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Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Celebrates National Girls Child Day

NSS Wing Govt. P.G. College Rajouri celebrated National Girls Child Day in collaboration with District administration Rajouri on the directions of principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Raina, under the supervision of NSS Programme Officer Dr.Naseeem Ahmad Malik. A walkathon and awareness program for which a rally of students was organised in the College campus which was flagged off from principal office and was concluded at M.P Hall inside the College campus. The Principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmad Raina presided over the programme, Later Anum Mirza (Women welfare officer) District Rajouri gave a motivation lecture and stressed on the need of Women education, Empowerment and said there should be change in the mind set of girls in the society. In the walkathon girls raised the slogans on the theme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao( Desh Ki Ek Hi Awaaz, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao) and displayed different banners for the said purpose. Principal Govt. P.G. College Rajouri stressed to the students to spread the message of this national initiative in each and every corner of the district. Dr. Shafia Saleem, Dr. Atiya Shaheen and other faculty members were also present on this occasion. NSS Programme Officer Dr. Naseem Ahmad Malik gave vote of thanks.

PG College Rajouri organizes People Biodiversity Register Preparation Meet.

Rajouri, Jan 20, 2020: The Department of Botany of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized the People Biodiversity Register (PBR) preparation Meet in collaboration with J&K Forest – Rajouri here today. OP Sharma Vidyarthi, Director State Forest Research Institute, Jammu and Secretary of PBR was the Chief Guest. He detailed the audience about the importance and preparation of this pertinent document. While speaking on the occasion, Prof.(Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal of the College, who presided over the function, emphasized the need of Biodiversity conservation and revealed its significance from religious point of view as well. Mushtaq Choudhary, Warden – Wildlife, Rajouri-Poonch Range, Prof. Mangat Ram, Bashir Malik, Ex- range officer, Sarpanch Alam Din from Kotranka, Babu Khan, Chairman - BDC Kalakote, Prof. Iqbal Raina, Shafeeq Malik and Samina Sheikh also spoke on the occasion. Prior to the meet a few plants of Cedrus and Juniper were also planted to mark the beginning of plantation season in peerpanjal. Staff and students of college, officers from forest department, Wildlife, Agriculture, WWF, BGSB University Rajouri, members of Block Development Councils and civil Society attended the meeting. Earlier, Dr. Anwer Shah, Head of Botany Department welcomed the guests while Sanjay Sharma DFO Rajouri introduced the audience about the programme. Dr. Ashaq Malik conducted the proceedings of the meeting whereas Range Officer Naik presented vote of thanks. Prominent among others, present on the occasion were Prof. Javed Mughal, Prof. Farooq Mirza, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Ghulam Abass, Prof. Manzoor Dar, Dr. Mohd Sajar, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Dr. Taseem Ahmed, Dr. Mohd Akhlaq, Bait Ullah Malik, Mohd Azam, Pervaiz Ahmed and Mod Aijaz.

Celebration of National Youth Day (NYD ) at Govt P G College Rajouri.

Red Ribbon Club Govt. P.G. College Rajouri in collaboration with J&K AIDS Control Society commemorated the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day. The theme of the programme was “Channelizing the Youth Power for Nation Building”. The programme was presided upon by the Vice Principal Dr Javed Mughal. On this occasion volunteers shared their views on the given theme. Dr. Naseem Ahmed Malik, Nodel officer Red Ribbon Club , presented the welcome address and proceedings were carried out by the NSS commander (Boys Wing ) Kashif Malik. Speaking on the occasion ,Dr Javed Mughal, focussed on the role and responsibilities of the youth towards the nation. The programme was also attended by Supriya Gupta NSS Programme Officer Girls wing, DR Nazakat Hussain HOD History, Prof. Israr Ahmed, Prof Qamar Rubbani, Prof Junaid , Dr Zaheer Ahmed Department of Urdu, Dr Tabassum Rasool. Principal of the College, Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina, appreciated the efforts of NSS and Red Ribbon Club of the college for organizing such programmes which are the need of the hour. Vote of thanks was given by Miss Aksa Dar, commander( Girls Wing).

