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RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala, Punjab
RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala, Punjab
Batala (District Gurdaspur)
Punjab, IndiaPin Code : 143505
RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab is a recognised institute / college.
Principal of RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab is Prof Dr (Mrs) Ajay Sareen.
RR Bawa DAV College for Girls is situated in Batala of Punjab state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab is 01871-223781.
Residence Phone No(s) of concerned peron(s) of RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab is (are) : 240657.
Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab are 9781532532.
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Website of RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab is www.rrbawadav.com.
Chairman : SP Marwaha.
Contact Details of RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab are : Telephone: +91-1871-240357, 223781
NSS Incharge Prof Pooja Chugh
Principal: Mrs. Veena Watni (DOB 17.7.1948), Res :01871-240657, Mob : 98153-40357
Some other staff members:
Reetu Goswami, Head of Botany
Prof Rajbir Singh
Prof Jagdeep Singh
Prof Shabnam Prabha (Punjabi Dept)
Prof Meenu Mehta
Prof JMK Handa
Prof Satish Khosla
Prof Meenakshi Duggal
Dr Indira Virk
Prof Smt Baljit Kaur, HoD, Physical Education Dept.
Gurpreet Singh, Coach
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Kumari Vidyavati Anand DAV College for Women, Karnal
DAV College, Pehowa
DAV College of Engineering and Technology, Kanina
DAV College for Girls, Yamuna Nagar
MCM DAV College for Women, Chandigarh
Hans Raj College, Delhi
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Ramanand Arya DAV College, Mumbai (Bombay)
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DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology DAVIET, Jalandhar
Mehr Chand Technical Institute (ITC), Jalandhar
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DAV Institute of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Jalandhar
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DGB Dayanand Law College, Solapur
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JN Kapoor DAV Dental College, Yamuna Nagar
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Dayanand Brahma Mahavidyalaya, Hisar
DAV College (Lahore), Ambala
JN Goenka DAV Centenary Development Rural Centre, New Delhi
Arya Pradeshik Pratinidhi Sabha, New Delhi
DAV Institute of Management and Vocational Studies, New Delhi
DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology, Daltonganj
Dayanand Institute of Education, Management and Research, Mumbai (Bombay)
Dayanand Institutions, Solapur
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Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute VVRI, Hoshiarpur
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CoursesRR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala Punjab runs course(s) in Degree stream(s).
BA, BSc, BCA, B.COM, MSc
Approval details: RR Bawa DAV College for Girls is affiliated with Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar (Punjab)
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NAAC report of RR Bawa DAV College for GirlsSection-Iâ€”Introduction
R.R.Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala was founded in 1965 as the first Womenâ€™s Institution in Gurudaspur District. The college is situated in urban location and has an area of 7.20 acres. The well- known philanthropists of the time Mahashaya Gokul Chandji and late Sri Sohan Lalji Bawa who recognized the importance of women education in the rural belt surrounding Batala laid the foundation stone of the College. Since its inception, the college has been pursuing for quality education and women empowerment. The college is affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and is on the Grant-in-Aid list of the Govt. of Punjab. The University Grants Commission, New Delhi under section 2(f) and 12 (b) has recognized the college in 1970.
The college is imparting education with 28 different academic programmes in the form of Undergraduate (18), Post-Graduate (2), Post Graduate Diplomas (2) and other Diplomas (6).
The college has a team of 69 teachers. Out of them, 26 are permanent, 25 temporary and 18 are part time, representing various disciplines. Out of these, 5 are Ph.D., 9 are M.Phil. and the rest have PG Degree . The college has 8 Technical and 12 Administrative Staff. It has Central Library, Computer Centre, Science Laboratories, Commerce Workshop, Botanical Garden, Sports Facilities, Counselling and Placement Cells, Book Shop, College Boutique, Generator room etc. The college also generates its funds through Donations and Fund Raising drives like; College Fete- cum- Raffle Draw, Trade Fair, Stalls etc., Self Financing Courses and UGC Grants likeâ€”Network Resource Centre, Construction of Womenâ€™s Hostel, Seminars and Minor Research Projects followed by some miscellaneous income like rents from NTT, Book Shop, STD, Photostat Machine, Canteen and Mess Stalls.
