Activities (2020-21) 

‘Mission Fateh’ against COVID-19

A virtual meeting was hosted in the college under the Project ‘Mission Fateh’ against COVID-19 on July 3, 2020. The NSS Volunteers initiated virtual awareness meet highlighting the safety measures to be followed in prevailing situation. The students prepared posters and forwarded through social media platform to spread awareness amongst general public. Also the volunteers actively promoted social distancing norms and encouraged the use of mask and sanitizer among family, friends and neighbors.

 

Inter College Online Competition ‘Noor- e- Fann : Radiance of Talent’

An inter College Online Competition ‘Noor-e-Fann : Radiance of Talent’ was organised by SSSS College of Commerce for Women, Entries were invited from various Colleges from July 17, 2020 to July 25, 2020 for the events viz. Natural Art in a shutter box (Painting), Short Movie, Sound of Soul, Dance, declamation and PowerPoint presentation. Around 50 students participated and result was declared on July 28, 2020. All the participants and winners were issued E- Certificates.

 

Virtual Book Launch Ceremony

A virtual book launch ceremony was organized by SSSS Group of Schools and Colleges on July 27, 2020. The book titled ‘Paigaam-e-Baba Nanak- Sri Japuji Sahib’ was released online on digital platform. The book has been published to mark the 550th ParkashPurb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Dr. Manmohan Singh, President, SSSS College of Commerce for Women, Amritsar gave the welcome address. S. Jagdish Singh, M. Director told that the book is specially written for young learners so that they can comprehend Gurbani in simple Punjabi.  Hon’ble Justice (Retd.) S.S. Sodhi released the book in the presence of SSSS fraternity. In his address, he highlighted the importance of understanding the innate spirit of Gurbani so as to appreciate the grace of the Almighty creator. Hon’ble Justice (Retd.) S. Ranjit Singh gave the concluding remarks. Towards the end, Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal presented the Vote of Thanks. SardarniSwarn Kaur, S. Brahmjit Singh, S. Kuljit Singh, heads & faculty of all SSSS institutions attended the launch. The entire event was hosted by SSSS College of Commerce for Women, Amritsar.

 

Intra College Competition – SWADESH

An Intra College Competition ‘SWADESH’ was organised on August 14, 2020 on the eve of 73rd Independence Day. Entries were invited for two events:

  1. Performance based on the theme of independence patriotism in the form of Dance, song or an Act
  2. Online GK Quiz based on Historical facts related to independence and freedom struggle, current affairs and infotainment.

 Around 145 Students participated in both the events respectively. Result was declared on August 14, 2020 and Winners were awarded cash price. E- Certificates were awarded to all the participants.

 

Personal Contact Programme

Per​​sonal Contact Programme was held between August 17, 2020 to August 21, 2020 in order to promote the feelings of benevolence and trust  amongst the new students.

This programme aims at understanding the students and their aspirations in a better way so that suitable plans are made for their growth and development. A team of two members interacted with each student for the aforesaid purpose through Google meet and whatsapp mediums. The students were encouraged to express their aspirations as well as apprehensions with respect to their education and life on the whole. ​​

 

Online Counselling Session with DBEE

In collaboration with District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (DBEE), Amritsar, the college organised an online group counseling session on the issues related to education, employment and self-employment was organized on August 28, 2020. Ms. Bharti Sharma, Career Counsellor, DBEE explained the working of DBEE and provided valuable information on job opportunities provided by the department. She also shared information on the job fair to be organized by the State Government in the month of September and motivated the students to enhance their soft skills. 20 final year students from B.Com and M.Com attended the session. This was indeed a useful and informative session for the students.

 

Bhog Sehaj Path Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Keeping in the tradition Bhog Sehaj Path was performed on September 1, 2020. S. Jagdish Singh, M. Director and all the faculty members were present at the ceremony. Soulful Hymns from ‘Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji’ were sung and Ardas was intoned by the members of the staff. S. Jagdish Singh, Director and Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal congratulated the staff and spoke about the rich traditions of ancient Indian culture where educational institutions were regarded as places of worship.

 

Faculty Development Program on ‘Digital Tools for Teachers’

An Online ‘Faculty Development Program’ was organized on ‘Digital Tools for Teachers’ on September 4, 2020 by the IQAC of the College on the occasion of Teacher’s Day. Dr. Samriti Kapoor and Mrs. Isha Arora were the resource persons. Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal highlighted the role of teachers in the ongoing pandemic eve which has led to a sudden shift to digital mode. She emphasized that the teachers must strive to keep a balance in lives while evolving into their new normal of online teaching and learning. Mrs. Isha Arora acquainted the faculty members with the subscription and usage of ‘National Digital Library’ and Dr. Samriti Kapoor provided hands on knowledge regarding the creation of E-Content and the usage of various tools and software’s to make the online teaching more interesting and interactive. A question and answer session was held after each discourse. Over 30 members participated in the program. The awe- inspiring involvement and enthusiasm of the faculty members for the FDP was completely overwhelming.

