Gandhian Studies Centre of KMV empowering women since its inception
Jalandhar July 1 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous) has been at the fore front in owning its social responsibility. In this regard under the able guidance of the Principal Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi the college has been actively involved in various social outreach activities Among various innovative initiatives, the College has introduced social outreach as a value added Compulsory program for all the students of semester IV, in which the students are initiated into Community service under the guidance of the faculty.
During COVID under this programme the students helped the needy people in the vicinity of their homes. This year 482 students took up projects related to Literacy drive, Environment sustainability, Medical and food adulteration camps in villages besides visiting orphanages, old age homes and making short videos on various social issues. Gandhian Studies Centre granted by UGC to KMV since its inception in 2007 has been working towards empowering women by providing them life skills in Fashion Designing, Cosmetology and Basic Computers.
The centre has empowered more than 4000 girls free of cost both within the college campus and through various camps in villages
The centre has empowered more than 4000 girls free of cost both within the college campus and through various camps in villages. Carrying forward the mission of selfless service of humanity, KMV has initiated Empathy Corner outside the college campus which aims to create a sense of responsibility and empathy among the younger generation. Among the various social initiatives the college has been doing consistent work for the students of Banarasi Dass Charitable School, Transport Nagar, Jalandhar adopted by KMV in 2009.
The College has extended assistance in the form of providing benches, tables, chairs, getting the school building white washed, stationery, bags, blackboard, fans and setting up a recreation room. Tree plantation camps are also organized in various parks in the city. Principal Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi lauded the efforts of Dean Social Outreach, Dr. Monica Sharma and the social outreach team and averred that the vision of KMV is value-based nurturing of students and activities of this nature play a pivotal role in evolving the students and making them valuable citizens.