Jammu : Department of Chemistry of Govt. College for Women Gandhi Nagar, in collaboration with Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Jammu, on Tuesday organised a one Day Awareness Program on Self Employment.
Principal of the College, Prof. Minu Mahajan was the chief guest on the occasion.
Dr. Reva Khajuria, Counsellor, Employment Information Cum Advisory Bureau, Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Jammu was the guest of Honour. Prof Irvinder Kour, Head Department of Home Science was the special guest. Dr. Anjana Gupta, Head Department of Chemistry, formally welcomed the guests.
Dr. Reva Khajuria talked about the importance of lifelong learning and its relevance in the life of students in particular.
Dr. Harleen, Assistant Professor of Department of Commerce, University of Jammu was the resource person. She apprised the students about self-employment and innovative ideas on starting business like freelancing, vlogging, beauty salon, candle making etc. She further talked at length about the modalities for registering start ups, various government schemes and flagship programs for setting up different levels of business.
Prof Minu Mahajan, in her address, appreciated the team for organising a wonderful session to highlight different avenues for self employment. She stressed on the relevance of such programs in today’s fast changing world where it becomes more important to make the children self-reliant and self-sufficient.
Dr. Irvinder Kour, in her address, motivated the stakeholders to participate in such awareness programs as this will surely help them to achieve their goals in the later course of their lives.
The event concluded with a formal vote of thanks by Dr. Deepika Gupta, Associate Professor Department of Chemistry.
Other staff members from the Department of Chemistry present on the occasion were Dr. Indu Khajuria, Dr. Shally Chadha, Prof. Anju Bala, Prof. Sweety Verma, Prof. Aran Kumar, Prof. Malti Rajput, Sama Bashir and Shally Sharma.
The proceedings were conducted by Naeeya Gupta and Shreya both students of UG Sem II.
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