ਅੰਤਰਰਾਸ਼ਟਰੀ ਮਾਤ- ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਦਿਵਸ ’’ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ਕਾਲਜ ਫ਼ਾਰ ਵਿਮੈਨ, ਸਿਵਿਲ ਲਾਈਨਜ,ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ

21 ਫ਼ਰਵਰੀ 2024 ਨੂੰ ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ ਕਾਲਜ ਫ਼ਾਰ ਵਿਮੈਨ,ਸਿਵਿਲ ਲਾਈਨਜ ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਵਿਖੇ ਪੋਸਟ ਗ੍ਰੈਜੂਏਟ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਵੱਲੋਂ
ਅੰਤਰਰਾਸ਼ਟਰੀ ਮਾਤ- ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਦਿਵਸ ਮਨਾਇਆ ਗਿਆ। ਜਿਸ ਵਿੱਚ ਭਾਸ਼ਣ ਅਤੇ ਕਵਿਤਾ ਉਚਾਰਣ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ਕਰਵਾਏ ਗਏ। ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥਣਾਂ
ਨੇ ਇਹਨਾਂ ਮੁਕਾਬਲਿਆਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਬੜੇ ਉਤਸ਼ਾਹ ਨਾਲ ਭਾਗ ਲਿਆ। ਇਸ ਤਰ੍ਹਾਂ ਭਾਸ਼ਣ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਕੁਲਦੀਪ ਕੌਰ, ਗੁਰਲੀਨ ਕੌਰ, ਜੈਸਮੀਨ
ਕੌਰ ਅਤੇ ਕਵਿਤਾ ਉਚਾਰਣ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਜੈਸਮੀਨ ਕੌਰ, ਜੀਨਾ, ਕਰਮਵੀਰ ਕੌਰ ਨੇ ਕ੍ਰਮਵਾਰ ਪਹਿਲਾ, ਦੂਜਾ, ਤੀਜਾ ਸਥਾਨ ਹਾਸਲ
ਕੀਤਾ।ਜੇਤੂ ਰਹੀਆਂ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥਣਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਸਰਟੀਫਿਕੇਟ ਪ੍ਰਦਾਨ ਕੀਤੇ ਗਏ। ਇਸ ਮੌਕੇ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਦੇ ਮੁਖੀ ਡਾ. ਨਰਿੰਦਰਜੀਤ ਕੌਰ ਨੇ
ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥਣਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਸੰਬੋਧਨ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਮਨੁੱਖ ਕਿੰਨੀਆਂ ਵੀ ਹੋਰ ਭਾਸ਼ਾਵਾਂ ਗ੍ਰਹਿਣ ਕਰ ਲਵੇ ਪਰ ਜਦੋਂ ਨੇੜਤਾ ਉਸ ਦੀ ਆਪਣੀ ਮਾਂ
ਬੋਲੀ ਨਾਲ ਰਹਿੰਦੀ ਹੈ, ਉਹ ਕਿਸੇ ਹੋਰ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਨਾਲ ਨਹੀਂ ਹੁੰਦੀ ਕਿਉਂਕਿ ਇਸ ਨੂੰ ਮਨੁੱਖ ਸਮਾਜ ਵਿੱਚੋਂ ਆਪ ਮੁਹਾਰੇ ਗ੍ਰਹਿਣ ਕਰਦਾ ਹੈ। ਮਾਤ-
ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਕੌਮ ਦਾ ਵਿਰਸਾ ਹੈ। ਹਰ ਇਲਾਕੇ, ਪ੍ਰਾਂਤ ਜਾਂ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀ ਆਪਣੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਹੁੰਦੀ ਹੈ। ਸਾਡੀ ਮਾਤ- ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਹੈ। ਕਾਲਜ ਪ੍ਰਿੰਸੀਪਲ ਡਾ.
ਇਕਬਾਲ ਕੌਰ ਜੀ ਨੇ ਜੇਤੂ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥਣਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਵਧਾਈ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਅਤੇ ਅਜਿਹੇ ਪ੍ਰੋਗਰਾਮਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਭਾਗ ਲੈਣ ਲਈ ਉਤਸ਼ਾਹਿਤ ਕੀਤਾ। ਅੰਤ ਵਿੱਚ
ਉਹਨਾਂ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਅਜਿਹੇ ਪ੍ਰੋਗਰਾਮ ਹੋਣੇ ਚਾਹੀਦੇ ਹਨ ਤਾਂ ਜੋ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥਣਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਆਪਣੀ ਮਾਤ- ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਲਈ ਪਿਆਰ ਪੈਦਾ ਹੋਵੇ।

