6th March’09 :The 41st Annual Convocation and Prize Distribution Function was held in Govt. Home Science College today. The Principal, Dr. (Mrs.) Rita G. Singh read the Annual Report of the college for the session 2008-09 highlighting the achievements of the college students and the developments done in the interest of the college.
A total of 155 degrees were awarded out of which 79 degrees were awarded to the Graduates (B. Sc. Home Science), 44 degrees to the M.Sc. of which 17 were from M.Sc Child Development, 21 from M.Sc. Food & Nutrition and six from M.Sc. Clothing & Textiles. In addition, Post Graduates Diplomas were awarded degrees of which 19 were from Nutrition & Dietetics and 13 from Fashion Designing.
The students of the college were awarded 225 prizes in various academic as well as extra curricular fields.
The prestigious awards of the college were awarded as under:
Best All Round Student – Bhavina Aggarwal
Dr. Devi’s Award- Rashu Malhotra
Mr. K.P. Sinha Award- Kalyani Singh
Sherie Doongaji Award- Priyanka Dhawan
The Chief Guest Prof. Raj Bahadur, Director Principal, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh congratulated the degree and prize holders and emphasized on the role of Home Scientists towards nation building by preserving our cultural heritage and proactively focusing on their career trajectories along with family life responsibilities in this competitive world.