P.G. College Rajouri celebrates National Mathematic Day

Govt. PG College Rajouri celebrated Nation Mathematics Day by organizing and inter college symposium on Mathematics. Students from GDC Thanamandi, GDC Darhal, GDC Koteranka and PG College Rajouri participated in the symposium. Mr. Shafeeq Ahmed of PG College Rajouri bagged first position whereas Mr. Imtiaz Ali and Mr. Waseem Akram of GDC Darhal and GDC Koteranka clinched 2 nd and 3 rd positions respectively. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the function and also gave a power point presentation on life and work of great Indian Mathematician Ramanajun. Dr. Mohd Akhlaq HOD Mathematics presented welcome address and Prof. Khalid Hussain Bhatti faculty member of mathematics presented formal vote of thanks. Dr. Y.P. Sharma, Dr. Taseem Ahmed and Prof. Haroon Rashid acted as judges for the symposium. Large number of students and staff attended the programme.

P.G. College Rajouri organizes awareness programme on Pahari Scholarship.

Govt. P.G. College Rajouri today organized an awareness programmee on Pahari Speaking Scholarship Scheme. Secretary J&K Pahari Advisory Board Mr. Kartar Singh (KAS) was the chief guest of the occasion. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina presided over the programme. Representatives of GDC Thanamandi, GDC Budhal, GDC Koteranka, GDC Darhal, GDC Kalakote, GDC Doongi and P.G. College Rajouri attended the Programme. Secretary J&K Pahari Advisory Board Mr. Kartar Singh (KAS) spoke at length on the topic and cleared various queries of the participants regarding the Scholarship Scheme. Convenor Pahari Scholarship Scheme of P.G. College Rajouri Dr. Taseem Malik presented formal vote of thanks. PRINCIPAL

WORLD AIDS DAY organized At Govt.P.G. College Rajouri

The Red Ribbon Club and NSS Unit of Govt. PG College Rajouri organized World AIDS Day under the lead of Dr. Naseem Ahmed Malik Nodal Officer Red Ribbon Club and NSS Officer Boys Wing & Prof. Supriya Gupta NSS Officer Girls Wing and under the patronage of Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina-The Principal of the college. On this occasion two events i.e. a Seminar and Poster-Making Competition on the topic ‘Communities make the difference ’ in collaboration with J&K State Aids Prevention and Control Society were conducted where-in as many as ten students participated. The Programme was presided over by worthy Principal Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Raina . The principal while expressing his views on this occasion enlightened the students about the life seeking threats of HIV in the present day society. The principal also revealed that only in this country thousands of lives are claimed by HIV/AIDS every year and suggested that a separate subject on the awareness of HIV must be introduced in all the educational institutions so that countless lives can be saved in future. Dr. Gulshan Rashid Bhat was the guest speaker. Welcome address was given by Dr. Naseem Ahmed. A large number NSS Volunteers / students participated in the events. In Seminar competition Mr. Danish Sharma, Ms. Aksa Dar, Shabina Chowdhary and Zahid Qayoom and bagged Ist, Second and Third Position. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Shafia Saleem. PRINCIPAL

Department of Geology Govt. P.G. College Rajouri Organises an Interactive Session in Collaboration with the Department of Geography

Dated 20-11-2019 An interdisciplinary interactive session was organised in Government Post Graduate College Rajouri by the Department of Geology in collaboration with the Department of Geography. Around 100 students of both the departments attended the session which mainly aimed at the identification of local rocks, minerals, structural features and the fossil record preserved in the Himalayas and that too in a chronological order. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Masood Ahmed followed by a keynote address by Dr. Arjun Singh Rathore, Head Department of Geology. The Vice-Principal of the college Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan impressed upon the importance of interdisciplinary approach coupled with skill enhancement among the students of earth-sciences. The other faculty members Dr. Masood Ahmed, Mr. Talib Hussain and Mr. Mohd Altaf demonstrated about displayed earth material. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Gulshan Rashid from the Department of Geography thanked the host department and assured his full cooperation for all such future endeavours. The chief guest of the occasion Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina Principal of the college appreciated the collaborative efforts of both the departments for organising such an event. He deliberated upon the need of such events for the development of scientific temper among the students. The session ended with vote of thanks presented by Mr. Talib Hussain. Sd/- Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina PRINCIPAL