The college volunteered to be assessed and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and submitted its Self-study Report to NAAC for this purpose. The NAAC constituted the following Peer Team for the assessment and accreditation of the college:-
Prof. Indrani Chakravarti (Chairperson & Coordinator)
(Former Vice Chancellor)
Dean and Chairperson,
Faculty of Performing and Visual Arts
Prof. A.K.Srivastava Member
Deptt. Of Chemistry
University of Allahabad
Dr. M.S.Negi (Principal)
G.B.Pant Memorial Govt. P.G. College
Rampur Bushahar Distt.Shimla,
The PEER team consisting of the above members visited the college from 2nd to 4th September, 2004 and after going through the self study report submitted by the college along with supporting documents, visiting the various teaching units and departments, examining the infrastructure facilities, discussing and having interaction with the Principal, members of the managing committee, faculty members, non-teaching staff, students, parents and alumni; the Peer Team records its observation on the various criteria defined by NAAC as under:
CRITERION I. Curricular Aspects.
The college runs several Undergraduate Programmes like B.A., B.Com., B.Com. (Professional), B.Sc. (Med.), B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.Sc. (Economics), B.Sc. (IT), B.C.A. with vocational subjects such as: Computer Application, Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management, I.T., Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. The Postgraduate Programme has been started recently from the session 2003-2004 by opening M.A. (Punjabi). Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application, Dress Designing and Tailoring and part time Diploma in Computer Application, Home Management, Garment Designing and Tailoring are being run. The present student strength of the College is 1208. The college follows the time frame fixed by the University. The university does not allow horizontal mobility, but elective options are available at the degree level.
The aim of the college is (i) to bring about renaissance of ancient womanhood i.e., women acquiring intellectual, moral and cultural perfection and (ii) to enable the students to realize their innate potential and become socially responsible citizens. The college imparts education through the prescribed courses and organized lectures on various themes like AIDS, women empowerment, social and legal rights of women etc. The students are provided opportunity to appear in Dharm Shiksha paper, based on the knowledge of the Vedas and Upanishads. Weekly havan is performed; declamations based on the role of Arya Samaj are also organized. The College organized one week â€˜Chetna Shivirâ€™ to give training in Yoga and Pranayam and for cultivating higher values of life.
Feedback on teaching programmes is being obtained from academic peers and employers in the form of their advice during their visits to the college. It takes roughly six to seven months to introduce a new programme and the college has started M.A. (Hindi) programme in distance learning mode from the present session i.e. 2004-2005. In B.Com. (Prof.) course the students are required to submit a project report after completing six weeks training in Industry/ Banking/Insurance sector.
The college has to follow the curriculum designed by the GND University, however, Heads of Departments and the College teachers who are members of Board of Studies or Faculty Board may communicate to the University their suggestions for improvement of the curriculum. The college teachers prepared the syllabus of Information Technology and the University has accepted the same. Some other syllabi of diploma courses in Journalism (Editing), Dress Designing and Library Sciences prepared by the college teachers have been submitted to the university for its approval.
The teachers in the classroom adopt participative and collaborative methods. In addition to lectures, exhibitions, field trips, seminar/workshops are also being organized. Students are given assignments and they are encouraged to participate in seminars. There are ten subject societies like English Literary Society, Hindi Sahitya Dhara, Dr. Har Govind Khurana science society etc. The college has eleven activity clubs on Theatre, music, dance, folk, gardening, hobby etc.
CRITERION II. Teaching- Learning and Evaluation.