One-Day Workshop on Healing through Mind and Music

Self-Empowerment

The Departments of Psychology and Music Vocal & Instrumental, Khalsa College for Women, Civil
Lines, Ludhiana organised a One-Day Workshop titled Healing through Mind and Music, aimed at
self empowerment and capacity building of more than 106 participants from the respective
departments. The workshop held on 20 th February 2024 was initiated with the lamp lighting
ceremony and introduction to the effect of Sufi Music on emotions and mental health.
The students from departments of Music and Psychology presented a dance performance on a sufi
song and sang the traditional Jugni in Sufi Music version.The resource person, Ms Jasmeet Kaur, an
Internationally Certified and Licensed Heal your Life Teacher, writer, poetess and a Sufi singer
started with introducing the students to relaxation in stressful times.
The workshop emphasised on inculcating self-empowerment skills and co-operation traits by
introducing the students to the idea of vision board- What is it, how to create it, how it helps in
connecting with the own self.
The resource person focussed on helping the individuals unlock the potential of becoming self-
aware, and, understand emotions and relationships better and work on mental health through the
philosophies of Louise Hay.
The workshop focused on learning of various meditation methods, healing effects of music and
motivating everyone towards a positive personal transformation in their mental health journey. The
students participated enthusiastically and felt empowered with this session as they imbibed the tips
and tools for effective management of their emotions in the true spirit.
The Principal, Dr Iqbal Kaur appreciated the Department of Psychology and Music Vocal and
Instrumental for enabling the students with experiential learning for the amalgamation of their
pursuits towards achieving positive mental health through psychological techniques and the
healing power of music.

KCW students visit Dr. Jagmohan Singh for an Interactive Session
on Shaheed Bhagat Singh

The students of PG department of History of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines,
Ludhiana visited Dr. Jagmohan Singh, nephew of legendry freedom fighter
Shaheed Bhagat Singh for an interactive session. While talking to the students he
threw light on the lesser known aspects of his life and activism. He also shared the
historical aspects of the freedom struggle while talking about the culture of Punjab.
He further discussed the issues of contemporary times and touched upon society,
agriculture and history. Students actively participated and asked questions about the
life of Bhagat Singh which enriched their knowledge about freedom struggles.
Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur appreciated the efforts of the staff of History Department and
motivated the students to draw inspiration from freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat
Singh.

KCW students shine at Rangmach 2024

The students of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana participated in
various categories in Rangmanch 2024 an Inter College Cultural Fest held at Sri
Aurobindo College of Commerce and Management, Ludhiana.
Khushi Anand of B.Sc Honors Biotechnology won 2nd prize in Classical dance with a
Cash prize of 5100 while the folk dance group bagged 2 nd prize in group folk dance
with a cash prize of 21000 in the Nritya Tarang Category.
Students from the Music Vocal Department of the college also won prizes in the
category of Sur Tarang i.e Bollywood group song And Sufi Song (Megha Rani, B.A I)
each bagging 3 rd position.
The Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur applauded the students for their achievements and
congratulated teacher co-ordinators Dr. Reema Sharma, Head of Music Department
and Dr. Pooja Chatley, Head of BBA Department.

Basant Panchami Celebration at KCW

The vibrant hues of Basant Panchami adorned the premises of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, as the Department of Music was all set to host a celebration steeped in melody and tradition. Scheduled on 15th February 2024, the auspicious occasion promised a delightful blend of musical performances and insightful discourses. Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur graced the occasion.

Under the leadership of the Music Department, both vocal and instrumental talents converged, showcasing their artistry and dedication. The students of the institute graced the stage with their rendition and filled the atmosphere with harmony and rhythm. Dr. Reema Sharma, Head Deptt. of Music, enlightened the students about the rich heritage of Raag Basant, fostering a deeper appreciation for our cultural legacy . This was followed by vocal and instrumental recitals by the students.

This initiative was aimed to instil a profound sense of cultural understanding among the students by emphasizing the significance of the Basant and the Baithak system in our collective consciousness.

Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur appreciated the efforts of the Music Department and encouraged the students to participate in such activities as it will enhance their knowledge and skills and keep them rooted in their culture and tradition.

KCW organized a lecture to celebrate road safety 

Traffic Club, Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana in collaboration with Traffic Police Department Ludhiana organized a lecture to celebrate road safety month on 14 February 2024. On this occasion, IAS Officer Mr. Krishan Pal, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Mr. Gurpreet Singh Sidhu, resource person Mr. Manmeet Singh and head constable Mr. Gurpreet Singh delivered their talks on road safety. ACP Mr. Gurpreet Singh Sidhu advised students to obey traffic rules and wear helmets while driving. IAS Officer Mr. Krishan Pal sensitized the young minds with various initiatives that government is taking to reduce the number of accidents on roads. Mr. Manmeet Singh emphasized upon the prohibition of use of mobile phones while driving and shown the repercussions of it through his video clips. Approximately three hundred students attended the lecture. Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur appreciated the efforts of college and Ludhiana Traffic Police Department for creating awareness in students regarding safety measures to be adopted while driving.   

KCW girls shine in B.C.A sem 5th PU Examination

The students of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana once again proved their mettle in BCA-5th semester examinations, results of which were declared by Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Harmanpreet Kaur Saini  bagged 2nd position in university and 1st position in college by scoring 375/400 marks (93.75 percent). Harshpreet Kaur bagged 2nd position in college by scoring 363/400 marks (90.75 percent). Anshita Arora and Grace stood 3rdin college by scoring 351/400 (87.75 percent) marks.

