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ACADEMIC SOCIETY: POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION


Political Science Association is the academic – cum - extra-curricular activities of the Political Science Department in the college. Actively functioning since the introduction of the discipline in 1967, its objective is to promote collaboration among the undergraduate students of Political Science beyond classroom learning. It is a forum for students to express themselves by participating in activities like debates, paper-reading and essay-writing competitions, organising youth parliament and mock United Nations, inviting speakers to get an expert opinion on the current socio-economic issues of national and international importance, displaying and improving their organisational skills by way of organising visit to parliament and educational-cum-recreational excursions, having panel discussions, quizzes and so on. All these activities give the young learners an exposure to express themselves in multifaceted ways which might not be possible in formal class-room learning process but which nevertheless are important.

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES (ACADEMIC SESSION 2018 TO 2019)  

S.No.

Name of Event

Date

1.

DEPARTMENT ORIENTATION

19th July 2018

2.

WORKSHOP ON BREAK THE SILENCE

8th October 2018

3.

WORKSHOP ON CAREER ASPIRATIONS

8th October 2018

4. 

VISIT TO TIS HAZARI DISTRICT COURT

9th October 2018

5.

TALK ON GANDHIAN CONTEXT IN CONTEMPORARY WORLD

13th October 2018

6.

 

INTRA- DEPARTMENTAL QUIZ COMPETITION ON MAHATMA GANDHI

 

 13th October 2018

 

DEPARTMENT ORIENTATION

Department of Political Science organised an Orientation Programme for the first year students of political science on 19th July, 2018. The teachers of the department welcomed the new students and made them aware about the rules and regulations of the college. During the programme, the students were encouraged to understand the importance of academic virtues such as punctuality, regularity and sincerity. Apart from students, even parents were motivated to regularly monitor performance and progress of their children.

 

 

WORKSHOP ON “BREAK THE SILENCE”

Department of Political Science organised a workshop on 8 October, 2018 on the topic “Break the Silence” in Sangam Parisar from 10.00 am onwards. Resource person of the workshop was Ms Mini Saxena, lawyer by profession practiced in Leeds, London and an activist of Sangat- A feminist Network and One Billion Rising. 110 students attended the workshop. She explained about consent age and rape culture. She said that education is the key to starting conversations that serve as the catalyst to end the toxic culture that surrounds sexual assault survivors. She focused upon the rights available to females and the legal remedies provided under law. She spoke on the regarding the incidences of rape, how to cope with it, what action should be taken, how important it was not to suppress or hide the crime but to immediately take police help.

 

WORKSHOP ON “CAREER ASPIRATIONS: SELF-DISCOVERY AND PREPARATION”

 

A workshop was organised on 8 October, 2018 at Sangam Parisar on the topic Career Aspirations: Self-Discovery and Preparation by Ms. Richa Singh. 70 students took part in the workshop. The objective of the workshop was to introduce the students to the concept of career development and to the world of work. Relevant information was given to the students about the right time of the development cycle helps them move from crystallization of career choices to specification and implementation. Informed career choices help make smart and correct decisions that lead to success in life. The workshop comprised of an interactive session supported by the worksheets. Resource person created an environment for career discovery. Students engaged in small groups discussions with their peers and also engage in personal, introspective activities.

 

VISIT TO TIS HAZARI DISTRICT COURT

A visit to Tis Hazari District Court has been arranged for the students of B.A. (Hons)Political Science IInd year and B.A. (Prog)IIIrdyear on October 9, 2018 to get familiar with the court proceedings along with the faculty members – Dr. Seema Mathur, Dr. Nivedita Giri, and Dr. Sandeep Kumar. The visit began with a brief introduction about the proceedings of the court by advocate Ms. Chandra Nigam and her team. Students were divided into groups of ten and visited the court along with the advocates. Firstly, the students visited the Metropolitan Magistrate (Mahila Court) and learnt about articles 354,364,406,498 and how these articles provide justice to women. Then the students saw the on-camera proceedings of the Additional District and Session Judge’s court where cases related to article 376 were being heard. Finally, the students visited the Family Court where cases related to section 9 of Hindu Marriage Act, Guardianship Act, Property Partition were being heard. At the end there was an interactive session with advocates where the students shared their experiences and cleared their doubts followed by a group photograph. The visit turned out to be an enriching experience for the students.

 

TALK ON GANDHIAN CONTEXT IN CONTEMPORARY WORLD

Department of Political Science organized an invited talk on 13 October, 2018. Dr. Anil Dutta Mishra, a true Gandhian was invited for the talk. He said that he is researching on Gandhi for last 26 years but still he didn’t find himself aware of Gandhian views. He explained to students that the present world is full of hatred, bitterness, cruelty, racial discrimination, communal tensions, inequalities, human degradation and erosion of values so Gandhi is more relevant today than any other time. He talked about the great contribution Gandhi has made to human history for the establishment of peace. He explained the students how Gandhi changed the course of history and created history. He was a manof principles, great convictions and always practiced what he preached.