 

Webinar on Intellectual Property Rights & Patent Process

SSSS College of Commerce for Women, Amritsar organised the Webinar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Process’ in association with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (Government IPR Training Centre), Nagpur, Maharashtra on September 10, 2020. Mrs. Pooja Vishal Maulikar, Examiner of Patents and Design, RGNIIPM, Nagpur was the resource person. Principal Dr. Navdeep Kaur welcomed the resource person and appreciated the overwhelming response received from the participants for this webinar. The resource person elaborated the types of intellectual properties, along with process of filing for the patents, trademarks and designs. She also provided insights regarding significance of intellectual property in research and technology transfer. Faculty members, research scholars, and professionals from different institutions and organisations actively participated in this webinar. 59 students attended the session. The participants found this webinar highly knowledgeable and insightful. The event was co-ordinated by Dr. Samriti Kapoor, Dr. Payal, Mrs. Isha Arora and Mrs. Ravneet Arora.

 

Webinar on ‘Help People Manage their Own Money’

College organized a webinar on ‘Help People Manage their own Money’ under Financial Literacy Programme on September 12, 2020 in collaboration with SV wealth Partners, New Delhi. Mr. Shamsher Singh, a certified Financial Planner was the resource person. The resource person acquainted the students with various investment avenues, Securities and Exchange Boards of India, buying and selling of shares, mutual funds and investors’ grievance redressal mechanism. He encouraged the students to make diversified investments keeping in view its return, safety and liquidity. Around 96 students of B.Com Sem V, B.Sc (Eco) Sem V, BBA Sem V attended the webinar. The students found the entire session highly informative.

 

 

Awareness session

Awareness session regarding the relevance of identity documents was conducted on Saturday, September 26, 2020, for the support staff of the college. During the session, it was discussed why documents like Aadhar Card, Driving license, PAN card, Voter ID, Ration card, Residence certificate are required. Participants were also guided to ensure that these records should depict the same information pertaining to name, spellings, and date of birth. The queries of the participants were also resolved.

 

Online Counselling Session 

An online group counseling session on the issues related to education, employment and self-employment was organized in collaboration with District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (DBEE), Amritsar, on September 28, 2020. Ms Bharti Sharma, Career Counsellor, DBEE apprised the students about the working of DBEE and also shared valuable information regarding the Job fair and upcoming job opportunities in government as well as private sector. She also provided information on the relevance of various skill development courses. Students were also apprised regarding the support extended by government and DBEE in exploring entrepreneurial ventures. 23 students from B.Com final year attended the session and found it highly enriching and informative.

 

Fit India Movement 

Under the ‘Fit India movement’ launched by Ministry of Youth and Affairs, NSS volunteers of SSSS College of Commerce participated in various activities like yoga, cycling and running from August 15, 2020 to October 2, 2020. 64 students  participated in the program. The students participated actively in cleanliness activities, tree plantation, slogan writing and poster making. Many students reported following daily exercise routine to ensure physical fitness and wellbeing. Social media platform are being used by the volunteers for creating awareness about this movement.

 

Webinar on ‘Road to Wealth Creation and Richness’

A webinar was organized by the Department of Commerce and Business Administration in association with PROFTRAINMENTORS LLP- A limited liability Partnership firm on October 5, 2020. Mr. Kanwaljeet Singh, CEO of the firm was the resource person. Around 61 students of B.Com Sem III attended this webinar. The resource person highlighted the importance of starting investing money early in one’s life and also guided the students regarding the various considerations to be kept in mind while selecting investment avenues. He also spoke at the length about the KYC requirements which an investor is supposed to fulfil at present. The Webinar was very informative and interesting.

 

Pledge ceremony 

As per the new campaign launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister regarding awareness about COVID-19, our students and teachers on October 8, 2020 have taken the pledge to commit to take all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of this virus. Over 45 members participated in the program. 

 

Activity: Online Counselling Session 

In collaboration with District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (DBEE), Amritsar, an online group counseling session on the issues related to education, employment and self-employment was organized on October 23, 2020. Ms Bharti Sharma, Career Counsellor, DBEE apprised the students about the working of DBEE and also about the various training programs offered for the young generation. She also provided information on the relevance of various soft skill training programs. Students were also apprised regarding the guidance and support provided by DBEE in exploring entrepreneurial ventures. 71 students from B.Sc and BCA final year attended the session. This was indeed a highly enriching and informative session for the students.