The students are admitted to various courses on the basis of their academic record. Class tests and monthly tests are held to assess the students knowledge. Seminars, presentation and assignments are also conducted. House examination is conducted in the month of December and for slow learners and disadvantaged students remedial classes are conducted in English, Mathematics, Economics and Sciences. The college awards merit scholarships and stipends to brilliant students. They are also given special assignments. Several other facilities like loaning books from Book Bank and access to Internet are extended to them. Teachers prepare their teaching plan in the beginning of the session. The session itself is divided into three terms, and the progress is monitored by the H.O.D. The lecture method of teaching is supplemented with slides, models, charts, maps, audio-visual aids, computers and Internet. The students are given assignments, which they discuss with their teachers and the teachers on their part suggest improvements. The evaluation methods are communicated to the students at the beginning of the year through prospectus and college handbook. A student has to secure 35% marks in each subject or 25% marks in aggregate in house examination to be eligible to appear as a regular candidate at the annual University examinations. Results of house examination and attendance record are communicated to the parents.
Teachers are recruited as per the norms laid down by the DAV Management Committee New Delhi. During the last two years 33 teaching staff were recruited and out of these 36% were alumni of this College. The college has the freedom to appoint temporary staff and they are paid from the college funds. During the last two years, twelve teachers have attended National level seminars and five have attended International seminars. The performance of the teachers is evaluated on the basis of self-appraisal report as well as results of the subject taught by them. The college organizes seminars and lectures. During the last two years eleven teachers have attended orientation course and nine have attended refresher course.
Criterion III: Research, Consultancy and Extension
There are only three part time research scholars in this college. Research projects are very few. The college grants study leave to the teachers. Fifteen percent teachers publish articles, poems, stories etc. The Botany Department was sanctioned a research project by the UGC under COSIP Scheme in 2000-2001. The Dept. of Zoology has started work on Vermi- composting and Bio-composting Research as well as the study of Termiterium Architecture deserves an appreciation. The college publicizes the expertise available for consultancy services but there is no evidence that the college teachers are giving consultancy services. For extension activities the teachers are given additional charge and such activities cover a wide range like community development, health and hygiene awareness, adult education and literacy, AIDS awareness, medical and blood donation camps and environment awareness. The college has formed an association called â€˜STUDENTS HELP LINEâ€™ and helps the poor and handicapped children and widows of villages by providing them educational kits, blankets, sewing machines and clothes. The students are encouraged to participate in extension activities by giving them certificates and mementos and the teachers are recommended for awards/honours to the Government agencies and local Clubs. The college plans and carries out the extension activities with NGOs like Lions/ Rotary Clubs, SBI, PNB and Government officials like SSP, SDM, BDO, CMO etc. In addition, the college organizes extension lectures to popularize the loan schemes of banks and coordinates with the BDO to familiarize the villagers about welfare schemes. Services of Civil Hospital, Nijjar Hospital and Heart care clinic, Institute of Hotel Management and Catering are taken for proper conduct of clinical Nutrition, Diet planning, food and beverage services. The college has prepared a few minor and two major projects.
Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources
The college has adequate building infrastructure and maintains its buildings mostly through government grant, student funds and UGC assistance. There are 46 classrooms, five science laboratories, theatre, seminar hall, hostel and separate Arts, Science, Computer and Commerce blocks. The local Arya Samaj Association, the Bharat Vikas Parishad and Civil Hospital authorities use the college buildings for creating awareness among the local people including staff, and students of the college. The Punjab School Education Board and the GNDU, Amritsar also utilize the College buildings for conducting examinations and evaluation work. The College has excellent sports infrastructure such as cemented grounds for handball, basketball, volleyball, kho- kho and badminton. The playground is quite spacious for holding inter college games and sports. A good number of students take part in Yoga, Judo, Wrestling, Weight lifting, Archery and Athletics.
The playground facilities are properly utilized. Staff and student participate to keep the campus clean and green. The college campus is serene and conducive for academic atmosphere. The college maintains a two-storied hostel. It has a capacity to accommodate about one hundred students. Importantly, accommodation in the hostel is provided for lady teachers who belong to remote and distant places. Besides, the students of other institutions located near the college campus also find residential accommodation in the college hostel against vacant seats. The hostel rooms are in good condition but furniture is inadequate. Separate beds, study tables and chairs be provided to each student. The facilities like geyser, water coolers, generator, indoor games; VCR, television and telephone are available in the hostel. A contractor runs the hostel mess. The hostel warden has the facility of residential accommodation within the hostel campus.
