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College News and Events

Cancer Awareness Programme

dated : 9th April 2018

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Cancer is a deadly disease and the number of cancer patients is increasing day by day. Many of the common cancers can be prevented or cured if detected at an early stage. WHO celebrates 4th February of every year as 'The World Cancer Day' to increase the level of awareness about cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment.

The 'Times of India' group organized a month long programme on cancer awareness along with 'Indian Cancer Society' and N.S.S Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College, Kolkata (Gokhale Memorial Girls' College being the host college). The NSS Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College made the programme memorable and successful.

The closing ceremony of the month long programme was held in the College campus on 3rd February, 2018. The Honourable Governor of West Bengal, Sri Keshrinath Tripathy inaugurated the programme and delivered a speech on cancer awareness. Dr. Arunabha Sengupta (Hon. Secretary, Indian Cancer Society), Dr. Atashi Karpha (Principal, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College), Mr. R. S. Goenka (Chairman, Indian Cancer Society), Jaideep Bose ( Editor-in-Chief, Times of India Group), Vineet Kumar Jain (Chairman and Managing Director, Times of India Group) expressed their own views regarding cancer. The Times of India group, Indian Cancer Society and the NSS Unit-I of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College also arranged a 'Cancer Awareness Walk' from Gokhale Memorial Girls' College campus to St. Pauls Cathedral to make common people conscious about cancer. The Governor of West Bengal, Keshrinath Tripathy hoisted the flag and initiated the social awareness walk. The programme ended at 6.00 pm. View Gallery

 

3rd Satyendra Prasanna Mukherjee Annual Memorial Lecture

dated : 17th March 2018


Satyendra Prasanna Mukherjee was born in Kolkata in 1914, the eldest among the four siblings. He displayed remarkable intellectual qualities from a very early age and was gifted with a photographic memory.
A student of economics, he was equally proficient in English literature and Sanskrit. With the same flair he could recite from memory Milton, Shakespeare, Kalidasa as well as Gita and Chandi. A man of various interests - he was adept in playing the table and ektara, honed skills in magic and angling. He was a connoisseur of Hindusthani Classical Music. His greatest passion however, remained books and till his last breath he continued to be a voracious reader. He was an avid collector of books and over the years he built a personal library with more than three thousand books on a wide range of subjects including many rare collections. His friends author Benoy Ghosh and playwright Bijon Bhattacharya were among the few who would visit his library for reference.
He believed that learning never ends with University degree but continues all through one's life.
Dr.Tarun Goswami, Resident Editor of Millennium post, delivered the 3rd Satyendra Prasanna Mukherjee Annual Memorial lecture, titled "Vivekananda- Nibedita- Bharatborso" on 17th March at 2 p.m. in Sarala Ray Memorial Hall. Dr. Goswami graduated with honours in Philosophy from Presidency College, and did his post-graduation from University of Calcutta. Thereafter he obtained a Ph.D degree from the University of Goa.
Dr. Goswami joined The Telegraph in 1987 as a staff reporter, and then worked for The Statesman as the City Editor for two decades, before joining Millennium Post.
His association with Swami Vivekananda goes back to his school days at St. Lawrence High School. He has spoken about Swamiji's life & work in all the premier institutions in the country. Presently, he is engaged in writing two books on Swamiji & Sister Nivedita.

A one-day seminar entitled "Lives and Achievements of Great Personalities"

dated : 16 Nov 2017

GMGC organised a one day seminar titled "Lives and Achievements of Great Personalities" on 6th November 2017 as a tribute to Madam Marie Curie and Sister Nivedita on their 150th birth anniversary. This was conducted jointly by the department s of Chemistry , Physics and Philosophy. Mr. Shishir Roy, chief sub editor, Ananda Bazar Patrika delivered a lecture on Sister Nivedita while Prof Syamal Chakrabarty spoke on life and works of Madam Marie Curie. This was followed by a poster session where students from our college as well other colleges participated. View photos...

 

dated : 01 Nov 2017

A one-day seminar entitled "Lives and Achievements of Great Personalities" has been organized as a tribute to Madam Marie Curie and Sister Nivedita on the occasion of their 150th Birth Anniversary.
Conducted by: Departments of Chemistry, Physics & Philosophy, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College
Date & Time: 6th November 2017, 11.00 AM
Venue: Sarala Ray Memorial Hall

Programme Schedule
11.00 a.m. - Principal's speech
11.15 a.m. - Lecture on Sister Nivedita by Mr. Shishir Roy, Chief Sub-Editor, Anandabazar Patrika
12.15 p.m. - Lecture on Marie Curie by Prof. Syamal Chakrabarti, Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta
1.15 pm onwards - Poster presentation by the students

University Level Certificate Course on "Social Service - Blood Donor Motivation"

07/01/2017 - 04/02/2017

Gokhale Memorial Girls' College organized a 16 hours University Level Certificate Course on "Social Service - Blood Donor Motivation" in Collaboration with Association of Voluntary Blood Donors, West Bengal for the students of the College.

Members of Blood Donation Committee of the College were entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the course.

The course commenced on & from 07/01/2017 and concluded with written test and viva-voce examination on 04/02/2017. Successful candidates have been awarded with Certificates. View Gallery

Ref.GMGC/Admin/NSS/16-17/No. 234                     dated 02/12/16

A special lecture on the occasion of 'The World AIDS Day' will be held on 3rd December, 2016 in Room No. LT2 and LT3 at 12.30 p.m. All the college students including NSS volunteers should attend the seminar on that day.

