National Workshops


National Para Teaching Staff Skill Enhancement Workshop (PTSSEW)

National Para Teaching Staff Skill Enhancement Workshop was attended by 43 participants from various parts of India. Participants were from Vasantdeodada Patil Mahavidyaalya, Sangli,Maharashtra; The New College, Kohlapur; Department of Biology, University of Delhi and several colleges of University of Delhi namely Aurobindo College, Kalindi College, ARSD College, Deshbandhu College, Deen Dayal Upadhyay College and Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women. Three parallel sessions were held for participants of Physical, Chemical and Biological Streams. Some of the sessions were common for all disciplines. College faculty as well resource persons from various institutes and organizations put in efforts to make the program a success.

Inaugural function was held on 15th December 2017, wherein the Chief Guest Dr. Garima Gupta, Scientist E, DBT, addressed the need for such workshops, which help in enhancing the skills of Para teaching staff. Inaugural lecture on work ethics was delivered by Dr. S. lakshmi Devi, Founder Principal, Shaheed Rajguru College.

Following the inaugural day, participants split up into parallel sessions conducted by Instrumentation, Chemistry, Physics, Electronics, Biochemistry and Bio medical Sciences Departments.

All the three groups attended some common sessions again on 20th and 21st December. Mr. R. Manchanda of HD Global Sciences delivered a talk on ‘Repair and maintenance of analytical instruments’ covering various components of spectrophotometer, colorimeter and their troubleshooting.

Dr. Vimal Rarh of SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi talked about ‘Safety in lab’. She discussed about various problems and accidents occurring in laboratories, handling of corrosive and dangerous chemicals, first-aid and concept of neutralization of chemicals before they join the drainage system. She also stressed upon reusing and recycling the chemicals as far as possible.

Common session on ‘Professional Grooming’ was taken by Col (Retd.) B.S. Rehal and Mrs. Kulwant Kaur. Delhi visit was organized for participants from outside Delhi on 17th December and they had enjoyable time visiting various historical monuments of the city.

The Valedictory session was successfully conducted on 21st December, wherein the Chief Guest Dr. Suman Govil, Advisor, DBT, emphasized on the important contribution of the Para teaching staff in the uplifment of the organization. Also, she spotted the importance of such workshops, which help in augmenting the skills of Para teaching staff.

Faculty Development program on Recent Trends in Applied Science Teaching (FDP-RTAST)

The first UGC, DBT and CSEC sponsored National Faculty Development program on “Recent Trends in Applied Science Teaching (FDP-RTAST)”, was conducted by Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for women from 21st– 27thJuly 2017. The 7 day Faculty Development Program was inaugurated by Padma bhushan Prof. M.D Athreya as a chief guest, who focused on improving the quality of teaching and empowering the students with subject skills for future. The guest of honors Dr. Deepika Bhaskar, Deputy Dean Research and Coordinator CSEC DU, Dr. S. Lakshmi Devi University of Delhi and Dr. G.S Sodhi also enlightened the program by their topics of current interest such as values in education, grant writing and forensic science. The program was divided in two sections i.e. biological & chemical sciences and physical sciences. Various sessions were held in both sections including the hands on practice. Biological and chemical sciences included the sessions; engineering techniques in molecular biology, chromatography separation techniques and plant tissue culture and bioinformatics, held by various speakers and hands on practioners (both inhouse and guests) like Dr. Samim, Dr. VarshaMehra, Dr. RekhaMehrotra, Dr. JasjeetKaur, Dr. RadhikaBakhshi, Dr. Sadhna Jain, Dr. InduArora. Physical sciences also included various sessions; laser and its applications, advance electronics, LaTex and Mathematics which were held by various speakers and hands on practioners (both inhouse and guests) like Dr. AjoyGhatak, Prof. Mridula Gupta, Dr. PunitaSaxena, Dr. Venika Gupta…etc. Motivational session was also been held in which Dr. S.K. Palhan was speaker. A small session on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) was also held for both sections in which Ms. Sangeeta Nagar, Ms. Jaya Bhatnagar and Mr. Yashwant dev Panwar were speakers. On 7th day valedictory and certificate distribution was done in the presence of our chief guest Dr. SumanGovil, Advisor, DBT and guest of honorDr. PratishthaPandey, Scientist E, DST.