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Debate on Education System held on 24 Feb 2020

Posted by [email protected], Chd on March 27, 2020 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The Positive Philosophy Society of the Department of Philosophy, Post Graduate Govt. College, Sector-46, Chandigarh organised a Debate on "Education  System". Students discussed the merits, demerits of education system  and also touched the issue of discipline , self motiation, punctuality and other issues too.

World Philosophy Day @ GCG-11, Chd

Posted by [email protected], Chd on November 23, 2019 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

World Philosophy Day celebrated at PGGCG-11, Chandigarh on 21st November, 2019. Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal participated in the event. There were several competition held for students and department inaugurated the web page of the department.

World Philosophy Day-2019

Posted by [email protected], Chd on November 23, 2019 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

To commemorate the “World Philosophy Day”, The Positive Philosophy Society of the Department of Philosophy organised a student activity on 15th November, 2019. A good number of students participated and some students shared their views on philosopher like Plato, Aristotle , Friedrich Nietzsche and Osho etc. and made the event successful. In the end of the programme, Dr Desh Raj Sirswal expressed his views on the importance to celebrate World Philosophy Day.

Celebrations of World Philosophy Day-2019 & 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji

Posted by [email protected], Chd on November 7, 2019 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Celebrations

World Philosophy Day-2019 & 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji

15th November, 2019

Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon

Venue: Room No.26

The Positive Philosophy Society

Department of Philosophy

Post Graduate Govt. College Sector-46, Chandigarh

http://philgcg11chd.webs.com

Report on Workshop on Happiness and Well Being

Posted by [email protected], Chd on November 7, 2019 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

A RUSA sponsored One-Day Capacity Building Workshop on “Happiness and Well Being” was organised at Post Graduate Government College, Sector- 46, Chandigarh today. Ms. Sahar Gharachorlou, International Life Coach and Dr. Sudhir Kumar Baweja, Department of Philosophy, USOL, Panjab University, Chandigarh were the resource persons for the morning and evening sessions respectively. Prof. Dr. Rosy Walia Joshi, Principal accorded a floral welcome to the Speakers. Mrs. Arvinder Kaur, Coordinator, RUSA read the welcome address. In the morning session, Ms. Gharachorlou talked about “Developing Life skills”. She averred that stress is not the cause but the effect of the fear of the unknown. She highlighted the role of gratitude in our lives. She also demonstrated some Mudras to release stress. “Happiness is not a state of Mind but a choice”, she emphasised. Dr. Baweja was the resource person in the Post Lunch session. He spoke on “Yoga and Spiritual Development”. He said yoga is a means to spirituality. Yoga stands for union of self and higher self. It helps in achieving a balanced life. Certificates were also distributed by the Principal to the participants of the workshop. Dr. Rajiv Salwan, Head, Department of Computer Science proposed the Vote of Thanks. The workshop was well attended.

150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji

Posted by [email protected], Chd on October 11, 2019 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)


To commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji, The Positive Philosophy Society of Department of Philosophy organised today a student activity " Declamation Contest" on "Voices of Youth" . A good number of students shared their views and made the event successful.

 

Executive Committee

Posted by [email protected], Chd on October 11, 2019 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

 The Department of Philosophy selected working committee for the session 2019-20 for “The Positive Philosophy Society”, Post Graduate Govt. College, Sector 46, Chandigarh. The direct election was held on 27th August, 2019 for the following posts: President -01: MR. STANZIN GYALPO Vice President-01: MS. SASHA KAUL Secretary-01 : MS. MANHAR SHARMA Members-05: (a) MS. SAKSHI ARORA (b) MS. PAYAL SHARMA (c) MR. HARPREET SINGH (d) MR. AJAY KUMAR SINGH (e ) MR. KESHAV SHARMA CRs-02: (a) MS.RIMZHIM PURI (b) MR. KARAN SHARMA Hopefully this year also the Department of Philosophy will organise some events for students welfare. 

Student Competition

Posted by [email protected], Chd on October 11, 2019 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Mr. Brijesh Mishra, Student BA First Year from the Department of Philosophy participated in Competitive Examination (Subjective) based on Autobiography of Mahatma Gandhiji organised by Department of Gandhian Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh held on 25th September 2019.

Report of an Interactive Meeting on Philosophy in the 21st Century

Posted by [email protected], Chd on October 11, 2019 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

An interactive Meeting on “Philosophy in the 21st Century” organized by the Department of Philosophy, Post Graduate Govt. College, Sector 46, Chandigarh on 16th August, 2019. Dr. Sudhir Baweja, Head, Department of Philosophy and Vivekananda Studies, University School of Open Learning, Panjab University, Chandigarh shared his ideas on Philosophy in today’s works and its future perspectives. He quoted the examples from the life of Swami Vivekananda and Swami Vivekananda’s life and message have the power to empower our thought process, which will help us to inculcate self-respect, moral courage, social responsibility, creativity and patriotism. He also emphasized on the importance of value-education in present times. Swami Vivekananda’s philosophy of education can help the younger generation to overcome the deficiency in the system of education and produce men and women of character, which is the need of the hour. He also motivated students to study the life and views of Indian as well as Western philosophers. In the end of the session, students asked questions and got satisfied with the answer by the speaker. Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, Head, Department of Philosophy thanks the guest for making the event successful by his thought provoking ideas.

Report on National Seminar on Aristotle and Good Life

Posted by [email protected], Chd on March 31, 2017 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

PRESS RELEASE 29-3-2017: The Department of Philosophy and P.G. Department of Public Administration of P. G. Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh organised an ICSSR North-Western Regional Centre, Chandigarh sponsored One-day National Seminar on “Aristotle and the Good Life” today. Prof. Lallan S. Baghel, Chairperson, Department of Philosophy, PU, Chandigarh was the Key-note speaker on the occasion. Welcoming the chief-guest, Prof. Anita Kaushal, Principal of the college emphasised that the Seminar was being organised to commemorate the 2400th birth anniversary celebrations of Aristotle, and his philosophy is still relevant in contemporary times. Members of faculty and research scholars from various institutions of the country presented research papers on Aristotelian conceptualisation of themes of Ethical Philosophy, Happiness, Virtues, Justice, Pleasure, Friendship, Politics, Society etc.

In his key-note address, Prof. Baghel highlighted the significance of Aristotle and added that whatever is the question, we start off with Aristotle’s opinion and then start comparing that to Plato and then to other philosophers. He added that Aristotle’s philosophy cuts across the boundaries of all disciplines, may it be natural sciences or social sciences. He also chaired the 1st Technical session with theme ‘Ethical Philosophy of Aristotle’. He observed that the session was a kaleidoscope of research papers on varied aspects ranging from Education and Morality to Happiness, Intellectual Virtues and Justice.

The 2nd Technical Session was chaired by Dr. Shivani Sharma, Former Chairperson, Department of Philosophy, PU, Chandigarh. The theme of the session was ‘Aristotle on Arts, Aesthetics and Socio-political philosophy’. The delegates presented papers on aspects like Music, Metaphysics and religion, Aristotle and Gandhi, Ambiguities in Aristotle’s concepts, and Gender. Dr. Shivani Sharma commended the analysis of the delegates regarding their attempt to integrate contemporary notions with those of Aristotle’s narrative. Ms. Shashi Joshi, Convenor of the Seminar proposed a vote of thanks. 


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