 

Parkash Purab Guru Ram Das Ji

Parkash Purab of Guru Ram Das Ji, the fourth Guru was observed at SSSS College of Commerce for Women, Amritsar on Sunday, November 01, 2020 with great enthusiasm and devotion. Teachers of SSSS institutions recited poems, hymns and Ardas followed by Hukamnama from Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Sardarn iSwaran Kaur wife of S. Jagdish Singh, Director also recited hymns from Gurbani and added to the spiritual fervor.  The entire atmosphere vibrated with the divine musical notes.

Jagdish Singh Ji, Director, greeted the sangat on Parkash Purab of Guru Sahib Ji. He reflected on life, legacy, philosophy and directives of the Guru Sahib and asked sangat to absorb the qualities of selfless-service, devotion and follow virtuous path shown by the Guru Sahib.

Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal congratulated all and urged everyone to uphold the values of truth, humanity and compassion. She thanked one and all for their presence and respective contribution for the successful conduct of the event.

Contributors to the book ‘Paigham-e-Baba Nanak’ viz. Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Mrs. Jaskiranjit Kaur, Mrs. Paramjeet Kaur, Mrs. Daljit Kaur, Mrs. Gurpreet Kaur, Ms. Twinkle and Co-Ordinators of College Magazine ‘Sifti’ Mrs. Priyanka Sharma and Mrs. Savita Khanna were honoured. “Guru Ka Langar” was served and savoured lovingly by one and all.

Sardarni Swarn Kaur, Pr. Gurpreet Singh, Pr. Satinder Singh, S. Sukhwinder Singh, Mrs. Manjit Kaur, Mrs. Arvinder Kaur, Mrs. Jaswinder Kaur, Pr. Mrs. Kalsi, Pr. Satpal Singh were also present on the occasion. Social distancing norms and regulations were observed by the sangat.

 

Faculty Development Programme

A Five-days Faculty Development Programme  on ‘Emerging Trends in Digital Age Teaching and Learning’ was organized in the College from November 4 to November 9, 2020. During the inaugural session, Principal Dr. Navdeep Kaur highlighted the importance of effectively using the emerging technologies to enhance teaching and learning strategies. Further Ms. Kiran, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Punjabi, explained beautifully the spiritual significance of fasting and the concept behind tradition of Karwachauth. Each day of FDP was divided in two sessions as listed below:

Date

Session

Topic

Resource Person

Nov. 4, 2020

1

How to evaluate Answer Sheets digitally

Mrs. PoojaMonga

Mrs. IshaArora

2

Introduction to Data Analysis

Dr. Moninder Kaur

Nov. 5, 2020

1

Practical Application of Statistical Software –

SPSS

Ms. Harpreet Kaur Uppal

2

Using Google Drive

Mrs. Ashmeet Kaur

Nov. 6, 2020

1

Online filing of Income Tax Return

Mrs. Dilpreet Kaur

2

Chetna da Dharam

Ms. KiranBala

Ms. Harpeet Kaur

Nov. 7, 2020

1

Digital Payment of General Utilities

Ms. Manpreet Kaur

2

Soft Skills in Workplace

Ms. Deepika Khanna

Mrs. Deep

Nov. 9, 2020

1

How to avoid Plagiarism

Ms. Ramandeep Kaur

Mrs. Harbir Kaur

Everyday, the  FDP commenced with an inspiring thought and Report of the previous day’s session by one of the participants and ended with Vote of Thanks by Mrs. Ravneet Kaur, Asst. Prof. (Economics) or Dr. Samriti Kapoor, Asst. Prof. (Commerce).

On the final day of FDP, S. Jagdish Singh, M. Director, congratulated the College for undertaking such quality enhancement initiatives and encouraged for organizing more such programmes. Certificates were awarded to all the resource persons and participants during the valedictory ceremony. The entire event was coordinated by Dr. Samriti Kapoor and Mrs. Ravneet Kaur.

 

Bibi Raj Devi Divas

On November 10, 2020 SSSS Group of Schools and College organized a function to commemorate and salute Bibi Raj Devi, Wife of S. Sant Singh Ji, the founder of the SSSS group of institutes.  S. Jagdish Singh, Director of the institutions acclaimed Bibi Raj Devi`s sacrifice in the field of education and encouraged everyone to be truthful and righteous. The College theatre group ‘Niralam’ enacted a play entitled ‘Ilam, AkkharteJaag’ written and directed by Ms. Kiran Bala, Assistant Professor in Punjabi. The presentation by the theatre group was dedicated to Bibi Raj Devi. It depicted the desire of awareness and perceptibility of a woman to know and awaken thyself and all other around. The audience was mesmerised by the artistic and heart touching performance by the entire team. Ms. Ramya, Assistant professor in Commerce recited a poem “IhDharti De LokKuj”. Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal SSSS College of Commerce for Women while presenting vote of thanks paid tribute to the unparalleled sacrifices of Bibi Raj Devi Ji and highly lauded the participants of the play. Sardarni Swaran Kaur,  Dr.  Narinder  Kaur,   S. Gurpreet Singh,  S. Satinder Singh, S. Sukhwinder Singh  and  Mrs.   Arvinder Kaur graced the occasion with their benign presence. The entire staff of SSSS institutions was also present in the occasion.

