder President of Pir Panjal NGO for his tremendous efforts in the conservation of forests and environment. The program began with the welcome address by Prof Mohammed Farooq Mirza officiating Principal and welcome address from NGO side by President PEEDS Advocate Tabasum Mughal. There were 2 plenary sessions chaired by Dr Rameshwar Adhikari from central department of chemistry and former director of research for applied sciences and Prof Mammo Muchie from Tshwane university Sounth Africa. Each session had three prelnary lectures which were delivered by Prof Mammo Muchie research Professor Tshwane University of technology South Africa, Tamara Kharchylava Advocacy Manager Ukrainian Helsinki Human rights union (UHHRU) Ukrain, Dr Sanjeev Sharma Assistant professor school of social sciences JNU New Delhi , Dr Ravinder Rena professor of economics NWU Business school north west university Republic of south africa, Dr Pankaj Chandan director Nature, wildlife and climate change national development foundation J and K were the resource persons. The rapporteurs for the plenary sessions were Dr Mohd Alhlaq and Dr Shiraz Ahmed and for second plenary session rapporteurs were Dr Mohammed Khaliq and Dr Mohammed Tufail and Dr Atia Sayeed. On the occasion, Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina who happened to be the Guest of honour for the inaugural session lauded the efforts of college administration and PEEDS for the international event. He was also felicitated with MB Mughal excellence award in the field of education for his tremendous services imparted to the rural masses of Pir Panjal .The distinctive hallmark of the conference was prominent geographers of Pir Panjal who were also felicitated on the occasion of earth day. MB Mughal excellence awards in education were presented to Prof MB Magrey, Prof Shabir Hussain Shah and Prof Dr Mohammed Zaman for their extraordinary and unparalleled services in the field of education in rural Pir Panjal region. Prof Dr Ashiq Malik Director Research & Development cell and organizing Secretary of the conference introduced the audiences about the program and conducted the proceedings. Prof Iqbal Raina HOD Physics of host college presented the formal vote of thanks and Dr Rani Mughal HOD Botany of SKC GDC Poonch convener of the international web conference also spoke on the occasion.


Press Release: Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti


Rajouri, April 14, 2022: The NSS Units of Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated the birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar under the AZADI KA AMRUT MAHOTSAVA to commemorate the 75th anniversary of independence here today. On this occasion an online quiz Competition on the theme “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: The Father of Indian Constitution” organized under the guidance of Prof Dr J A Qazi, Principal of the College and Prof Farooq Mirza officiating Principal of the College. The competition aimed at giving an opportunity to the youth to come across various aspects of the philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, to enlighten the young minds about Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s contribution to modern India. More than hundred students participated in the event and were awarded with e-certificates. Dr Naseem Ahmed and Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS Programme officers, coordinated the event.


Career Counselling Cell and Cultural and Literary Committee of the college organized guest lecture and interactive session on the topic ‘


Career Counselling Cell and Cultural and Literary Committee of the college organized guest lecture and interactive session on the topic ‘ career counselling of students’ in the conference hall of the college today.The programme was chaired by Dr. Javed Ahmed Qazi, Principal of the college Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza Vice Principal, gave the welcome address at the start of the event. Prof. Amit Bhalla conducted the proceedings of the event.Whereas, Sh. Vivek Shekhar Sharma Additional SP of Rajouri and Sh. Parupkar Singh DSP DAR of District Police Rajouri were the resource persons. Both the speakers delivered extensive talks on the topic. They deliberated on various aspects of career opportunities available for the youth and sensitized them to move forward in the area of their choice in a systematic manner. A question answer session was also organized to address variegated queries of the students which was thoroughly enjoyed by the participants. Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi, the Principal, in his presidential address highlighted the importance of such interactive sessions for proper grooming of the students. He also assured to follow a calendar of such events in future for the proper orientation and chanelizations of energies of the youth. Prof. Iqbal Raina, the convenor of Literary Committee extended the vote of thanks. The other faculty members who helped in coordination of the event included Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Dr.Abdul Haq Naeemi Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Dr. Gulshan Rashid,Dr Gowher Iqbal, Dr Atiya ,Dr. Mohd Jameel, Prof. Qamar Rubani, Mr. Rakesh Puri and Khaliq Bhatti.


NCC PG COLLEGE RAJOURI ORGANIZED CLEANLINESS DRIVE


NCC Boys wing of GDC Rajouri organized Cleanliness Drive in connection with National Maritime Day celebration and as part of Puneet Sagar Abhiyan. During the cleanliness drive, 15 cadets of NCC SD wing participated in the event and cleaned a Bowli at Kheora Near GMC Rajouri. Captain Tanweer Ahmed, Associate NCC Officer organised the event and led the cleanliness drive. The drive was organized under the direct supervision of Col. Shrikant Rai CO 5 J and K Batallion, NCC Poonch.


Govt PG College Rajouri organizes Fresher party cum Literary Meet


Rajouri, April 01, 2022: The Post Graduate Department of Arabic of Govt PG College Rajouri organized a fresher party cum literary meet for PG students of Arabic here today. The Students of M.A Arabic Semester IV organ ized a fresher party for newly admitted students of M.A Semester 1 followed by a literary meet. Principal of College Prof. (Dr.) Javaid Ahmed Qazi was Chief Guest whereas Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Vice Principal was guest of honour on the occasion. Prof. Anzar Ahmed Malik, Head PG Department of Arabic co-ordinated the event. While speaking on the occasion, Prof. Javaid Qazi highlighted the importance of Arabic language, its scope and prospects in the contemporary world. He encouraged the students to opt Arabic for competitive exams and other international employment opportunities. It is pertinent to mention that secod batch of MA Arabic has been admitted in the college in this academic year. In the literary meet several students expressed their views on the relevance of Arabic language and literature in present world. Earlier, Prof. Anzar Malik welcomed the guests and congratulated the newly admitted students in MA Arabic. Dr. Tafseer Ayoubi from Department of Arabic also spoke on the occasion. Students of MA Sem IV, Manzoor Ahmed and Salma Javaid conducted the proceedings of the programme whereas Prof. Mamoon Jami, presented the formal vote of thanks. Farman Ahmed and Saima Anjum bestowed upon with the title of Mr. Fresher and Miss Fresher 2021 batch respectively. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Zamir Mirza (Staff Secretary), Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi, Head PG Department of Urdu, Dr. Gohar Iqbal, Dr. Amjad Ali Babaer, Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Kataria and Dr. Ayaz Ahmed.


Govt PG College Rajouri organizes Plantation Drive


Rajouri, March 30, 2022: The Pir Panjal Eco-Club (Department of Environmental Sciences) in collaboration with NSS (Boys and Girls) Units of the college organized a plantation drive in the campus here today. The programme organized under the guidance of Prof. Javaid Ahmed Qazi, Principal of College. Dr Anwer Shah, Head Department of Botany, who was Chief Guest on the occasion, started the drive by planting saplings. He impressed upon the students to develop a habit of planting trees and do their bit for a safe and sustainable environment. Dr Junaid Jazib (Coordinator Pir Panjal Eco-club and Head, Department of Environmental Science), Dr Naseem Ahmed (NSS- Boys Program Officer) and Prof Supriya (NSS-Girls Program Officer) co-ordinated the plantation drive. Large number of students and faculty members of the college participated in the campaign and planted a good deal of saplings in the college premises. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Iqbal Raina, Convener Literary and Cultural Committee, Dr Junaid Ahmed (Member Ecoclub), Prof Ghulam Abbas, Prof Manzoor Dar, Dr Ashaq Malik, Prof. Aasia Bhat, Dr Zaheer Ahmed, Dr. Mohd Khaliq, Ishfaq Gul, and Dr Shakeel. In addition to being part of recently observed International Forest Day activities, the dual objectives of this drive was to enhance tree cover of the campus and to sensitize and aware students about environmental crises and importance of trees. Later, all the participants, faculty as well as students, took a pledge for adopting eco-friendly ways of life and take effective steps for conserving nature and environment.


Two- day Poshan Pakhwara concluded at Govt. P. G. College Rajouri (March 28 th -29 th , 2022)


NSS Units (Boys & Girls) Govt. P. G. College Rajouri under the patronage of Dr. J. A. Qazi, Principal of the College and Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, Principal (officiating) of the College and under the supervision of Programme Officers Dr. Naseem Ahmed Malik and Prof Supriya Gupta carried out series of activities to celebrate two- day Poshan Pakhwara conducted under Poshan Abhiyan, with an aim to generate awareness and to promote the nutrition status among the masses. On day one, an awareness rally was held towards the adopted village Chowdharynar where the Volunteers interacted with the village masses and raised slogans to create awareness that will help every citizen to progressively march towards a vision of Suposhit Bharat. On day two, volunteers visited Govt. High School Chowdharynar to achieve the desired goals of Poshan Abhiyan. Volunteers Shabeena choudhary, Sofia Sultana, Ajmal Nisar, Shahid Mirza and Ishtiaq ahmed aware the young children specially within the age group of (5-12yrs) of the village about the ill effects of eating junk food and unhealthy food habits. Prof Supriya apprised the children about the importance of balanced diet and Dr. Naseem awared the children about the value of nutrition and also thanked the school administration.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Observes Shaheed Diwas March 23rd 2022


NSS Units (Boys and Girls) of Govt. PG College Rajouri celebrated Martyrs Day, also known as Shaheed Diwas or Sarvodaya Day,as a tribute to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru who fought for the freedom of India from the colonial rulers and sacrificed their lives on March 23, 1931 under the guidance of Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi (Principal) and Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza (Officiating Principal). The event was organized by NSS Programme officers Dr Naseem Ahmed and Prof Supriya Gupta. The event began with the screening of a documentary on the life of Shaheed Bhagat Singh followed by painting and poster making competition. Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, officiating Principal of College, threw light on the struggle of freedom fighters and their sacrifices. While speaking on the occasion, Prof. Zameer Mirza enlightened the students about the major freedom fights. Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina apprised the students about the importance of the day and Dr. Saleem Wani lauded the role of youth in nation building and maintaining the freedom. The other faculty members present on the occasion included Prof. Mohd Sadeeq HOD, Department of Chemistry, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof Asif Ajaz Lone, Prof Azhar Javed, Prof Amjed Khan Bhatti, Prof. Khalid Bhatti. The winners of competition were awarded with certificates.


