Institutional Distinctiveness Empowering Women Through Transformative Education: is our thrust, The College was established in the year 1965 with a major interest on empowering women through education, helping and supporting them by grooming capabilities, capacities and becoming competent to handle challenges in any sphere of life. Since its inception there is tremendous change in the way women have been acknowledged and accepted as significant members of the society. The institute endeavours to contribute by shaping and presenting its young citizens to the society by mentoring and nurturing them being aware, literate and thereby socially responsive individual.
Distinctiveness is the quality of individuality from counterparts in the society. It is the distinguishing trait that marks it different from the others. Being distinctive is a capability of making utterance different from an identical utterance. In this era of increased competition, it is important to know the factor that makes one’s Institute exceptional from the others in the society. The historical tradition, educational purpose and students’ development are few of the factors that differentiate an Institute from other educational institutions. The College was established in 1965 and is named after Donor’s mother, Smt. Veeramma Gangasiri. With an objective “Enlightened women is a source of infinite power” and “Work is worship” accordingly we always try to function uniquely, innovatively and distinctively from other institutions.
Practice that promotes Transformative Education
• Education Practice
• Social transformation
• Collaborative Learning Education Practice :
To keep pace with the competitive world and to challenge the global, scenario every institution has to strive hard to achieve its excellence in different fields. Keeping this view on its board the college is taking high strides towards excellence in various fields over the years. From the date of establishment, to till the date, the college has successfully achieved its excellence in infrastructure and student support facilities. This conspicuously shows that our college has reached certain distinctiveness from other higher educational institutions.
Classroom teaching – Educators implement evidence-based inclusive practices through multi-level instructions, multiple methods of assessment and modified outcomes in general education classrooms. Students are practiced technically through instruments. Assignments, projects allotment in every semester by every staff makes students more perfect. Seminar presentation through PPT is encouraged. Special focus on slow learners and due attention is given to make them catch the pace of the class.
One of the significant aspects has been the development of state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure in the College that is easily accessible to teachers, non-teaching staff and students. The College periodically organises training programmes in the latest ICT applications and tools in higher education. In the past five years, the practice of capacity building has been strengthened in multiple dimensions.
Mentor-mentee meetings – Mentors are allotted to each student to discuss various problems faced by students at the academic and personal level. Individual departments maintain records of students and a meeting is convened time to time to discuss their problems. Compassionate approach to teaching – Teachers approach students’ problems with empathy and compassion. They take into consideration personal challenges and circumstances students are faced with – in their family.
NCC Unit of college provides a platform for character building – inculcating leadership qualities and skill enhancement through structured academic syllabi – and inculcates a spirit of unity and integration through exposure to and interaction with community members and cadets from other battalions. The NCC unit at the college is also instrumental in instilling environmental consciousness and the spirit of community outreach through various programmes.
NSS unit of our college are forefront while responding to the adverse environmental conditions across the country. The students along with the staff visted the nearby affected villages to offer help in cash, food, clothing and rebuilding the social amenities. NSS units & NCC cadets’ and other students’ are ready to help in any situation and circumstances and willing to co-operate and make us proud.National Cadets Corps and National Service Schemes units at college infuses and nurtures the vital virtues like leadership, secularism, national unity, discipline and patriotism. They provide social awareness, social service and shramadhana.
Unnath Bharat Abhiyan Cell : college create awareness in Adopted villages about Ban on Plastic , use of solar energy , employment through daily wages .
Gender justice: Even as the campus climate is charged by activities for sensitisation to gender issues, students learn the values of gender equality and gender inclusivity. Anti ragging -anti Harrasment cell of College spearheads the campaign for gender justice. Through various programmes and activities, students are apprised of conceptual, theoretical and analytical interpretation of gender (identities) from a cross-cultural perspective. Programmes on gender sensitivity and equity inform students of the ways in which society can become more inclusive.
Collaborative Learning : Collaborative learning/practices are a set of teaching and learning strategies promoting student learning and experiences beyond curriculum. To achieve this purpose, the college has organised different types of collaborative activities for student’s overall development.
MOU with other organisations - College has signed various MOUs as collaborative practices with educators and organisations and in turn students Internships ,training help in instructional planning, minimise curricular barriers and provide time to time guidance and counselling. The college promotes several financial assistance/scholarships provided by the Government, non-government organization and philanthropist to facilitate access financial assistance to students.
The main aim is to provide an opportunity for rural girl students of this area to pursue their higher education for their overall development and the progress of their family. The students are more in number; most of them are economically from weaker section. So, the girls who stay close to college, tribal village (Tanda) and another backward area (Tarpal) take admissions in our college. They are interested in gaining the knowledge and humanity. Many girls come from village to college daily with bus and railway pass with concession.
College has nearly 50% of minority community. The number of students belonging to SC/ST & OBC is also high. Alumni’s of our college are from different communities and are in a very good and reputed position in the society like Lawyers, Civil Servants and Professors bringing name and fame to the College.
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