 

Talent Show

In order to mark the auspicious occasion of Diwali, a ‘Talent Show’ was organized by the College Cultural Committee for the faculty members on November 13, 2020. Members of the staff participated and exhibited their flair in singing various light and folk songs and poetry recitation. The members displayed their joy and enthusiasm and entertained all by presenting Giddha. Principal Dr.  Navdeep Kaur lauded the commendable efforts of the entire faculty. The celebration was enjoyed whole heartedly by everyone.

                          

Workshop on Rural Entrepreneurship Development 

Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has conducted the workshop on Rural Entrepreneurship Development’ on November 26, 2020.  Five faculty members of our college attended the workshop. Mr. Ranbir Singh Battan was the resource person who discussed about the various ways to inculcate the education spirit in the youth residing in rural areas. The main objective of the workshop was to promote rural entrepreneurship and value education.

 

Online Counselling Session 

In collaboration with District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (DBEE), Amritsar, an online group counseling session on issues related to education and employment was organized on November 27, 2020. Ms Bharti Sharma, Career Counsellor, DBEE provided information regarding the working of DBEE to the students. She also apprised the students about the various training programs and computer lab facilities offered by DBEE for the young generation. Information on the various soft skill training programs and the job assistance provided by the Bureau after successful completion of the course were also shared. Students were also provided information regarding the interviews carried by private companies in the Bureau. 31 students from Semester III of B.Com (Financial Services) attended the session and found it highly enriching and informative.

 

Online Discussion Session on “The impact of Social Media on our lives in the contemporary times”

An online discussion session was organized by Speaker’s Forum “Spark” on November 28, 2020 for the students of BBA and B.Sc(Eco) Semester-I. The subject of the group discussion was “The impact of Social Media on our lives in the contemporary times”. 32 students attended the session. The participants shared their views regarding the pros and cons of social media with great confidence and flair. They also came up with different ideas to minimize the usage of mobile phones. The discussion lasted for about 25 minutes. Principal, Dr. Navdeep Kaur addressed the students with her words of wisdom and highly appreciated the participants. She also motivated them to participate in such discussions more often.

 

Book Discussion Session 

A book discussion session on the book ‘The Gita for Children’ was conducted on 09 December 2020. Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal discussed the relevance of this book and inculcated the values and teachings of Bhagvad Gita in students in order to live righteous and happy life. 48 students attended the session. The students found this session extremely helpful and inspiring.

 

Workshop on Soft Skills 

An online workshop on Soft Skills was organized for the students of BBA Sem-V and B.Com Sem-V(A) which were conducted on Dec 11,2020 and Dec 21,2020. The workshop was divided into two sessions. Ms. Bharti Sharma, Career Counselor, DBEE Amritsar gave insights to the aspiring students for developing and inculcating Soft Skills among them. 86 students participated in the session. Ms. Bharti illustrated how acquiring these skills is crucial for the professional as well as the personal development of the students. She also threw light on the various issues faced during various stages of the professional life and discussed different means to overcome them. The participants found the sessions very interactive and meaningful. They learned to develop Soft Skills through simple yet effectual ways.

 

Online Discussion Session on Communal Harmony 

On December 14, 2020, online discussion session was held on communal harmony as per the guidelines of National Foundation of Communal Harmony. NSS Volunteers has participated in this discussion. The students of B.Com, BBA and B.Com (FS) shared their views on the topic. Our worthy Principal Mam also shared her views on National integration by giving various live examples of current scenario.

 

Online Quiz Competition ‘Model Code of Conduct’ 

On December 21, 2020 an online quiz competition was conducted by District election Ofice, Amritsar. Students from different classes viz. BCA Sem-III & V, B.Com (FS) Sem-I, B.Com Sem-I participated in the quiz. The topic of the quiz was “Model Code of Conduct”. The quiz was organized under the constitution based democracy mission of Election Commission of India.

 

Book Discussion Session 

A book discussion session was organized for the students of BBA Semester-III on December 24, 2020. The resource person for the session was Dr. Navdeep Kaur, Principal, SSSS College of Commerce for Women. She discussed the famous book with the students title ‘How we can be kings even without kingdom’ written by Devdutt Pattanaik. By referring the content of the book she motivated the students that how individuals can realize their potential and achieve lasting success. Around 20 students attended the session and they find this session interesting and fruitful.