Govt. PG College Rajouri Celebrates 2nd Rhododendron Day


Rajouri, March. 19, 2022: The Department of Botany of Govt. PG College Rajouri celebrated 2nd Rhododendron Day in hybrid mode here on March 18. On this occasion an extension activity on the exploration of Rhododendron in upper reaches of Darhal Forests organized under the guidance of the Principal of College. Dr. Javaid Ahmed Qazi and in coordination with noted environmentalist O.P. Sharma Vidhyarti, IFS, Former Director Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing, J&K. A team of local environment conservation activists led by Dr. Ashaq Malik from Department of Botany of College visited the Rhododendron rich site (Khorwali/Hatrian) in the high reaches of Darhal in District Rajouri. Dr. Ashaq Malik brainstormed the locals and other masses through facebook live sessions about the importance of Rhododendron (Rhododendron arboreum) - an amazing locally called Hardul, in Dogri Chiu or Burans in Hindi, prevalent in Himalayan nations including India and are in full bloom during months of February and March. Nearly 200 plants of Rhododendron along with oak trees were found in 1km2 under exploration besides several other locations in Darhal, he added. Dr. Javaid Qazi, in his message, underlined the need of conservation of Rhododendron especially areas like Darhal which are comparatively less disturbed by developmental activities. The eco-friendly approaches are required to keep this and several other important flora intact by our collective efforts, he said. Dr. Qazi appreciated the Department of Botany for organizing this field based activity, he lauded locals of Darhal to raise concern about conservation of this wonderful genus. OP Sharma Vidyarthi connected live from Jammu shared the vision of celebrating Rhododendron Day for 2nd consecutive time since it was first celebrated concurrently in GDC Darhal by organizing its plantation drive and Govt. PG College Rajouri by organizing a symposium on March 18 last year. This year a similar event was also organized in GGM Science college on March 12, he added. There is an urgent need to conserve this beautiful plant by establishing nurseries especially in the Pirpanjal region, he further said. Dr. Anwer Shah, Head Department of Botany and convenor of this programme assured to organize more such field based activities in near future by involving students of the college. Dr. Mohd Khaliq Malik, Head Department of Philosophy, being a local, was part of Rhododendron exploration team comprising Aijaz Malik, Sajjad Mehmood and Mohd Afyaz on the occasion. Prominent among others who participated online in this programme were Prof. Farooq Mirza, Head Department of Education, Prof. Zamir Mirza, convener- IQAC, Prof. Ghulam Abbas, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina, Dr. Saleem Wani, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat and Dr. Junaid Jazib. Thousands of people from various fields of life across the nation and beyond watched the awareness programme on Rhododendron Conservation through social media live sessions.


Govt PG College Rajouri organizes Awareness Programme on Prevention of Ragging


Rajouri, March. 14, 2022: The Discipline and Anti-Ragging Committee of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized an Awareness Programme on prevention of the ragging here today. Principal (officiating) of the College, Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza was Chief Guest on the occasion whereas Dr. Anwer Shah, Convener, College Discipline and Anti-Ragging Committee, co- ordinated the programme. Dr. Ashaq Malik from Department of Botany in the College, was resource person on the occasion. He gave a PPT presentation on the topic “Ragging: a menace” detailing about the origin, evolution, socio-legal and ill-effects of ragging. He underlined UGC Anti-ragging Act 2009, J&K Anti-ragging Act 2011 and various other laws under IPC and regulations about ragging and its prevention. While speaking on the occasion, Prof. Farooq Mirza stressed upon rooting out the menace of ragging by collective efforts of all the stakeholders to ensure free and conducive environment for new coming students. He advised the Students to maintain the discipline in the campus by showing high moral character and ethics. The college anti-ragging committee and administration is always at the disposal of students to redress any such issue in timely manner, he added. Earlier, Dr. Anwer Shah welcomed the audience and conducted the proceedings of the programme. He also deliberated upon the issue and its consequences that not only ruin lives of victims but also the culprits and asked the students to say no to ragging in all circumstances. Prof. Ghulam Abas from Department of Botany presented the formal vote of thanks. Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Head, Department of Physics, Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi, Head, PG Department of Urdu, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat and Dr. Khaliq Malik besides several staff members and students were present on the occasion.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Organize Essay Writing Competition on Cyber Awareness


Cyber Jaagrookta committee, Govt. P.G. College Rajouri, today on 10-03-2022, organized an Essay Writing Competition on Cyber Awareness on the theme “Cyber Crime and its Effect on Society” as a part of “Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas” which is celebrated every month to aware the netizens about the threats associated with the cyber space which becomes a part of one daily routine work. On this Occasion Principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Javed Ahmed Qazi (Patron of the Program) and Co- Patron Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza confirms the winners of Essay Writing Competition on Cyber Awareness along with Cyber Jaagrookta Committee Dr. Parveen Sadotra, Prof. Supriya Gupta and Prof. Rabia Koser. The Jury Members of the Essay Writing Competition namely Prof. Abdul Karim Bajran (Head, Department of Computer Science), Prof. Sankait Gupta and Prof. Amjed Bhatti selects the best Essays among from all the participants. The others who were graced the Essay Writing event by motivating the students to participate in these types of awareness programmes from last few days were Prof. Jameel Ahmed, Prof. Yasir Chowdhary, Prof. Salma Farooq, Prof. Khalid Bhatti and other staff members of the college. In Essay Writing Competition the Students who got merit for certificate from all the participants were Mr. Sajad Mahmood (B.A. Semester 3 rd ) First Position, Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed (B.A. Semester 5 rd ) Second Position, Mr. Nawaz Ahmed (B.A. Semester 5 rd ) and Mr. Arshad Ahmed (B.A. Semester 5 rd ) Shared Third Position.


Govt PG College Rajouri celebrates International Women’s Day


Rajouri, March. 08, 2022: The Women Development Cell of Govt PG College Rajouri celebrated International Women’s Day by organizing a seminar and quiz competition on the theme “Gender Equality and Sustainable Development here today. Principal of the College, Prof. Javaid Ahmed Qazi presided over the function whereas Wakeel Ahmed Bhat, District Social Welfare Officer, Rajouri and Yasmeen Kouser, Martial Arts Champion, were special guests on the occasion. Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Convener of Women Development Cell, co-ordinated the function. While speaking on the occasion, Prof. Qazi stressed upon the gender equality and women empowerment by citing local examples of women who excelled in different fields of life. He encouraged the girls students to excel in education and to empower themselves and society at large. Wakeel Ahmed Bhat briefed about different welfare schemes pertaining to women and girls, and said that self-discipline and self-motivation are the key drivers to empower women and bring about gender equality and prosperity. Dr. Ashaq Malik from Department of Botany in the College, who was resource person on the occasion, delivered a talk on the theme of this year, “Gender Equality today for Sustainable Tomorrow”. He explained about the evolution of International Feminist movement into UN Women organization, constitutional remedies and the Gender Equality reflected in Goal 5 of Sustainable Development. He linked women participation in decision making especially in climate action and other challenges at global, national and local level. Yasmeen Koser spoke on importance of martial arts and self-defence for women and girls. Large number of girls students attended the function. The students of college who participated in Seminar include Sadia Habiba, Sajad Mehmood, kainat Mir, Anshika Sharma and Nandni Dayal. Earlier, Prof. Aasia Bhat introduced the audience about the programme and welcomed guests. Prof. Fatima Parveen conducted the proceedings of the programme whereas Prof. Supriya Gupta presented the formal vote of thanks. The faculty members who supported the programme including Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof. Salma Farooq, Dr. Attiya Sayeed, Prof. Rubina, Prof. Rabia and Rakesh Puri. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Farooq Mirza, Prof. Anwer Shah, Prof. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Mohd Sadeeq, Prof. Ghulam Abas, Prof. Asad Ullah, Prof. Netar Prakash Sharma, Prof. Iqbal Raina, Dr. Shamim Akhter, Dr. Nazakat Hussain, Prof. Abdul Kareem, Dr. Abdul Haq Naimi Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone and Dr. Mohd Tufail.


PG College Rajouri Celebrates National Science Day


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri celebrated National Science Day today in the Multipurpose Hall of the College with great fervour. The event was an initiative of Dept. of Higher Education as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav which was coordinated jointly by College Literary Committee, NSS and Science Club of the College. A symposium on the title “Integrated Approaches in Science and Technology for sustainable Future” was organized in which around ten students from various semesters of undergraduate classes participated. The programme was chaired by Jb. Mohd Farooq Mirza Principal (Officiating). He spoke on the occasion and highlighted the need of science and technology at present time. Who also impressed upon the students to inculcate habits of self learning, scientific interactions and make best use of their time in enriching their knowledge. Those who spoke on the occasion included Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina ,Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Azhar Javed, Prof. Masood. The three members jury including Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Ghulam Abass and Dr. Abdul Haque declared Kainaat Mir, Namra Mushtaq ,Sofia Sulatan and Shahreen Kouser as 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd and consolation prizes respectively. The event was attended by Prof. Z. A. Mirza Staff Secretary, Dr. Naseem Ahmed, Dr. Gulshan Bhat, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof. Assadullah Khan, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Sh. Rakesh Puri, Prof. Supriya Gupta, Prof. Rabia Kouser, Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti, besides all the faculty members remained present in the Programme.


PG College Rajouri Celebrates National Science Day


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri celebrated National Science Day today in the Multipurpose Hall of the College with great fervour. The event was an initiative of Dept. of Higher Education as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav which was coordinated jointly by College Literary Committee, NSS and Science Club of the College. A symposium on the title “Integrated Approaches in Science and Technology for sustainable Future” was organized in which around ten students from various semesters of undergraduate classes participated. The programme was chaired by Jb. Mohd Farooq Mirza Officiating Principal who impressed upon the students to inculcate habits of self learning, scientific interactions and make best use of their time in enriching their knowledge. Those who spoke on the occasion included Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina ,Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Azhar Javed, Prof. Masood. The three members jury including Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Ghulam Abass and Dr. Abdul Haque declared Kainaat Mir, Namra Mushtaq ,Sofia Sulatan and Shahreen Kouser as 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd and consolation prizes respectively. The event was attended by Prof. Z. A. Mirza Staff Secretary, Dr. Naseem Ahmed, Dr. Gulshan Bhat, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof. Assadullah Khan, Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Sh. Rakesh Puri, Prof. Supriya Gupta, Prof. Rabia Kouser, Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti, Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti, besides all the faculty members remained present in the Programme.


Two-day Workshop on Environment Protection Concludes at Govt. P.G. College Rajouri.(14-15 th Feb)


NSS Units (Boys and Girls) of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized two-day workshop on “Environment Protection” on 14-15 th Feb 2022 under the guidance of Principal of College, Prof. Farooq Ahmed Mirza. While speaking on the occasion, Prof. Farooq Mirza lauded the role of NSS volunteers in nation building, community service, peace building and conservation of environment, and hoped that more students will come forward to join this fascinating platform to serve humanity at par with ideals of father of nation Mahatma Gandhi. The objective of the event was to create awareness about the need to preserve the environment and natural resources in order to keep the world healthy.Various activities were conducted during the workshop like creating awareness among the masses about the ill effects of use of polybags; sanitation and disposal of garbage & composting. The workshop concluded with a plantation drive in the college campus. The NSS volunteers led by Programme Officers, Dr. Naseem Ahmed Malik and Prof. Supriya Gupta planted saplings in and around the College campus. More than 50 saplings were planted as part of a drive.


