News and Events
Certificate Distribution Ceremony for One Month Short Term Course on Basic Computer & IT Skills
The College organized and completed one month certificate course on Basic Computer & IT Skills to the non-IT female aspirants. The course was conducted by the Department of Computer Applications. The certificate distribution function was organized in the Department of Computer Applications on 27th March, 2017. The worthy principal of the college, Prof. Shaheen Altaf was the chief guest and distributed the certificates to the participants. The worthy principal interacted with the participants and also emphasized the importance of such courses in generating the employability to the unskilled youth. She expressed her desire to organize more such skill oriented courses in the future also.
Women’s College Media Department launches Web portal for Students
Media Department of Government College for Women, M.A Road, on 25th March,2017 launched its web portal, becoming the first media school in the state to have the facility. The portal, www.harbingergcw.com, is the online space where the students showcase their work including films, news stories, and advertisements.The portal was launched by the principal of the college, Prof Shaheena Altaf, in presence of the audience comprising students and the faculty of various departments.
The department was started in 2010. In 2012, the department started in annual lab newspaper called ‘The Harbinger’. The newspaper published stories done by students as part of their regular practical work. It is circulated within the campus. The web portal is now a more vibrant facility that will enable students to harness their media skills by broadcasting films, video stories besides the lab advertisements.
On the occasion, the college documentary, produced by the students of the department in 2016, was screened. It was appreciated by the audience, who got a glimpse of how the college struggled at the hands of the 2014 floods and, later, made efforts to be back on track. The principal appreciated the efforts put in by the department’s faculty and the students. “It is good to see the department grow. Its faculty is putting in efforts to help the department grow and to help the students. I am happy to see them work tirelessly for the students,” she said. “The department shall continue its growth,” she said.
MCMP launches annual tabloid—The Harbinger
Prof Shaheen Altaf, principal of the college, inaugurated the annual tabloid “The Harbinger” on December 04, 2015. The Harbinger is the internal publication of the department of Mass Communication and Multimedia Production (MCMP) and includes news stories, features and articles written by the students of the department. Senior dean, Prof Shugufta Yesvi, staff secretary, Prof Rubeena Khateeb, joint staff secretary, Prof Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat, coordinator MCMP department, Prof Mohammad Yasin Peer, HoD Electronics, Prof Wahid Makhdoomi, faculty and students of MCMP department were present on the occasion.