SOCIETIES

SAMYA - SGND Khalsa College

Convenor
Dr. Shobhika Mukul

 

President
Mr. Sharad Awasthi

 

About the Society

Samya(साmya), The Gender Sensitisation Society of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College aims towards Equality, sameness and impartiality among the gender. Samya presides over gender sensitivity, the modification of behavior by raising awareness of gender equality concerns.Samya creates awareness on Gender sensitisation. In this direction many activities like essay writing , lecture series by eminent personalities and webinars have been conducted by Samya in collaboration with IQAC.
 
 
Past Events
 

Samya, The Gender Sensitization Committee of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College organized various events in the AY 2020-2021.

20th September 2020:

Samya Organized an Online essay Writing Competition in bilingual medium (English and Hindi). Various themes were taken up like Female Foeticide, Women’s Education, Economic Equality, Domestic Abuse, Women’s Security, Women in Lockdown. Students from all Indian universities enthusiastically participated in this essay writing competition. Two cash prizes were also given to the winners.

22nd-27th February 2021:

Samya organized a lecture series for a week in which many reputed women gave their lectures on different themes pertaining to their areas of specializations. In these series a famous blogger Ankita Jain, films and TV actress Kulbir Badesron, Director of Vani Prakashan Aditi Maheshwari, Poetess and Magazine editor Artinder Sidhu, Professor and Chairperson of Punjabi Bhawan Dr. Renuka Singh and Artist/PainterRubbreet Kaur participated and enlightened the students with their thoughts and experiences. Through these lecture series it was attempted to make the students aware of the heights achieved by Women in various spheres.

28th May 2021:

Samya organized a talk by Dr. Smita Sahgal, Associate Professor Lady Sri Ram College For Women on “Articulation in Print: New Gender Identity in Early 20th Century India”. Dr. Sahgal elucidated on the position of women in the 20th Century and how her position was also articulated in the print and thus discussing on the changing position of women in the society. She discussed how women became a part of the society from being at the edge of the society. Students enthusiastically participated in the talk.

Comprehensive report of all the events organized by Samya in the year 2020-2021

The society’s eassy writing competition was first initiated on 21st September 2020 in which various themes were taken up like Female Foeticide, Women’s Education, Economic Equality, Domestic Abuse, Women’s Security, Women in Lockdown.The event witnessed enthusiastic participation of students from all Indian universities.These students felt that the conversations about gender and diversity is essential and should be encouraged on the campus.

This event was followed by a series of lectures for a week that took place from 22nd to 27th February 2021 in which many reputed women gave their lectures on different themes pertaining to their areas of specializations. In these series a famous blogger Ankita Jain, films and TV actress Kulbir Badesron, Director of Vani Prakashan Aditi Maheshwari, Poetess and Magazine editor Artinder Sidhu, Professor and Chairperson of Punjabi Bhawan Dr. Renuka Singh and Artist/PainterRubbreet Kaur participated and enlightened the students with their thoughts and experiences.

Recently,Samya organized a talk by Dr. Smita Sahgal, Associate Professor Lady Sri Ram College For Women on “Articulation in Print: New Gender Identity in Early 20th Century India”. Dr. Sahgal elucidated on the position of women in the 20th Century and how her position was also articulated in the print and thus discussing on the changing position of women in the society. She discussed how women became a part of the society from being at the edge of the society.

Samya observed widespread positive outcomes amongst the students.

SGND Khalsa College has always believed a holistic growth model for all its students. Gender Sensitisation Sessions in SGNDKC were started with the motive of opening up conversations regarding gender equality, sexual impartiality and abuse and various other issues considered taboo by society at large.

The College has a very healthy gender ratio in favour of females amongst its teaching staff, non-teaching staff and students. (Table)

Stake holder(2020-21)

Male

Female

Total

Students

1596

623

2219

Teaching staff

33

62

94

Non-teaching staff

29

14

43

 
Samya is looking enthusiastically for organising more of such events.
 
Glimpse of Some Events

EVENTS ORGANIZED BY US

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