Worthy Secretary Hr. Education Visited GDC Rajouri

It was indeed a matter of great pride for the students and staff of Govt. PG College Rajouri that after a long spell of about 15 years, the Secretary to Govt. for Higher Education Department Jb Talat Parvez Rohella, has visited this institution to take stock of the College-its problems, issues, challenges and their solutions. An august Guard of Honour was presented to the Secretary Higher Education by the NCC and NSS Wings of the College under the Command of Lt. Tanvir Ahmed, Dr Shafia Saleem and Dr Naseem Malik NSS Program officer. The District Development Commissioner Rajouri Shri Aijaz Asad and Prof Shakeel Ahmed Raina also accompanied the Chief Guest while receiving the Guard of Honour. After the Guard of Honour ceremony was over, the Chief Guest laid the foundation stone of MCA Block, inaugurated the English Language Lab, Digital Classrooms, and released the College House Magaizine in presence of Shri Ajaz Asad, District Development Commissioner, Prof (Dr) Shakeel Ahmed Raina-the Principal of the College, Prof a Qayoom Khan, HoD Geography, Dr Shameem Azad HoD Botany, GDC Thannamandi, Prof Anwar Shah HoD Botany, Prof Saleem Wani, the Incharge of the Language Lab, , Prof M R Sharma HoD Zoology, Prof M Iqbal Raina Deaprtment of Physics, Dr Bashir Ahmed HoD Physics, Prof N P Sharma, Prof Nazakat Hussain, Prof Asif Aijaz Lone, Dr Shafia Saleem and all other staff of the College. The whole proceedings of the visit were conducted and a detailed inter-active session of the staff with the worthy Secretary, Higher Education were conducted and concluded by Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina which started with a detailed Progress Report read out by Prof Shakeel Ahmed Raina- the Principal regarding the achievements of the College leaving a very positive impact on the Chief Guest. During the interactive session so many demands were projected by the staff and the best part of the Secretary’s visit and his magnanimity was that all the genuine demands were fulfilled on the spot. Worthy Secretary to Govt. in reaction to the demand of the Principal for PG Physics, on spot granted sanctioned PG Course in Physics in the College. The meeting ended and the visit concluded with happy note of the worthy secretary about the performance of the College under the leadership of the Prof Shakeel Ahmed Raina.


NSS Wing of Govt. P. G. College Rajouri celebrated the 144 th Birth Anniversary of Late Sh. Vallabhai Thaverbhai Patel as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas/ National Unity Day. The program was presided over by Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina Principal, Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan, Vice Principal. The faculty members Prof Asif Lone, Prof Sankait Gupta, Prof Amjed Bhatti, Prof Talib Hussain, Prof Parveen Sadotra,Sultan Chuhan,head boy and NSS volunteers were also present on the occasion. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina appraised the students about the contributions of Sh. Vallabhai Patel as the responsible citizen of the country and motivated the students to inculcate the values of Late Sh. Vallabhai Patel. Dr Naseem Ahmed, NSS Program officer boys wing, gave the welcome address and also briefed about the program followed by the Oath Ceremony and a run for unity, wherein the students and faculty took a pledge to stand for Unity and Integrity of the country.The program concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Prof Supriya Gupta, NSS Program Officer girls wing.

Student Body Elections Held in Govt. PG College Rajouri

Today on 25 th of October 2019, the Students Body Elections were held in the College as an integral part of the College Academics under the aegis of Prof (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina-the Principal of the College in the presence of the entire teaching staff. The Electoral process was conducted and completed by the College Electoral Team under the convener-ship of Prof Javed Mughal HoD English. In the first phase the election of CRs were held to elect one Girl CR AND One Boy CR from each. The total number of CRs elected through secret ballot, was 54. In the second phase, as many as 5 candidates- two from boys namely Asif Hussain Manhas and Sultan Chauhan and three contestants from girls namely Iqra Kohli, Geetanjali and Farhat Afza were in the fray. One Head Boy and One Head Girl were to be elected by 54 Class Representatives. Mr Sultan Chauhan and Ms Geetanjali were elected as Head Boy and Head Girl of the College for the session 2019-20. The Principal at the end of the electoral process successfully completed delivered a detailed instructive lecture to the representatives apprising them of their duties in the College. Among others Prof M R Sharma, Dr Anwer Shah, Prof Ghulam Abbas, Dr Bashir Ahmed, Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina, Prof Mnazoor Dar, Dr Shafia Saleem, Dr Ab Haq Naimai, Prof Naveen Sharma, Mr Rakesh Puri were present on the occasion.


The department of Zoology, Govt. P.G. College, Rajouri organized chart/poster/model competition the other day with an aim to inculcate creative and drawing skills among the students. More than 25 students participated in the event and Ms. Saima Manzoor and Ms. Heena Thunazam both of semester 3 rd bagged first and second positions respectively. Third position was received by Sumaira Anjum. The principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Raina appreciated the students and emphasized the students to participate in such functions proactively. Dr. Raina also congratulated the staff of Zoology department. Prof. M.R.Sharma welcome the principal and members of the jury composing of Prof. Iqbal Raina, Prof. Ashiq and Prof. Naveen Sharma. The efforts of Prof. Raheela, Prof. Shiraz, Prof. Javed, Prof. Shavish and Prof. Tahir were well appreciated in organizing the function.