PRESS RELEASE Govt. Degree College Rajouri holds National Webinar on Wetlands


Rajouri, Feb. 02, 2022: The department of Botany of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized a National Webinar on the theme “Wetland Action for People and Nature” to mark World Wetland Day as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav here today. Prof. Prem Lal Uniyal from Department of Botany, University of Delhi and O.P. Sharma Vidhyarti, IFS, Former Director Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing, J&K were resource persons on the occasion. The webinar was organized under the patronage of Prof. Mohd Farooq Mirza, officiating Principal of Govt. PG College Rajouri whereas Dr. Anwer Shah Head Department of Botany was Convener of the Webinar. In his welcome address Prof. Farooq Mirza briefed the audience about the College background and pertinence of world wetland day celebration in College. Prof. Uniyal spoke at length about the wetlands, their importance, targets and individual as well as societal efforts to conserve the wetlands by citing examples from across the country. O.P. Sharma Vidhyarti in his lecture emphasised upon the four aspects of wetland conservation including passion, education, religion and activism. He highlighted the various wetlands and water bodies of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladkah with special reference to high altitude water bodies of Pir Panjal. Both resource persons asserted that students should be actively involved towards protection and conservation of wetlands. Dr. Narinder Kumar and Dr. Harvinder Kour from GGM Science College Jammu, Prof. Romesh Atri from GDC Udhampur, Prof. Iqbal Raina, Dr. Saleem Wani and Prof. Arvind Sharma from Govt. PG College Rajouri also gave their reflections about the programme. Earlier, Dr. Ashaq Malik, organizing secretary of webinar introduced the audience about the programme and conducted the proceedings. Prof. Ghulam Abass from department of Botany presented the formal vote of thanks whereas Prof. Amjed Khan Bhatti provided the technical support. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. N.P. Sharma, Dr. Khaliq Malik and Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone. A large number of students and faculty members both within UT of Jammu and Kashmir and outside participated in this one day National level virtual seminar.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates National Girl Child day Jan 24 th , 2022


NSS Units (Boys and Girls), Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated National Girl Child Day on Jan 24 th , 2022 to spread awareness about the inequalities faced by girls in Indian society, also to promote awareness about the rights of the girl child and the importance of female education, health, and nutrition. On this day an online quiz competition was organized on the theme ““First Indian Women in Different Section and Categories of Achievement” organized by Prof. Supriya Gupta and Dr Naseem Malik, NSS Programme Officers, under the guidance of Principal Prof.(Dr) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. A large number of students participated and were awarded with e certificates.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates National Youth Day on 12 Jan, 2022


To commemorate the 150 th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, NSS Units of Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated National Youth Day to honour the ideals and philosophies of Vivekananda. The theme of this year’s celebrations is “Saksham Yuva, Sashakt Yuva” which suggests, skilled and capable youth is the stronger youth.The event was organized by Dr. Naseem Ahmed & Prof. Supriya Gupta, NSS Programme Officers, Boys & Girls Wing respectively under the guidance of Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina.On this Occasion various online activities likeonline essay competition on the theme “The Power of Youth in Improving Community Conditions for Health”, Poster competition on the theme “Unity in Diversity”,video messages in which the students delivered messages on inspirational Quotes/Teaching of Swami Vivekananda were organized.A large number of students participated out of which Miss Kainaat Mir, Miss Ishrat Shakeel and Muniba Choudhary bagged first, second and third positions respectively in essay writing categorywhereas in poster making Sofia Sultana, Shubnum Naaz bagged first and second positions. The third position was shared by Zaffer Hussain and Sajad Mahmood NSS volunteers of the college.


A Seven-Day NSS Special Camp Concludes at Govt P. G. College Rajouri


With the message of cleanliness and social service a seven-day NSS Special Winter Camp successfully concluded at Govt. P. G. College Rajouri. Presiding over the valedictory function, Principal of the college Prof. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina in presence of Prof Abdul Haq Naimi , HoD Urdu, said that the major objective of NSS is to inculcate noble human and social values among the youth so that a healthy society could be created. He also lauded the efforts and devotion of the organizers of the camp, Dr Naseem Malik and Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS Programme Officers. During the camp various activities like cleaning the campus area, cleaning of natural water springs, river banks etc. were performed by the volunteers where they also visit the holy shrine of Sai Ganji’s Ziarat and cleaned the adjoining areas there. The volunteers also aware the people residing in that area and motivated them to maintain hygiene as many people take bath in the holy water of the shrine. The volunteers also get a chance to have interactive sessions with eminent personalities like Mr Israr Bukhari CDPO Manjakote, Prof Mumtaz Wani from Department of Political science, NSS wing commanders’ of 2007 batch. NSS Volunteer Shabeena Choudhary and Sajad Mahmood conducted the proceedings of the event, Sofia Sultana read the report and Dr Naseem Ahmed presented the vote of thanks. The camp concluded on a high note with the certificate distribution to the camp participants.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Inaugurates 7-Day NSS Special Winter Camp


A seven-day special NSS camp was inaugurated at Govt. P. G. College Rajouri by the Principal of the college Prof. (Dr) Shakeel Ahmed Raina in presence of Convener NSS Advisory Committee Dr Ashaq Malik, Dr Shamim Akhter HoD Zoology, Dr Naseem Malik, Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS Programme Officers. As many as 30 volunteers were enrolled for the camp. The event began with the inaugural address of Dr Raina who enlightened the volunteers with the aims and objectives of NSS to inculcate social welfare in students and to provide service to society without any bias and also reminded them of the motto of the National Service Scheme “Not me but You”. Dr Naseem Malik also highlighted the role of youth as powerful change agents of the society and further motivated the volunteers to strive for excellence and encouraged them for maximum participation for the noble cause. Volunteers pledged to work dedicatedly to serve and strengthen freedom and integrity of the nation peacefully and through constitutional means. With an aim to contribute significantly to the nation-wide campaign of ‘Swcahh Bharat Abhiyan’, students conducted a cleanliness drive in the college campus during the second half of the day. Volunteers also took plastic collection drive in the college campus and the vicinity. Students cleaned the campus area and the surroundings. The plastic collected were disposed of safely by the volunteers. Prof Supriya Gupta presented vote of thanks and appreciated the active participation of the NSS Volunteers in cleaning the college campus and the efforts made by students in generating awareness regarding Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.


Govt. PG College Rajouri holds Regional Seminar on Human Rights and Women Empowerment



Rajouri, Dec 23, 2021: The Women Development Cell of Govt. PG College Rajouri held Regional Seminar on Human Rights and Women Empowerment here today. Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal of College was Chief Guest whereas Dr. Rani Mughal, Head, Department of Botany, GDC Poonch, Dr. Naim-un-Nisa, Head, Department of Arabic, GDC Thanamandi and Nazma Sheikh, District co-ordinator, Mahilla Shakti Kender (MSK) Rajouri were resource persons on the occasion. Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Convener, Women Development Cell in the college, co-ordinated the event. In their keynote addresses, Dr. Rani Mughal and Dr. Naim-un-Nisa explained various aspects of human rights and values that can efficiently be applied to empower the women. They highlighted women rights in various religious texts with regards to women empowerment. They also said that the media can play very important role in the empowerment of women. Nazma Sheikh briefed about various government schemes to empower women. While speaking on the occasion, Prof. Raina said that the women empowerment is inevitable in the context of promotion and protection of human rights. Men and women are complementary to one another and progress of one is not possible without the empowerment of other especially women. He appreciated the Women Development Cell for organizing such event while involving the examplary resource persons from the Pirpanjal region. Prof. Iqbal Raina from Department of Physics in College, Abdul Jabbar from Department of Industry, commerce, Rajouri, Shivangi Kant, Legal advisor of Juvenile Justice Board, Rajouri and Dr. Atiya Sayeed, from Department of Chemistry in College, also spoke on the occasion. Earlier, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat introduced the audience about the programme and welcomed the guests whereas Prof. Fatima Parveen, Department of Chemistry, conducted the proceedings of the programme. Prof. Supriya Gupta from Department of Computer Science presented the formal vote of thanks. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Farooq Mirza, Dr. Anwer Shah, Prof. Ghulam Abas, Prof. Manzoor Ahmed Dar, Prof. Asif Aijaz Lone, Prof. Amit Bhalla, Prof. Amjad Bhatti, Prof. Salma Farooq. Prof. Rabya Kosser and Prof. Rubina. A large number of students, scholars and faculty members participated in the seminar.


Govt. PG College Rajouri holds webinar on Biodiversity Conservation



Rajouri Dec 13, 2021: The Department of Botany of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized a webinar cum seminar on Biodiversity Conservation for Sustainable Development under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75 th year of Indian Independence here today. Noted environmentalist and Tree talk crusader, O.P. Sharma Vidyarthi, IFS, Former PCCF and Director, Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing, J&K Govt. was resource person and Chief Guest whereas Principal Govt. Degree College Bishnah, Prof. Anuradha Pandoh was Guest of Honour on the occasion. Principal of College, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the hybrid mode programme. OP Sharma Vidyarthi delivered a detailed talk and awared the participants about the current scenario of biodiversity, need for its conservation and how it (biodiversity) can contribute in attaining sustainable development and addressing Agenda 2030. He said, we are losing at least one species a day and only our collective and comprehensive efforts can reverse the process, fight out global warming and change the climate change. Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, in his presidential address, lauded the extra-ordinary efforts of OP Sharma to educate masses about environmental and biodiversity conservation especially through his tree talk crusade that he launched in 2010 and now embarked at the mark of 1163 by his today’s lecture. Such personalities are rare and students and budding scholars must take benefit of his knowledge, wisdom, expertise and above all philanthropic approach towards biodiversity conservation, he added. Prof. Anuradha Pandoh also appreciated the concern and outreach of Vidyarthi to the unreached to protect environment and biodiversity. He is role model and source of inspiration for younger generation to showcase their activism towards biodiversity conservation and contributing in sustainable development while acting locally and thinking globally. Earlier, Dr. Ashaq Malik, Organizing secretary of the event, introduced the audience about the programme and conducted the proceedings. Dr. Anwer Shah, Head, Department of Botany and Convener of webinar presented the formal vote of thanks. Prof. Amjad Khan Bhatti provided the technical support Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Iqbal Raina, Prof. Ghulam Abas, Prof. Manzoor Dar and Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat. A large number of students and faculty members attended the programme both in virtual and offline mode in the college conference hall.


