AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON NUTRITION AND HEALTH
Awareness programme on nutrition and health has been conducted by the department of zoology. Students participated in various competitions like poster making and gave presentations on the topic.
GENDER SENSITISATION PROGRAMME OF 2018-19 YR
Gender sensitization programme was conducted by the department of Zoology in Oct. 2018-19 . Students of different department participated in poster making competition. Skit on female foeticide was performed by the students. Self defense techniques were performed by a student.Two students gave PPT presentation on the topic.
EXPOSURE TO IIT LABS
All the students of Zoology department visited Bio X labs in IIT Mandi to learn about different techniques. Demonstration of Centrifuge, PCR, DNA extraction was given by the attendants. IIT faculty gave lecture on different research topics.
DNA FINGERPRINTING WORKSHOP
Two days workshop on DNA fingerprinting was organised by the department of Zoology on date 23rd July & 24th July 2019 . Students were given the opportunity to perform the techniques. All the students of B.Sc final year attended the programme and 40 student qualified the test of DNA Fingerprinting.
WORKSHOP ON TIME MANAGEMENT FOR STUDENTS & USE OF E RESOURCES FOR FACULTY
A workshop on time management for students and use of e resources for teachers was organised on date 4 th March 2020 by the department of Zoology. Students of all the departments and all the faculty members participated in the event . This workshop was organised under the social -corporate responsibility of the Institute. Resource person interacted with the students. Teachers learnt about online teaching and google classroom.
COUNSELING OF STUDENTS REGARDING EXAMS
Counseling of students of B.Sc first year regarding exams was done on 29th April 2022. In this session
doubts were cleared by the HOD and all faculty members of the department of Zoology.
ORGANIZATION OF POPULAR SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Himachal Pradesh Council for science ,Technology & Environment (HIMCOSTE) organized popular science lecture series in the college in association with Zoology department on dt 27th july 2017. Invited speakers delivered lectures on different topics. Lecture on Biodiversity was given by Dr. Tejpal Singh and Remote sensing by Dr. Kunal Satyarthi.
POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS BY STUDENTS
14 Students of B.Sc Zoology 5th semester prepared and presented power point presentations on dt 18th September 2017.About 90 students and all faculty members attended the seminar.Different topics were selected by the participants like DNA structure, Nucleotides, Mutations, Restriction Endonuclease, DNA fingerprinting, Human karyotype etc.
POSTER MAKING BY STUDENTS ON NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY
On the occasion of National Science day celebration on 28th feb 2018 ,the students of zoology department prepared posters on the theme "Science and Technology for a sustainable Future". The topics of interest were Global warming, Environmental pollution, wildlife conservation , greenhouse gases , renewable energy resources.
VISIT TO HIM HATCHERY
One day study tour /field visit to HIM Hatchery a Govt. Poultry farm and hatchery at Sundernagar distt. Mandi was organised for the students of B.Sc 5th semester. About 230 students and faculty members visited the hatchery Various developmental stages and equipments were demonstrated by the attendants.
SCIENCE EXHIBITION BY STUDENTS
During the Platinum Jubilee Celebration function of VGC Mandi 30 students of the zoology department participated in science exhibition . Students prepared models and posters. Models on Sericulture, Animal diversity , Working kidney and lungs , Human heart and wildlife of Himachal Pradesh were displayed by the students.
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME ON AIDS AND TUBERCULOSIS
Students of department of Zoology participated in the orientation programme on AIDS &Tuberculosis organized by the District AIDS control society on dt 27 th september 2018. A total of 150 students participated in the programme. Students also visited the Blood bank ,ICTC and ART Centre of the Zonal hospital.
AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON BLOOD DONATION
Awareness programme on voluntary blood donation among the students was organised by the department of zoology in association with red ribbon club.
POPULAR SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
Popular science lecture series was organised by the Himachal Pradesh Council for science technology & environment in the department . About 250 students and all the faculty members attended the seminar.llectures on effect of change on flora &fauna by Dr. Shubhra Banerjee, Role of science in rural development by Prof. Kshama Maitra, Artificial Intelligence by prof. Lalit kumar Awasthi were delivered.
AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON AIDS
On commemorating WORLD AIDS DAY Students of Zoology department participated in poster making competition in the year 202-22 .
Counselling of girls for health & hygiene
In the month of September in session 2022-23 counselling of girls students was done by the nursing college trainee In which various issues of girl's health and hygiene were discussed.
Demonstration of models & specimens of museum
All the specimens and models of their syllabus have been shown and demonstrated in detail to the students as a regular feature.
Use of intereactive board for presentations,Seminar by the students
Power point presentations and seminar were given by the students on the particular topic for subject knowledge and expression.
Seminar on stress management & career guidance
In the month of October a seminar on stress management under the program career guidance was conducted in which students of zoology department participated actively.
Department of Zoology organised one day educational field visit to Fish farm at Patlikuhl and nature park at Manali. All the students of B.Sc 3 rd year Zoology major visited the above mentioned locations on dated 7th Nov. 2022.Three Faculty members of Zoology department & 1 from botany department accompanied the students. Mr Hem Singh Thakur Deputy director, Fishery department & Mr. Rajender kumar Senior fishery officer interacted with the students and delivered the lecture to the students.
POSTER MAKING & COLLAGE MAKING COMPETITION
Poster making & Collage making competition was organised on date 28th November 23 by the department of Zoology in the college. About 34 students participated actively in both competitions. More than 130 students attended the programme. Main purpose of the event was to provide platform for expression of artistic,creative and innovative skills among the students. Results were declared by the judges and mementoes were given to the winners for 1st , 2 nd 3 rd positions and for consolation. Dr. JaswantSingh Thakur HOD was the chief guest. All the faculty members of Zoology department Dr. Monika, Dr Sanjay Narang,Dr. Radhika and from Botany department Prof. Priyanka Thakur , Prof. Neelam Sharma from department of Chemistry attended the programme.
INVITED TALK ON FOREST & ITS MANAGEMENT
Department of zoology organized seminar on Job opportunities and challenges in Forest department on dated 29th November 22. Lectures were delivered by the invited speakers Dr. Chaman Rao DFO Rampur and Sh Ashok Negi DFO Sarahan on the topic :job opportunities & Challenges , land use , People's rights and duties. it was an interactive & participative session.200 students of B.Sc medical and all the faculty members of the Zoology department attended the programme.