PG College Rajouri students visit KVK - SKUAST

Rajouri Oct. 05, 2019: The Department of Botany of Govt. PG. College Rajouri organized an agriculture/industry tour of students to Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) - SKAUST Rajouri here today. The students of 5 th Semester studying Skill Enhancement Course in ‘Mushroom Cultivation and Technology’ led by Dr. Ashaq Malik, visited the KVK Rajouri where they learnt about the Mushroom cultivation. Dr. Arvind Kumar Ishar, Senior Scientist and Head, KVK Rajouri gave a detailed presentation on Mushroom cultivation followed by demonstration of first step(turning of compost) of button mushroom (Agaricusbisporus) cultivation. He explained various methods, techniques and scope of cultivation of different types of mushroom to become part-time or full time entrepreneurs in Mushroom cultivation. Later, the students were taken around the KVK campus and observed various field experiments on crop production, screening, hi-tech Poly house and vermicomposting. Earlier, speaking at pre departure briefing, Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina, Principal of the College, underlined the essence of launching Skill Enhancement Courses in the colleges by Government and entrepreneurship potential in these courses from job seekers to job providers. Dr. Anwer Shah, Head, Department of Botany thanked both Dr. Arvind KVK Rajouri for providing hands on training to students as well as Principal PG College Rajouri Dr. Shakeel Raina for providing transport facility. Present at the pre departure briefing were Prof. Abdul Qayoom Khan, Prof. Ghulam Abas, Prof Manzoor Dar, Prof. Aasia Bhat and Dr. Hilal Ahmed Qazi.

Govt. P.G. College Rajouri hold Multilingual Poetic Meet

On the eve of 150 th birthday of Mahatima Gandhi P.G. College Rajouri held a multilingual poetic meet (mushera) on the theme of peace of harmony in the Multipurpose Hall of the College. The event was organized with a motive of inculcating values of peace, tolerance, mutual respect and communal harmony among the students and youth of the area. A large number of participants from variegated backgrounds faculty members, students from various UG and PG semesters presented theme creative in poetic composition and enthralled the jam packed audience. Principal of the College Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina appreciated Literary Committee and NSS unit of the College for organizing the function. Besides this some speakers also deliberated on the teachings of Mahatima Gandhi and their relevance in the present age. The programme was chaired by Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan Vice Principal of the College whereas Prof. Javaid Iqbal Mughal, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Prof. Manzoor Ahmed Dar, Prof. Z. A. Mirza, Dr. Mohd Saleem Wani, Dr. Abdul Haque Naime, Dr. Ashiq Raza, Prof. Aasia Rashid Bhat, Prof. Qamar Rabani, Prof. Gulshan Rashid Bhat, Prof. Mohd Jahangier Asgar, Prof. Asrar Ahmed, Prof. Arjun Singh Rathore and Prof. Mamoon Jami etc. The programme was coordinated by Prof. Mohd Iqbal Raina Convener Cultural and Literary Committee, assisted by Dr. Naseem Ahmed, NSS Coordinator, Miss Shahida Ch. A student of B.A.-I semester conducted the proceeding of the dais whereas vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Ashiq Raza.


Parent-Teacher Meet-2019 was held in the College under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina- Principal of the College and Convener-ship of Prof Javed Mughal HoD English. A large number of parents participated in the Meet and during a detailed inter-action programme a complete SWOT analysis of the students was conducted talking at about the modern challenges in due course of educational process. Various participants spoke on the occasion and appreciated the concern of the College about the students and they also ensured complete cooperation with the institution when and where required. Dr Shakeel Ahmed Raina-Principal of the College while talking to the parents ensured them about the safe and successful future of their children at the hands of the institution. The Principal, highlighting the achievements of the College over the years, said that the College Management is still making all out efforts to hitch the wagon of this institution to sky of achievements. Dr Abdul Qayoom Khan, HoD Geography, Prof M R Sharma, HoD Zoology Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina, Department of Physics, , Prof Z A Mirza Convener IQAC, Prof Mohd Iqbal Raina Department of Physics also expressed their views on the occasion. The proceedings of the Meeting were conducted by Dr Abdul Haq Naimi , Head PG Department of Urdu whereas the vote of thanks was read out by Dr. Sajar Malik HoD Persian. Among others present at the Meeting were Prof Assadullah Khan Head PG Department of Chemistry, Dr Mohd Saleem Wani Department of English, Dr N azakat Qureshi HoD History, Dr Asrar HoD Sociology apart from the entire faculty was also present.