Govt. Post Graduate College Rajouri Organized Guest Lecture on Career Prospects in the Postal Sector



Placement and Career Counseling Cell of Govt Post Gradauate College Rajouri organized a guest lecture on ‘Career Prospects in Postal sector’ as part of an awareness campaign. A good number of students and several faculty members participated in the program. Mr Anshuman Tripathi, Post Officer, Rajouri was the resource person who talked at length about various types of career options in Indian Postal services and encouraged the participant students to join this prestigious sector to build their career and serve the nation. He also awarded the participants about various financial schemes available for general public in Post Offices. Principal of the college Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina, while appreciating the endeavours of Placement Cell, said awareness is the key factor for progress in the contemporary world. Dr Junaid Jazib, Coordinator Placement Cell introduced and welcomed the resource person and participants and impressed upon the students to participate in such activities. Prof Amit Bhalla, Convener Career Counseling presented vote of thanks and encouraged students to spread valuable information. Prof Khalid Bhatti and Prof Amjad Bhatti were also present on the occasion and shared their valuable opinion regarding career building prospects available for the student community.


Govt P. G. College Rajouri observes AIDS Awareness week



Rajouri Dec 9, 2021: The Red Ribbon Club of Govt. PG College Rajouri concluded the third phase of week-long activities under the new India @75 campaign here today. The Red Ribbon Club of Govt. PG College Rajouri in collaboration with J&K AIDS Control Society (JKACS), Department of Health and Medical Education, J&K organized a series of activities between 1-9 December, 2021 in third phase as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations - NEW INDIA@75. Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal of College inaugurated the week activities including HIV/AIDS Awareness, Tuberculosis, Blood donation and Covid-19 in college that were co-ordinated by Dr. Naseem Ahmed, Nodal Officer of Red Ribbon Club of the College. At national level, the programme was launched in virtual mode by the National Aids Control Organization (NACO), a division of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on the World AIDS Day, December 1 which was attended by members of Red Ribbon club of the College. Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina appreciated the efforts of Red Ribbon Club for organizing diverse activities under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav which benefitted student community to understand and actively participate in tackle the most pressing issues like HIV/AIDS, Covid- 19 and other related complicacies of our times. The Club organized short video making competition on HIV/Awareness in which Mehreen Sambyal, Sajad Mahmood and Sofia Sultana got 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd prizes respectively. The competition was adjudged by Dr. Shamim Akhter, HoD Zoology, Dr. Ashaq Malik (Botany Department) and Prof. Supriya Gupta(Computer Department). In the poster/slogan making competition on Tuberculosis/HIV awareness Sajad Mahmood, Ibrish Bi and Maiyda Kouser received 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd prizes respectively. Dr. Mohd Sadeeq, HoD Chemistry, Dr. Shamim Akhter and Prof. Superya Gupta were judges for this competition. In the debate competition on Blood Donation organized in collaboration with Zoology Department of the College, Mehreen Sambyal, Ibrish Bi and Sajad Mahmood won 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd prizes respectively. Jurry members were Dr. Shamim Akhter, Dr. Azhar Javaid (HoD-Biotechnology) and Prof. Sheraz Ahmed from Department of Zoology. An intra-college mask making competition was held in which Nisar Jannat, Maiyda Kouser and Rifat Shaheen adjudged 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd respectively. Prof. Farooq Mirza(HoD Education), Dr. Saleem Wani (English) and Dr. Ashaq Malik were jury members for this event. A large number of students from college especially members of Red Ribbon Club, NSS and NCC participated in different activities during the awareness week.


Government PG College Rajouri Celebrates International Human Rights Day



To commemorate the International Human Rights Day, Department of Political Science in collaboration with NSS Unit and Cultural and Literary Committee of the College under the guidance of the Principal, Prof.(Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina organized an Invited Lecture by Dr.Mohd.Ashaq Malik, a renowned Botanist and Social Activist. The programme commenced with the welcome address by Prof. Amit Bhalla, Head Department of Political Science where he introduced keynote speaker to the participants. He informed that the United Nations theme of Human Rights Day-2021 is to ‘Equality–Reducing inequalities, advancing Human Rights’ and appealed the participants to act as promoters by spreading awareness in the society. While addressing the participants Dr.Ashaq stated that the celebration of Human Rights Day will help in spreading awareness about the importance of human rights and to create equal opportunities for all. He discussed in detail about the nature of Human Rights, the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and our Constitutional Fundamental Rights. While highlighting the importance of the advancement of human rights to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, he asserted that in the post-COVID-19 world, where the poverty and inequality has increased, respecting ‘Human Rights of All’ will help to end discrimination of all kinds, address inequalities and promote sustainable development. During this interactive session, students got satisfactory replies for their queries from the invited speaker. Dr. Raina, Principal of the College emphasized that Human Rights are necessary to provide every human the basic dignity to live. While presenting vote of thanks, Prof.Iqbal Raina, Convener Cultural and Literary Committee complimented Dr. Mohd. Ashaq Malik for delivering a scholarly lecture and expressed gratitude towards the invited speaker for motivating the participants to serve society and fulfill the purpose of ensuring peace, dignity, and equality on a healthy planet while eliminating inequalities. He appreciated Prof. Farooq Mirza, Dr.Bashir, Dr. Naseem, Dr.Saleem, Prof. Zameer Mirza, Prof.Sankait Gupta, Prof. Supriya Gupta , Prof. Asif Ajaz Lone, Dr. Shiraz Ahmed and Prof. Amjid Bhatti for coordinating this event and thanked students for their active participation.


Govt. PG College Rajouri concludes week-long activities on New India @75



NCC Units, Govt P. G. College, Rajouri observed HIV Awareness week from 1st December, 2021 to 7th December under the countenance of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. The AIDS Awareness Week was observed with the theme “End Inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics.” World AIDS Day is marked across the globe to raise awareness about HIV AIDS to help prevent its spread and confront the social stigma associated with the disease. The purpose of this programme was to spread awareness among people about the causes, symptoms, tests and treatments for treating HIV infection. The event was inaugurated by the Principal of the college, Prof (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina and in his inaugural talk he made the students aware about the ways by which HIV AIDS spreads and its prevention. He also urged the staff and cadets not to shun the AIDS patients and treat them as equals. Prof. Salma Farooq, NCC officer in her address said that we should take various measures and activities to eliminate AIDS and other chronic diseases to make our planet safe and spreading awareness about AIDS disease in communities is must, which our NCC cadets are doing to a great extent. She also called for a united fight against HIV AIDS. NCC wings of the college organized rallies to end the discrimination of such patients and stressed on the need for proper education to prevent such pandemics. The cadets participated in poster making and shared their short videos on different social networking sites highlighting the causes of the spread of the HIV infection and the measures to control it. NCC wing of the college also conducted an online Quiz competition on the theme “HIV: Causes and Control” in which a colossal number of cadets participated actively. Diksha Sharma, Arti Sharma and Palvi Sharma were declared as the First, Second and Third winner respectively. At the end of the weeklong event, the cadets took the NCC pledge and promised to be better citizens of the country. Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, appreciated Prof Salma Farooq, NCC Officer (SW), Mr Tanveer Ahmad (SD) and the cadets for their efforts in making this event a grand success.


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PG College Rajouri celebrates Mahaparinirvan Diwas



Govt. P G College Rajouri organized Mahaparinirvan Diwas today in the conference hall of the college. The event included a symposium on the life, achievement and contribution of Baba saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Huge gathering of students and teachers attended the event which was chaired by Jb. Manzoor Hussain General Manager DIC Rajouri and presided over by Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. The programme was an initiative of College Literary and Cultural Committee coordinated and attended by Prof Farooq Mirza, Prof Iqbal Raina, Dr Mohd Saleem wani, Prof Asif Lone , Prof Amjad Bhatti, Prof Khalid Bhatti, Dr Gulshan Bhat , Prof Amit Bhalla, Prof Bashir Ch, Prof Zamir Mirza and others. A team of judges including Prof Khaliq from Dept of philosophy and Dr Mumtaz from Dept of Pol. Science declared Irfan Khan, Asma and Sameena Manzoor as Ist, 2nd and 3rd respectively in the symposium. Dr Mohd Saleem wani presented welcome address whereas Prof Iqbal Raina extended vote of thanks.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrates 73rd anniversary of NCC Raising



NCC Unit (Girls Wing), Govt P. G. College, Rajouri celebrated 73 rd NCC Raising week that concluded on 2 nd December, 2021 under the countenance of the Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. The week-long event began with the hoisting of the flag, followed by a march-past by NCC cadets. The Cadets participated in various events including the singing of the NCC song, cleanliness drive, motivating and inspiring the students etc. During the celebration week, the cadets also paid tributes to the martyrs and cited various inspirational stories of patriotism. The Principal of the College, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina addressed the gathering and briefed about the values and importance of NCC in student life. He added that NCC will make the cadets as the people who are ready to protect the nation and serve the people in various beneficial ways by community development. During the event NCC Officer (SW), Prof. Salma Farooq highlighted the significance and importance of the NCC Day. She further added that the NCC training would help the youth to become responsible citizens, and also help to gain leadership qualities. At the end of the week-long event, the cadets took the NCC pledge and promised to be better citizens of the country. Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, appreciated Prof Salma Farooq, NCC Officer (SW) and the cadets for their efforts in making this event a grand success.


Govt. PG College Rajouri Celebrates “Constitution Day” 26 November 2021




The Department of Political Science of Government PG College Rajouri celebrated "Constitution Day" to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India with full zeal. Prof. Amit Bhalla, the Head of Department of Political Science, highlighted the day's importance and urged the students and faculty members to uphold constitutional values. Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad Shah also spoke on occasion and enlightened the gathering with his views. While speaking on occasion, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmad Raina, Principal of the college, said that these activities aim to reiterate and reorient the citizens towards the values and principles expressed in the Constitution. The programme ended with a pledge taken by a large number of students and faculty members of the college to pay tribute to the invaluable contribution of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and other founding fathers of the Indian Constitution. The proceedings of the event were carried out by Ms. Asma and Mr. Irfan Ahmad Khan, students of the college.


