BHOPAL SCHOOL of Social Sciences (BSSS) commerce club will organise Archbishop Eugene D’souza Memorial inter-school chat show on December 16 in the college conference hall. The chat show is based on the topic ‘Who are the youth icons of today—the great freedom fighters or today’s celebrities?’ The show will begin from 10.30 am.
The show is directed towards perpetuating the memory of founder of the college archbishop Eugene D’souza. The purpose of the show is also to help students develop skills in public speaking, vice principal Sr Johnsy said.
The college holds one such inter-school programme every year whether it be quiz, debate or extempore. This year BSSS is organising chat show as it has become popular among students, Sr Johnsy added. The college has invited major schools including Carmel Convent, St Xavier’s, St Paul’s among others for participation. Participants will be given trophies and certificates.
Academic achievement day
Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS) will organise Academic Achievement Day on December 20 in the college premises. The college will invite Chancellor of the State Universities Governor Dr Balram Jakhar as chief guest and Barkatullah University (BU) Vice-Chancellor Prof R S Sirohi.
Toppers of the last university examination will be felicitated as also BSSS will celebrate its being certified with an ‘A’ grade by NAAC. To mark the occasion, BSSS will release a souvenir, HOD (humanities) and academic in-charge Dr Jagtar Kaur Chawla said. The college will also celebrate its annual day on December 21.
Sathya Sai to hold annual day
Sri Sathya Sai College for Women (BHEL) is gearing up to celebrate its annual day on December 20. Students will perform folk and tribal dance, classical dance (Bharatnatyam) and group songs. The best student’s award, academic excellence award and other prizes will be distributed on the same day, vice-principal Dr Indira Nair said.
Sant Hirdaram girls win laurels
Sant Hirdaram Girls’ College students took part in the national-level seminar on biotechnology conducted by Barkatullah University on December 8. Sant Hirdaram student Sujata Tahiliyani (BSc first year) won the second prize (Rs 3000 cash prize and citation certificate) in the poster-making competition based on the theme of cutting edge of biotechnology.
Neelam Verma of the same college won the first prize in inter-college extempore competition in Vindhya Herbal Forest Mela, Bittan Market (organised by MP Forest Department) on December 9.
Sant Hirdaram students Meenakshi Thapak and Shikha Sitlani (both BSc first year) won cash prizes worth Rs 500, trophy and certificate in the inter-college chemistry quiz organised by Sadhu Vaswani College (chemistry department) on December 15.
MLB organises guest lectures
Maharani Lakshmi Bai College (MLB) recently organised guest lectures on a research project ‘Environment awareness campaign’. The theme for the lectures was ‘solid waste management’.
Biotechnology Council advisor Dr Moni Mathur, Career College principal Dr VS Singh and Saifia Science College professor (microbiology) Dr Vivek Mishra delivered lectures. Students learnt about converting solid waste (fallen leaves, weeds among others) through decomposition, HOD (botany) Dr Pramod Patil said. About 50 undergraduate and post-graduate students from science stream attended the seminar.
Compiled by Arpita Mitra