The college library is spacious and well equipped with books. There are about 25,698 books in the library. The library advisory committee co-ordinates the smooth functioning of the library. It is partially computerized. During the last two years, 239 textbooks, 928 other books have been added to the library. It subscribes to twelve newspapers and 52 magazines/ periodicals. The library remains open on all working days. Facilities available in the library include, computers, audio and videocassettes. Notably, the library notice board keeps the staff and students aware of the latest publication and arrivals. There is facility of separate reading rooms for teachers and postgraduate students in the library.
The college has a central computer facility with 32 computers in working condition. The office of the Principal is equipped with the Internet connectivity, which is utilized by the staff of the college. The Computer Science Department of the college has the facility of scanner, Internet, Dot matrix, ink-jet printers, Logitech projector, barcode reader, CD writer and laser printers. The college provides the Xerox facility to students. Banking facility is provided to the staff and students through the extension branch of Punjab National bank. The College makes bus facility for staff and students available. Health services are available in the nearby Government hospital. The College also provides medical facilities through a qualified lady physician.
During 2002-2003, the College students gave excellent performance in games and sports. Some students have participated in the State, National and International level sports. Four students have won first position in the State Level Punjab Athletic Meet. In the Inter colleges Athletics Meet held at GNDU campus Amritsar, two students won the first position. Another student has secured first position at the National Level All India University Athletic Meet (Karnatka). In the International Yoga Competition held in Portugal in July 2003, one student secured first position. Another student secured fourth position in the World Cup-Wrestling championship held in Turkey. At International Judo championship held at Thailand the College has bagged a bronze medal. In the Inter University Judo Championship held at GURU NANAK DEV University Amritsar, the college had achieved first position by winning five Gold, two Silver, and one Bronze Medals. In cultural activities the college has bagged 2nd Runners-up Trophy in the GNDU Youth Festival (Zonal). The College gives financial assistance to the outstanding sports women; such as free meals, free hostel accommodation and tuition fee concession. One NCC wing and three NSS units are functioning smoothly in the college.
Criterion V: Student Support and progression
The percentage of the students appearing for the qualifying examination is about 98% which is very high indeed. The drop out rate is very low in view of good academic tradition maintained by the college. The success rate is far above the university pass percentage in almost all the subjects. The prospectus clearly maintains the admission procedure, courses offered, fee structure and hostel dues. Admission forms to different courses are made available with the prospectus that is published annually and sold at reasonable cost.
The College has recently formed the Alumni Association. It is worth mentioning that eighteen lecturers of the college are its alumni. This Association provides valuable suggestions to improve the quality of higher education in the college. The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) maintains healthy linkage with the college.
The record of the studentsâ€™ progression to higher studies and their success rate at different types of courses and entrance test is not maintained in the college. Moreover it has not maintained any feedback mechanism from the students who have joined different institutions. Under the merit-cum- means concession scheme twenty-four students were benefited during 2003-2004. The Dainik Prarthna Sabha, a local welfare trust has given financial aid to some students.
SC and ST scholarship was availed by twenty students. The University merit scholarship was granted to twelve students whereas seven students got National Merit Scholarship. The College has provided financial support to the students amounting to Rs.161, 300=00 during 2004-05 by allowing them fee concession. The subject societies and clubs cater to the recreational needs of students and promote interest for cultural activities. The teachers provide academic counseling and remedial teaching to students.
Criterion VI: Organization and Management
The DAV Managing Committee, New Delhi coordinates the College in policy matters. For an efficient internal coordination the College has formed an Academic Council and Advisory Committee consisting of its staff members. The local Advisory Committee of the DAV Management helps in the smooth functioning of the College and gives its valuable advice on the matters of concern. Out of a total twenty-three members of the local Advisory Committee of the Management the College nominates two members and they act as a link between the College and the Management. This body is constituted every three years involving local persons of high repute, industrialists, educationists and advocates duly approved by the DAV Central Management Committee. The Superintendant (General), Supdt.(Accounts) and Bursar assist the Principal in administrative and financial matters. Personal files and Annual Confidential Reports are being maintained.