Govt. P. G College Rajouri celebrates National Unity Day 2021




Govt. P. G College Rajouri celebrates National Unity Day 2021 NSS Units Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated the National Unity Day on Oct 31 st to commemorate the 146 th birth anniversary of the iron man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. On this occasion Principal of the college, Prof. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina along with NSS Programme Officers Dr Naseem Ahmed, Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS Volunteers and other staff members of the college took pledge to preserve and strengthen the unity, integrity, and security of our nation. After the pledge NSS volunteers Shabina Chowdhary, Sofia Sultana, and Harjot Kumar spoke about Sardar Patel's role in integration of the country. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina spoke about Patel's remarkable achievements and contributions to the country after independence and urged the students to follow the principles of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in leading the country towards its development. Dr. Naseem delivered the welcome address. Supriya Gupta proposed vote of thanks.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates Gandhi Jayanti



Cultural and Literary Committee of the college in association withNSS and NCC Units organized a symposium on the topic “Relevance of Gandhian Philosophy in Present Era” in order to celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The event was organized with a motive of inculcating values of Gandhiji like peace, tolerance, mutual respect and communal harmony among the students and youth of the area. Principal of the college Prof(Dr) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the event. Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina, Convener, Cultural and Literary Committee,presented the welcome address. Six students of the college spoke on the topic and threw light on the importance of teachings of Gandhiji and NSS volunteer Shabeena Choudhary conducted the proceedings of the event. Among the participants Ms. Shabeena Choudhary, Mehreen Sambyal and Anshika Sharma were adjudged as first, second and third respectively by the jury members namely Prof Bashir Ahmed HoD Physics, Prof Shamim Akhter HoD Zoology and Prof. SajarMalik HoD Persian and were awarded with certificates & Trophies. Powerpoint presentations on the topic were given by Prof Supriya Gupta PO NSS and Prof Salma Farooq, NCC officer emphasizing on the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and their relevance. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina also motivated the students to follow the teachings of Gandhiji in order to achieve success in every facet of life and also appreciated Literary Committee and NSS and NCC units of the College for organizing the function.Dr Naseem Ahmed presented the formal vote of thanks.Other faculty members who graced the occasion included Prof Farooq Mirza, Vice Principal, Prof. Anwar Shah, Prof. Saleem Wani, Prof Asif Lone,Prof. Manzoor Ahmed Dar, Dr. Abdul Haque Naime, Prof. Amjed Bhatti, Captain Tanveer Ahmed and other faculty members of the college.


Govt. PG College Rajouri organizes e-Workshop on NAAC Awareness



Rajouri, July 27, 2020: Govt. PG College Rajouri organized e-Workshop on NAAC Awareness under the aegis the recently constituted NAAC Awareness Committee of Jammu Division by Higher Education department here today. Principals along with the NAAC coordinators of six Colleges from across Rajouri and Poonch region including GDC Darhal, GDC Nowshera, GDC Budhal, GDC Kalakote, GDC Surankote and GDC Mandi participated in this workshop. Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal Govt. PG College Rajouri who was the resource personof the workshop, gave a detailed presentation on the NAAC Awareness. He explained all 7 Criteria spread over 32 key indicators and 121 metrics and ways to implement those in the respective institutions to assure quality education at par with ideal of National Education Policy 2020. Prof. Ravender Tickoo, Nodal Principal, Jammu Division also delivered special address and answered the queries raised by the participants during the interaction session. Rakesh Badyal, Additional Secretary to Govt. Higher Education Department in his concluding remarks appreciated the efforts of Govt. PG College Rajouri for holding this pertinent workshop in a well organized way. He assured the Principals for every due help from the administrative department to the colleges for NAAC accreditation. Prof. Surinder Sharma, Principal GDC Nowshera, Prof. Sumnash Jasrotia, Principal GDC Darhal, Prof. Ramesh Gupta Principal GDC Kalakote, Prof. Muzammil Hussain Malik, Principal GDC Budhal, Prof. Jasbir Singh Principal GDC Surankote and Prof. Mohd Azam Principal GDC Mandi raised different concerns regarding implementation of NAAC in their respective colleges. Earlier Prof. Zamir Ahmed Mirza, Co-ordinator IQAC of Govt. PG College Rajouri welcomed the guests and briefed about registration and IIQA process of NAAC. Dr. Ashaq Malik conducting the proceeding the programme whereas Prof. Iqbal Raina presented the formal vote of thanks. Prof. Preeti Dubey from GCW Parade Jammu provided the technical support.


Govt. P. G. College Rajouri Celebrates NSS Day



Rajouri Sep 24: NSS Units, Govt. P. G. College Rajouri, organized an online seminar on the topic “Role of NSS in Creating Social Responsibility at Higher Education” in order to celebrate NSS Day on Sept. 24 th 2021. The event was organized by NSS Programme Officers Supriya Gupta and Dr Naseem Ahmed under the guidance of Principal Prof. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina. Prof. Shabir Hussain Shah, Retd. Principal, former NSS programme officer and an eminent personality of Rajouri-Poonch region was the chief guest of the event. Prof. Shah enlightened the students with the role that NSS volunteers had played in evacuating various evils from society in the past and the responsibilities that volunteers must take to eradicate the other problems of the society like HIV/AIDS, Drugs addiction, COVID 19 etc. and work for strengthening the communal harmony of the country. Principal Prof. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina appreciated the work done by volunteers and NSS Programme Officers in this pandemic situation. He motivated the volunteers to realize the objectives of NSS and continue to execute community service while studying in educational institutions and throughout their life. About 40 NSS Volunteers participated out of which Vishavpreet Singh, Jani Mushtaq and Sofia Sultana also spoke on the topic and shared their experiences as volunteers. Dr Naseem Ahmed presented the formal welcome address. Supriya Gupta read the NSS report for the year 2020-21 and continued the proceeding of the event. Dr Ashaq Malik Secretary Science Club of the College was also present.



PG College Rajouri Celebrate Teacher Day


Govt. Post Graduate College Rajouri today celebrated Teachers' Day in the multipurpose hall of the College with great enthusiasm. The event was celebrated in the fashion of a conference, where students' impressions and experiences were recorded so that the better can be done for them and the institution. The event was a collaborative initiative of literary and cultural committee and NSS wing of the college. The event was witnessed by students and members of teaching faculty. The Programme included a symposium on the topic 'Teacher a role model for the society', wherein about 10 students participated and deliberated on the creative role of teachers in shaping careers and characters. The programme was chaired by Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina principal of the college, who while addressing the gathering, stressed upon the need to help students to explore their real potential and nurture creativity, scientific reasoning, values and a humanistic vision among the students. The participating students expressed their views candidly and appreciated the immeasurable contribution of their teachers in their holistic development. A three member team of judges including Prof Sadeeq HoD Chemistry, Prof Asif Lone from Dept of Physics and Dr Gulshan Bhat from Dept of Geography adjudged Humera Mirza , Shabeena Chowdhary from 4th semesters undergraduate classes as 1st and 2nd position respectively whereas Shahid Malik from P G Urdu got 3rd position. The faculty members who spoke on the occasion included Dr Mohd Saleem wani , Dr Abdul Haq Naemi, Prof Zamir Mirza Staff Secretary and Prof Bashir Ch.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Organizes National Level Online Quiz on NAAC


Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Govt. P.G. College Rajouri (J&K) successfully conducted National Level Online Quiz on NAAC which was concluded today on July 07, 2020. It was organized under the patron-ship of Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. The Coordinator IQAC Prof. Zameer Ahmed Mirza Was convener and Prof.Riaz Ahmed, member IQAC was the Organizing Secretary of the event. 351 participants from different institutions of Higher Education across the country participated in the competition. The Printable-e-certificates were given to all such participants who scored more than 50 percent marks in the event. Prof. Zameer Ahmed Mirza (convener) thanked all the participants.
In his message Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina said, the purpose of this quiz was to aware all the stake holders with the most important concept of NAAC. He also said, Principals, Heads and staff of the colleges and universities should be well versed with NAAC parameters/indicators/quantitative as well as qualitative matrices under the headings of NAAC seven criterions and should keep these in mind while running the colleges/universities. Dr.Raina congratulated participants and appreciated the IQAC of the college for organizing the event.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Organizes National Level Online Quiz on Geography


Department of Geography, Govt. P.G. College Rajouri (J&K) successfully conducted National Level Online Quiz on Geography on June 29, 2020. It was organized under the patron-ship of Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. Dr. Taseem Ahmed, HOD Geography, was the convener, Dr. Mohd. Tufail was the Organizing Secretary of the event and Prof. Riaz Ahmed, Department of Computer Sciences was on the technical support. 566 participants from different institutions across the country including Aligarh Muslim University Aligrah, University of Kashmir, University of Rajasthan Jaipur, Lovely Professional University Punjab, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Jai Narayan Vyas University, Raiganj University West Bengal, Choudary Ranbir Singh Uniiversity (Jind) Haryana, Cluster University Jammu, L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga, Bihar, University of Burdwan, West Bengal, Shri Venkateshwara University UP, University College of Engineering Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, School of Business, UPES Dehradun, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag Campus, Asansol, West Bengal, MANNU Hyderabad, University of Jammu, TDB College Raniganj, Pashchim Bardhaman, Central University of Kashmir, KVA Dav College for Women Karnal Haryana, Dr. B.R Ambedkar University, Delhi, JNVU Jodhpur, Govt College of Engineering and Technology Jammu, Hiralal Bhakat College, Nalhati, West Bengal, Presidency University, Kolkata, Government College of Engineering, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Aditi Mahavidyalya, Delhi University, MGSU, Bikaner, Sikar, Central University of Haryana Mahendergarh, Gyan Mahavidyalaya, Aligarh, Bagwant University Ajmeer Rajasthan, MD University Rohtak, Oakridge International School, Mohali Punjab, JSS Law College, Autonomous, Mysuru, Karnatka, Maharishi Dayanand University, Panipat, Haryana, Pondicherry University, Pondichery, Gauhati University, Assam, Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi, Kurukshetra University, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Varanasi, SDS Government College Pipli Kharkhoda Sonepat Haryana, H.N.B Garhwal University, Delhi University, Delhi, Central University of South Bihar, Gaya, Banaras Hindu University, Vranasi, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University Bhiwani, West Bengal State University, Bonogaon, Central University of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim, Vidyasagar University, Medinipur and various degree colleges of the Jammu and Kashmir including Govt. P.G. College Rajouri. The Printable e-certificates were awarded to all such participants who scored more than 40 percent in the quiz.

Dr. Taseem Ahmed, Convener, thanked all the participants who took part in the quiz. Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina emphasized that the purpose of the online quiz was to engage the student community constructively during the pandemic and to make them aware for the future competitive examinations by attempting the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), as Geography subject is included in almost all the competitive examinations. Dr. Raina also congratulated and appreciated the Geography department fir organizing the event.


Govt PG College Rajouri organizes Plantation Drive


Rajouri March 13: The Department of Botany of Govt PG College Rajouri organized plantation drive here today. Principal of College, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina along with heads of various Departments and staff members planted several plants in the college campus. While speaking on the occasion Prof. Raina said that it is most appropriate work to enrich campus with new plant species particularly when classes are off due to novel Coronavirus pandemic. He appreciated the Department of Botany for this green initiative and doing constructive work. “We miss the students to be involved in this drive due to prevailing health situation”, he added. Dr. Anwer Shah, head of Botany Department said that over 200 plant species are part of college biodiversity, and we are gradually adding more and more plants for better Botanical studies, beautification of college campus and for conservation of environment at large. Prominent among others who participated in the plantation drive were Prof. JavedMughal, Prof. Ghulam Abas, Dr. MohdSajar, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat and Dr. Ashaq Malik.