An Awareness Lecture on Voluntary Blood Donation was held on 5th November, 2016 at 1.30 p.m. Mr. Debabrata Roy, from Association of Voluntary Blood Donors, West Bengal delivered the lecture.

Student, Teachers & non teaching staffs were present in the aforesaid Awareness Lecture. View Gallery

The English Department of the College will be hosting a Special Lecture on HOW TO READ A POEM by Dr. Subir Dhar, Professor, Department of English, Rabindra Bharati University at 2.00 p.m. on 22/09/16 in LT2 & LT3. Dr. Dhar is also Director, School of Languages and Culture and Director, Tagore-Gandhi Centre in Rabindra Bharati University.
All are welcome

Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association cordially invites you to "MOHONA 2016" - a fete cum exhibition featuring products of the organizations working to support the Socially marginalized, Physically & mentally disabled & the underprivileged members of the society.
Join us along with your friends & family on the 23/09/16 from 1.30 p.m. till 7.00 p.m. at Sarala Ray Memorial Hall. We look forward for your kind support.

Topic: From Race to Ethnic Group an anthropological Journey.
2nd Annual Satyendra Prasanna Mukherjee Memorial Lecture will be held on 27/09/16 at 2.00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Subha Ray, Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta.


Yoga Training Session 2015

A Yoga Training Session was conducted by the Sports Committee under the supervision of Sm. Sarama Das, Librarian, on 5th December, 2015. View Gallery...

Library Follow-up Programme 2015

A College Library Follow-up Programme for students was held on 19th, 21st and 23rd November, in the College Campus as a preparatory step towards the NAAC meet. View Gallery...

Health Check-up & Medical Camp

A Health Check-up & Medical Camp was held on 18th Nov 2015
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Blood Donation Camp 2015

A Blood Donation Camp was organized on 18th Nov.2015 in association with West Bengal Voluntary Blood Donors Association and M.R.Bangur Blood Bank on the occasion of the Death Anniversary of the Founder-Principal of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College, Dr. S.E. Rani Ghosh. All together sixty two students and staffs of the college donated blood at the camp.
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Poster Competition

A poster competition was held by the Student Welfare Sub-Committee in the college premises on 10 Oct 2015. Students from all departments participated in the event.  View Gallery...


18th December 2014 : Foundation Day

18th December Foundation Day of the College Celebrated.
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Blood Donation Camp

The Blood Donation Camp of 2014 was conducted by the staff and students on 18th November 2014 on the occasion of the death anniversary of the founder principal Dr. S.E. Rani Ghosh with great enthusiasm.

E-waste Collection Drive

Gokhale Memorial Girls' College will organize one E-WASTE COLLECTION DRIVE AND AWARENESS GENERATION PROGRAMME in collaboration with TOXICS LINK on 7th April 2014 at LT1 & LT2 at 2p.m.

All the students, teachers and college staff are requested to participate in this event and bring some E-waste to drop with an authorized recycler who will also partner with TOXICS LINK in this event.


Department of Economics organized a session

The Department of Economics organized a session of paper presentation by the students of the department on 25th April 2014. The presentation ended with a question answer session. Department of History has arranged a special Lecture by Dr. Madhuparna Roychowdhury, Assistant Professor of the Department of Ancient Indian History of and Culture, University of Calcutta, on 4 April 2014 at 12 noon. The title of the Lecture is Reading History from the Mahabharata


The Students

The Students of the Departments of English and Hindi will participate in an audio visual presentation on the topic 'Fiction into Films', on 2nd April at 11.00 a.m. in Room No. LT2.
 


Lecture by Dr. Madhuparna Roychowdhury

Department of History has arranged a special Lecture by Dr. Madhuparna Roychowdhury, Assistant Professor of the Department of Ancient Indian History of and Culture, University of Calcutta, on 4 April 2014 at 12 noon. The title of the Lecture is "Reading History from the Mahabharata".
Third Year Students of the Department, namely Sutithi Banerjee and Ria Dey will present two short papers on "Chandraketugarh Excavations" and "Mogolmari Excavations", after the Special Lecture.


A seminar on 'Women and Public Space: A Political Enquiry'

A seminar on 'Women and Public Space: A Political Enquiry' was organized by the Deprtment of Political Science on 27th March 2014 at Sarala Ray Memorial Hall. Dr. Rajasri Basu of Rabindra Bharati University spoke on 'Women and Festivals-Erasing the Public-Private Divide.' Dr. Kuntal Mukhopadhyay, Director Sanglap Kolkata, along with some colleagues presented a demonstrative lecture on 'নাট্য পাঠে নারী'. The Seminar was chaired by Prof. Apurbo Mukhopadhyay of Netaji Institute for Asian Studies. Bisari Day and Suchandra Tat, two students of the Department presented papers at the Seminar and were appreciated by the honourable guests.


Debate organised by Department of Political Science'

The Department of Political Science, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College organized a debate on 18th March, 2014. The motion was 'In the opinion of the House Benevolent Despotism is the answer to India's Evils.' The first and second year students of the department participated in it. Smt. Bitto Rani and Smt. Debarati Das,two former students of the College were invited to be the judge.


Audio Visual Presentation : Fiction into Films

The Students of the Departments of English and Hindi will participate in an audio visual presentation on the topic 'Fiction into Films', on 2nd April at 11.00 a.m. in Room No. LT2.