There is a mechanism for internal audit of expenditure. The authorized Chartered Accountants, auditors of DAV Managing Committee, do the audit of the accounts of the college; New Delhi and Finance department of the State Govt. also audits the utilization of grants in aid given to the College.
The college bursar checks the day-to-day college financial transactions. The college building committee consisting of qualified engineers, members of Local Managing Committee, Principal and members of teaching and non-teaching staff monitors the building construction work. The work efficiency of the staff is recorded on their annual confidential reports, which are submitted to the management and Govt. on demand.
Tuition fee is charged as per Government instruction. In addition to this, the students are required to pay examination, sports, laboratory and library fee as per the GNDU norms. . Salary of the permanent staff is given from Grants in Aid given by the Government and the temporary staff is paid from the College funds.
Criterion VII: Healthy Practices
Beyond the curriculum activities, R.R.Bawa DAV College for girls has developed a number of healthy practices. Such practices have enriched the institution in its pursuits and have made it strong. A few of them are as under:
*The college convenes regular meetings of various faculties with the Principal to evaluate the performance of the students and remedial measures for the development.
*A comparative study of college results and university results is done to improve the quality of the studentsâ€™ education.
*The Principal invites teachers occasionally:
To explore the possibilities of toning up the work culture of the college
To discuss the problems of the students, their long absence, if any, to communicate to the parents by post/telephone.
To arrange various functions
*Special monthly tests and one house examination are conducted for the better performance in the final examinations.
*Regular Morning Prayer and Assembly are performed in the college. Students are made to participate in the weekly Havan on rotational basis.
*The college has NCC and NSS programmes. A few professionals are also invited for lectures on personality development. The programmes like act play, skit, mimicry histrionics, mime, fancy dress, quiz and Essay writing competitions, rangoli, flower arrangement, painting items etc. The Chetna Shivir was also organized. NCC and NSS Students also participate in raising funds for Flag Day, Earth Quake/Flood calamity etc.
*Students take part in relief work, blood donation, Fete- cum-Trade fair, and organize campus in pulse polio, family planning programme, Aids awareness programmes and Dengue fever etc. by displaying posters and through lectures. Students also suggest appropriate diets to the patients of Local Civil Hospital.
*Students are encouraged to give Thoughts of the Day in morning assembly to imbibe moral values in their character.
*Numerical schemes are promoted thorough special classes for the quantitative techniques.
*A number of society, clubs and association have been formed to provide opportunity to the students to develop their talents. A few names are as follows:
Academic Society like, English Literacy Society, Punjabi Sahitya Sabha, Hindi Sahitya Dhara, Home Science Club, Fine Arts Club, Computer Club, Hargovind Khurana Society, Commerce Society and
*Activity clubs like, Theater club, Music Club Quiz Club; etc.
For knowledge and skills of the students, the various departments organize seminars, studentsâ€™ presentation and workshop. Remedial classes are conducted for the students hailing from rural areas, backward classes and slow learners.
*Trade Fair is a special innovation of the college arranged by the Commerce Department to establish direct contact between the students and the traders. The objective of the Trade Fair is to impart practical training to the students of advertising, sales promotion and sales management.
*To coordinate the working of various departments and the administrative units of the college, three councils are regularly performed viz. Academic Council, Advisory Committee and Staff Council. The Heads of the Departments are the members of Academic Council who also coordinate various college activities.
*Intercom Facility links the Principalâ€™s office with other departments.
*Self-financing Courses are introduced to generate the financial resource in the college.
*Disciplinary measures are maintained.
*Sports Day is organized every year the honour the winner players and to promote the sports culture in the college.
The college has Book Bank facilities.
*The creational /leisure time facilities are available to the students viz,
Out door games
Music and Dance programme
*The alumni of the college hold prominent position in the different fields as teachers, film/radio/TV artists, and social workers.