PG College Rajouri organizes Awareness Program on Coronavirus Outbreak


Rajouri March 5: While joining the hands to nation and world in their fight against Coronavirus outbreak, Govt PG College Rajouri organized an awareness program here today. In this regard, an extension lecture on Coronavirus was organized in the college premises. Dr. Ashaq Malikfrom Department of Botany, a Plant Virologist, was resource person who detailed the students and staff of college about the history, biology, transmission, symptomatology and prevention of this dreaded novel virus. He explained how the students and staff can play active role in saving themselves and their families from the spread of this new virus strain (COVID-19) by following the simple life saving tips as prescribed by Health Ministry and World Health organization. Pathogen-host-environment triangle wherein host can be made stronger by following various do’s and don’t on health and hygiene were briefed to students. Principal of College, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina who was chief guest on this occasion advised the students and staff to be vigilant about this deadly virus without creating any panic in society. He said that it is our collective responsibility to fight against this epidemic which has emerged as a global emergency. Governments can’t do anything alone unless every member of society participate in prevention campaign, he added. Prominent among others present on the occasion were Prof. Zamir Ahmed Mirza, Dr. Anwer Shah, Prof. Mangat Ram Sharma, Prof. Asad Ullah Khan, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Prof. Iqbal Raina and Prof. Junaid Janzeb. A large number of students and staff assembled in the college ground attended this program.


FOUR DAY SPORTS FESTIVAL CONCLUDES AT GOVT. P.G. COLLEGE RAJOURI


The four days sports festival was concluded today on 27 th of February 2020 with a very impressive valedictory function. Prof. (Dr.) Javed Musarrat, the Vice Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri was the Chief Guest on the occasion whereas Principal Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the function. Additional Superintendent of Police Sh. Liaqat Chowdhary was the guest of honour. Winner and runner up teams of all the games were awarded trophies and medals through chief guest and dignitaries. About one thousand students of nine colleges participated in different games played during the festival. In cricket (Men) Govt. P.G. College Rajouri bagged the winning trophy whereas GDC Budhal bagged the runner up trophy. In Volleyball (Men) Govt. P.G. College Rajouri won the winner trophy and GDC Darhal remained runner up in it. In foot Ball (Men) Govt. P.G. College Rajouri won the trophy whereas GDC Thannamandi bagged the runner up trophy. Kabbadi (Men) Govt. P.G. College won the trophy and GDC Budhal bagged the runner up trophy. In Badminton (Men) GDC Nowshera won the trophy whereas GDC Sunderbani bagged the runner up trophy. In Kho Kho (Men) GDC Sunderbani won the trophy and GDC Nowshera bagged the runner up trophy. In Tug of War (Men) Govt. P.G. College Rajouri won winner trophy and GDC Koteranka bagged the runner up trophy. In Table Tennis Govt. P.G. College Rajouri won the winner trophy and GDC Kalakote bagged the runner up trophy. In Volley Ball women section, GDC Nowshera won the winner trophy whereas Govt. P.G. College Rajouri remained runner up. In Table Tennis (women) Govt. P.G. College Rajouri bagged the winning trophy and GDC Kalakote bagged the runner up trophy. In Badminton (Women) GDC Sunderbani won the trophy against Govt. P.G. College Rajouri. In Kho Kho (Women) GDC Nowshsera won the trophy wheras GDC Sunderbani remained runner up. In Tug of War (Women) GDC Thannamandi bagged the winner trophy against the GDC Nowshera. The overall trophy of festival was clinched by Govt. P.G. College Rajouri being winner of maximum games. Earlier Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presented Welcome Address and appreciated and congratulated all the participants and supporters of the tournament. He also appreciated Prof. Assadullah Khan convener of sports committee, Sh. Rakesh Puri (Physical Director) and Sh. Tanwir Ahmed (Assistant Physical Director). Chief guest of the programme Prof. Javed Musarrat appreciated the participants and wished for their bright career. He also threw light on the importance of sports. He shown lot of satisfaction over functioning of the Govt. P.G. College Rajouri under the leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina. Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina conduct the proceedings on the stage. Large number of staff, students and players attended the prize distribution ceremony.


3rd Day on Going Inter Colligate Sports Festival at Govt. P.G College Rajouri.


Date:26-02-2020 3rd Day on Going Inter Colligate Sports Festival at Govt. P.G College Rajouri. Results Cricket Semifinal 1) GDC Rajouri beats GDC Sunderbani by five wickets 2) GDC Budhalbeats GDC Nowshera win by one wicket. Kabbaid Semifinal 1) GDC Rajouri beats GDC Sunderbani by 10 points Volleyball Final (Men) 1) GDC Rajouri WinnerGDC Darhal by Runner Volleyball Final (Women) 1) GDC NowhseraWinner GDC Rajouri by Runner Badminton Final (women) 1) GDC SunderbaniWinner GDC Rajouri Runner Badminton Final (Men) 1) GDC NowsheraWinner GDC SunderbaniRunner KhoKhoSemifinal(Women) 1) GDC Nowshera beats GDC Sunderbani Tug of War Semifinal (Men) 1. GDC Koteranka beats GDC Thannamandi 2-1 2. GDC Rajouri beats GDC Nowshera 2-1 Tug of War Semifinal (Women) 1) GDC Nowshera beats GDC Sunderbani by 2-1 The festival was under the supervision of Sh. RakeshPuri and Sh. Tanwir AhmedDeptt. Of Physical Education Govt. P.G. College Rajouri20 officials of Department of Youth Services and Sports lead by Sh. WaliMohdChowdhary Zonal Physical Officer.


PUNJAB FACULTY DELIVERS EXTENSION LECTURE IN GOVT. P.G. COLLEGE RAJOURI


Department of Geography Govt. P.G. College Rajouri organized an extension lecture on Human Induced Disasters with Special Reference to Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir to create awareness about different parameters of manmade disasters, their impacts and consequences. The speaker of the extension lecture was a renowned Geographer, Prof. Anupreet Singh Tiwana, Head Department of Geography, Mata Gujri College Autonomous (Deemed to be University) Fateh Garh Sahaib, Punjab. Prof. Tiwana has focussed on drug abuses in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir and involvement of youth in it. He also made aware of the students about the negative impacts of Drugs on youth. Besides this he has also spoken about the negative impacts of green revolution on Human Health and stress upon the use of organic and indigenous practices of agriculture. Principal of the college Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presented the welcome address and also presided the event whereas Dr. Javaid Ahmed Mughal Vice Principal of the college was also present on the occasion. Other faculty members present on the occasion were Dr. Nawaz Ahmed, Prof. Robina Kouser, Prof. Tamana Sharma and Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed from the Department of Geography. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. Mohd. Tufail. Large number of students attended the programme.


PG COLLEGE RAJOURI HOSTS SPORTS FESTIVAL 2020


Rajouri, the land of kings witnessed a mega opening of intra Zonal Sports festival 2020 organized by Govt. PG College Rajouri which was thrown open by Jb. Mohd Nazir Sheikh Distt. Development Commissioner Rajouri as Chief Guest and Sr. Superintendent of Police Rajouri, Sh. Chandan Kohli as Guest of Honour and Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina Principal of the College, Ch. Liaqat Ali Addl. Superintendent of Police Rajouri was special guest of the occasion. This grant initiative is taken by Higher Education, J&K Govt. with the intention to involve students of all the Colleges of J&K in variegated indoor and outdoor Sports activities. Nine Colleges of Rajouri District including Govt. PG College Rajouri, GDC Thanamandi, GDC Koteranka, GDC Budhal, GDC Kalakote, GDC Sunderbani, GDC Nowshera, GDC Doongi and GDC Darhal are participating in various Sports events which will culminate on 27 th of Feb, 2020. The event will witness various indoor and outdoor sports activities including Cricket, Football, Kho Kho, Kabaddi, Tug of War, Badminton, Table Tennis and Volley Ball in which both the boys and girls shall compete. The programme began with National Anthem followed by March Past and passing parade of different contingents of participating Colleges and oath ceremony, welcome address by Principal Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, and address of Ch. Liaqat Ali and Sh. Chandan Kohli. Finally the gathering was addressed by Chief Guest DDC Rajouri Sh. Mohd Nazir Sheikh who highlighted the importance of Sports and games alongside curricular activities as it leads to the holistic development of the students and help making them better and healthy citizens. The other highlights of the ceremony included bouquets and memento presentation to DDC Rajouri, SSP Rajouri, Sports Officers of twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch. Other prominent who attended the Programme includes Prof. Javed Ahmed Qazi, Principal GDC Thanamandi, Prof. Shabir Hussain Shah Rtd. Principal, Prof. A.R. Choudhary Rtd. Principal, Prof. H.S. Ishar Dy.SP DAR, Sikander Pervazi Distt. Sports Officer Poonch besides faculty members of various colleges. The event was coordinated by Sh. Rakesh Puri Director Phy. Education, Sh. Tanwir Ahmed Asstt. Phy. Director and Sports Committee headed by Prof. Assadullah Khan supported by Prof. Anwer Shah, Prof. Riaz Ahmed Mirza, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Prof. Asif Lone and Prof. Amjed Bhatti. The Stage was compared by Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina. All the staff members and students of the College attended this inaugural ceremony. In the first day in the Tug-of-War(Men) Govt. PG College Rajouri defeated GDC Budhal, GDC Nowshera defeated GDC Kalakotre. In Kabaddi (men ) GDC Sunderbani defeated GDC Darhal, GPG Rajouri defeated GDC Doongi, GDC Budhal defeated GDC Koteranka. In Volley ball (men) GDC Sunderbani defeated GDC Nowshera, GPG College Rajouri defeated GDC Thannamandi, GDC Darhal defeated GDC Koteranka. In Kho- Kho (men) GPG College Rajouri walk over GDC Kalakote. In Badminton (men) GDC Kalakote defeated GDC Darhal, GDC Nowshera defeated GDC Koteranka. In Cricket (men) GPG College Rajouri defeated GDC Thannamandi, GDC Sunderbani defeated GDC Doongi. In Tug-of –War (women) GPG College Rajouri defeated GDC Koteranka. In Badminton (women) GPG College Rajouri defeated GDC Koteranka. A panel of 25 officials from Youth Service and Sports Department under the supervision of Sh. Wali Mohd Zonal Physical Education Officer acted as judges/ umpires.