The elated students of the Department of Computer Science expressed happiness at the outcomes of the university exams.  Topper of the College, Harmanpreet Kaur Saini  attributed her success to her hard work and her college teachers who supported her and always motivated her to study and perform well. She also thanked her parents and the college Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Iqbal Kaur for their blessings and support.

The college managing committee members congratulated the Principal, Dr. (Mrs.) Iqbal Kaur and the staff of Computer Science department for their sincere efforts in generating stupendous results. They applauded the students for maintaining the tradition of the college in clinching university positions and also wished them luck to continue to scale greater heights in life.

Documentary “A Great Escape” showcased at Khalsa College For Women

The English Department of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana
showcased a documentary “A Great Escape” to the Functional English students of
the Department. The documentary tells the real life story of Sushmita Banerjee who
managed to escape from Afghanistan under life threatening circumstances exhibiting
courage. The initiative was taken to help the students of T.V Journalism to carry out
their documentary projects. The objective was to educate students on the nuances of
documentary production techniques. They were also informed about how they can
explore an idea while keeping it small and investigating it deeply. A brainstorming
session was conducted after the documentary where the students shared their
perspectives to the narrative and characters. There was exchange of knowledge on
the existing cultural settings, belief system and conflicting ideologies across nations.
College Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur appreciated the efforts of the department while
encouraging the students to gain through practical aspects of learning.

Cancer Awareness Campaign held at Khalsa College for Women

The Youth Red Cross Club of Khalsa College for Women organized a cancer
awareness campaign in collaboration with Jain International Trade Organization
(JITO) Ludhiana to spread awareness on cervical cancer. Doctors around the
city came forward to deliberate upon cervical cancer and apprise
The Campaign kick started by invoking Divine blessings and lighting of lamp
ceremony. Doctors across the city delivered lectures on the prevention,
treatment and cure of cervical cancer. Dr. Monika Dhawan, Laparoscopic and
General Surgeon, Head of Surgery, SKSS Dental College and Hospital, Sarabha
delivered a lecture on the cervical cancer and apprise the students about the
prevention, treatment and cure of the disease. She deliberated upon the various
stages of cancer and how to prevent. while stressing upon the importance of
screening tests also informed the students about the vaccination that can
immune a human body from various other conditions.
Dr. Shirin Gupta, MS, DNB OBYS & Gynae, Mohandai Oswal Hospital,
Ludhiana further highlighted various stages and the risk factors such as early
marriage, weak immune system, multiple pregnancies, smoking and poor
genital hygiene are some of the causes leading to the rise of cervical cancer
among women. She also discussed the other gynecological cancers such ovarian
cancer, cancer of vagina and vulva, breast cancer. She emphasized upon the
importance of screening, vaccination and strong immune system.
Dr. Gursheen Kaur, Consultant Physician & Clinical Cardiologist, Mohandai
Oswal Hospital, Ludhiana informed the audience about heart health. She
centered her lecture on the cardiovascular health. She discussed about the seven
essential habits for a healthy heart which includes exercise, heart-healthy diet,
maintaining healthy weight etc. She recommended healthy and a balanced diet.
The event concluded with an interactive session wherein the queries of the
students regarding health concerns were answered effectively by the health
experts.
College Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur appreciated the efforts of the event director Dr.
Priyaka Khanna and Youth Red Cross Club members for organizing an event
that aims to spread awareness on women health and well- being. She extended
appreciation towards Mrs. Manju Oswal and other members of JITO for their
good work towards empowering society in all the aspects of education, health

and employment. A Lucky draw for 100 registered candidates was carried out to
facilitate free vaccination by JITO

DRAMA: Feel the Magic held at Khalsa College for Women

The Student Council of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana organized an event
titled “Drama: Feel the Magic” on February 12 in the college auditorium. Renowned Writer
and Poet Dr. Surjit Patar was the guest of Honor. While addressing the students, he
highlighted the importance of ‘language’ for a nation and the contribution of language in the
development of personality. The students were also informed about the contribution of
different genres of literature in the development of language. He further shared information
with the students about the creation process of his poetic play ‘Bhasha Vahinda Darya’ based
on ‘Kavitavan’.
Under the direction of Kanwal Dhillon, solo play: Bhasha Vehanda Dariya was presented by
Dr. Sompal Heera. The play while talking about the mother tongue ‘Panjabi’, talked about
the concerns of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat very seriously. This is the first play in
Punjabi language which is based on ‘language’. This play, packed with many theater trick
kept the audience captivated for 50 minutes. The play successfully presented to the audience
the situations happening with the mother tongue ‘Punjabi’ after the partition of the country.
The show concluded with an interactive session wherein students were answered for the
queries pertaining to the nuances of drama. College Principal Dr. Iqbal Kaur appreciated the
efforts of the event coordinator Dr. Khushdeep Kaur from Commerce Department for
organising such an event.