On February 5, 2013, Gandhi Study Circle (GSC) of the college organised competitions to promote Gandhian values among the students. Gandhi Bhawan of University of Delhi provided guidance and financial support for the event. It was coordinated by Dr. Mamta Singla, Convener of GSC with the assistance of GSC members Dr. Nirmala Rana, Dr. Taruna Tomar and Dr. Anuradha Tyagi. Winners, runners-up and second runners-up were given cash prizes of Rs. 1000, 750, 500 respectively with a consolation prize of Rs. 200 for all events.
In the essay writing competition on 'Samkalin janakrosh ke pariprekshye mei Ahinsa parmo dharma ki sarthakta'. 65 students took part. Dr. Poonam Rathi, Dr. Sushma Rana and Dr. Anuradha Tyagi judged the essays. Ms. Archi (Roll No. 11313), Ms. Preeti (Roll No-10302), Ms. Priyanka Yadav (Roll No 10312) and Ms. Sadhna (Roll No 11338) of BA (Hindi Hons) course won the first, second, third and consolation prizes respectively.
In the competition for preparing a poster on' Satiya Ahinsa Aur Sadbhawna'. 42 students participated. This competition was judged by Dr. Taruna Tomar,Dr. Rajesh and Ms. Anuradha Yadav. Ms. Sanju Dixit (Roll No- 10452 - BSc Year III), Ms. Neha Mishra (Roll No. 122078 - B Com Year I), Ms. Poonam (Roll No. 111410 - BA Programme Year II) and Ms. Aanchal Saxena (Roll No. 102120 - B Com Year III) respectively won the first, second, third and consolation prizes.
The topic of the debate was 'Gandhi Darshan ki Prasangikta Par Adhunik Bhartiya Samaj Mei Prashan Chihan Lag Gaya hai'. 10 teams were in competition, which was judged by Dr. Mamta Singla, Dr. Nirmala Rana and Dr. Anuradha tyagi. Ms. Nisha (Roll No. 102114 - BCom (P) Year III), Ms. Shivani (Roll No. 112041 -BCom (P) Year II) and Ms. Pummi (Roll No. 12483 - BSC Year I) respectively won the first, second and third prizes.
Principal, Dr. Purbi Saikia delivered a brief lecture on the Gandhian values after the conclusion of the competitions.
'Quiz Guru' was organised by the College Cultural committee on Friday, February 8, 2013 in collaboration with Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad.
Over 120 students participated in the contest, which included both oral and written questions. The competition was held simultaneously in three different rooms. On the spot Prizes were given to the winners of the oral round.
Based on the written round, four students would be short listed for the final round to be conducted on March 1, 2013 in ITS, Ghaziabad.
Besides Mrs. Shashi Gulia, convener of the cultural committee, members of the committee Dr. Anuradha Yadav and Ms. Nikita as well as the Students Union President Ms. Priyanaka and Secretary Ms. Durgesh were part of the organising team for this event. Photographs of the event can be viewed in the picture gallery.
A Campaign on 'Let Girls be Born' was organised by Dr. Sushma Rana with the help of the Gender Sensitising committee and NSS of the college on January 24, 2013. It included poster making, slogan writing and essay writing competitions. The entire event was funded by Centre for Advocacy & Research (CAR), an NGO.
Mr. Pramod and Ms. Babita Chopra from CAR also showed a film on 'nanni Bitiya ko Jeene ka Var Do' to create awareness among students against female foeticide. They also held an interactive session with the students to learn about the status of girl children in their neighbourhood.
A number of students participated in the poster making, slogan writing and essay writing competitions and winners were given prizes and certificates. Students also took part in a signature campaign against female foeticide. More photographs of the event can viewed in the photo gallery accessible from the home page
The Gender Sensitising Committee of Bhagini Nivedita College has been actively involved in educating the students on various women related issues and also addressing the numerous problems faced by them. The committee encourages the creation of a cordial learning atmosphere for the students with a good rapport between the students and faculty members. The class representatives are now automatically included as members of the Gender Sensitising Committee.
On March 7th 2009, the Gender Sensitising Committee organised a talk by Dr. Nandita Narain from St. Stephen's College, who enlightened the students on various issues relating to women. She talked eloquently on many sensitive issues that concern women. Her lecture was quite educating for the students. Also present on the occasion were students from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. They discussed the provisions of the Domestic Violence Act and the property rights of women, especially in the context of the Hindu Succession Amendment Act, 2005. They also explained the procedure for lodging FIR. The law faculty students also presented a skit portraying woman's issues. The entire programme was received very enthusiastically. The interactive session at the end of the programme saw students putting up queries and exchanging views with the presenters. Overall, the students of Bhagini Nivedita College as also the faculty members were more enlightened and awakened about their rights as women as the result of this programme.