GOVT. PG COLLEGE RAJOURI ORGANIZES INTER-COLLEGIATE SYMPOSIUM ON CYBER CRIME AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES


PG Department of Computer Science of Govt. P.G. College Rajouri organized an Inter-Collegiate Symposium on “Cyber Crime and Preventive Measures” to create awareness about different prevailing cyber threats and preventive measures that can be taken to safe guard against them. 20 participants from different Colleges viz. GDC Poonch, GDC Darhal, GDC Kotranka, GDC Nowshera, GDC Budhal, GDC Mendhar and PG College Rajouri participated in the symposium. Vikas Bhargav student of PG College Rajouri, Wasim Akram of GDC Koteranka and Wahid Sadeeq of GDC Mendhar were adjudged as 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd respectively. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the event where as Dr. Abdul Raouf, Associate Professor GDC Mendhar was the Chief Guest at the occasion. Prof Abdul Karim HOD Computer Science presented the welcome address; Supriya Gupta Assistant Professor Computer Science briefed the importance of the topic. Dr. Anwer Shah, Prof. Waseem Akram and Prof. Jameel acted as judges. Chief Guest Dr. Abdul Raouf enlightened the gathering about the topic of discussion. Principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina also motivated the students to be vigilant while using internet and appreciated efforts of the PG Department of Computer Science of the College for organizing the symposium. Other faculty members present on the occasion were Prof. Javed Iqbal Mughal, Prof. Riaz Mirza, Prof Sankait Gupta, Prof Yasir Chowdhary, Prof Amjed Khan Bhatti, Prof. Rabia Kouser and Dr. Parveen Sadotra. Stage proceedings were carried out by Zafar Iqbal and Haseena Kouser students of MCA and vote of thanks was given by Prof. Salma Farooq. Large number of students and faculty of College attended the programme.


Govt. PG College Rajouri Organizes Lectures on Moral values and Corona virus


Govt. PG College Rajouri Organizes Lectures on Moral values and Corona virus Principal of Govt. PG College Rajouri, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina wanted to boost and strengthen the moral values among the students and also acquaint them on the most important and sensitive issue of Corona virus. Prof. Javed Mughal, HoD English delivered an impressive lecture on moral values. He impressed upon the students to make the moral values as part of life because life becomes charmless and dull without them. He further added that it is need of the hour also to become a respectable and responsible citizen. Prof. Mangat Ram Sharma, HoD Zoology deliberated upon the issue related to Corona virus. He acquainted the students with corona virus, its mode of transmission, clinical symptoms and pathogenesity. He advised the students for following preventive measures and also disseminates the required information in the neighborhood. Dr. Raina also motivated the students and advised them to keep the contents of the lectures close to mind and heart. Dr. Shakeel Raina was very happy over the deliberations and thanked and appreciated both the professors for their valuable deliberations at the right point of time.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates


The Principal of GDC Rajouri, Dr. Shakeel Raina released a Zoology book titled “Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates” for undergraduates authored by Dr. Shavish Vaid, lecturer department of Zoology in the presence of senior faculty members from various departments of the college including Prof. Mangat Ram Sharma, Dr. Shiraz Ahmed, Dr. Anwar Shah, Dr. Ashiq Malik, Prof Amit Bhalla and others. During his suggestive address, Dr. Raina impressed upon the elite faculty to contribute more in the field of education by way of writing standard books and playing a vital role in publishing papers based on research, innovations and experience. While giving a reference from holy Quran, he said there is no end in learning and one learns till the last day of life. The faculty present there and the author of the book Dr. Shavish thanked the principal for his valuable suggestions, motivation and inspiration. It was concluded that this book will go a long way in solving the problems of zoology students especially in the field of comparative anatomy for which they have been demanding special help.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Celebrates National Girls Child Day


NSS Wing Govt. P.G. College Rajouri celebrated National Girls Child Day in collaboration with District administration Rajouri on the directions of principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Raina, under the supervision of NSS Programme Officer Dr.Naseeem Ahmad Malik. A walkathon and awareness program for which a rally of students was organised in the College campus which was flagged off from principal office and was concluded at M.P Hall inside the College campus. The Principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Raina presided over the programme, Later Anum Mirza (Women welfare officer) District Rajouri gave a motivation lecture and stressed on the need of Women education, Empowerment and said there should be change in the mind set of girls in the society. In the walkathon girls raised the slogans on the theme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao( Desh Ki Ek Hi Awaaz, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao) and displayed different banners for the said purpose. Principal Govt. P.G. College Rajouri stressed to the students to spread the message of this national initiative in each and every corner of the district. Dr. Shafia Saleem, Dr. Atiya Shaheen and other faculty members were also present on this occasion. NSS Programme Officer Dr. Naseem Ahmad Malik gave vote of thanks.


PG College Rajouri organizes People Biodiversity Register Preparation Meet.


Rajouri, Jan 20, 2020: The Department of Botany of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized the People Biodiversity Register (PBR) preparation Meet in collaboration with J&K Forest – Rajouri here today. OP Sharma Vidyarthi, Director State Forest Research Institute, Jammu and Secretary of PBR was the Chief Guest. He detailed the audience about the importance and preparation of this pertinent document. While speaking on the occasion, Prof.(Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal of the College, who presided over the function, emphasized the need of Biodiversity conservation and revealed its significance from religious point of view as well. Mushtaq Choudhary, Warden – Wildlife, Rajouri-Poonch Range, Prof. Mangat Ram, Bashir Malik, Ex- range officer, Sarpanch Alam Din from Kotranka, Babu Khan, Chairman - BDC Kalakote, Prof. Iqbal Raina, Shafeeq Malik and Samina Sheikh also spoke on the occasion. Prior to the meet a few plants of Cedrus and Juniper were also planted to mark the beginning of plantation season in peerpanjal. Staff and students of college, officers from forest department, Wildlife, Agriculture, WWF, BGSB University Rajouri, members of Block Development Councils and civil Society attended the meeting. Earlier, Dr. Anwer Shah, Head of Botany Department welcomed the guests while Sanjay Sharma DFO Rajouri introduced the audience about the programme. Dr. Ashaq Malik conducted the proceedings of the meeting whereas Range Officer Naik presented vote of thanks. Prominent among others, present on the occasion were Prof. Javed Mughal, Prof. Farooq Mirza, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Ghulam Abass, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Dr. Mohd Sajar, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Dr. Taseem Ahmed, Dr. Mohd Akhlaq, Bait Ullah Malik, Mohd Azam, Pervaiz Ahmed and Mod Aijaz.


Celebration of National Youth Day (NYD ) at Govt P G College Rajouri.


Red Ribbon Club Govt. P.G. College Rajouri in collaboration with J&K AIDS Control Society commemorated the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day. The theme of the programme was “Channelizing the Youth Power for Nation Building”. The programme was presided upon by the Vice Principal Dr Javed Mughal. On this occasion volunteers shared their views on the given theme. Dr. Naseem Ahmed Malik, Nodel officer Red Ribbon Club , presented the welcome address and proceedings were carried out by the NSS commander (Boys Wing ) Kashif Malik. Speaking on the occasion ,Dr Javed Mughal, focussed on the role and responsibilities of the youth towards the nation. The programme was also attended by Supriya Gupta NSS Programme Officer Girls wing, DR Nazakat Hussain HOD History, Prof. Israr Ahmed, Prof Qamar Rubbani, Prof Junaid , Dr Zaheer Ahmed Department of Urdu, Dr Tabassum Rasool. Principal of the College, Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina, appreciated the efforts of NSS and Red Ribbon Club of the college for organizing such programmes which are the need of the hour. Vote of thanks was given by Miss Aksa Dar, commander( Girls Wing).


P.G. College Rajouri celebrates National Mathematic Day


Govt. PG College Rajouri celebrated Nation Mathematics Day by organizing and inter college symposium on Mathematics. Students from GDC Thanamandi, GDC Darhal, GDC Koteranka and PG College Rajouri participated in the symposium. Mr. Shafeeq Ahmed of PG College Rajouri bagged first position whereas Mr. Imtiaz Ali and Mr. Waseem Akram of GDC Darhal and GDC Koteranka clinched 2 nd and 3 rd positions respectively. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the function and also gave a power point presentation on life and work of great Indian Mathematician Ramanajun. Dr. Mohd Akhlaq HOD Mathematics presented welcome address and Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti faculty member of mathematics presented formal vote of thanks. Dr. Y.P. Sharma, Dr. Taseem Ahmed and Prof. Haroon Rashid acted as judges for the symposium. Large number of students and staff attended the programme.


P.G. College Rajouri organizes awareness programme on Pahari Scholarship.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri today organized an awareness programmee on Pahari Speaking Scholarship Scheme. Secretary J&K Pahari Advisory Board Mr. Kartar Singh (KAS) was the chief guest of the occasion. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the programme. Representatives of GDC Thanamandi, GDC Budhal, GDC Koteranka, GDC Darhal, GDC Kalakote, GDC Doongi and P.G. College Rajouri attended the Programme. Secretary J&K Pahari Advisory Board Mr. Kartar Singh (KAS) spoke at length on the topic and cleared various queries of the participants regarding the Scholarship Scheme. Convenor Pahari Scholarship Scheme of P.G. College Rajouri Dr. Taseem Malik presented formal vote of thanks. PRINCIPAL


WORLD AIDS DAY organized At Govt.P.G. College Rajouri


The Red Ribbon Club and NSS Unit of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized World AIDS Day under the lead of Dr. Naseem Ahmed Malik Nodal Officer Red Ribbon Club and NSS Officer Boys Wing & Prof. Supriya Gupta NSS Officer Girls Wing and under the patronage of Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina-The Principal of the college. On this occasion two events i.e. a Seminar and Poster-Making Competition on the topic ‘Communities make the difference ’ in collaboration with J&K State Aids Prevention and Control Society were conducted where-in as many as ten students participated. The Programme was presided over by worthy Principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina . The principal while expressing his views on this occasion enlightened the students about the life seeking threats of HIV in the present day society. The principal also revealed that only in this country thousands of lives are claimed by HIV/AIDS every year and suggested that a separate subject on the awareness of HIV must be introduced in all the educational institutions so that countless lives can be saved in future. Dr. Gulshan Rashid Bhat was the guest speaker. Welcome address was given by Dr. Naseem Ahmed. A large number NSS Volunteers / students participated in the events. In Seminar competition Mr. Danish Sharma, Ms. Aksa Dar, Shabina Chowdhary and Zahid Qayoom and bagged Ist, Second and Third Position. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Shafia Saleem. PRINCIPAL


Department of Geology Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Organises an Interactive Session in Collaboration with the Department of Geography