 

INTRA- DEPARTMENTAL QUIZ COMPETITION ON MAHATMA GANDHI

To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi an intra departmental quiz competition was organized by the Department of Political Science on 13 October, 2018. All nine sections took part in the quiz competition. IIIrd year students Ananya and Swati were the quiz master of the competition. Almost 9 rounds of the quiz took place. Questions asked were from the life of great Indian leader and his companions in the freedom struggle. Students ofIIIrd Year- C Vrinda Malik and Unnati Priya received the first prize, second was given to IIIrd Year-A Taniya Chaddha and Arjoo Rawat and IIIrd Prize was won by Jigyasa and Sneha Tewatia of Ist Year- A.Attractive prizes were given to the winners. Number of prizes were given to the spectators too.

ACTIVITIES (ACADEMIC SESSION 2017 TO 2018)  

S.No.

Name of Event

Date

1.

ORIENTATION

20th July 2017

2.

FRESHER’S WELCOME

29th August 2017

3.

PARENT - TEACHER MEETING

22nd September 2017

4.

REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION

24th January 2018

5.

VOTER'S DAY CELEBRATION

25th January 2018

6.

INTRA COLLEGE CHAUPAL

2nd February 2018

7.

INTER COLLEGE CHAUPAL

28th February 2018

8.

PARENT - TEACHER MEETING

7th April 2018

9.

CLOSING CEREMONY

19th April 2018

 

ORIENTATION 

Department of Political Science organised an Orientation Programme for the newly admitted political science students on 20 July, 2017.  During the programme, new students were encouraged to understand the importance of academic virtues such as punctuality, regularity, sincerity and so on. Apart from students, even parents were motivated to regularly monitor performance and progress of their children.

 

 FRESHER’S WELCOME 

Department of Political Science organised Fresher’s Welcome on 29 August, 2017. The programme started with selection of students’ office bearers. First year students were enthusiastically welcomed by their seniors. All the faculties of the department motivated newcomers with their encouraging words. With the conduct of Youth Parliament involving political science students, programme became more interesting. 

PARENT - TEACHER MEETING

The Political Science department organised Parent-Teacher meeting on Friday, 22 nd September 2017. The main purpose of the meet was to create a common platform where teachers and parents come together to discuss variety of issues and problems related to students.

 

 

REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION

The Political Science department celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India on 24th January 2018. Students, staff and faculty members filled with a feeling of patriotism and dedication gathered in Sangam Parisar. The celebration started with the hoisting of the National Flag by the chief guest Shri Prahlad Krishnakant Rebhe, a freedom fighter. The flag hoisting was followed by the National Anthem giving a glimpse of united nation. In his speech, Shri Rebhe talked about the importance of freedom and the Indian constitution highlighting its unique features such as Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic and Republic. The principal of the college, Dr. Anula Maurya also gave an insight on the various accomplishments achieved by the college and motivated the students for bringing more laurels for the college through their accomplishments. The program ended with the message to create a great nation through collective efforts from all individuals.

 

NATIONAL VOTER’S DAY

  National Voters Day was celebrated in Kalindi College to enhance participation of young   voters in the electoral process. The National Voters Day (NVD) is celebrated every year to mark the Foundation Day of Election Commission of India, which was established on 25th January 1950. The purpose of celebrating NVD in the college was to increase the enrolment of voters and also to spread awareness among students regarding effective participation in the electoral process. The programme was anchored by Dr. Rakhee Chauhan, faculty from Political Science Department of the college. Dr. Anula Maurya, principal of the college read out the pledge which was recited by a large number of students, faculty members and non-teaching staff. With the recitation of national anthem, the programme finally came to an end.

 

INTRA COLLEGE CHAUPAL

The political science department organised Intra College department fest called “Chaupal” on February 2, 2018. The students of political science department participated in various events such as debate, drama, poem recitation, poster making etc. The winners of these events were selected as final participants for the inter-college political science programme “Chaupal”. 

 INTER COLLEGE CHAUPAL

Inter-college political science programme “Chaupal” was organised on February 28, 2018.The session was chaired by the Principal, Dr. Anula Maurya and was attended by enthusiastic and inquisitive participants from various colleges. Students and teachers both showed their unprecedented enthusiasm in making the programme a grand success. CHAUPAL was concluded with a vote of thanks to all concerned.

 

PARENTS TEACHERS MEETING

Parents Teachers Students Interface was organised on April 7, 2018. The parents along with their students met the teachers of the department and shared their concerns and ideas. The direct interaction between the teachers and the parents resulted in exploring various ways and methods for improving students’ performance.

 

CLOSING CEREMONY

Political Science department bid goodbye to its final year students on April 19, 2018. An enthralling programme was organised by the junior students of the department. The final year students were given the opportunities to speak about their experiences gained during their three years of graduation in the college. They also participated in the “Miss Politcal Science” contest, where the students showed their talent and confidence. The contest was followed by distribution of prizes to the winners and a DJ performance.