Chandigarh : The Home Science College Alumni Association (HSCAA) of Government Home Science College Chandigarh lived a memorable page in the history of the college with an amalgamation of alumni from five decades in the college auditorium during the Golden Jubilee celebrations. About 160 alumni attended the meet. The Students of the College presented a cultural programme. The show began by lamp lighting by the Principal, Mrs. Madhu Nanda, Dr. Jaskiran Kaur (1965 batch), senior faculty and alumni executive members.
The Association bestowed honours on the distinguished alumnus from 1980 batch, Justice Sabina, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court and Prof. Adarsh Sharma, from the first batch (1964). The retired faculty were including ex-Principals were honoured as distinguished guests. The Principal of the College released the Golden Jubilee souvenirs. The President of the Association Mrs. Jatinder Kaur Rai contributed a sum of Rs. One lakh to the HSCAA welfare fund; the fund has been initiated to support the education of the needy student(s) of the college for a session.
The audience applauded the Chhattisgarhi dance, skit and folk songs. Ms. Emily Thomas from the Silver Jubilee batch of 1987 gave an overwhelming speech down the memory lane giving an ode to the alma mater and the grooming it gave to each one of them. The alumni of the batch enthralled the audience with parodies. The highlight of the show was decorating the then faculty with sachets in silver with a golden bow. The ex-Principals and faculty were touched with the gesture of the brilliant batch that was. General Body Elections of the HSCAA were held. The newly constituted executive are:
President: Mrs. Jatinder Kaur Rai
Vice President: Mrs. Asha Gupta
Secretary: Dr. Ravneet Chawla
Joint Secretary: Mrs. Jasneet Gauri
Treasurer: Mrs. Sonia
Executives: Mrs. Kirti, Mrs. Harinder Grewal, Mrs. Mayusha Sharma, Mrs. Neerja Mahajan, Ms. Kalyani Singh.
Earlier on the eve of the day, the Association organized a dinner party at Sip n Dine which was attended by the members over an elaborate platter, dance music and fun games.