Dated 20-11-2019 An interdisciplinary interactive session was organised in Government Post Graduate College Rajouri by the Department of Geology in collaboration with the Department of Geography. Around 100 students of both the departments attended the session which mainly aimed at the identification of local rocks, minerals, structural features and the fossil record preserved in the Himalayas and that too in a chronological order. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Masood Ahmed followed by a keynote address by Dr. Arjun Singh Rathore, Head Department of Geology. The Vice-Principal of the college Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan impressed upon the importance of interdisciplinary approach coupled with skill enhancement among the students of earth-sciences. The other faculty members Dr. Masood Ahmed, Mr. Talib Hussain and Mr. Mohd Altaf demonstrated about displayed earth material. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Gulshan Rashid from the Department of Geography thanked the host department and assured his full cooperation for all such future endeavours. The chief guest of the occasion Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina Principal of the college appreciated the collaborative efforts of both the departments for organising such an event. He deliberated upon the need of such events for the development of scientific temper among the students. The session ended with vote of thanks presented by Mr. Talib Hussain. Sd/- Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina PRINCIPAL


Worthy Secretary Hr. Education Visited GDC Rajouri


It was indeed a matter of great pride for the students and staff of Govt. PG College Rajouri that after a long spell of about 15 years, the Secretary to Govt. for Higher Education Department Jb Talat Parvez Rohella, has visited this institution to take stock of the College-its problems, issues, challenges and their solutions. An august Guard of Honour was presented to the Secretary Higher Education by the NCC and NSS Wings of the College under the Command of Lt. Tanvir Ahmed, Dr Shafia Saleem and Dr Naseem Malik NSS Program officer. The District Development Commissioner Rajouri Shri Aijaz Asad and Prof Shakeel Ahmed Raina also accompanied the Chief Guest while receiving the Guard of Honour. After the Guard of Honour ceremony was over, the Chief Guest laid the foundation stone of MCA Block, inaugurated the English Language Lab, Digital Classrooms, and released the College House Magaizine in presence of Shri Ajaz Asad, District Development Commissioner, Prof (Dr) Shakeel Ahmed Raina-the Principal of the College, Prof a Qayoom Khan, HoD Geography, Dr Shameem Azad HoD Botany, GDC Thannamandi, Prof Anwar Shah HoD Botany, Prof Saleem Wani, the Incharge of the Language Lab, , Prof M R Sharma HoD Zoology, Prof M Iqbal Raina Deaprtment of Physics, Dr Bashir Ahmed HoD Physics, Prof N P Sharma, Prof Nazakat Hussain, Prof Asif Aijaz Lone, Dr Shafia Saleem and all other staff of the College. The whole proceedings of the visit were conducted and a detailed inter-active session of the staff with the worthy Secretary, Higher Education were conducted and concluded by Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina which started with a detailed Progress Report read out by Prof Shakeel Ahmed Raina- the Principal regarding the achievements of the College leaving a very positive impact on the Chief Guest. During the interactive session so many demands were projected by the staff and the best part of the Secretary’s visit and his magnanimity was that all the genuine demands were fulfilled on the spot. Worthy Secretary to Govt. in reaction to the demand of the Principal for PG Physics, on spot granted sanctioned PG Course in Physics in the College. The meeting ended and the visit concluded with happy note of the worthy secretary about the performance of the College under the leadership of the Prof Shakeel Ahmed Raina.


NSS WING OF GOVT. P. G. COLLEGE RAJOURI CELEBRATED RASHTRIYA EKTA DIWAS/ NATIONAL UNITY DAY


NSS Wing of Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated the 144 th Birth Anniversary of Late Sh. Vallabhai Thaverbhai Patel as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas/ National Unity Day. The program was presided over by Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina Principal, Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan, Vice Principal. The faculty members Prof Asif Lone, Prof Sankait Gupta, Prof Amjed Bhatti, Prof Talib Hussain, Prof Parveen Sadotra,Sultan Chuhan,head boy and NSS volunteers were also present on the occasion. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina appraised the students about the contributions of Sh. Vallabhai Patel as the responsible citizen of the country and motivated the students to inculcate the values of Late Sh. Vallabhai Patel. Dr Naseem Ahmed, NSS Program officer boys wing, gave the welcome address and also briefed about the program followed by the Oath Ceremony and a run for unity, wherein the students and faculty took a pledge to stand for Unity and Integrity of the country.The program concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS Program Officer girls wing.


Student Body Elections Held in Govt. PG College Rajouri


Today on 25 th of October 2019, the Students Body Elections were held in the College as an integral part of the College Academics under the aegis of Prof (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina-the Principal of the College in the presence of the entire teaching staff. The Electoral process was conducted and completed by the College Electoral Team under the convener-ship of Prof Javed Mughal HoD English. In the first phase the election of CRs were held to elect one Girl CR AND One Boy CR from each. The total number of CRs elected through secret ballot, was 54. In the second phase, as many as 5 candidates- two from boys namely Asif Hussain Manhas and Sultan Chauhan and three contestants from girls namely Iqra Kohli, Geetanjali and Farhat Afza were in the fray. One Head Boy and One Head Girl were to be elected by 54 Class Representatives. Mr Sultan Chauhan and Ms Geetanjali were elected as Head Boy and Head Girl of the College for the session 2019-20. The Principal at the end of the electoral process successfully completed delivered a detailed instructive lecture to the representatives apprising them of their duties in the College. Among others Prof M R Sharma, Dr Anwer Shah, Prof Ghulam Abbas, Dr Bashir Ahmed, Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina, Prof Mnazoor Dar, Dr Shafia Saleem, Dr Ab Haq Naimai, Prof Naveen Sharma, Mr Rakesh Puri were present on the occasion.


PG COLLEGE ORGANIZES COMPETITION


The department of Zoology, Govt. P.G. College, Rajouri organized chart/poster/model competition the other day with an aim to inculcate creative and drawing skills among the students. More than 25 students participated in the event and Ms. Saima Manzoor and Ms. Heena Thunazam both of semester 3 rd bagged first and second positions respectively. Third position was received by Sumaira Anjum. The principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Raina appreciated the students and emphasized the students to participate in such functions proactively. Dr. Raina also congratulated the staff of Zoology department. Prof. M.R.Sharma welcome the principal and members of the jury composing of Prof. Iqbal Raina, Prof. Ashiq and Prof. Naveen Sharma. The efforts of Prof. Raheela, Prof. Shiraz, Prof. Javed, Prof. Shavish and Prof. Tahir were well appreciated in organizing the function.


PG College Rajouri students visit KVK - SKUAST


Rajouri Oct. 05, 2019: The Department of Botany of Govt. PG. College Rajouri organized an agriculture/industry tour of students to Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) - SKAUST Rajouri here today. The students of 5 th Semester studying Skill Enhancement Course in ‘Mushroom Cultivation and Technology’ led by Dr. Ashaq Malik, visited the KVK Rajouri where they learnt about the Mushroom cultivation. Dr. Arvind Kumar Ishar, Senior Scientist and Head, KVK Rajouri gave a detailed presentation on Mushroom cultivation followed by demonstration of first step(turning of compost) of button mushroom (Agaricusbisporus) cultivation. He explained various methods, techniques and scope of cultivation of different types of mushroom to become part-time or full time entrepreneurs in Mushroom cultivation. Later, the students were taken around the KVK campus and observed various field experiments on crop production, screening, hi-tech Poly house and vermicomposting. Earlier, speaking at pre departure briefing, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal of the College, underlined the essence of launching Skill Enhancement Courses in the colleges by Government and entrepreneurship potential in these courses from job seekers to job providers. Dr. Anwer Shah, Head, Department of Botany thanked both Dr. Arvind KVK Rajouri for providing hands on training to students as well as Principal PG College Rajouri Dr. Shakeel Raina for providing transport facility. Present at the pre departure briefing were Prof. Abdul Qayoom Khan, Prof. Ghulam Abas, Prof Manzoor Dar, Prof. Aasia Bhat and Dr. Hilal Ahmed Qazi.


Govt. P.G. College Rajouri hold Multilingual Poetic Meet


On the eve of 150 th birthday of Mahatima Gandhi P.G. College Rajouri held a multilingual poetic meet (mushera) on the theme of peace of harmony in the Multipurpose Hall of the College. The event was organized with a motive of inculcating values of peace, tolerance, mutual respect and communal harmony among the students and youth of the area. A large number of participants from variegated backgrounds faculty members, students from various UG and PG semesters presented theme creative in poetic composition and enthralled the jam packed audience. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina appreciated Literary Committee and NSS unit of the College for organizing the function. Besides this some speakers also deliberated on the teachings of Mahatima Gandhi and their relevance in the present age. The programme was chaired by Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan Vice Principal of the College whereas Prof. Javaid Iqbal Mughal, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Manzoor Ahmed Dar, Prof. Z. A. Mirza, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Dr. Abdul Haque Naime, Dr. Ashiq Raza, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Prof. Qamar Rabani, Prof. Gulshan Rashid Bhat, Prof. Mohd Jahangier Asgar, Prof. Asrar Ahmed, Prof. Arjun Singh Rathore and Prof. Mamoon Jami etc. The programme was coordinated by Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener Cultural and Literary Committee, assisted by Dr. Naseem Ahmed, NSS Coordinator, Miss Shahida Ch. A student of B.A.-I semester conducted the proceeding of the dais whereas vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Ashiq Raza.


PARENT-TEACHER MEET HELD IN THE COLLEGE


Parent-Teacher Meet-2019 was held in the College under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina- Principal of the College and Convener-ship of Prof Javed Mughal HoD English. A large number of parents participated in the Meet and during a detailed inter-action programme a complete SWOT analysis of the students was conducted talking at about the modern challenges in due course of educational process. Various participants spoke on the occasion and appreciated the concern of the College about the students and they also ensured complete cooperation with the institution when and where required. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina-Principal of the College while talking to the parents ensured them about the safe and successful future of their children at the hands of the institution. The Principal, highlighting the achievements of the College over the years, said that the College Management is still making all out efforts to hitch the wagon of this institution to sky of achievements. Dr Abdul Qayoom Khan, HoD Geography, Prof M R Sharma, HoD Zoology Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina, Department of Physics, , Prof Z A Mirza Convener IQAC, Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina Department of Physics also expressed their views on the occasion. The proceedings of the Meeting were conducted by Dr Abdul Haq Naimi , Head PG Department of Urdu whereas the vote of thanks was read out by Dr. Sajar Malik HoD Persian. Among others present at the Meeting were Prof Assadullah Khan Head PG Department of Chemistry, Dr Mohd Saleem Wani Department of English, Dr N azakat Qureshi HoD History, Dr Asrar HoD Sociology apart from the entire faculty was also present.