*The camps like The Art of Living, Alankriti & beautification and pollution free campus are organized occasionally.
*Good collections of the plants in the Botanical Garden.
*Lectures are arranged to create awareness of social evils, moral educations, pollution control etc.
*A number of workshops and seminars have been organized under the sponsorship of UGC, Local Management Committee of DAV and various societies.
*The college invites the Director of IAS/Allied Service Training Centre to guide the students about job opportunities in Civil Services.
Section- III- Overall Analysis
The R.R Bawa D.A.V College for girls, Batala is the first woman college in Batala, Punjab. It started initially with 42 girls students in the premises of Danik Prathna Sabha of Batala. Mrs. S.Roy was the first principal of the college who collected the donation to run the college. The Motto is â€˜COME TO LEARN, GO TO SERVEâ€™. At present the college is having Minority Status.
The college is providing some help to the nearby students through counseling and lending books from the book bank. The sports women get hostel facilities by way of partial rental charge. If the suggestion given in the report are implemented it would enrich the college atmosphere more. In the race of quality improvement, the college should observe and implement the following suggestions: -
*The teaching faculty needs to improve more. They should obtain PhD degree and pursue Research Work.
*It is disheartening to find out that the College hardly follows UGC norm on appointing the teachers; most of the teachers have not qualified. NET or SET. Very few are PhD and few are M.Phil.
*Not all the teachers have attended the requisite number of Refresher Course, they should do it.
*The teachers should apply for Major/Minor Research projects from UGC/CSIR/DST/ Dept. of HRD ministry or other agencies.
*The students Alumni/Parents strongly voiced to start PG Degree in English, Fine Arts, Biotech, Hindi, Science Subjects, M.Sc. in Computer Sciences and Home Science. College should undertake serious efforts to Start these courses.
*Since the college believes to value based and employment oriented education, hence it is suggested that some new courses also be incorporated in the curriculum like Communicative Hindi and Punjabi, Functional English, Comparative Literature etc. Short term and vocational courses in Computer Science as self- financing course for the general woman population of the area is suggested to be added.
*The college is proud to have Talented prize winning sports students. It is suggested therefore that the college may start UG and PG courses in the Dept. of Physical Education.
*The Peer Team members observed that the college has natural talent for singing. It is regretted that the College does not provide vocal music and dance as elective subjects. Since these are career-oriented subjects, hence the college should start vocal music and dance subject at UG level at the first instance.
*The existing career counseling and placement cell be strengthened by providing full time staff assistance for having constant interaction with the Industries and Companies.
*NCC activities should be given greater encouragement in order to facilitate the involvement of the girls to various defence service sectors.
*NSS components of the College are good. It has adopted 5 villages in five years and various awareness programmes are initiated. They can also take projects on pollution free society.
*Each Department should make an effort to establish linkage with the national agencies for research, curriculum and faculty exchange programmes.
*The team is shocked to find out that the teacher of Music (Inst) and students were not aware of good books on music, although a few research oriented books are available in the library.
*The timing of the library be extended according to the needs of the students on holidays and Sundays.
*The hostel facilities are inadequate. Three Students are adjusted in two beds. The students are not provided separate beds and writing table-chairs.
*The hostel students may be provided computer to access Internet in their free time.
*The hostel inmates be provided with recent publications of magazines/periodicals.
*The teachers and students need to be encouraged to take up projects related to bio fertilizers, bio fuels, gas plants etc. The team appreciates the efforts of the Zoology Department in the field of vermin- compost and suggests that the College may establish plant for the project to generate the resource.
*Most of the teachers are daily passengers. The college should construct residential accommodation for the teaching and non-teaching staff. This may help the College in attracting talented people from far off places.
*Group Insurance Scheme for college staff needs to be introduced.
*For attaining excellence in higher education, the Management and the Principal should prepare a Vision Document 2010 and publicize it among the teachers, students and local population. The Vision document should include multi disciplinary courses such as Comparative Literature, Microbiology, Genetic Engineering, Mobile Communication etc.
*The welfare Schemes undertaken by NSS should include popularization of water conservation, energy conservation and themes on Time Management, Traffic Rules.
The Peer team takes the opportunity to thank the D.A.V Management Committee, Principal, Faculty Members, non-Teaching Staff, Alumni, Students and their Parents for providing adequate information about college functioning. The members of the team convey them good wishes for making sincere efforts to build up overall personality of the young women of the region.
Prof. I Chakravarti
Chairman & Co-Ordinator
Prof. A.K Srivastava
Dr. M.S Negi
I agree with the observations and recommendations made by the Peer Team.
Place: Batala (Punjab)
R R BAWA DAV COLLEGE FOR GIRLS BATALA Vs STATE OF PUNJAB and OTHERSIN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB and HARYANA, CHANDIGARH
Civil Writ Petition No.7843 of 2009
Date of Decision: May 21, 2009
R.R. Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala .....PETITIONER(S)
State of Punjab and Others .....RESPONDENT(S)
HON BLE MR. JUSTICE AJAI LAMBA
Mr. Aman Chaudhary, Advocate, for the petitioner.
AJAI LAMBA, J (Oral)
The prayer made in this civil writ petition filed under Article 226/227 of the Constitution of India is for issuance of a writ in the nature of mandamus directing the respondents to comply with the directions given by Division Bench of this Court while dealing with Civil Writ Petition No.14340
of 2006 titled Arya College, Ludhiana Vs. State of Punjab and Others , decided on 18.12.2007.
It has been brought out that the petitioner is helping the State to achieve its welfare policies. The State of Punjab implemented a scheme known as `95% Deficit Grant in Aid Scheme for granting financial assistance to non government aided colleges. The State Government took a conscious decision to provide financial assistance to private aided colleges to enable these colleges to pay the scales recommended by the UGC so as to maintain minimum standards in higher education on
the basis of sanctioned strength of teaching and non teaching employees. Because the respondents are not releasing the admissible grant in aid, the petitioner is unable to pay the teaching and non
teaching staff which seriously hampers the working of the Institution.
Issue notice of motion.
Mr. Anil Sharma, Senior Deputy Advocate General, Punjab, on the asking of the Court, accepts notice. Copy of the petition has been handed over.
Learned counsel for the respondents has not been able to dispute that grant in aid is required to be released in terms of the judgment relied upon on behalf of the petitioner.
I have considered the issue. The Division Bench in the case of Arya College, Ludhiana (supra),
issued directions in the following terms:-
Accordingly, we direct the State to meet its liability as per its declared scheme within three months from today.
The State will be at liberty to rely upon the record already available or to have access to such other record of the petitioner-college as, may be necessary, but on this account, the State will not avoid its liability. We make it clear that Secretary, Higher Education, Punjab will be held
personally liable in case of default in meeting the liability.
This Court has considered the very issue while dealing with Civil Writ Petition No.4464 of 2009
titled BLM Girls College, Arya Samaj, Nawanshahr vs. State of Punjab and Others , decided on 21.3.2009 and Civil Writ Petition No.5393 of 2008, titled Ramgaria College of Education, Phagwara vs. State of Punjab and Others , decided on 24.4.2008, in which also the respondent-State has been directed to release the grant in aid.
In Civil Writ Petition No.3191 of 2007 titled `The Managing Committee, Guru Gobind Singh College, Saghera, Barnala, District Sangrur vs. State of Punjab and Another decided on 19.2.2008, similar view has been taken and direction was issued to the respondents to release grant in aid.
Special Leave Petition was filed by the State of Punjab, the same being SLP No.15798 of 2008 which was dismissed on 8.12.2008.
Considering the directions issued by this Court in various cases as noticed above, and in the facts and circumstances of this case, it is directed that the respondents shall pay 85% of the grant-in-aid due to the petitioner within a period of 4 months after clearance of objections by the petitioner.
So far as balance 15% of the amount of grant-in-aid due is concerned, the petitioner may submit separate representation to the respondents.
Petition is allowed in the above terms.
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